ERIC Number: ED369903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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The History of the American Vocational Education Research Association. The First 25 Years.
McCracken, J. David; And Others
This book records the history of the American Vocational Education Research Association (AVERA), which was organized in 1966 as a professional association for scholars and others with research interests in the relationship between education and work. The purposes of AVERA are as follows: stimulate research and development (R&D) activities related to vocational education (VE), stimulate the development of training programs designed to prepare persons for responsibilities in research in VE, foster cooperative effort in R&D activities within the total program of VE, and facilitate the dissemination of research findings and the diffusion of knowledge. The book includes the following: statement of AVERA's benefits to members and purposes, information on the founding of AVERA; year-by-year lists of milestones in AVERA's development and major social, economic, and political events in the United States and AVERA issues of focus, activities/accomplishments, and relationships with other organizations for each year; AVERA's prospects for the future; lists of past AVERA officers, AVERA membership figures by year, past editors of the "Beacon" and the "Journal of Vocational Education Research"; and the AVERA constitution. (MN)
Publication Type: Historical Materials
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Authoring Institution: American Vocational Education Research Association.