ERIC Number: ED179759
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Institute for Research and Development in Occupational Education. Annual Report #8. July 1, 1978-September 30, 1979.
Activities and accomplishments of the Institute for Research and Development in Occupational Education during 1978-1979 are discussed in this annual report, highlights of which include (1) production of a film dealing with sex equity; (2) development of a parallel Spanish version of the Career and Occupational Development test; (3) a second year of the Enhancing Potential for Women In Science program, so successful that it gained National Science Foundation support for two more years; (4) involvement in future-oriented planning of health occupations education, following on from similar such efforts in business education; (5) publication of the "Handbook of Vocational Education Evaluation"; (6) awarding by the American Film Festival of special recognition to the film "Turning Points"; (7) acceptance by the Federal Communications Commission of the "communicasting" concept (which involves low power, two-way television for community use), followed by expressed intent on the part of several communities to undertake projects using communicasting technology. The report also covers organization involvement in presentations, national organization meetings, consultations with business, industry, and labor groups, and grants and projects worked on during the time period of the report. Appendixes contain selected relevant letters, newspaper articles, and conference schedules and announcements. (CP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Occupational and Continuing Education.
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Center for Advanced Study in Education.
Identifiers: Communicasting; New York