Date of Award

8-1968

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Master of Industrial Education

Abstract

It is an accepted fact that education is dynamic and ever-changing. College administrators in cooperation with their staff and a varied number of other agencies are constantly planning, revising, and reorganizing school programs to cope with the ever-changing philosophies of education. Schools are becoming more and more aware of their responsibilities to youth after they have finished school.

It is believed that the school has a definite responsibility toward former students. Not only until they secure employment, but also until they are successfully located in the type of work most in harmony with their talents and their preparation.

Edgerton in his study states that school can no longer wash its hands of its responsibility to youth after formal school days are over. When the student leaves the school today, he should not be left to shift for himself with whatever success chance may bring. The school knows or should know, its students, their talents and ambitions, and the type of work best suited for them. Not until it is reasonably certain that a youth is launched on his adult career, with a fair outlook for success suited to his abilities, is the school's obligation discharged. Follow-up studies make two things possible. First, the information secured through the studies affords a basis for the evaluation of the school. Second, the information is highly desirable in placement and other guidance work.

Committee Member

Charles T. Edwards

Committee Member

Samuel R. Collins

Committee Member

Annie L. Muse

Committee Member

Willie Adams

Publisher

Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College

Rights

© 2021 Prairie View A & M University

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Date of Digitization

10/26/2021

Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View

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