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ERIC Number: ED018577
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 133
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THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE DPE (RESEARCH TRAINING) CONFERENCE (DETROIT, MICHIGAN, MARCH 1965).
BANGS, KENNETH
SIXTEEN MEMBERS OF THE DELTA PI EPSILON PARTICIPATED IN A 3-DAY CONFERENCE (1) TO DEVELOP TWO POTENTIALLY FUNDABLE RESEARCH PROPOSALS THAT COULD BE UNDERTAKEN NATIONALLY BY DELTA PI EPSILON, AND (2) TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPANTS AND CHAPTERS TO PROMOTE SIMILAR RESEARCH AND RESEARCH TRAINING CONFERENCES. THE TWO RESEARCH PROPOSALS SUBMITTED TO THE U.S. COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION WERE "CURRICULAR IMPLICATIONS OF AUTOMATED DATA PROCESSING FOR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS" AND"FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCCESSFUL ADAPTATION TO THE SECRETARIAL-STENOGRAPHIC ROLE." THE FIRST PROPOSAL INCLUDED THE ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF INTEGRATED DATA PROCESSING TRAINING PROGRAMS IN SELECTED EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND A STUDY OF EMPLOYEES IN THE INTEGRATED DATA PROCESSING PROGRAMS IN SELECTED BUSINESS OFFICES TO DETERMINE THE COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE NEEDED. THE SECOND PROPOSAL PLANNED TO STUDY EXPECTATIONS OF SECRETARIAL BEHAVIOR WHICH ARE HELD BY THE SECRETARIES STENOGRAPHERS' SUPERVISORS, BY THE SECRETARIES' PEERS, AND BY THE SECRETARY HERSELF. RELATED VARIABLES TO BE STUDIED WERE--(1) GENERAL EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND, SPECIAL VOCATIONAL PREPARATION, OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGES, PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS, AND SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SECRETARY'S, AND (2) CHARACTERISTICS OF THE GROUP AND THE SETTING IN WHICH THE SECRETARY WORKS. A MANUAL DESCRIBING THE PROCEDURES FOLLOWED BY THE GROUP AND SUGGESTED PROCEDURES TO BE USED IN DRAFTING A RESEARCH PROPOSAL WAS DEVELOPED BY A COMMITTEE. A REGIONAL CONFERENCE FOR SPONSORING RESEARCH TRAINING WAS PLANNED. THE TWO RESEARCH PROPOSALS, A PROPOSAL FORM, SUGGESTIONS FOR HOLDING REGIONAL CONFERENCES, AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THOSE SEEKING FUNDS FOR RESEARCH ARE INCLUDED. (PS)
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