ERIC Number: ED158928
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Needs Projection and Rural Development: A Bibliography. SRDC Bibliography Series No. 7.
Wheelock, Gerald C., Comp.; Sapra, Pushpa B., Comp.
Derived from ERIC and Dissertation Abstracts International (DAI) files, this bibliography is in three sections. Extensively indexed, it contains 739 citations of work published between 1965-75. "Community Involvement and Rural Education Planning" (ERIC) yields 109 citations on a community based approach to educational planning and development in rural areas. Major subject areas are curriculum improvement, discrimination, financial problems, leadership qualification and structure, school-community relationship, teachers' qualifications, bibliographies, handbooks, and synthesis of research. "Methodologies for Determining Educational Needs" (DAI) lists 80 dissertations utilizing or exploring application of educational needs projection methodologies. Sixty-five theses are based on some variation of "opinion surveys", 35 of which utilize the Delphi procedure. Fifteen papers rely on "statistical models.""Dissertations on Public School Topics in the South," composed of 550 titles, provides perspective on the relative emphasis placed on needs projection in education research. Major subject areas include such topics as the administration, fiscal policy, teachers, curriculum, etc., of public schools, vocational technical schools, community colleges and continuing education programs. (DS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bibliographies, Community Involvement, Cooperative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Administration, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Financial Problems, Government Role, Indexes, Leadership Qualities, Models, Rural Development, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, School Desegregation, Student Attitudes, Surveys, Teacher Qualifications, Vocational Education
Southern Rural Development Center, Box 5406, Mississippi State, MS 39762 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rural Development Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southern Rural Development Center, State College, MS.