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ERIC Number: ED019433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar
Pages: 29
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Reference Count: 0
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RESEARCH NEEDED IN FLORIDA BUSINESS EDUCATION.
CREWS, JAMES W.
A RESEARCH COMMITTEE COMPOSED OF BUSINESS AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATORS IN FLORIDA DEVELOPED A 33-ITEM QUESTIONNAIRE TO IDENTIFY NEEDED RESEARCH IN BUSINESS EDUCATION FROM INFORMATION DERIVED FROM PERSONAL INTERVIEWS WITH TEACHERS, SUPERVISORS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND BUSINESS TEACHER-EDUCATION PERSONNEL. BUSINESS TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS COMPLETED 243 QUESTIONNAIRES. DATA WERE ANALYZED BY CATEGORIES RELATING TO THE PROFESSIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE RESPONDENTS, SUCH AS POSITION, YEARS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN OFFICES, GRADE LEVELS, AND SUBJECTS TAUGHT. THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE RANKED IN THE ORDER OF IMPORTANCE ASSIGNED BY THE TOTAL GROUP OF RESPONDENTS--(1) WHAT SKILLS, KNOWLEDGES, AND UNDERSTANDINGS SHOULD BUSINESS AND OFFICE EMPLOYEES POSSESS, (2) HOW CAN BUSINESS TEACHERS BE ASSISTED IN BECOMING AWARE OF NEW AND INNOVATIVE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND DEVELOPING COMPETENCE IN USING THESE MATERIALS, (3) WHAT OVER-ALL GOALS SHOULD CHARACTERIZE BUSINESS AND OFFICE EDUCATION AT VARIOUS EDUCATIONAL AND MATURITY LEVELS SUCH AS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL, SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, JUNIOR COLLEGE, AND ADULT PROGRAMS, (4) WHAT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE APPROPRIATE TO REALIZE THE GOALS NOTED IN THE PRECEDING ITEM, AND (5) WHAT DEVICES, TECHNIQUES, AND METHODS CAN BE USED EFFECTIVELY TO ASSIST BUSINESS TEACHERS IN STAYING CURRENT IN KNOWLEDGES AND UNDERSTANDINGS PERTINENT TO THE WORLD OF WORK AND IN EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES. THE QUESTIONNAIRE IS INCLUDED. (PS)
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Identifiers: FLORIDA