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ERIC Number: ED016050
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar
Pages: 18
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Reference Count: 0
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THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MISSISSIPPI RESEARCH COORDINATING UNIT FOR VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION. FINAL REPORT.
WALL, JAMES E.
ACTIVITIES OF THE UNIT FOR THE PERIOD JUNE 1, 1965, TO MARCH 31, 1967, ARE REPORTED. TO STIMULATE RESEARCH THE UNIT ASSISTED IN FORMULATING RESEARCH PROPOSALS FOR THE STUDIES--(1) A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ELECTRONIC CONTENT IN PUBLIC POST-HIGH SCHOOL TECHNICAL INSTITUTES AND ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS OF INDUSTRY, (2) FIVE PILOT PROJECTS IN WAGE EARNING IN HOME ECONOMICS IN MISSISSIPPI, 1965-66, (3) DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF SUBJECT MATTER MATERIALS FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN AGRICULTURE, (4) STATE-WIDE SELF-EVALUATION OF VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN MISSISSIPPI, AND (5) OCCUPATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL ASPIRATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS OF NEGRO RURAL MALE HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA. RESEARCH COORDINATION CONSISTED OF ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS TO DETERMINE DIRECTION AND POLICY, AND STAFF PARTICIPATION IN STATE DIVISION STAFF MEETINGS. IMPLEMENTED RESEARCH PROJECTS OF UNIT STAFF MEMBERS WERE (1) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND COMPETENCY NEEDS IN NON-FARM AGRICULTURAL OCCUPATIONS IN MISSISSIPPI, (2) VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IMPLICATIONS OF HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS IN A MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY, (3) DELTA MANPOWER SURVEY, AND (4) AN EVALUATION OF MDTA PROGRAMS IN MISSISSIPPI TO DETERMINE INFORMATION FOR FUTURE PLANNING. DISSEMINATION ACTIVITIES INCLUDED A COMPILATION AND PUBLICATION OF INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE STATE'S POPULATION AND LABOR FORCE AND REPLIES TO VARIOUS REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION IN SPECIFIC AREAS OF RESEARCH. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers: MISSISSIPPI