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ERIC Number: ED012334
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Apr
Pages: 31
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Reference Count: 0
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RESEARCH PROBLEMS IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, CONFERENCE REPORT OF THE GEORGIA RCU ADVISORY COMMITTEE. (CLARKSTON, OCTOBER 21, 1966).
BOTTOMS, JAMES E.; MURPHY, MARY KAY
THE RESEARCH COORDINATING UNIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE, COMPOSED OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM MANY AND DIVERSE COMMUNITY, OCCUPATIONAL, AND EDUCATIONAL GROUPS, MET TO IDENTIFY RESEARCH PROBLEMS OF A PRIORITY NATURE IN VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION. THEY MET IN SMALL GROUPS DURING THE 1-DAY SESSION. MAJOR PROBLEMS WERE IDENTIFIED AT THE SECONDARY AND POST-SECONDARY LEVELS IN THE AREAS OF HOME ECONOMICS, AGRICULTURE, TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL, DISTRIBUTIVE, AND BUSINESS EDUCATION. SUGGESTED TOPICS FOR RESEARCH INCLUDED (2) INVESTIGATION OF METHODS OF CREATING A FAVORABLE AND POSITIVE IMAGE OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, (2) STUDY OF THE CORRELATION OF ACADEMIC BACKGROUND AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE AS RELATED TO TEACHER COMPETENCIES, (3) DEVELOPMENT AND DISSEMINATION OF OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, AND (4) DETERMINATION OF REASONS FOR THE CONTINUING LOSS OF OUTSTANDING DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION TEACHER COORDINATORS TO BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY. OTHER TOPICS CONCERNED EVALUATION OF STUDENT AND PERSONNEL RECRUITMENT, STUDENT SELECTION AND PLACEMENT, CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND EXPERIMENTATION, OCCUPATIONAL TRENDS, TEACHER EDUCATION, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, AND ADMINISTRATION AT LOCAL AND STATE LEVELS. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.
Identifiers: Georgia (Atlanta)