ERIC Number: ED227357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation, Inquiry and Local Planning in Federal Vocational Legislation. Occasional Paper No. 1.
Moss, Jerome, Jr.; Copa, George H.
This occasional paper consists of three essays devoted to evaluation, inquiry, and local planning in federal vocational legislation. In their paper entitled "Evaluation and Accountability in Federal Vocational Legislation," Jerome Moss, Jr. and George H. Copa propose a rationale and a set of recommendations for federal legislation dealing with evaluation and accountability in vocational education. The second paper, "Inquiry as a Means of Reform and Renewal in Vocational Education," by Jerome Moss, Jr., examines the need for inquiry; outlines some guidelines for federal investment in inquiry; and proposes a series of legislative recommendations pertaining to authorization, inquiry for reform, and inquiry for renewal. In his essay entitled "Local Planning in Federal Vocational Legislation," George H. Copa discusses the following topics: the nature of planning, local planning decisions in vocational education, the context for local planning in vocational education, the mission of and performance requirements for vocational education, time horizons and factors to consider in planning vocational education, and implications for local planning recommendations in federal vocational legislation. (MN)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Legislation, Educational Planning, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Government Role, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, School Districts, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A