ERIC Number: ED215148
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
A Recap of the Fourth Nationwide Vocational Education Dissemination Conference. The Proceedings (Columbus, Ohio, November 17-19, 1981).
Singer, Norman M., Comp.; Grieve, Shelley, Comp.
These proceedings summarize the Fourth Nationwide Vocational Education Dissemination Conference that concentrated on the knowledge, tools, techniques, and topical areas needed by disseminators, linkers, and other change agents. Introductory materials are a conference overview, reflections on the conference, and the agenda. Brief summaries follow of 25 workshops, presentations, and demonstrations conducted during the conference. Each single-page summary provides the title, type of activity, presenter(s) and affiliation, one- or two-sentence statement of the activity's general focus, and a more detailed section entitled "Topics Treated and Approach Used." For many activities, the reader is referred for further information to the presenter, a resource organization, or copies of pertinent handouts included in the text. Topics covered include teleconferencing, innovation, Requests for Proposals, curriculum linking, effective advertisements (brochures, fliers, posters), film production, education/business/industry linkages, marketing, resource services, tracking dissemination, information dissemination through the press, attitudes toward change, National Diffusion Network, dissemination for aging populations, using ERIC and the Resource and Referral Service, computer use, cost recovery systems, promotion, transferable skills, resource centers, learning styles, writing product abstracts, and dissemination networks. A list of participants is appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Cognitive Style, Computer Oriented Programs, Diffusion, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Information Dissemination, Marketing, Networks, Publicity, Resource Centers, School Business Relationship, Teleconferencing, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.