ERIC Number: ED020413
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1959
Reference Count: 0
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR RURAL AMERICA. YEARBOOK, 1958-59.
SWANSON, GORDON I.
A YEARBOOK ADVISORY COMMITTEE, APPOINTED BY NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION'S DEPARTMENT OF RURAL EDUCATION AND AMERICAN VOCATIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERS, APPROVED THE OUTLINE, ASSISTED IN SELECTING AUTHORS, AND REVIEWED MANUSCRIPTS FOR THIS YEARBOOK ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR RURAL AREAS. THE DISCUSSION IS IN TERMS OF THE UNIFYING THEME THAT DESCRIBES THE PROBLEMS OF RURAL EDUCATION--THE MALDISTRIBUTION OF HUMAN, ECONOMIC, AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES. PART I, WHICH TREATS THE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IS OFFERED IN AMERICAN SOCIETY, COVERS ITS HISTORY, AFFECTING FORCES, PROBLEMS OF ACCOMMODATION, INSTRUCTIONAL LEVELS, FINANCE, ADMINISTRATION, AND ITS FUTURE. PART II PRESENTS THE CONTRIBUTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN (1) AGRICULTURAL, BUSINESS, DISTRIBUTIVE, HOMEMAKING, TRADES AND INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION, (2) INDUSTRIAL ARTS, AND (3) VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE. THE FINAL CHAPTER EXAMINES THE CRITICAL ISSUES IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION. OFFICIAL RECORDS AND LISTS OF OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL EDUCATION ARE LISTED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $4.00 FROM DEPARTMENT OF RURAL EDUCATION, NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20006. (JM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Business Education, Career Guidance, Distributive Education, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Problems, Home Economics, Industrial Arts, Program Administration, Reference Materials, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Dept. of Rural Education.