ERIC Number: ED142724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Dialogue. Career Education Mini-Conferences for Postsecondary Practitioners. Final Report.
Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.
Reports of 10 career education miniconferences for postsecondary practitioners are contained in this document. (Conference objectives included bringing together individuals active in implementing career education at the postsecondary level, collecting examples of successful practice, identifying practical problems in implementing career education, and transmitting applicable knowledge to others in the field.) The miniconferences described involved practitioners from community and junior colleges, nonpublic colleges and universities, teacher education institutions (two conferences), armed forces, adult/recurrent/continuing education, postsecondary vocational-technical institutions, State colleges and State universities (two conferences), and community education. Each miniconference is described in terms of postsecondary area, participants, issues raised by participants, and discussion of issues in dialogue form. Conclusions reached concerning the following overall major issues are also discussed: Defining career education for the postsecondary institution, implementing career education--approaches and/or the faculty role, faculty resistance to career education--incentives and training needed, and community resources--implications for career education. A roster of conference participants is included, along with profiles of their respective projects/programs. The profiles comprise a major portion of this document (100 pages). Each profile includes the address and contact person, purpose, description of the program, unique features, and background information. (TA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Armed Forces, Career Education, Change Strategies, Colleges, Community Education, Conference Reports, Conferences, Definitions, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Problems, Participant Characteristics, Participation, Postsecondary Education, Private Colleges, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Improvement, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Universities, Vocational Education, Workshops
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($4.25)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Career Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.