ERIC Number: ED208228
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Improving Vocational Education Programs in Historically and Predominately Black Colleges and Universities. Conference Proceedings (Columbus, Ohio, September 9-12, 1980).
Page, Dessie, Comp.; Rigsby, Cindy, Comp.
This report of conference proceedings provides information and observations concerning the improvement of vocational education delivery systems within Black colleges and universities. The conference was held at the National Center for Research in Vocational Education for the purpose of discussing relevant information and techniques on the topic of funding, grantsmanship, and research; sharing information on a competency-based approach to staff development; identifying strategies on how to secure and disseminate information; improving public images in vocational/technical education delivery systems; highlighting issues related to recruitment, admissions, and retention of staff and students; suggesting roles for systems in the delivery of programs and services; improving working relationships; and developing action plans. Papers are grouped under the following titles: Funding/Grantsmanship/Research, Personnel Development, Dissemination of Information, Recruitment/Admission/Remediation/Retention, Communication and Articulation, Counseling, and Institutional Role and Scope. Appended materials include lists of Black College and University Consortium Executive Committee members, workshop participants, consultants and staff; the conference agenda; and a seven-page compilation of participant reactions and recommendations on each of the conference topics. (BPB)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Black Institutions, Career Counseling, Educational Strategies, Financial Support, Grantsmanship, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Program Development, Program Improvement, Proposal Writing, Public Opinion, Recruitment, School Holding Power, Staff Development, Staff Role, Student Recruitment, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For a related document see ED 200 798.