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ERIC Number: ED010127
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jul
Pages: 35
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Reference Count: 0
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SYMPOSIUM IN OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION, MANPOWER, AND ECONOMIC CHANGE IN THE UNITED STATES, FINAL REPORT.
BEMIS, MAYNARD; MCLURE, WILLIAM
DIALOGUE WAS PRESENTED AT A SYMPOSIUM FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING LEADERSHIP AND DIRECTION FOR A SERIES OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND PRACTICE. PARTICIPANTS AND DISCUSSANTS AT THE SYMPOSIUM WERE SCHOLARS IN ANTHROPOLOGY, ECONOMICS, EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT, AND SOCIOLOGY. AUTHORS OF MAJOR PAPERS INCLUDED SOLON KIMBALL, FRED STRODTBECK, ARTHUR ROSS, LEONARD LECHT, HECTOR CORREA, AND GERHARD COLM. PAPERS AND THE DISCUSSION REVEALED HOW THE INCREASING URBANIZATION, SECULARIZATION, AND SPECIALIZATION OF WORK HAVE AFFECTED INDIVIDUAL VALUES IN MASS SOCIETY AND AT THE SAME TIME INCREASED THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION AS A BRIDGE BETWEEN THE PRIVATE WORLD OF FAMILY AND THE MASS SOCIETY OF WORK AND POLITICS. THERE IS A SUMMARY OF DISCUSSION AREAS, INCLUDING--(1) PROBLEMS THAT FACE SCHOOLS WHICH ATTEMPT TO EDUCATE CHILDREN FROM UNSTABLE FAMILY BACKGROUNDS, (2) THE EFFECTS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN THE ECONOMY ON SOCIETY, (3) THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF EDUCATION TO SOCIETY, (4) A HISTORY OF THE GOVERNMENT'S COMMITMENT TO INSURE FULL EMPLOYMENT, AND (5) HOW NATIONAL GOALS ARE TRANSLATED INTO DOLLAR COSTS AND MANPOWER REQUIREMENTS. CONCLUSIONS, IMPLICATIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARE ALSO SUMMARIZED. (JC)
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Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers: INDIANA