ERIC Number: ED036628
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Report of Activities of the National Planning and Development Committee in Connection with National Conference on Trade and Industrial Education (Kansas City, Mo., May 14-16, 1968).
Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
This report of the National Conference on Trade and Industrial Education includes nine committee reports on the topics which are of greatest importance to state supervisors, teacher educators and others. The topics are: (1) improved teacher education programs to meet the growth needs, (2) a program of research to meet the needs in an expanding economy, (3) specifications of a top quality program and how to meet them, (4) measuring the effectiveness of programs, (5) the challenge of the program to persons with special needs, (6) current and projected curriculum needs of the program, (7) a new dimension and responsibility of every trade and industrial educator for Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, (8) keeping programs current with trade practices and the requirements of industry, and (9) expanding trade and industrial education services through cooperative training programs. A conference agenda, suggested guidelines for the committee action, and a suggested plan of action on the committee reports are appended. (GR)
Descriptors: Clubs, Conference Reports, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Problems, Educational Quality, National Organizations, Program Evaluation, Research Needs, Teacher Education, Trade and Industrial Education
Vocational Instructional Materials Laboratory, Department of Vocational-Technical Education, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.