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ERIC Number: ED016863
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Nov
Pages: 65
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ANNUAL REPORT, NOVEMBER 1966.
LITTLE, J. KENNETH; SOMERS, GERALD G.
THE CENTER WAS ESTABLISHED IN OCTOBER 1964 THROUGH A 5-YEAR GRANT FROM THE FORD FOUNDATION. ITS PURPOSES ARE TO (1) ESTABLISH A NATIONAL INFORMATION DEPOSITORY IN THE FIELD OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, AND AN INFORMATION CENTER, (2) CONDUCT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES IN VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, (3) PROVIDE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR GRADUATE STUDY AND INTERNSHIPS IN VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, (4) CONDUCT CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS FOR PERSONNEL ENGAGED IN RESEARCH IN THE AREA OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, AND (5) DISSEMINATE RESEARCH FINDINGS BY A SERIES OF PUBLICATIONS TO BE DISTRIBUTED AMONG INTERESTED GROUPS. APPROXIMATELY 10,000 PUBLICATIONS WERE ACQUIRED OR CITED, AND TOPICAL BIBLIOGRAPHIES WERE COMPILED FOR OVER 150 PEOPLE REQUESTING THEM. TWENTY RESEARCH PROJECTS AND RELATED PUBLICATIONS WERE REPORTED IN THE AREAS OF APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING, PLANNING AND ESTABLISHMENT OF VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS, OCCUPATIONAL DEMAND RELATED TO VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR SPECIAL GROUPS, VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING, AND FOLLOWUP EVALUATION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION. TWELVE GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS AND ONE INTERN TRAINEE WERE ASSOCIATED WITH THE CENTER. SIX CONFERENCES ON SUCH SUBJECTS AS RESEARCH, THE DISADVANTAGED, OCCUPATIONAL CHOICE AND JOB PLACEMENT, THE CURRICULUM, AND ECONOMICS WERE CONDUCTED. CENTER PUBLICATIONS INCLUDED (1) "THE JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES," (2) "THE IRRI REPORT," (3) "THE NEWSLETTER," (4) CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, (5) A REPRINT SERIES, AND (6) REFERENCE UNIT PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS BIBLIOGRAPHIES, A NATIONWIDE DIRECTORY OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL PROGRAMS, AND MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education.
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