ERIC Number: ED043779
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
National Conference on Accreditation of Public Postsecondary Occupational Education (June 10-12, 1970). Center Seminar and Conference Report No. 11.
North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Center for Occupational Education.
A national conference on accreditation of public postsecondary vocational education programs attended by 109 vocational educators, was held to bridge the gap between the accrediting agencies and vocational educators, provide for understanding of the present state of accreditation, and provide a forum for the identification, discussion, and recommendation of solutions to accreditation problems. Highlights from these presentations are included: (1) "The Continuing Need for Nongovernmental Accreditation" by F.G. Dickey, (2) "The Current State of Accreditation of Postsecondary Occupational Education in the United States" by C.F. Ward, (3) "Specialized Accrediting Agency Activities in Occupational Education" by J.W. Miller, (4) "The Community Junior College Approach to Specialized Program Accreditation" by K.G. Skaggs, (5) "The American Vocational Association and the Development of Standards for Occupational Education" by L.C. Ash, (6) "Accreditation of Postsecondary Occupational Education in Perspective: Issues and Alternatives" by W.K. Selden, (7) "A Holistic Approach to Evaluating Occupational Education with Implications for Accreditation" by J.K. Coster and R.L. Morgan, and (8) panel discussions of activities, regional accrediting associations, and accreditation perspectives at the local, state, regional, and national levels. (SB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Center for Occupational Education.