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ERIC Number: ED217164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Readability Analyses of Selected Vocational Texts. Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education. Technical Report.
Dunn, James A.; And Others
This report provides vocational teachers with readability information for selected vocational texts. Selected texts are categorized and appear in charts according to 21 vocational programs: accounting, air conditioning and refrigeration, automotive shop (automotive body and fender repair, automotive mechanics), aviation shop, business, carpentry, cosmetology, data processor-computer operator, design-drafting-engineering, electronics, farm management--mechanics and production, fashion design, food science, graphic arts, health care (practical nursing--dental assistant, medical assistant), heating and plumbing, machine shop (machinists, metallurgy, tools), secretarial science--stenographer and related occupations, sheet metal, typing and related occupations, and welding. The mean reading level (in terms of grade level), of each text are given based upon these readability formulas: Flesch, Forecast, Dale-Chall, Fry, and Raygor. Other information provided for each includes title, author, year, publisher, and source of information. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accounting, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Air Conditioning, Allied Health Occupations Education, Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics, Aviation Mechanics, Business Education, Carpentry, Cosmetology, Data Processing, Dental Assistants, Design, Difficulty Level, Drafting, Electronics, Engineering, Farm Management, Heating, Machinists, Medical Assistants, Occupational Home Economics, Office Occupations Education, Plumbing, Programing, Readability, Refrigeration, Secondary Education, Secretaries, Sheet Metal Work, Textbook Evaluation, Trade and Industrial Education, Typewriting, Vocational Education, Welding
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Ithaca. Cornell Inst. for Occupational Education.