ERIC Number: ED220626
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun-29
Reference Count: 0
A Study of the Congruency between the Interests and Concerns of Student Participants and the Goals, Objectives, and Activities of Vocational Student Organizations. Final Report.
Smith, Clifton L.; And Others
This project sought to ascertain the congruency between the interests of members of Vocational Student Organizations (VSO) and the goals and activities of five secondary vocational student organizations in Missouri. The organizations that were studied are the Distributive Education Clubs of America, Future Business Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, Future Homemakers of America/Home Economics Related Occupations, and Vocational Industrial Clubs of America. Usable returns of the survey questionnaire were received from 148 local units (1,968 twelfth-grade student members and 159 teacher advisors). Data were analyzed using multivariate analysis of variance, least square means, and content theme analysis procedures. Student-members and teacher advisors perceived VSOs as meeting goals judged common to all organizations. Student members did not perceive all VSOs individually as meeting all goals common to every organization. VSO activities were perceived as congruent with interests of a majority of members. Following the 18-page narrative are these appendixes: participants, VSO goals and objectives, project procedures, a reference list, l0 questionnaires (a different one for students, members and teachers and for the five VSOs), and a glossary. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Career and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia.
Identifiers: Distributive Education Clubs of America; Future Business Leaders of America; Future Farmers of America; Future Homemakers of America; Home Economics Related Occupations; Missouri; Vocational Industrial Clubs of America