ERIC Number: ED063490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Transitions in Agricultural Education: Focusing on Agribusiness and Natural Resources Occupations.
Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
With the increasing emphasis on the concept of career education, there is a need to integrate World of Work activities and existing vocational education programs. To achieve this, 279 teachers, teacher educators, state personnel, and industry representatives met to formulate objectives and to suggest specific action steps in each of nine areas. These areas were: (1) The Scope of Education in Agribusiness and Natural Resources Occupations, (2) Manpower Data and Training Needs in Agribusiness and Natural Resources, (3) Meeting the Needs of People in Target Groups, (4) Providing Occupational Experiences, (5) Guidelines for Developing and Using Student Performance Objectives, (6) Transitions In Organizations for Leadership Development In Students, (7) Preparing and Improving Professional Personnel, (8) Providing Instructional Programs For Adults, and (9) Providing Information and Obtaining Public Understanding. Forty-seven states and Puerto Rico were represented at this 4-day seminar. (JS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Conference Reports, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Educational Trends, Labor Needs, Natural Resources, Professional Education, Program Development, Seminars, Student Leadership, Vocational Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: Report of a National Seminar (Denver, Colo., May 11-14, 1971); Preliminary Draft