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ERIC Number: ED010661
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec
Pages: 22
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A SURVEY INSTRUMENT FOR IDENTIFYING CLUSTERS OF KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES ASSOCIATED WITH PERFORMANCE OF CHILD CARE WORK, REPORT NUMBER 10.
CAVANAGH, CATHERINE; RAHMLOW, HAROLD F.
TO IMPROVE COMPATIBILITY BETWEEN ACADEMIC CURRICULUMS OFFERED IN CHILD CARE AND THE ACTUAL WORLD OF WORK IN THAT FIELD, A SPECIAL RESEARCH TEAM DEVELOPED AND FIELD TESTED A SURVEY INSTRUMENT DESIGNED TO OBTAIN UP-TO-DATE FACTS ABOUT MAJOR TYPES AND COMBINATIONS OF TASKS PERFORMED BY CHILD CARE WORKERS. FIELD TESTING WAS DONE WITH EMPLOYEES OF A PLAYSCHOOL AND A DAY NURSERY ASSOCIATION. SUBJECTS WERE ASKED TO INDICATE TASKS THEY PERFORMED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS--(1) HOUSEKEEPING, (2) FOOD PREPARATION, (3) ASSISTING CHILDREN WITH ROUTINES, (4) MATERIAL PREPARATION, (5) CLERICAL AND SECRETARIAL WORK, (6) DIRECTING OR ASSISTING WITH ACTIVITIES, (7) PLANNING ACTIVITIES OR PROGRAMS, (8) PURCHASING, (9) WORKING WITH PARENTS, AND (10) GENERAL ADMINISTRATION. A COPY OF THE COMPLETED INSTRUMENT WAS PRESENTED. THIS VOLUME REPRESENTS PART 10 OF A 13-PART FINAL REPORT ON THE VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OF WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY. RELATED VOLUMES ARE ED 010 652 THROUGH ED 010 664. (JH)
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Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Vocational Education, Olympia.; Washington State Univ., Pullman.
Identifiers: PULLMAN; WASHINGTON; Washington (Olympia)