ERIC Number: ED086829
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-May-12
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New Dimensions in Career Education: Annual Conference on Career Education and Career Counseling (2nd, Blacksburg, Va., May 11-12, 1973). Proceedings.
Hohenshil, Thomas H., Ed.
Teachers, counselors, administrators, and university personnel from five States participated in the conference whose purpose was to analyze their changing roles in emerging career education programs. Special emphasis was placed on Virginia's rapidly developing programs of career education. Norman Gysbers spoke on "Critical Issues in Career Education," reviewing key opinions concerning purposes and conceptualizations of career education. Byrl Shoemaker's paper, "Rationale for Career Education," focused on the skill, technological knowledge, educational background, work habits, and attitudes essential to the nation's growth rate, and described a career continuum differentiated by grade level used in Ohio. Deal L. Hummel spoke on "Work and the Changing Attitudes of Students and Parents." Career development, he syas, reinforces positive youth attitudes in helping develop personal identity and self respect. Group discussions were summarized by Tom Hohenshil. "Life Career Development: The Basis for Developmental Guidance," by Norman Gysbers, described the concept of integration of roles, settings, and events over a total life span used for improving and extending comprehensive, developmental guidance programs. The remainder of the proceedings consisted of reports on career education projects in Virginia. The conference program and participants are listed. (MS)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Comprehensive Guidance, Conferences, Meetings, School Counseling, Work Attitudes
Public Information and Publications, State Department of Education, Richmond, Virginia 23216 (CP-1, Single copies $3.00)
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Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational Education.; Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia