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ERIC Number: ED016828
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 7
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Reference Count: 0
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CONTINUATION OF RESEARCH COORDINATING UNIT FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN OKLAHOMA. QUARTERTY REPORT, DECEMBER 1, 1966-MARCH 1, 1967.
STEVENSON, WILLIAM W.
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR IMPROVING VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION WERE DEFINED BY THE UNIT WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF ITS COUNSULTING AND ADVISORY BOARDS. TEACHERS IN THE FIELD ARE BEING ENCOURAGED TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE PRACTICES WHICH MANY BE EVALUATED TO FIND SOLUTIONS TO PRESSING PROBLEMS. SPECIAL ATTENTION WILL BE DIRECTED TOWARD THE AREAS OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, COUNSELING, AND COMMUNICATION BETWEEN SCHOOLS AND BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY. THREE HALF-TIME RESEARCH ASSISTANTS, WORKING TOWARD THE DOCTORAL DEGREE, WERE ADDED TO THE STAFF AND WILL BE CARRYING OUT INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH AND ASSISTING IN UNIT PROJECTS. RESEARCH PROJECTS INCLUDED A STATEWIDE STUDY OF THE PLANS OF HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS AND A FOLLOWUP STUDY OF VOCATIONAL STUDENTS. NEW PROJECTS ARE BEING DEVELOPED IN THE AREAS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN SMALL RURAL HIGH SCHOOLS IN OKLAHOMA, TOTAL COMMUNITY APPROACH TO SOLVING EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL PROBLEMS OF INDIAN CHILDREN IN SELECTED OKLAHOMA SCHOOLS, PARAMEDICAL EDUCATION, PROGRAM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT IN ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY. THE PROJECT ON HUMAN DISABILITY ESTIMATES AND PROJECTIONS WAS COMPLETED. DURING THE QUARTER, UNIT PERSONNEL ATTENDED SEVEN OUT-OF-STATE MEETINGS, PARTICIPATED IN 11 STATE CONFERENCES, AND HELD 19 INDIVIDUAL CONFERENCES ON RESEARCH. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Vocational Research Coordinating Unit, Stillwater.
Identifiers: OKLAHOMA