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Rehabilitation Research Foundation, Elmore, AL. Draper Correctional Center. – 1965
MATERIALS RELATING TO VARIOUS ASPECTS OF THE CENTER'S VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR YOUNG INMATES ARE PRESENTED TO SHOW A DEVELOPMENTAL PICTURE OF THE PROGRAM. OF 650 INMATES, 372 APPLIED FOR TRAINING, 50-60 WERE REFERRED TO ACADEMIC SCHOOL, 120 WERE SERVED, 109 GRADUATED, 50 WERE EMPLOYED, 59 WERE AWAITING PAROLE, AND 120 WERE AWAITING…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Demonstration Programs, Experimental Programs, Material Development
MCKEE, JOHN M.; AND OTHERS – 1967
DISSEMINATION OF PROGRAM FINDINGS TO THE CORRECTIONAL FIELD IS A KEY OBJECTIVE OF THE CURRENT PHASE OF THE EXPERIMENTAL-DEMONSTRATION PROJECT FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING OF INMATES AT DRAPER CORRECTIONAL CENTER. LEADERS IN CORRECTIONS AND MANPOWER TRAINING WILL MEET IN FOUR CONFERENCES, PLANS FOR WHICH ARE OUTLINED IN THIS REPORT. BECAUSE 23 PERCENT…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Correctional Institutions, Counseling Services, Delinquent Rehabilitation
National League for Nursing, New York, NY. Dept. of Practical Nursing Programs. – 1966
"Education for Practical Nursing, 1960," the report of a survey, recommended the development of criteria for program evaluation. Published in 1965, these criteria served as the basis for a questionnaire to collect data on 722 practical nursing programs. Data analyzed in the light of the 1960 survey showed (1) an upward trend in students'…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Admission Criteria, Advisory Committees, Allied Health Occupations Education
Hoerner, Harry J.; Stevenson, William W. – 1968
The purpose of this study was to measure possible effects of post-manpower training counseling of an occupational nature upon certain facets of perception and behavior of 110 subjects from eight selected Oklahoma Manpower Development and Training Act classes held during 1967-68. The effects of the counseling treatment were measured by the…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Career Counseling, Comparative Analysis, Control Groups
Pommerville, Robert – 1968
The Salt Lake City, Utah, Manpower Development and Training Act power sewing program was studied to ascertain its effectiveness in meeting the needs of the area needle craft industry. Specific factors examined were the system of referral of students to the program and qualifications of entry students, the administrative structure of the program,…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Adult Vocational Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Needs
Main, Earl D. – 1966
To learn what effects Manpower Development and Training Act (MDTA) institutional job training courses had on income and employment, a nationwide representative sample of about 1,200 former trainees (784 completers and 413 dropouts) were interviewed early in 1966--over a year after their job training--to learn their opinions of the programs and…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Comparative Analysis, Control Groups, Employer Attitudes
Welker, L. Conrad, Jr.; Ginn, Clyde N. – 1974
The concern of educational and political leaders as to the extent and nature of impact made by Institutional Manpower Development and Training Act (MDTA) programs provided the basis for the study. The research report describes the degree of influence that the MDTA programs had on vocational and technical education in the State of Mississippi…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Labor Force Development, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires
Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. – 1969
Evaluation of the Manpower Development and Training Act (MDTA) programs has been casual and nonconforming, making program improvement difficult. To develop appropriate evaluation techniques, consultants reviewed the objectives and process of MDTA and identified five overlapping and dependent functions, namely administration, counseling,…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Federal Programs
BRAZZIEL, WILLIAM F. – 1964
THE VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION IDENTIFIED AND CONTACTED 314 MEN FOR ENROLLMENT IN RETRAINING PROGRAMS. THESE MEN, AGES 21 TO 65, WERE COMPARED ON THE BASIS OF THEIR ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAMS. THE PROGRAMS WERE (1) A 52-WEEK COURSE IN BRICK MASONRY, AUTOMOBILE MECHANICS, SHEET METAL WORK, ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY, OR…
Descriptors: Age, Attitude Measures, Communication Problems, Educational Attitudes