ERIC Number: ED143843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Development and Implementation of a Management and Information System for Long-Range Planning of Vocational Education Programs at the Local Level. Final Report.
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Proaction Inst.
The final summary of the progress, accomplishments, findings, and recommendations of a project to develop and implement a management information system for long-range planning of vocational education at the local level is presented in this report. Goals and purposes of the original proposal are stated and their development traced in research, work tasks, and staff organization. Procedures for developing and testing planning models are outlined, and major activities and events summarized, as are major findings and recommendations. The bulk of the report presents a description of publications and outputs of the project, and directs the reader to these publications for more detailed presentations. These publications include "A Policy Information System for Vocational Education," the computer planning model for vocational education, a monograph on the various systems involved in planning for vocational education, an annotated bibliography, a report presenting the need for a doctoral degree program with an emphasis in educational planning, a report on the implementation of the policy information system in several test cities, and a data element dictionary for vocational education. (BL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Proaction Inst.
Note: For related documents see CE 012 421-430