ERIC Number: ED022020
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Engineering and Technology in Arizona; a Report on the Education of Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Craftsmen and the Educational Needs of Industry.
Lee, Arthur M.
Data are provided to help educators plan educational programs for engineering, technical, and skilled occupations based on the needs of industry. "State of the Art" outlines the existing educational system and identifies problems and needed changes. "Educational Resources" describes the course offerings of secondary and postsecondary schools and colleges in the state and reports a student survey. "A Survey of Industry" reports the findings of a survey of 580 employers and 3,926 employees in 36 occupations which sought to identify major and minor job functions. "Occupational Profiles" contains 30 profiles of occupations giving educational level, knowledge and skill requirements, personal characteristics, previous experience, and salary range. These profiles were developed on the basis of the industrial survey. "Advice from Industry" presents suggested improvements for current educational programs from employers. "Industrial Development in the Decade Ahead" discusses Arizona's manpower requirements and projections for engineering, technical, and skilled manpower. "Educational Changes and Trends" reviews related educational literature. Recommendations, a sample questionnaire, and a bibliography are also included. (EM)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Trends, Employer Attitudes, Employment Qualifications, Engineering Education, Engineers, Industry, Occupational Information, Occupational Surveys, Paraprofessional Personnel, Program Descriptions, Questionnaires, School Surveys, Skilled Occupations, Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arizona Occupational Research Coordinating Unit, Phoenix.; Arizona State Dept. of Vocational Education, Phoenix.