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ERIC Number: ED012312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jan
Pages: 139
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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POST HIGH SCHOOL DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION IN BUCKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, A FEASIBILITY STUDY.
SALISBURY, C. JACKSON; AND OTHERS
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY WAS TO PROVIDE A DESCRIPTIVE BASE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF POST-HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION. BASIC DATA WERE PROCURED FROM INTERVIEWS WITH SELECTED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, EDUCATORS, AND OWNERS AND MANAGERS OF BUSINESSES DEEMED BEST QUALIFIED TO PROVIDE THE DESIRED INFORMATION. THE REPORT INCLUDES--(1) BACKGROUND INFORMATION, OBJECTIVES AND PROCEDURES USED IN THE STUDY, (2) THE PRESENT STATUS OF DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION IN BUCKS COUNTY, (3) A SUMMARY OF TYPICAL POST-HIGH SCHOOL DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES, (4) A PROJECTION OF EMPLOYMENT IN SELECTED DISTRIBUTIVE TRADES IN SELECTED AREAS, (5) RESULTS OF SURVEYS OF VOCATIONAL INTEREST, OPPORTUNITIES, AND JOB REQUIREMENTS IN BUCKS COUNTY, AND (6) CONCLUSIONS AND PROPOSED PROGRAMS IN POST-HIGH SCHOOL DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION FOR BUCKS COUNTY TECHNICAL SCHOOL. THE CONTENT OF THE 42 TABLES RANGES FROM "DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION CURRICULA IN SELECTED INSTITUTIONS" TO "INTEREST IN LOCAL PROGRAM TO TRAIN PRESENT EMPLOYEES." PROJECTION 1 DEPICTS CHANGES IN RESIDENT POPULATION, LABOR FORCE, AND EMPLOYMENT IN DISTRIBUTIVE TRADES FOR BUCKS COUNTY, 1960-70. A SECOND PROJECTION IS GIVEN FOR 1970 EMPLOYMENT FOR DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION IN A FIVE-COUNTY AREA BY LOCATION OF ESTABLISHMENT. APPENDIXES INCLUDE QUESTIONNAIRE FORMS, INTRODUCTORY LETTERS, AND A STORE ORGANIZATION CHART. (SL)
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Educational Service Bureau.
Identifiers: Pennsylvania (Bucks County); Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)