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ERIC Number: ED012794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Feb
Pages: 85
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FEASIBILITY OF PROVIDING TRADE COMPETENCY EXAMINATIONS FOR TEACHERS ON A NATIONAL BASIS.
GRIESS, JERALD
THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING TRADE-COMPETENCY EXAMINATIONS ON A NATIONAL BASIS WAS INVESTIGATED, AND THE POTENTIAL UTILITY OF CURRENTLY DEVELOPED INSTRUMENTS WAS ASSESSED. TWO 1-DAY SEMINARS WERE HELD, AND, AT THE FIRST SEMINAR, FOUR INFORMAL PRESENTATIONS WERE MADE FOLLOWED BY SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS. AT THE SECOND SEMINAR, FOUR PAPERS WERE READ AND REACTIONS TO THE PAPERS WERE PRESENTED FOR DISCUSSION. THE COMPLETE TEXTS OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND SEMINAR APPEAR IN THE FINAL REPORT. THE OUTCOME OF THE TWO SEMINARS WAS GENERAL AGREEMENT THAT THE DEVELOPMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL-COMPETENCY EXAMINATIONS ON A NATIONWIDE BASIS WOULD BE A MORE EFFICIENT USE OF PERSONNEL AND SHOULD PROVIDE HIGHER QUALITY EXAMINATIONS. IT WAS ALSO AGREED THAT A PROPOSAL TO DEVELOP TRADE-COMPETENCY EXAMINATIONS ON A NATIONAL BASIS BE PREPARED AND FUNDS SOUGHT TO CARRY OUT THE PROJECT. ALL FEDERAL FUNDS FOR THIS CONTRACT WERE SUBCONTRACTED THROUGH THE BUREAU OF OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION, NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. (GD)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
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