ERIC Number: ED115893
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Sep-14
Reference Count: N/A
Research and Development Project in Career Education. Final Report.
Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Eight Minnesota school districts took part in a Statewide career education program involving approximately 570 teachers and 20,000 students from grades 1-12. Alternative models were explored at each site and included orientation and in-service training for teachers, curriculum/instructional materials development, dissemination, and community involvement. Project implementation was the responsibility of local project directors in each school district, with State staff serving as liaison between the school district, State, and Federal agencies involved. The document includes three sections. (1) Final Report: a 3-page summary, an 11-page presentation of project information (time, goals, objectives, procedures, design, evaluation, conclusions, recommendations), and 30 pages of appended material (a position paper and project site goals, descriptions, and curriculum development). (2) A 68-page third-party review of and recommendations regarding project design, context, management, instruction, information, costs, internal evaluation, documentation, and transportability. Nine tables are included; on-site evaluation questions are appended. (3) A System for Evaluating Career Education in Minnesota, 55 pages, a State agency evaluation of the project discussed in terms of formative and summative evaluation methods, with interpretation of the findings; evaluation related forms and data are appended. A table of contents for the entire document is not provided. (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota