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ERIC Number: ED020416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Dec-3
Pages: 101
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Reference Count: 0
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SPECIAL PROJECT FOR RESEARCH TRAINING IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION. FINAL REPORT.
VIVIAN, NEAL E.
SPECIAL RESEARCH TRAINING WAS PROVIDED FOR 85 INDIVIDUALS IN FOUR, 2-DAY TRAINING PROGRAMS HELD AS PRESESSIONS TO THE 1967 AMERICAN VOCATIONAL ASSOCIATION CONVENTION. TWO-THIRDS OF THE PARTICIPANTS WERE VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL AND RESEARCH PERSONNEL FROM COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, AND THE REMAINDER WERE FROM RESEARCH COORDINATING UNITS, STATE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION, RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT UNITS, AND PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS REPRESENTING 32 STATES. THE BROAD PURPOSE OF THE PROJECT WAS TO UPGRADE THE RESEARCH COMPETENCIES OF PARTICIPANTS BY FOCUSING UPON THE STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES AVAILABLE FOR APPLICATION TO CRITICAL, RESEARCHABLE PROBLEM AREAS IN VOCATIONAL AND PRACTICAL ARTS EDUCATION. THE MAJOR CONTENT TOPICS OF THE CONCURRENT PROGRAMS WERE--(1) APPLICATIONS OF REGRESSION MODELS TO PREDICTION PROBLEMS, (2) APPLICATIONS OF ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE TECHNIQUES TO EVALUATION PROBLEMS, (3) APPLICATIONS OF NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS, AND (4) DEVELOPING DATA COLLECTION INSTRUMENTS. EACH PROGRAM HAD AN INSTRUCTIONAL TEAM CONSISTING OF A STATISTICAL SPECIALIST AND VOCATIONAL CONSULTANT. SUMMARIES OF 74 PARTICIPANT EVALUATION SHEETS INDICATED PROJECT SUCCESS IN OBTAINING THE OBJECTIVES. EXTENSIVE APPENDIXES INCLUDE A PROJECT NARRATIVE, A LIST OF PARTICIPANTS, THE EVALUATION SUMMARY, SUMMARIES OF THE FOUR PROGRAMS, AND A FORM FOR RECORDING PARTICIPANTS' PLANS FOR APPLYING SEMINAR OUTCOMES. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
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