ERIC Number: ED060191
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Apr
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Administrative Coordination of Vocational Education in Metropolitan Areas, Western Region. Final Report, Institute III.
Sylvester, Ralph K.; Weagraff, Patrick J.
Designed as one of 10 institutes for the inservice training of professional personnel responsible for vocational-technical education in western metropolitan areas, the major focus of this institute was to promote optimal opportunities to develop awareness of the value of coordination in expanding the potential of vocational educatio in metropolitan areas. A total of 92 vocational education administrators from 17 western states participated in formal lectures, discussion groups, and reaction and question panels during the 1-week institute. An assessment of the institute by three evaluative measures revealed that most of the participants were satisfied that the institute met their objectives and helped further their professional growth. Comparisons of responses on a pretest and followup 9 months later indicated no change, or very little change, in group responses, suggesting that the institute did little to change opinions on vocational education or general beliefs on selected topics. However, the followup revealed that 26 percent of the participants did change their work in such a way as to constitute a significant influence on the administrative coordination of vocational education. (SB)
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Div. of Vocational Education.