ERIC Number: ED074220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Essays on Career Education.
McClure, Larry, Ed.; Buan, Carolyn, Ed.
This volume contains reactions to the career education concept as proposed by the U.S. Office of Education from a panel of 23 educators, practitioners, businessmen, and students representing such disciplines as anthropology, law, political science, sociology, mathematics, vocational education, psychology, philosophy, and counseling. The Foreword is written by Sidney P. Marland, Jr. Section 1, Laying a Foundation, contains essays dealing with cultural aspects of career education, philosophy, improvement of guidance services, and provision of career education opportunities for women. Section 2, Building a Framework, contains essays concerned with who shall teach career education, career development, dropout prevention, curriculum development, manpower programs, and the role of community and four-year colleges. Section 3, Satisfying the Consumers' Needs, contains essays dealing with problems faced by high school graduates, the commitment of education to society, career education needs of black students, utilizing community resources, and designing career education programs to meet the needs of consumers. Section 4, Redesigning the System, includes essays concerned with pathologies of work, need for competency-based credentialism, accountability and humanism, eliminating barriers separating vocational education from academic subjects, and research needs. (SB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Career Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Educational Philosophy, Educational Responsibility, Essays, Foundations of Education, Labor Force Development, Program Development, Research Needs, School Role, Student Needs, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (S/N 1780-01147, $2.10)
Publication Type: N/A
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Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.