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ERIC Number: ED020406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Nov
Pages: 47
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ANNUAL REPORT, NOVEMBER 1965.
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education.
A 5-YEAR GRANT FROM THE FORD FOUNDATION SUPPORTS THE CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN. THE MISSION OF THE CENTER IS TO (1) ESTABLISH A NATIONAL DEPOSITORY OF MATERIALS RELATING TO VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND AN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL AND DISSEMINATION CENTER, (2) CONDUCT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE FIELD, (3) SUPPORT GRADUATE STUDY AND INTERNSHIP, (4) CONDUCT CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS, AND (5) DISSEMINATE RESEARCH FINDINGS. THE FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION WAS DOMINATED BY STAFFING, EQUIPPING, AND INITIAL ACTIVITIES. A REFERENCE UNIT CONTAINING OVER 3,500 SEPARATE ITEMS, AN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, AND LITERATURE SEARCH SERVICES WERE ESTABLISHED. SUMMARIES OF FIVE COMPLETED, 13 IN PROCESS, AND TWO PROPOSED STUDIES COVERING LABOR MARKET ASPECTS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, CURRICULUM, COUNSELING, AND GRADUATE TRAINEE FOLLOWUP ARE INCLUDED. GRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECTS AND INTERNSHIPS WERE INITIATED, AND TWO CONFERENCES ON OCCUPATIONAL DATA REQUIREMENTS AND DEVELOPMENT OF LEADERSHIP ABILITIES FOR DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION WERE HELD AND TWO OTHERS ON FOLLOWUP STUDIES AND RESEARCH FINDINGS WERE PLANNED. THE CENTER INITIATED A SERIES OF PUBLICATIONS, INCLUDING THE "JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES," A PERIODIC REPORT OF CENTER ACTIVITIES, REPRINTS, BROCHURES ON REFERENCE UNIT ACQUISITIONS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF GRADUATE STUDY AND RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES. DETAILS OF THE STAFF MAKEUP AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES ARE INCLUDED. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education.
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