ERIC Number: ED112114
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Improving Vocational Curricula in Local Education Agencies. Leadership Training Series No. 42.
Koble, Daniel E., Jr., Ed; Bumstead, James G., Ed.
The 1974 seminar for State directors of vocational education focused on improvement of vocational curricula at the local education agency level. One hundred fifteen persons, representing 43 State vocational units, one territory, and Washington, D.C., attended the seminar. Sepcial emphasis was given to processes and innovative concepts relating to professional development and self-improvement of State directors of vocational education and key members of their staffs. Guidelines and information papers were presented to explain and define methods that can be utilized by State vocational education personnel in discharging responsibilities in the field of curriculum development. The seminar covered the following areas: vocational education programs for persons with special needs (three papers); State level programs to facilitate the dissemination and implementation of new curriculum ideas (three papers); State level management information systems for curriculum improvement (three papers); curriculum changes and improvement in local education agencies (two papers); mechanisms and approaches to curriculum development (two papers); need for curriculum for State personnel development supervisors (one paper); and implementing career education programs (three papers). The full texts of all papers are included in the document. The seminar agenda and a program participant list are appended. (Author/EC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: Papers presented at the Annual National Leadership Development Seminar for State Directors of Vocational Education (7th, Columbus, Ohio, September 24-26, 1974)