ERIC Number: ED174766
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Curriculum Development Needs for Vocational Education: New and Changing Occupational Areas.
Forgione, Pascal D., Jr.; Kopp, A. Lee
This report describes a study conducted to develop and provide information that would assist national vocational education planners and policy makers in selecting national priorities for curriculum development in specific occupational areas that are changing or are new. Chapter 1 describes the problem and discusses three difficulties in determining the needs for curriculum development. Chapter 2 presents the objectives of identifying the needs for curriculum development in new and changing occupational areas, and it details the three procedures used to meet these objectives. Chapter 3 reports the findings on the occupational area of long term health care, including an anlaysis of factors influencing the economic growth of occupations in the area and detailed reports on five specific occupations. Chapter 4 reports the findings from the ongoing investigations of three other occupational areas (allied health, energy, and occupational health and safety), including an analysis of economic influences and reports on five additional occupations. Chapter 5 provides a general summary for the report. (JH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.