ERIC Number: ED189475
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Vocational Education in the Economic Development of Rural Areas: Implications for Research and Development. Occasional Paper No. 62.
Lund, Duane R.
Focusing on vocational education as a facilitator of rural economic development, the author of this paper discusses how to develop a rural community that will attract new jobs. His discussion includes the following key points: the role of local development corporations; concerns about quality of living for employees; encouragement of home-grown industries to expand; and the importance of agriculture. Implications for research are summarized. Finally, the author presents a case study based on the experiences of the rural community of Staples, Minnesota. (BM)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Employment Opportunities, Industrialization, Quality of Life, Research Needs, Rural Areas, Rural Development, School Business Relationship, Vocational Education
National Center Publications, The National Center for Research in Vocational Education, The Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 ($2.20)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Identifiers: Minnesota (Staples)
Note: Paper presented at The National Center for Research in Vocational Education (Columbus, OH, 1980).