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ERIC Number: ED138815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
The Future of Vocational Education. A Report on the National Bicentennial Conference on Vocational Education (Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 10-13, 1976).
Pautler, Albert J., Jr., Ed.
Proceedings are presented from a conference of over 1,000 people, the purposes of which were (1) to look at the future of vocational education, (2) to examine the influences which make an impact on present and future vocational education decision and policymakers, and (3) to arrive at a suggested national policy for vocational education. Sections 1 and 2 are conference opening remarks and the keynote address, "Education for Work--A National Imperative," by Congressman Albert H. Quie. Section 3 consists of abstracts of six major addresses: Education for What? The Place of Skill Acquisition; Vocational Education Policy; The Future of Vocational Education; The Future of Vocational Education: A Youth Perspective; and The Future of Vocational Education: A Student Perspective. Abstracts of 15 forum presentations constitute section 4: An Economist's Message; Labor and Vocational Education; International Issues; Competence Based Education; Sociological Dimensions and Considerations; Demographic and Employment Perspective; Meeting the Needs of the Handicapped; Guidance and Counseling; Delivery Systems of the Future; Meeting the Future Vocational Needs of Native Americans; Managing Technological and Organizational Change; Future Vocational Education Delivery Systems; Future Political Impact; What Should Be Taught in the Future; and The Future Participations of Minorities and Women. The final two sections are a five-page conference summary statement and a statement on the future of vocational education by Albert J. Pautler. (LAS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States