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ERIC Number: ED011997
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Sep
Pages: 71
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Reference Count: 0
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REVIEW OF STANISLAUS COUNTY MULTI-OCCUPATIONAL VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROJECT, 1964-1965.
Modesto Junior Coll., CA.
THIS REPORT OUTLINES PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED AND PROGRESS MADE IN THE STANISLAUS COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, TRAINING PROJECT. INITIAL DIFFICULTY IN SECURING FEDERAL APPROVAL AND FUNDS FOR PREVOCATIONAL OR BASIC EDUCATION WAS ENDED BY THE AMENDED MANPOWER TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT. HOWEVER, DIFFICULTIES, MAINLY IN REORIENTING PREVOCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL INSTRUCTORS, OBTAINING SUITABLE MATERIALS, SETTING UP COURSES, AND SELECTING TRAINEES, AND THE MEDICAL, EMOTIONAL, FINANCIAL, AND OTHER PROBLEMS OF TRAINEES, STILL HAD TO BE MET. PROJECTS, IN BASIC READING AND ARITHMETIC AND IN READING ABOVE GRADE 4 LEVEL USED READERS' DIGEST MATERIALS, THE SCIENCE RESEARCH ASSOCIATES READING LABORATORY KIT, "NEWS FOR YOU" (LEVEL B), AND LOCAL NEWSPAPERS, AND STRESSED PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES AND EXERCISES, TESTS AND DRILLS, AUDIOVISUAL AIDS, AND DISCUSSION AND COUNSELING. COMMUNITY RESOURCES (FIELD TRIPS, WORK EXPERIENCE, RESOURCE PERSONS, CULTURAL ENRICHMENT) SUPPLEMENTED THE CLASSES. VOCATIONAL AND PREVOCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND AUXILIARY SERVICES COME UNDER THE YOSEMITE JUNIOR COLLEGE BOARD. PLACEMENT FOLLOWUPS SHOWED GAINS IN EMPLOYMENT, WAGE SCALES, JOB TENURE, AND TRAINING RELATED WORK. THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES PERSONNEL REQUISITES, TEST RESULTS, EMPLOYMENT DATA, PATTERNS OF LOCAL AND STATE COOPERATION, THE OVERALL STATUS OF PROJECTS, AND THE COMMUNITY SERVICE ROLE OF THE JUNIOR COLLEGE. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Modesto Junior Coll., CA.
Identifiers: California (Modesto); Manpower Development and Training Act