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ERIC Number: ED019069
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 27
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TECHNICAL EDUCATION--LESS-THAN-BACCALAUREATE LEVEL PROGRAMS IN HIGHER EDUCATION.
MARTIN, ROBERT R.
WHEN A QUESTIONNAIRE WAS SENT TO 367 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT OF CURRENT INVOLVEMENT AND PROJECTIONS FOR FUTURE INVOLVEMENT IN LESS THAN BACCALAUREATE DEGREE TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS, 282 INSTITUTIONS (76.8 PERCENT) RESPONDED. APPROXIMATELY ONE-THIRD OF THE RESPONDENTS OFFERED NO TECHNICAL PROGRAMS, AND TWO-FIFTHS OFFERED LESS THAN BACCALAUREATE TECHNICAL PROGRAMS. MORE THAN HALF OF THE COLLEGES WITH OVER 10,000 STUDENTS OFFERED SUCH PROGRAMS. OF THE 619 PROGRAMS IDENTIFIED, 575 WERE OF TWO YEARS OR LESS. APPROXIMATELY HALF OF THE RESPONDENTS PLANNED TO ADD OR EXPAND PROGRAMS. IN THOSE COLLEGES NOT PLANNING TO ADD OR EXPAND PROGRAMS, LACK OF DEMAND AND ALLOCATION OF THE TECHNICAL EDUCATION FUNCTION TO OTHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS WERE GIVEN AS THE REASONS. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: Eastern Kentucky State Coll., Richmond.
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