ERIC Number: ED114463
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Master Planning for Postsecondary Education in Utah. Vocational-Technical Education TAsk Force Report and Recommendations.
Utah State Board of Higher Education, Salt Lake City.
Representing the first Utah postsecondary vocational master plan, the report focuses on: (1) program flexibility, (2) designing new delivery systems, (3) provision of adequate facilities, and (4) securing financial support to meet changing student, State, and industrial needs. Following an introductory section, Section 2 summarizes the status of Utah students in regard to abilities, student college choices, programing scope, State manpower needs, and postsecondary enrollment patterns. Section 3 reviews the general governance of vocational-technical education in regard to curriculum, programs, and role assignments throughout the State. Section 4 further clarifies curriculum and roles as related to State manpower demands, program costs, program viability, Office of Education code designations, and manpower findings. Section 5 is directed toward vocational-technical faculty in higher education and discusses institutional and faculty flexibility, upgrading of faculty competencies, and articulation. The concluding section reviews enrollment and financial trends, funding for new programs, skills centers, new facilities planned, and energy and other resource development. Recommendations are stated for each section with target dates for the implementation of individual recommendations. Appendixes include lists of less than baccalaureate degree vocational-technical programs and program groupings according to Office of Education code designations. (EA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Board of Higher Education, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers - Location: Utah