ERIC Number: ED021976
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Research in Vocational and Technical Education. (Proceedings of a Conference, June 10-11, 1966).
Quirk, Cathleen, Ed.; Sheehan, Carol, Ed.
Selected high school, vocational school, community college, university, and industry personnel attended a conference to encourage research and dissemination of research findings in vocational and technical education. Studies reported are--(1) "Vocational Interests and Personality Patterns of High School Dropouts of High Ability," (2) "The Prediction of Outcomes of MDTA Programs," (3) "Retraining the Disadvantaged," (4) "General Vocational Skills and the Secondary Curriculum," (5) "The Cluster Concept," (6) "Job Placement and Employment Experience of Vocational Graduates," (7) "School and Community Factors in Placement of Vocational Graduates," (8) "Some Misconceptions about Occupational Choice," (9) "Rehabilitation and Training of School Dropouts," (10) "Job Stimulation as a Means of Encouraging Career Interests," (11) "A Study of Recommendations for Technical Education Curricula," (12) "When Should Vocational Training Begin?" (13) "An Exploratory Socio-Economic Study of Private Vocational Schools," (14) "Industry Participation in Local Vocational and Technical Education," (15) "Pre-Technology Programs in the San Francisco Bay Area," (16) "Common Elements in Paramedical Education," and (17) "Project FEAST: A Preparatory Program for Employment in Hotels and Restaurants." A report of participant discussion follows each major section. (DM)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Conferences, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged, Dropouts, Educational Research, Job Placement, Occupational Clusters, Pretechnology Programs, Rehabilitation, School Business Relationship, Socioeconomic Influences, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Interests
The Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education, Social Science Building, University of Wisconsin, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison. ($6.00)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education.