ERIC Number: ED120385
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Decisions Ahead for Vocational-Technical Education. 1975 Conference Proceedings.
Porreca, Anthony G., Ed.; And Others
The 17 presentations of the second Decisions Ahead Conference reflect the contributions of several persons who are representatives of important contemporary vocational and career education issues. The topics on which the conference was planned represent significant views of researchers, conceptualizers, and practitioners which can assist in the assessment of alternatives available for the advancement of vocational and career education. Presentations dealt with: an integrated approach to professional personnel development, mainstreaming, the decision maker of the future, career development (a psychological perspective of the theory and practices in higher education and in middle/junior high schools), practices in the elementary career SPAN (Start Planning Ahead Now) awareness program, career education for adults, youth organizations, Federal involvement, future decisions for vocational-technical education (as viewed by a teacher educator, a local director of vacational education, and a State director), job placement and followup, prevocational programs, and competency-based programs. Appended are the conference program, a list of University of Tennessee (Knoxville) vocational-technical education faculty and graduate students, and a list of conference speakers and participants. (Author/MS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Development, Career Education, Conference Reports, Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Futures (of Society), Heterogeneous Grouping, Higher Education, Mainstreaming, Personnel Needs, Professional Personnel, Student Organizations, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Dept. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Note: Proceedings from a conference (Knoxville, Tennessee, April 13-15, 1975); For 1974 proceedings, see CE 006 606