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ERIC Number: ED099537
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Sep-31
Pages: 121
Abstractor: N/A
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Vocational Programs for Disadvantaged in Illinois; A Statewide Assessment of Secondary and Post-Secondary Programs for Disadvantaged, 1972/73.
Weisman, Lawrence
The programs cited in the report are presented as elements of a total system of services to help the disadvantaged student complete vocational education programs. The report opens with summary findings and recommendations for Chapters 2-7. Chapter 1 provides information on the scope of the report, development of a multivariable model, a discussion of policies, the procedures used in the study, and limitations of the study. Chapter 2 considers general and specific characteristics of disadvantaged students. Chapter 3 presents information on policies, objectives, structure, and other factors of management and organization, citing specific schools. Curriculum strategies in general, and exemplary strategies employed by specific schools, are cited in Chapter 4. Chapter 5 reviews how various educational elements--recruitment, counseling, testing, admission, and staff orientation--can be interrelated into a unified system, providing information to administrators about current methods being utilized by other institutions. Chapter 6 presents information on personal services. Evaluation and followup studies are described in Chapter 7. Eight appendixes are devoted to a multivariable model, the questionnaire, results of the survey by institutional type, an interview guide, sample policy statements, the institutions visited, and demographic data on high schools and other agencies. (NH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Vocational Education and Rehabilitation, Springfield. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale. Dept. of Occupational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois