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ERIC Number: ED018675
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Pages: 16
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Reference Count: 0
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RESEARCH VISIBILITY. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IS SERVICE--VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE.
LAW, GORDON F.
NINETEEN REVIEWS IN THIS ISSUE PERTAIN TO VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE AND ARE ORGANIZED BY TOPICS--(1) "SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY IN GUIDANCE" REVIEWS AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF INFORMATION PROCESSING PROCEDURES AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN GUIDANCE, AND A CONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT FOR VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE, (2) "CAREER DEVELOPMENT THEORY AND PRACTICE" TREATS GUIDANCE CURRICULUM PLANNING AND A CAREER SIMULATION GAME, (3) "COUNSELOR TRAINING PROGRAMS AND INSTITUTES" DESCRIBES NINE COUNSELOR TRAINING PROGRAMS, (4) "REGIONAL RESOURCES" DESCRIBES THE SAN DIEGO CAREER INFORMATION CENTER, AND (5) "EXPERIMENTS AND DEVELOPMENTAL STUDIES" REVIEWS A CREATIVE THINKING TEST VALIDATION STUDY, THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INSTRUMENT TO MEASURE ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVES IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, GUIDELINES FOR RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN GUIDANCE, AN INSTRUMENT TO APPRAISE SOCIAL READINESS FOR EMPLOYMENT, AND A STUDY OF JUNIOR COLLEGE STUDENTS IN OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION. "PLAIN TALK," A CONTINUING COLUMN, DISCUSSES SOME GAPS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE GUIDANCE PHASE OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND WARNS THAT RELIANCE ON MAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS MAY CAUSE COUNSELORS TO LOSE THEIR ABILITY TO RELATE TO STUDENTS, RECOMMENDS MORE EMPHASIS ON THE THEORETICAL RATIONALE OF COUNSELING, AND POINTS OUT THAT THE JOB PLACEMENT PHASE HAD BEEN NEGLECTED. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY LISTS 16 RELATED STUDIES WHICH ARE IN PROCESS. THIS ARTICLE IS PUBLISHED IN THE "AMERICAN VOCATIONAL JOURNAL," VOLUME 43, NUMBER 3, MARCH 1968. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Inc., Washington, DC.
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