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ERIC Number: ED010430
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Nov-28
Pages: 82
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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A CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT STUDY OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF UPGRADING THE TECHNICAL SKILLS OF EDUCATIONALLY DISADVANTAGED UNION MEMBERS.
KOPAS, JOSEPH S.
A SECTION OF A JOB TRAINING PROGRAM CONSISTING OF THIRTY 10-HOUR JOB INSTRUCTION CURRICULUM MODULES WAS DEVELOPED FOR UPDATING AND UPGRADING THE TECHNICAL SKILLS OF ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES. THIS JOB TRAINING PROGRAM WAS TRIED OUT IN CLASSES CONSISTING OF MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES OF THE ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENTS IN A STEEL COMPANY. MEMBERS OF THE CLASSES WERE DIVIDED INTO 2 GROUPS OF 20 EACH. HALF OF THE TRAINEES IN EACH GROUP WAS LOANED AN ELECTRONIC TUTOR TO USE AT HOME. THE OTHER HALF STUDIED TEXT MATERIAL IN A NORMAL WAY WITHOUT ELECTRONIC TUTORS. A TEST WAS PREPARED AND USED AS PRETEST AND POST-TEST TO MEASURE THE MASTERY OF THE SUBJECT MATTER COVERED IN THE 30 CURRICULUM UNITS. THE CONCLUSIONS INDICATED THAT TRAINEES WHO HAD ELECTRONIC TUTORS ACHIEVED HIGHER ON ALL MEASURES. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Negro American Labor Council, Cleveland, OH. Region 4.
Identifiers: OHIO; Ohio (Cleveland)