ERIC Number: ED010794
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1963-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN MICHIGAN, THE FINAL REPORT OF THE MICHIGAN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION EVALUATION PROJECT.
BOROSAGE, LAWRENCE; AND OTHERS
ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE MICHIGAN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION EVALUATION PROJECT DURING ITS 4-YEAR PERIOD OF OPERATION ARE PRESENTED IN ABBREVIATED FORM. THE PURPOSES OF THE EVALUATIVE STUDY WERE (1) TO DISCOVER THE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE PRESENT PROGRAM OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND (2) TO PROVIDE INFORMATION WHICH WOULD PROPERLY SHAPE THE DIRECTION OF THE PROGRAM BOTH NOW AND IN THE FUTURE. THE SEVEN CHAPTERS PROVIDE (1) AN OVERVIEW OF THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN MICHIGAN, (2) A STATEMENT OF POSITION REGARDING THE PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AS DEVELOPED BY A GROUP OF VOCATIONAL LEADERS AND CONSULTANTS, (3) A SURVEY OF EXISTING VOCATIONAL CURRICULUMS IN RELATION TO SOME ASPECTS OF THE LABOR FORCE IN MICHIGAN, (4) A DESCRIPTION OF THE ADMINISTRATION, ORGANIZATION, AND SUPERVISION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, (5) A SUMMARY OF VOCATIONAL TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN MICHIGAN, (6) A DESCRIPTION OF THE CHARACTER OF RESEARCH CONDUCTED IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, AND (7) RECOMMENDATIONS AND SUGGESTED GUIDELINES FOR FUTURE IMPROVEMENTS. THE APPENDIXES INCLUDE TABULAR DATA FOR (1) OCCUPATIONS OF EMPLOYED PERSONS, BY SEX, FOR MICHIGAN COUNTIES IN 1940, 1950, AND 1960, (2) CIVILIAN LABOR CHANGE IN MICHIGAN, 1950-60, (3) STUDENTS ENROLLED IN VOCATIONAL COURSES, AND (4) EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND OF TEACHERS BY COURSE AND GRADE LEVEL OF SUBJECTS. (PS)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Agricultural Education, Business Education, Cooperative Education, Distributive Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Enrollment, Federal Aid, Home Economics Education, Industrial Arts, Industrial Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Evaluation, State Aid, Teacher Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education
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Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan