ERIC Number: ED182427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Center for Vocational, Technical and Adult Education--Phase VIII. Final Report.
Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. Center for Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Activities undertaken by the Center for Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education (CVTAE) in Wisconsin for 1978-79 continued efforts in five major areas: needs assessment, professional development, evaluation, research, and dissemination of research and activities. Needs assessment activities (1) developed a model process for a displaced homemaker center and constructed instruments to survey bilingual vocational education, staff and administrator training, and sex equity in the postsecondary VTAE system and (2) surveyed financial support available to vocational education. The center also supported such professional development activities as mid-management leadership development workshops; an intensive instructor conference; workshops on research competencies, proposal writing and grantsmanship, and evaluation skills; preservice and inservice programs; and internships. Evaluation activities involved implementation of a secondary vocational program evaluation model and evaluations of various programs and projects. Research-oriented activities assessed the impact of enrolling in secondary vocational education programs and of youth employment and training programs; determined the effectiveness of assessment centers; studied high school non-completers, women in apprenticeships, and the basic state grant program; and developed industrial education learning activities and performance-based teacher education instructional materials. CVTAE also disseminated research reports, technical assistance, and data analysis. (A list of CVTAE activities for 1978-79 is appended.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Teacher Education, Data Analysis, Educational Research, Information Dissemination, Inservice Teacher Education, Internship Programs, Material Development, Models, Needs Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, Program Evaluation, Research and Development Centers, Secondary Education, State Agencies, Statewide Planning, Surveys, Technical Assistance, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. Center for Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Identifiers: Center for Vocational Technical Adult Education WI; Wisconsin