ERIC Number: ED027429
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Survey to Determine Appropriate Occupational Programs in the Field of Distribution and Marketing at Various Levels of Education. Final Report. Vol. II: Places to Teach, Time Requirements, and Teacher Preparation.
Peck, Charles E.; Denman, F. L.
Volume II of this study reports two nationwide surveys of distributive education teacher-coordinators: (1) survey of time and place for teaching distributive education topics and (2) survey of added training needed by the teacher-coordinator. From the population of both the high schools and the community colleges, a systematic random sample of names was selected from a list of all high school coordinators; 430 for one survey and 451 for the other. From the community colleges, the total of 364 names was randomly divided with one half receiving one questionnaire and the other half receiving the other. Two principal conclusions were drawn from this study: (1) In the time available to most distributive education programs, both high school and community college distributive education graduates can be adequately prepared, and (2) neither high school nor community college teacher-coordinators feel any great need for additional training in subjects or personal characteristics which they believe belong in the distributive education classroom. From these, it is recommended that (1) curriculum involve teachers from other disciplines, (2) curriculums be reviewed in each state, and (3) formal arrangement with employers be made to supervise personal development on the job. Volume I is available as VT 007 952. (MU)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Distributive Education, Distributive Education Teachers, Educational Needs, Employment Qualifications, Individual Characteristics, Job Skills, Marketing, Postsecondary Education, Program Length, Questionnaires, Sales Occupations, Secondary Education, Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle.