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ERIC Number: ED134681
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Third Progress and Information Report of the Vocational-Technical Education Consortium of States.
Lee, Connie W.; And Others
This description of major activities and accomplishments of the Vocational-Technical Education Consortium of the States (V-TECS) since the second progress report of May, 1975, is designed to provide the reader with a basic understanding of the processes and procedures used by the consortium in achieving its major goal: The production of catalogs of performance objectives, criterion-referenced measures, performance guides, and associated tool and equipment lists to serve as a basis for performance-based vocational-technical curriculum development. The report is divided into two sections: (1) The main part or narrative report and (2) a series of appendixes for those readers who want more detail on certain aspects of V-TECS. The narrative section includes six parts: (1) Introduction, (2) Organizational Structure (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; Commission on Occupational Education Institutions; and V-TECS Board of Directors, Central Staff, and Technical Coordinators), (3) Methods and Procedures (the V-TECS model, training of State technical personnel, committee structure of the board of directors, and project survey results), (4) Project Status and Dissemination/Diffusion Planning (project completion schedule, V-TECS computerized data banks, and State diffusion strategies), (5) Research Projects (results of project grant for computer systems development, feasibility study of applicability of V-TECS materials to handicapped learners, and project conference/symposium; proposals pending by V-TECS to USOE; and application of delphi technique for V-TECS long-range planning), and (6) Information for Membership in V-TECS (period of membership and process). The appendixes include Bylaws of V-TECS; Board of Directors, Alternates, and Technical Coordinators of V-TECS, and State Directors of Vocational Education in Member States; V-TECS Staff Resumes; Members of the Committees of the V-TECS Board of Directors and the Technical Coordinators Task Force; and Analysis of D.O.T. Job Titles by Project, July, 1976. (HD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Atlanta, GA. Commission on Occupational Education Institutions.