ERIC Number: ED052364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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The State of Accreditation and Evaluation of Postsecondary Occupational Education in the United States.
Ward, Charles F.
Designed to provide an input to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Committee on Occupational Education, this study took on national significance and is the first comprehensive study of accreditation for occupational education. This study outlines the development, organization, and procedures of the regional specialized, and governmental accrediting agencies in the United States. The arguments for and against separate accreditation of occupational education are discussed. Because of the rapid growth of occupational education, problems still exist in judging its effectiveness. In addition to a review of literature, procedures included letters soliciting information, personal interviews, and the use of questionnaires. Suggestions for future action on the part of accrediting agencies are included. (Author/GEB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Center for Occupational Education.