ERIC Number: ED121987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-10
Reference Count: N/A
Research and Information on Employment and Training: Local, State and Federal Communications, Results and Utilization. Proceedings of a symposium (Hershey, Pennsylvania, June 9-10, 1975).
Franchak, Stephen J., Ed.
The document contains the proceedings of a conference on manpower research at the Federal, State, and local levels. Two papers from the opening general session focus on the interrelationship of economic, demographic, and educational changes based on its effects on occupational education. J. C. Pettinger's keynote speech presented issues regarding the relationship between education and work and S. L. Wolfbein provided the conference orientation. Three concurrent group sessions focused on: (1) labor market data and methodology--three papers providing an overview of Bureau of Labor Statistics programs (M. H. Levine, J. S. Cangialosi, N. H. Rosenthal), (2) manpower research and information for vocational education less than Baccalaureate degree--three papers on the needs of individuals and agencies responsible for occupational education and training, (K. A. Tabler, M. J. Pilot, G. C. Boerrigter), and (3) manpower research and information for higher education: vocational and professional--four papers on the use of occupational supply/demand data as a critical variable for determining program offerings in higher education (G. E. Brehman, Jr., J. G. Kessler, W. E. Taombs, R. D. Newton, H. G. Richard). J. L. Norwood's keynote speech discussed occupational projections for the 1980's. two concluding papers discussed women in the world of work and summarized the symposium proceedings (M. N. Hilton, S. L. Wolfbein). Conference participants are listed. (Author/EC)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Data Analysis, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Employed Women, Employment Patterns, Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Labor Supply, Longitudinal Studies, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Research Methodology, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Board of Education, Harrisburg.