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ERIC Number: ED018606
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jun
Pages: 167
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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CITIZENS' SURVEY OF SHIAWASSEE-CLINTON COUNTY, VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY STUDY.
YOUNG, RAYMOND
THE NEEDS FOR VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN THE SHIAWASSEE-CLINTON AREA OF MICHIGAN WERE DETERMINED FROM QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSES FROM 1,146 SENIORS OF 1965, 416 GRADUATES OF 1960 AND 1962, 1,034 PARENTS OF FIFTH GRADERS, AND 250 BUSINESS FIRMS. EXISTING COURSE OFFERINGS WERE DETERMINED FROM COURSE TITLES IN AREA HIGH SCHOOLS. ANALYSIS OF DATA SHOWED THAT CURRENT VOCATIONAL OFFERINGS WERE INADEQUATE, THAT OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION WAS NEEDED AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND POST-HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS, AND THAT PROGRAMS WERE NEEDED FOR--(1) SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, (2) NURSING, (3) DRAFTING AND DESIGN, (4) BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND SALESMANSHIP, (5) SECRETARIAL-CLERICAL-OFFICE, (6) LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY, (7) COMMERCIAL ART, (8) COSMETOLOGY, (9) AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS AND TECHNOLOGY, (10) AGRICULTURE, (11) ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY, (12) TRADE APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING, (13) LAW ENFORCEMENT, (14) PREPROFESSIONAL AND LIBERAL ARTS, (15) MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY, (16) DATA PROCESSING, (17) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, (18) WELDING AND MACHINE SHOP, (19) GENERAL SELF-IMPROVEMENT AND JOB UPGRADING, AND (20) INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY AND SUPERVISION. RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNED ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY COLLEGE--AREA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL CENTER, AUTHORIZING A LOCAL LEVY TO FINANCE THE FACILITY, LOCATING THE FACILITY, AND ADMINISTERING THE FACILITY THROUGH AN ELECTED BOARD OF TRUSTEES. EIGHTY-FOUR TABLES OF DATA ARE INCLUDED. (MS)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Bureau of School Services.; Shiawassee-Clinton Area Vocational-Technical Study Committee, Ann Arbor, MI.
Identifiers: MICHIGAN; Michigan (Shiawassee County)