ERIC Number: ED084407
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-May
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education. Condensed Final Task Report.
Battelle Memorial Inst., Columbus, OH. Columbus Labs.
The purposes of the research reported were (1) to determine future needs in Ohio for vocational education and (2) to develop useful planning information related to vocational education. The first section, Paradoxes in the Educational System, provides the reader with an understanding of the complexity involved in developing useful planning information. The second section is a description of vocational education and related legislation in Ohio. The third presents the options open to a high school graduate, emphasizing the importance of early decision making. The fourth section outlines some of the principal concerns related to the improvement of vocational education curricula. Section five addresses the need for keeping vocational programs in line with realistic employment expectations. The final section presents conclusions and recommendations for curriculum development and evaluation, guidance and counseling, staff education and training, job placement, communication with the public, institutional organization, and system considerations. (MS)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Employment Opportunities, Labor Needs, Legislation, State Surveys, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Ohio Department of Education, Division of Research, Planning, and Development, Columbus, OH 43215
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Authoring Institution: Battelle Memorial Inst., Columbus, OH. Columbus Labs.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio