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ERIC Number: ED011034
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Aug
Pages: 58
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Reference Count: 0
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VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN AGRICULTURE FOR OFF-FARM OCCUPATIONS.
HAMLIN, HERBERT M.
THE MAJOR OBJECTIVE OF THIS PUBLICATION IS TO ORIENT BOARD MEMBERS, ADMINISTRATORS, TEACHERS, COUNSELORS, AND LAYMEN TO THE EMERGING CONCEPT OF PROGRAMS FOR OFF-FARM AGRICULTURAL OCCUPATIONS AS PART OF A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN AGRICULTURE, IT EXPLAINS THAT A PROGRAM IS DEVELOPING, THE NEED IS ESTABLISHED, CLUSTERING OF OCCUPATIONS MAKES TRAINING FEASIBLE, STATE PLANNING AND OPERATION OF PILOT PROGRAMS ARE IMPERATIVE, THE PRINCIPAL BURDEN WILL FALL UPON AREA SCHOOLS, AND EFFORTS MUST BE COORDINATED. TOPICS COVERED ARE THE NEED FOR A PROGRAM OF EDUCATION IN OFF-FARM OCCUPATIONS, ANTICIPATED BENEFITS, DISTRIBUTION OF RESPONSIBILITY, THE SIGNIFICANCE OF AREA SCHOOLS, COOPERATION WITH EMPLOYERS AND ORGANIZED LABOR, INVOLVEMENT OF OTHER EDUCATORS, STAFFING, FUNDING, FACILITIES, STUDENT SELECTION AND PLACEMENT, PART-TIME STUDENTS, BASIC EDUCATIONAL DEFICIENCIES, PROGRAM PLANNING, RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE, EVALUATION, ADVISORY COMMITTEES, AND POLICY DEVELOPMENT. FIVE EXAMPLES OF DEVELOPING PROGRAMS ARE CITED. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 980 KINNEAR ROAD, COLUMBUS, OHIO 43212. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
Identifiers: COLUMBUS