ERIC Number: ED029094
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-May-13
Reference Count: 0
Developing Innovative Vocational and Technical Teacher Education Programs. Final Report Of An Upper Midwest Vocational Teacher Education Conference (Minneapolis, May 13-15, 1968).
Minnesota Research Coordinating Unit for Vocational Education, Minneapolis.
The conference brought together vocational teacher educators, research and development personnel, state department vocational staff members, and vocational school directors from Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, to consider potential directions for change in teacher preparation. Conference objectives were: (1) to stimulate participants to evaluate existing systems for preparing instructional personnel in vocational-technical education, and to plan for new improved programs, (2) to provide participants with information and opinions on goals and competencies for today and tomorrow, teacher education models, legislation, problems and issues, and proposed systems and programs, and (3) to explore the desirability and feasibility of further cooperative activities in the region. Complete presentation papers and a rationale for selection of the presenters are included in the document. Nine individual presentations are included, and ideas evolving from the resulting group discussions are outlined according to needed changes, problems in meeting future needs, areas of agreement on need for change, current projects and ideas. An evaluation of the conference is also included. (FP)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Research Coordinating Unit for Vocational Education, Minneapolis.