ERIC Number: ED013304
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Mar
Reference Count: 0
RESEARCH PLANNING CONFERENCE FOR BUSINESS AND OFFICE EDUCATION (OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 4, 1966).
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
LEADERS IN BUSINESS EDUCATION, ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT, AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ATTENDED THE CONFERENCE WHICH HAD AS ITS OBJECTIVE TO DEVELOP AN OVERALL RESEARCH STRUCTURE WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION TO PRIORITY PROBLEMS IN BUSINESS AND OFFICE EDUCATION. FIVE TASK FORCE GROUPS WERE CONCERNED WITH THE IMPLICATIONS OF RESEARCH FOR TEACHER EDUCATION, CURRICULUM AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, EVALUATION, THE CONTRIBUTION OF BUSINESS AND OFFICE EDUCATION TO PREPARATION FOR NEW AND EMERGING OCCUPATIONS, AND DISADVANTAGED YOUTH. PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE WERE -- (1) "AN OVERVIEW OF OFFICE TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, AND MANAGEMENT," BY C. L. LITTLEFIELD, (2) "SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES RESEARCH IN OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT," BY IRENE PLACE, (3) "EDUCATION AND RESEARCH NEEDS IN RECORDS MANAGEMENT," BY BELDEN MENKUS, (4) "TRENDS IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT," BY EUGENE F. MURPHY, (5) "THE STATE OF THE OFFICE," BY JOSEPH W. GAWTHROP, (6) "NEW TRENDS IN BUSINESS DATA COMMUNICATIONS," BY L. H. SOUTHMAYD, AND (7) "NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN BUSINESS DATA PROCESSING," BY J. A. RAMSEN. THE NINE RESEARCH PROPOSALS DEVELOPED BY THE PARTICIPANTS INCLUDED (1) DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL BUSINESS TEACHER PRESERVICE PREPARATION PROGRAM, (2) IDENTIFICATION OF THE OFFICE FUNCTION IN OUR SOCIETY, (3) DETERMINATION OF THE PRESENT STATUS OF OFFICE OCCUPATIONS PREPARATION IN SCHOOLS OF LESS THAN COLLEGIATE LEVEL, (4) ESTABLISHMENT OF A PILOT STUDY TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE MEANS OF EVALUATING A VOCATIONAL OFFICE EDUCATION PROGRAM, (5) ANALYSIS OF NEW AND EMERGING OCCUPATIONS COVERED BY THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT, (6) DETERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND PRACTICES FOR DISADVANTAGED YOUTH, AND (7) ANALYSIS OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPONSORED TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR PREPARATION OF OFFICE WORKERS. (PS)
Descriptors: Administration, Business Skills, Communications, Conferences, Data Processing, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Federal Programs, Office Machines, Office Management, Office Occupations, Office Occupations Education, Office Practice, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Evaluation, Research Projects, Speeches, Systems Analysis, Systems Development, Teacher Education, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.