ERIC Number: ED012785
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: 0
REPORT OF THE ILLINOIS OCCUPATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATING UNIT (RCU) WORKSHOP FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION. SPRINGFIELD, JANUARY 11-12, 1966.
BAIRD, PHILIP G.; CAMPBELL, ROBERT A.
CONFERENCE REPRESENTATIVES FROM BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, ORGANIZED LABOR, HIGHER EDUCATION, SECONDARY EDUCATION, THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES TOTALED 160. THEIR OBJECTIVES WERE--(1) TO IDENTIFY NEEDED AREAS OF ATTENTION AND CRITICAL ISSUES FACING VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN ILLINOIS, (2) TO SUGGEST TENTATIVE DIRECTIONS FOR MEETING CURRENT AND FUTURE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS, (3) TO CONSIDER MEANS OF IMPROVING WORKING RELATIONSHIPS AMONG INTERESTED AGENCIES AND GROUPS, (4) TO REVIEW POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PERTAINING TO VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION, AND (5) TO ESTABLISH A FRAME OF REFERENCE FOR DETERMINING NEEDED RESEARCH AND RESEARCHABLE PROBLEMS. THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING INCLUDE DETAILED REPORTS OF THE FOLLOWING PRESENTATIONS WITH SOME DIRECT QUOTATIONS--(1) "OBJECTIVES OF CONFERENCE," BY J. E. HILL, (2) "THE CHALLENGE TO VOCATIONAL EDUCATION WITH RESPECT TO MAN, EDUCATION, AND WORK," BY GRANT VENN, (3) "STRUCTURING VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO MEET THE CHALLENGE," BY RUPERT EVANS, AND (4) "STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE THROUGH RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT," BY ALLEN LEE. (EM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Vocational Education and Rehabilitation, Springfield.
Identifiers: ILLINOIS; Illinois (Springfield)