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Development of Vocational Guidance and Placement Personnel for Metropolitan Areas, Volume XI. Final Report [microform] / Gordon G. McMahon
Bib ID 5224043
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
McMahon, Gordon G
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1971 
224 p. 
Summary

This publication reports the activities of an institute for in-service training of professional persons responsible for vocational-technical education in eastern metrololitan areas. Three related problem areas were seen as reasons for the development and focus of this institute. These included: (1) lack of guidance counselor involvement in the placement of vocationally oriented students; (2) lack of counselor interest and expertise in working with the hard-core unemployed in a school setting; and (3) the need to develop new and innovative models for in-service training of counselors in both of the above areas. The objectives of the institute were to acquaint guidance personnel with: (1) the requirements of entry level jobs; (2) the great variety of job skills provided by vocational programs; (3) the necessity for being conversant with the real needs of modern industry, business and agriculture; and (4) the need to build in youth a respect for jobs not requiring a college education. The institute participants were provided with the opportunity to: (1) hear experts in the fields of placement; (2) visit the Technical High School in Syracuse, New York, to talk with students, teachers and administrators; and (3) spend time in workshops devoted to discussing vocational counseling models. (Author/RK)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.

Sponsoring Agency: Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Div. of Vocational Education.

Contract Number: OEG-0-9-480535-4435(725).

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Career Planning.  |  Counseling.  |  Guidance Programs.  |  Inservice Education.  |  Institutes (Training Programs)  |  Labor Utilization.  |  Placement.  |  Technical Education.  |  Technical Occupations.  |  Vocational Education.
Other authors/contributors State Univ. of New York, Oswego. Coll. at Oswego
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