ERIC Number: ED057015
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Youth and Careers in Education.
National Center for Information on Careers in Education, Washington, DC.
This is a report on the findings of a qualitative attitude study intended as the first step in the development of programs to inform young people about career possibilities in education. It is divided into four parts and seven appendixes. Part 1 gives the summary and highlights of the major findings and conclusions. Part 2 gives, primarily in tabular form, the quantitative findings of the study based on the results of the self-administered questionnaire. Part 3 gives a qualitative analysis of the findings by relating the quantitative data to the explanations of why the students felt as they did, based on the reasons they gave in personal depth interviews. Part 4 offers a professional analysis of the underlying attitudes of the students, based on all the data and analytical resources available, Appendix A looks at key research relating to youth, education and careers carried out during the past 20 years. The other appendixes provide a more detailed description of the project's design, rationale, and methodology; a look at the sample, the survey instruments used in carrying out the project, supplementary statistical tables, a list of references and source materials; and brief biographical information about the principal persons who comprised the research team. (MBM)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Opportunities, Career Planning, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research
National Center for Information on Careers in Education, 1607 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009 (single copy free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational Personnel Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Information on Careers in Education, Washington, DC.