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ERIC Number: ED011559
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Aug
Pages: 84
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REVIEW AND SYNTHESIS OF RESEARCH IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
LARSON, MILTON E.
MATERIALS FROM LIBRARIES, INDIVIDUAL RESEARCHERS, UNIVERSITIES, AND STATE AND FEDERAL AGENCIES WERE REVIEWED IN ORDER TO PRESENT A DEVELOPMENTAL PICTURE OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION. MOST OF THE 284 ITEMS WERE PUBLISHED IN 1961-66. EARLIER ONES WERE INCLUDED IF THEY PROVIDED A BASIS FOR TRENDS OR LATER ACTIVITIES. TOPICS COVERED ARE -- (1) PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES, (2) MANPOWER NEEDS AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, (3) CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, (4) EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, (5) INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND DEVICES, (6) LEARNING PROCESSES AND TEACHING METHODS, (7) STUDENT PERSONNEL SERVICES, (8) FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT, (9) TEACHER EDUCATION, (10) ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION, (11) EVALUATION, AND (12) RESEARCH. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT -- (1) MUCH OF THE RESEARCH REPORTED IS "ACTION TYPE" RESEARCH, (2) QUESTIONNAIRES OR OPINIONNAIRES WERE FREQUENTLY USED, AND (3) USE OF THE EXPERIMENTAL METHOD WAS PRACTICALLY NONEXISTENT. HIGH QUALITY RESEARCH WAS RECOMMENDED IN THE AREAS OF -- (1) INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND DEVICES, (2) LEARNING PROCESSES AND TEACHING METHODS, (3) FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT, (4) TEACHER EDUCATION, (5) ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION, AND (6) RESEARCH. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
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