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ERIC Number: ED192049
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Pages: 75
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Institute for Research and Development in Occupational Education. Fiscal Year 1980. Annual Report #9.
Cohen, Lee
Activities and programs of the Institute for Research and Development in Occupational Education (IRDOE) are reviewed in this annual report for fiscal year 1980. The report describe twenty-three contract projects, an increase from nine the preceding year. Three projects related to handicapped populations, two projects involved staff development and counselor training to promote better service to handicapped youth, and a third involved both staff and handicapped student training in interpersonal skills development. Eight projects concerned sex equity, sex-role stereotyping, and women in the work force. The remaining nine covered cooperative education, futuring health occupations education, characteristics of incoming community college students, systems development for information needs, and special staff development activity in consumer homemaking. The report notes that the IRDOE's second sex equity film, "A Man's Place," received very good reviews, and their inservice teacher training program, "Responding to the Vocational and Career Needs of Urban Youth," was named a project of national significance by the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped. The report also describes the IRDOE's in-house projects, including a demonstration of their pioneering "communicasting" program in action. Appendixes contain letters, conference notices, and meeting agendas. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Occupational and Continuing Education.
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Inst. for Research and Development in Occupational Education.
Identifiers - Location: New York