ERIC Number: ED038616
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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The Frontier of Action; New Careers for the Poor. A Viable Concept.
Falk, R. F.; And Others
This research report is concerned with paraprofessional training, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for poverty adults. The following questions represent the objectives and purposes of the research effort: enrollees' mobility orientations, and how these orientations have changed; how the role sets of enrollees influence their effectiveness in social service agencies; the extent to which enrollees change their self conceptions; job interests and satisfactions of careerists; the effect of higher education on poverty adults; and differences between enrollees who drop out and stay in the program. Applied interpretations and implications of the research are presented in this report. (The document includes one chapter bibliography and 94 tables.) (Author/LY)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Dropouts, Agencies, Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Bibliographies, Cost Effectiveness, Disadvantaged, Higher Education, Human Services, Job Satisfaction, Labor Utilization, Motivation, Paraprofessional Personnel, Persistence, Program Evaluation, Simulation, Task Performance, Training
Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (PB-188-637, MF $0.65, HC $3.00)
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Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis.