ERIC Number: ED098432
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Vocational Education: Characteristics of Students and Staff, 1972.
Osso, Nicholas A.
The publication, based on a 1972-73 survey of vocational education students and staff, seeks to answer such questions as who takes vocational training through public secondary schools, what motivates election of these career-related programs, and what courses are studied? The introduction summarizes the study and the remaining six chapters tabulate and discuss the survey data regarding vocational education students in secondary, post-secondary, and adult level classes; teachers of vocational education in secondary school systems; vocational education classes; classes with handicapped and disadvantaged enrollees; and trends. The major part of the document contains three appendixes: Basic Data Tables (137 pages), presenting estimated national totals and data on enrollment in vocational education classes, vocational education teachers, and vocational education classes in 190 tables; Survey methodology (15 pages), describing the sample frame, design, and other factors of the survey; and Survey Forms (11 pages), providing samples of the questionnaires used in the survey. (NH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Class Size, Disabilities, Educationally Disadvantaged, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Questionnaires, Research Methodology, Secondary Education, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Teacher Characteristics, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 1780-01322 $2.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Westat Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.