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ERIC Number: ED018184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jun-30
Pages: 45
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN OREGON, ANNUAL DESCRIPTIVE REPORT 1965-66.
MINEAR, LEON P.; AND OTHERS
THIS REPORT DESCRIBES OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT SECONDARY, POST-SECONDARY, AND ADULT LEVELS. A STATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE SURVEY PROVIDED PROJECTIONS OF NEEDS IN VARIOUS OCCUPATIONS FOR COMPARISON WITH 1965-66 ENROLLMENT FIGURES. MOST OF THESE ANTICIPATED NEEDS ARE BEING WELL MET AND OTHERS, SO FAR, ONLY PARTIALLY. CURRICULUM GUIDES, WHICH ARE BEING PREPARED IN SUCH FIELDS AS LANDSCAPE HORTICULTURE, OFFICE EDUCATION, ELECTRICITY/ELECTRONICS, GRAPHICS, AND CONSTRUCTION, WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ALL HIGH SCHOOLS WANTING THEM IN ORDER TO SIMPLIFY SETTING UP THEIR OWN PROGRAMS. INCREASED ARTICULATION IS EXPECTED BETWEEN COLLEGES AND HIGH SCHOOLS. TEN COLLEGES AND THREE HIGH SCHOOLS NOW OFFER POST-HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS. IN THE HEALTH FIELD, CURRICULUMS ARE BEING DEVELOPED FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANTS, PRACTICAL NURSES, ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSES, THERAPY ASSISTANTS, AND MEDICAL RECORD TECHNICIANS. TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS COMPLETED OR UNDER WAY INCLUDE FARM EQUIPMENT SERVICE, POWER SEWING, MARINE TECHNOLOGY, DRILL OPERATION, LOG SCALING, FIREFIGHTING (ESPECIALLY FOR FOREST PROTECTION), CUSTODIAL SERVICE, LAW ENFORCEMENT, OFFICE AND AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT USE, WELDING, AND AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS. PROGRAMS OF SIMILAR SCOPE AND PRACTICALITY HAVE BEEN OR ARE BEING DEVELOPED FOR ADULT SUPPLEMENTARY TRAINING AND FOR THOSE WITH SOCIOECONOMIC OR ACADEMIC PROBLEMS. THE SPECIAL DIFFICULTIES OF STAFFING AND THE PROBLEMS OF FINANCING ARE ALSO REPORTED. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Community Colleges and Vocational Education.
Identifiers: OREGON