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ERIC Number: ED013629
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Oct
Pages: 86
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE TECHNICIAN MANPOWER CONFERENCE, A CONFERENCE CONCERNING THE EDUCATION AND UTILIZATION OF SEMI-PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL PERSONNEL (UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, OCTOBER 23-24, 1963).
GILES, FREDERIC T.
THIS 1963 CONFERENCE WAS ATTENDED BY REPRESENTATIVES FROM BOTH EDUCATION AND INDUSTRY. ITS THREE PURPOSES WERE TO INFORM PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYERS OF CURRENT TRENDS IN TECHNICIAN EDUCATION, TO PERMIT EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION AND OPINION ON THIS TRAINING, AND TO ENCOURAGE SUGGESTIONS FOR ITS IMPROVEMENT. THE TOPICS COVERED THE OUTLOOK FOR TECHNICAL EMPLOYMENT BRIEFLY FROM THE NATIONAL VIEWPOINT AND IN DETAIL BY THREE NORTHWEST SPEAKERS--(1) THE EMPLOYER'S VIEW OF THE IMPORTANCE OF THE TECHNICIAN (EMPLOYMENT IN THE AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY, PROSPECTS IN NURSING AND OTHER HEALTH FIELDS, AND OPPORTUNITIES IN GOVERNMENT), (2) CURRENT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR TECHNICIANS (ADULT EDUCATION, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, STATE COLLEGES, PRIVATE COLLEGES, VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL INSTITUTES, AND THE UNIVERSITIES), AND (3) SUGGESTIONS FOR ACTION (BY BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY AND BY EDUCATION). (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle.
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