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ERIC Number: ED019406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 57
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REGIONAL CONFERENCE SUMMARIES, 1966.
Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
AN AVERAGE OF 200 TEACHER EDUCATORS, STATE DIRECTORS, LAYMEN, AND REPRESENTATIVES OF VARIOUS AGENCIES ATTENDED EACH OF NINE REGIONAL CONFERENCES CONDUCTED THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES TO DISCUSS THE INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHANGES AND PROBLEMS IN PLANNING AND CONDUCTING VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS. MAJOR SPEECHES PRESENTED IN SUMMARY FORM ARE--(1) "THE ROLE OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN GENERATING OCCUPATIONAL COMPETENCE FOR THE FUTURE" BY N.H. FRANK, (2) "OCCUPATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN A CHANGING SOCIETY" BY F.C. MCLAUGHLIN, (3) "THE COMPUTER--HORSEPOWER OR BRAINPOWER" BY L.T. RADER, (4) "CAREER GUIDANCE AND THE SOUTH" BY F.C. ROBB, (5) "THE COLLAPSE OF AMERICAN PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION" BY P.M. HAUSER, (6) "OPPORTUNITIES FOR REGIONAL ECONOMIC PROGRESS" BY C. KIMBALL, (7) "THE ROLE OF VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE WORK FORCE IN OUR CHANGING ECONOMY" BY J.L. INGLE AND ERNEST P. MILLS, AND (9) "MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT--THE ROLES OF GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY" BY P.B. SWAIN. SEVENTEEN CRITICAL ISSUES IN VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION WERE DISCUSSED BY CONFEREES AT ALL REGIONAL CONFERENCES. SUMMARIES OF INTEREST GROUP REPORTS ARE INCLUDED FOR FISCAL PLANNING, MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING, PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, RESEARCH, EVALUATION, TEACHER EDUCATION, GUIDANCE, STATE BOARD AND ADVISORY COMMITTEES, AND AGRICULTURAL, HOME ECONOMICS, TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL, TECHNICAL, OFFICE AND BUSINESS, DISTRIBUTIVE AND MARKETING, AND HEALTH OCCUPATIONS EDUCATION. (WB)
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
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