ERIC Number: ED034632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Review and Synthesis of Research on Vocational Education in Rural Areas.
Griessman, B. Eugene; Densley, Kenneth G.
The vocational needs of rural America are discussed in this 2-part research synthesis. Part 1 discusses the problem from a sociological point of view. The author of this section considers demographic and ecological factors, the economy of rural areas, educational patterns, racial and ethnic factors, and political and legal implications. Recommendations for research are included. Part 2 looks at the problem from an educator's point of view. Discussion of vocational education in America focuses on curriculum, facilities and equipment, counseling and student personnel services, and teacher education. A bibliography accompanies each part of the document. (DB)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Curriculum Development, Demography, Economic Factors, Educational Planning, Educational Problems, Educational Research, Labor Market, Research Reviews (Publications), Rural Areas, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Social Influences, Student Needs, Vocational Education
Manager, Duplicating Ser., New Mexico State Univ., Box 3-CB, Las Cruces, N. M. 88001 ($1.75); Center for Vocational & Technical Ed., Ohio State Univ., 1900 Kenny Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43210 ($1.75)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Las Cruces, NM.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.