ERIC Number: ED075651
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Postsecondary Occupational Education.
American Vocational Association, Inc., Washington, DC.
Post-secondary occupational education was created to meet the developing needs for a new class of worker--the technician, the technologist, the semi-professional working as an assistant to professionals. This publication deals with the importance of post-secondary programs in meeting the manpower demands created by technological advancement. Among the topics discussed are: (1) the need for post-secondary institutions to meet the needs of the people and communities who will use the institutions and to keep pace with rapid changes taking place in regard to the needs and opportunities associated with occupational preparation, (2) the role of post-secondary education in providing the opportunity to continue training or upgrade skills, (3) aspects to consider in developing and implementing effective post-secondary occupational programs, and (4) the need for a more positive, aggressive, and dynamic attitude and approach to post-secondary occupational education. (SB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Programs, Employment Opportunities, Improvement Programs, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Skilled Occupations, Technical Education, Technological Advancement, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
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Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Inc., Washington, DC.