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ERIC Number: ED012343
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 20
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Reference Count: 0
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OKLAHOMA VOCATIONAL RESEARCH COORDINATING UNIT.
STEVENSON, WILLIAM
ACTIVITIES OF THE OKLAHOMA VOCATIONAL RESEARCH COORDINATING UNIT (RCU) ARE REPORTED FOR THE INITIAL FUNDING PERIOD FROM JULY 15, 1965 TO NOVEMBER 30, 1966. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE UNIT WERE COORDINATING RESEARCH, GENERATING NEW IDEAS, ASSISTING RESEARCHERS, AND DISSEMINATNG RESULTS. AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE CONSISTING OF VOCATIONAL TEACHERS AND BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVES, AND A CONSULTING COMMITTEE REPRESENTING INSTITUTIONS AND AGENCIES WERE ESTABLISHED. LISTED ARE (1) RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PROGRESS FOR EXAMPLE, (DEVELOPMENT OF A CURRICULUM GUIDE IN ELECTROMECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY), (2) PROPOSALS SUBMITTED UNDER PROVISIONS OF SECTION 4(C) OF THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT OF 1963 (FOR EXAMPLE, A PILOT STUDY FOR GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT IN HOME ECONOMICS), (3) PROPOSALS APPROVED FOR EXAMPLE, (A SUMMER INSTITUTE TO TRAIN DATA PROCESSING TEACHERS), (4) PROPOSALS PENDING (FOR EXAMPLE, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FOR DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION CURRICULUMS), (5) RESEARCH PROJECTS APPROVED THROUGH OTHER AGENCIES (FOR EXAMPLE, SURVEY OF PHYSICAL DISABILITIES), (6) RESEARCH PROJECTS CONDUCTED BY THE RCU (FOR EXAMPLE, FOLLOWUP OF HOME ECONOMICS STUDENTS), AND (7) RESEARCH PROPOSALS BEING PREPARED (FOR EXAMPLE, PARAMEDICAL TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM). MANY OF THE LISTINGS ARE ANNOTATED. FINDINGS HAVE BEEN DISSEMINATED THROUGH (1) PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS BROCHURES, NEWSLETTERS, AND SUMMARIES, (2) STATE AND OUT-OF-STATE MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES, AND (3) ORAL REPORTS TO INTERESTED GROUPS. SOME 300 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCHERS HAVE BEEN ASSISTED BY THE RCU. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater.
Identifiers: Oklahoma