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ERIC Number: ED016848
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jul
Pages: 23
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Reference Count: 0
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A PROPOSAL FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE COORDINATING UNIT FOR OCCUPATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT. FINAL REPORT.
EDINGTON, EVERETT D.
MAJOR EMPHASIS, DURING THE FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION, WAS ON--(1) ACTING AS LIAISON WITH STATE AGENCIES, LABOR GROUPS, AND OTHERS INTERESTED IN RESEARCH IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, (2) WORKING WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN INITIATING AND CONDUCTING RESEARCH RELATED TO VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, (3) ENCOURAGING SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO DESIGN AND CONDUCT RESEARCH PROJECTS, (4) PROVIDING CONSULTATIVE SERVICES FOR INSTITUTIONS OR GROUPS CONDUCTING RESEARCH IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, (5) LOCATING COMPLETED RESEARCH, (6) DISSEMINATING RESEARCH FINDINGS, (7) AIDING SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND INSTITUTIONS IN SECURING FUNDS TO CONDUCT RESEARCH IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, AND (8) SPONSORING INSERVICE TRAINING FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN RESEARCH RELATED TO VOCATIONAL EDUCATION. CONSULTING HELP ON RESEARCH DESIGN WAS GIVEN TO 34 LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, 14 JUNIOR COLLEGES, 14 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, AND 14 PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS. THE UNIT ASSISTED WITH 32 RESEARCH PROJECTS IN OPERATION, FUNDED, OR SUBMITTTED TO THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION. IT CONTACTED OR COORDINATED WORK WITH NINE NATIONAL GROUPS, 18 CALIFORNIA GROUPS, 15 INDIVIDUALS CONDUCTING RESEARCH UNDER THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT OF 1963, SECTION 4(C), AND 30 CONFERENCES IN WHICH STAFF MEMBERS PARTICIPATED ON 11 PROGRAMS. THE DISSEMINATION FUNCTION INCLUDED ESTABLISHING A LIBRARY OF RESEARCH DOCUMENTS AND MICROFICHE FROM THE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER AND THE DEFENSE DOCUMENTATION CENTER, AND PUBLISHING A BIMONTHLY NEWSLETTER AND SEVERAL RESEARCH SUMMARIES. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA