ERIC Number: ED025652
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Manpower Education in a Growing Economy.
Darcy, Robert L.; Powell, Phillip E.
This publication provides an introduction to manpower education and presents a summary report on a 2-year res"arch and curriculum development project for manpower and economic education at the junior high school level. The introduction includes "The Meaning of Manpower Education" and "Major Themes for A Manpower Education Course" which outlines and illustrates 78 important concepts in the course. Objectives of the project were to identify content and placement level, to develop materials and field test them, and to disseminate the results. A text, a teacher manual, and tests of knowledge and attitude changes were developed and tested. The text and manual titled "Manpower and Economic Education" are available from the Interstate Printers and Publishers for $3.50 and $1.50 respectively. Evaluation results indicated a knowledge gain of 39.6 percent for the experimental group and 6.2 percent for the control group and attitude changes on 21 out of 62 items for the experimental group while the control group only changed 11 items. (EM)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Opportunities, Career Planning, Consumer Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Economics, Experimental Programs, Fundamental Concepts, Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Prevocational Education, Secondary Education
Division of Research, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701 ($1.00).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Authoring Institution: Ohio Univ., Athens. Center for Economic Education.