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ERIC Number: ED012346
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 43
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Reference Count: 0
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PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE EXPANSION OF A STATE RESEARCH COORDINATING UNIT.
ROBERTSON, ALAN G.; AND OTHERS
ACTIVITIES OF THE NEW YORK STATE RESEARCH COORDINATING UNIT ARE REPORTED FOR THE FUNDING PERIOD FROM JUNE 1, 1965 TO MARCH 31, 1967. THE PURPOSE OF THE UNIT WAS TO CONDUCT, PROMOTE, EVALUATE, AND DISSEMINATE OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH ON AN INTRA- AND INTER-STATE BASIS. IT CONDUCTED TWO IN-HOUSE PROJECTS--ONE TO COMPARE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MACHINE SHORTHAND WITH MANUAL SHORTHAND AND A SECOND TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A MODEL OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION DISSEMINATION UNIT. OTHER ACTIVITIES INCLUDED--(1) IDENTIFICATION OF MEANINGFUL CURRICULUMS FOR SLOW LEARNERS IN BUSINESS EDUCATION, (2) THE VALIDATION OF NEWLY DEVELOPED INDUSTRIAL TEACHER TRADE COMPETENCY EXAMINATIONS, (3) IDENTIFICATION OF PROBLEMS AND PATTERNS OF ACHIEVEMENT IN OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT 2-YEAR COLLEGES, (4) DETERMINATION OF THE OPTIMUM HOURS OF SKILL INSTRUCTION NECESSARY TO ACHIEVE A GIVEN LEVEL OF SKILLS INSTRUCTION IN TRADE, TECHNICAL, BUSINESS, AND DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION, AND (5) A STUDY OF PILOT PROGRAMS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF EVALUATIVE SCALES IN HOME ECONOMICS WAGE EARNING COURSES. PROJECTS SUPPORTED BY FEDERAL FUNDS ARE LISTED. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York (Albany)