ERIC Number: ED025259
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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The Open Door, A Quarterly Journal of the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges.
The Open Door, v4 n3 Fall 1968
This issue contains articles on the state's opportunities in technical education and the need for making them known to more students, teachers, and counselors. The contents are: (1) an editorial on the success and satisfactions of engineering technology graduates; (2) the place of the technician in industry, a description of courses available, and the need to inform prospective students about them; (3) an example of a young woman's success in chemical technology; (4) an explanation of the difference between merely working while attending college and pursuing cooperative education, in which the job and courses are related; (5) the importance of informing secondary school personnel about the offerings of community colleges and technical institutes and some ways of accomplishing it; (6) ways of improving articulation between secondary and post-secondary schools, including, in some cases, transfers of credit to avoid wasteful repetition of coursework; (7) the satisfaction of a high school dropout who finally earned her diploma and continued on to a practical nursing program at a technical institute; (8) details of an Introduction to Vocations course designed to inform high school students of post-secondary study opportunities; (9) description of a program in distributive education; and (10) a report on a summer workshop for guidance counselors in Guilford County. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina