ERIC Number: ED219588
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Education Research Report on Employer Follow-up, 1979-80 Survey.
Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Div. of Career Education.
This report offers a brief narrative and extensive data tables on an Iowa survey of employers of students who had completed or left preparatory vocational education programs during 1977-78 and became employed in the occupations for which trained or a related occupation. The narrative first discusses procedures, then describes some results shown in four data tables concerning various demographic and descriptive information statewide about the former students and their programs and preparation and current performance of vocationally prepared employees. Table 5 shows the statewide vocational training evaluation by demographic and program variables. Tables 6 and 7 show these characteristics for secondary and merged area school respectively. Table 8 shows the distribution of responses according to sex of employees, number of months employed, and the present employment status by each program taxonomy number for secondary schools. It also displays the responses to the evaluation items by program taxonomy number for secondary schools. Table 9 shows the same information for merged area schools. Appendixes include the school administration survey package, the employer survey package, and listing of Department of Education Vocational Education Programs. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Div. of Career Education.