ERIC Number: ED033224
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Jun-30
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Occupational Forecasting and Trending: An Early Warning System for Educational Planning.
Carvell, Fred; And Others
This model for forecasting regional and national occupational trends for use in vocational education planning, facilitates the incorporation of labor market and student needs into program planning. The study includes: (1) literature search, which yielded 80 references related to occupational trend forecasting and exploratory programs, (2) a synthesized model for forecasting occupational trends and needed vocational programs, and (3) a conference, during which the model was subjected to intense examination. This volume is the summary report and includes a brief historical background of the problems and application of forecasting techinques and models, a description of the problems of relating forecasting trends to the educational process, an outline of the concept and rationale for the suggested forecasting model, and a summary of the organization, function, and interaction of each component of the suggested model. (CH)
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Sponsor: Educational Resources Agency, Sacramento, CA.
Authoring Institution: Tadlock Associates, Los Altos, CA.