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ERIC Number: ED017749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jun
Pages: 1
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A STUDY OF CONTINUING EDUCATION NEEDS OF SELECTED PROFESSIONAL GROUPS AND UNIVERSITY EXTENSION CONTRACT PROGRAMS IN WYOMING.
NICHOLAS, ROBERT A.
THIS STUDY AIMED TO DEVELOP PRINCIPLES FOR A MODEL PROGRAM OF CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR THE PROFESSIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING. THE AUTHOR REVIEWED THE LITERATURE ON THE GROWTH OF THE PROFESSIONS AND ON CONTINUING EDUCATION IN THE PROFESSIONS GENERALLY, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ARCHITECTURE, DENTISTRY, LAW, MEDICINE, AND PHARMACY. FROM THIS REVIEW AND FROM CONSULTATION WITH MEMBERS OF THE PROFESSIONS AND UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS, HE DEVELOPED 72 PROPOSITIONS RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS. THE PROPOSITIONS WERE RATED BY 48 ADMINISTRATORS OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS AND BY 39 LEADERS IN THE PROFESSIONS TO ASSESS THEIR APPLICABILITY IN PRESENT PRACTICE AND THEIR DESIRABILITY IN AN IDEAL PROGRAM. THE RESULTS OF STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF THE RESPONSES ARE INTERPRETED IN SECTIONS ON EXTENSION GUIDELINES, AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, ADMINISTRATION, PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, CURRICULUM, CREDITS, EVALUATION, STAFFING AND FINANCE, AND OTHERS. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DEVELOPING THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING PROGRAM ARE PROPOSED. THE RATING FORM AND 39 REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. THIS ED.D. THESIS IS AVAILABLE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING, LARAMIE. 207 PAGES. (RD)
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Authoring Institution: Wyoming Univ., Laramie. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING