ERIC Number: ED069893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Reflections: Researchers Conference in Vocational-Technical Education (October 29, 1971).
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
This document contains highlights from a 1-day conference designed to foster research in vocational-technical education and related fields. The following major presentations served to stimulate the attainment of the conference's objective: (1) "The Redirection of Educational Research in Vocational-Technical Education" by D. Bob Gowin, which recommends a change in current research procedures so that researchers select phenomena to study that pass as educational phenomena, (2) "Research Priorities in Vocational-Technical Education" by John K. Coster, which discusses six research priorities, including evaluation, the decision-making process, and articulation, (3) "Research in Vocational-Technical Education: Economic Implications" by Jacob J. Kaufman, which stresses the need to apply economic principles to education, and (4) "Research Dimensions in the Career Education Model" by Cornelius Butler, which discusses three of the four career education models, including the school-based, employer-based, and home-community based models. (SB)
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Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.