ERIC Number: ED145087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Challenges of the Future in Postsecondary Occupational Education. Fourth Conference on New Horizons in Community College Occupational-Technical Education (4th, Blacksburg, Virginia, October 31, November 1-2, 1976).
Hoerner, James L., Ed.
Approximately 135 instructors, counselors, division directors, deans, presidents, university personnel, and graduate students from ten states participated in a fourth annual conference on New Horizons in Community College Occupational-Technical Education reported in this document. The general purpose of the conference was to examine current views and issues regarding occupational-technical programs with special emphasis on community colleges and postsecondary technical institutes. Four formal addresses were given by speakers selected for their expertise in their respective fields and for their research and leadership in professional organizations. These presentations are included in this report and are as follows: "New Directions for Postsecondary Education" by Ervin L. Harlacher; "A Humanistic Model of Educational Management for Postsecondary Education--Project USHER" by William D. Hitt; "Staffing for the Instructional Revolution" by Lou Bender; and "Where Do We Go from Here" by Joseph P. Cosand. Also included are the questions and answers exchanged in discussion groups. (BM)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Community Colleges, Conference Reports, Demonstration Programs, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Postsecondary Education, Speeches, Staff Development, Teachers, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Technological Advancement, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Blacksburg.; Virginia State Dept. of Community Colleges, Richmond.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Dept. of Education.