ERIC Number: ED216095
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Promotion of Collaborative Studies among RCUs. A Continued Chronology of Activities through 1981.
Singer, Norman M.
This report chronicles the continuing joint efforts of several state research coordinating units (RCUs) and the National Center for Research in Vocational Education between July 24, 1979, and February 1, 1982, to develop multi-state, multi-year programs of study. These activities are summarized: general planning of the collaborative studies; preparing for RCU involvement; developing coordinated plans for each program area; sharing coordinated plans with the RCUs; further planning in one of the study areas (vocational education effectiveness); communicating progress and monitoring status; release of request for proposal; continued planning during the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the National Research Coordinating Unit Association; Telephone Conference on September 22, 1981; related developments during the fall 1981 meeting of the Southwide Research Coordinating Council; and reviews by mail and telephone conference of instruments for use in vocational education effectiveness study. Appendixes, amounting to over one-half of the report, include synopsis of three priority problems selected at general planning meeting (youth unemployment: education/work connection, validating vocational education effectiveness and assuring relevance of vocational programs, and vocational education accessibility to adults), correspondence, agendas, and requests for proposal for developing a model to measure secondary vocational education programs in Oregon. (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Vocational Education, Agency Cooperation, Coordination, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational Research, Institutional Cooperation, Program Effectiveness, Relevance (Education), Research Coordinating Units, Research Projects, Secondary Education, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Youth Employment
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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.