ERIC Number: ED042916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Research Visibility: Manpower Development, Vo-Ed for the Disadvantaged.
Brandon, George L., Ed.
American Vocational Journal, v43 n6 pp41-56 Sep 1970
The 16 research reviews which pertain to vocational education for the disadvantaged are organized under these topics: (1) Manpower Development, which reviews manpower forecasting, employer policies and practices, and training in selected apprenticeable trades, (2) Training the Disadvantaged, which discusses the effect of prevocational training and family service counseling, motivating trainees, adapting military instruction for those with low mental ability, work adjustment of hardcore unemployed, employment opportunities provided by municipal governments, industry hiring requirements, and effectiveness of a comprehensive manpower project, and (3) Training Disadvantaged Youth, which includes a review of the Neighborhood Youth Corps and its benefits, a teacher education seminar, and problems in transition from school to work. "Plain Talk," a continuing column by the editor, discusses the future of the "Research Visibility" series, G.I. research, and womanpower. An additional 18 studies and ordering information are included in the bibliography. (SB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Inc., Washington, DC.