Department of Secondary Education and Curriculum Records

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Michigan State University. Department of Secondary Education and Curriculum.
Department of Secondary Education and Curriculum records
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Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Historical Note

The Secondary Education department in the College of Education was created in 1946 and ended in 1991 or 1992. A Vocational Education department existed from 1947 to 1957 in the College of Education.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains materials about vocational education and secondary education and curriculum. Materials include booklets, handouts, and bibliographies about vocational education, distributive education, and shared time or dual enrollment. Some of the material about vocational agriculture education, including “Approved Practices” for crops, was developed with the Department of Farm Crops and Soil Science. The material is arranged alphabetically by folder title. Also included are unpublished Annual Reports from 1963, 1965-1971.

See also serials #373 Interation "ECO", #469 Michigan Vocational Agricultural Service Letter, #653 Service Letter, and #719 VE.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections December 2007

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Department of Secondary Education and Curriculum.


  • Annual reports
  • Bibliographies
  • Reports


  • Agriculture -- Vocational guidance
  • Education, Secondary -- Study and teaching
  • Teachers -- Training of
  • Vocational education -- Study and teaching

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

“Approved Practices” for Crops 1953-1956 

2313H 1

A Bibliography for Shared-Time (Dual Enrollment) A Concept for Providing Educational Programs 1966 

2313H 2

A Case Study of the Evaluation and Use of Special Television Programs as an Instructional Aid in Vocational Agriculture by Charles King 1955 

2313H 3

Conducting Research and Development Conferences 1967 

2313H 4

Cooperative Business Education Undated 

2313H 5

Courses Available for Teachers of Industrial Arts and Vocational Industrial Education. Undated 

2313H 6

Crucial Issues Facing Vocational Teacher Education Report of the VocatTeacher Education Conference 1953 

2313H 7

Education Workshop Recreation Activities 1954 

2313H 8

Graduate Art Workshop 1953 

2313H 9

Instructional Aids for Teachers of Vocational Agriculture Provided by Michigan State College Undated 

2313H 10

Manual for Problems in Personal and Family Living by Kenneth Nelson and Rosalind Mentzer 1953 

2313H 11

Partial Bibliography for VEd 482- Coordination in Occupational Training Programs 1955 

2313H 12

Professional Preparation of Industrial Arts Teachers A Treatment of Selected Areas 1955 

2313H 13

Professional Series in Agriculture Education 

Box Folder

The Effectiveness of Individualized Learning Method of Instruction When Compared to the Lecture Discussion Method 1971 

2313H 14

Guidelines for Planning Local and Area Programs of Agribusiness and Natural Resources 1973 

2313H 15

Performance Objectives in the Teaching of Vocational Agriculture 1973 

2313H 16
Box Folder

Readings in Distributive Education- Selected Papers from the 1967 National Seminar 

2313H 17

A Reference Bibliography for General Work Experience and Cooperative Occupational Plans of Instruction Undated 

2313H 18

Research and Development Program in Vocational-Technical Education, Undated 

2313H 19

Research and Development Program in Vocational Education 

Box Folder

A Developmental Vocational Education Research and Teacher Education Program Based on a Clinical School Concept 1967 

2313H 20

The Development and Demonstration of Unified Vocational-Technical Education Programs in a Small Rural Area High Schools 1967 

2313H 21

Evaluation Systems for Local Programs of Vocational-Technical Education 1967 

2313H 22

Hospitality Education Curriculum Development Project 1967 

2313H 23

A Pilot Program Comparing Cooperative and Project Methods of Teaching Distributive Education 1967 

2313H 24

A Study of Block Time Schedule for Teaching Vocational Office Practice 1967 

2313H 25

Shared Time (Dual Enrollment) Concept for Area Vocational Education Programs 1967 

2313H 26
Box Folder

A Selected and Annotated Bibliography Related to Cooperative and Project Methods in Distributive Education 1967 

2313H 27

Suggestions to Teachers of Vocational Agriculture for Using Source Units 1954 

2313H 28


Annual Reports

1963 (Report of Curriculum Interest Group) 







Box Folder

Upper Peninsula Guidance Classes Undated 

2313H 29

Vocational Agriculture newsletter 1954 

2313H 30

Vocational Competencies Needed for Employment in the Agricultural-Chemical Industry in Michigan Circa 1965 

2313H 31

Annual Reports 

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#469: Michigan Vocational Agricultural Service Letter 

#635: Service Letter 

#719: VE 

#373: Interaction "ECO" 

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