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Vocational Education

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Access and equity in vocational education [1988] This Trends and Issues Alert contains resources about access and equity in vocational education. Included are both prin...
Apprenticeship and the future of the work force 1992 The Digest describes apprenticeship as a means of preparing skilled workers in the United States. References are inclu...
Career certificates: high quality and cutting edge? 2000 This alert examines issues related to post-baccalaureate or postmaster's certificate programs, for example those in heal...
Career pathways - approaches for the delivery of education, training, employment and human services: summary of responses to a request for information February 2015 This report summarizes respondent-identified facilitators and barriers to career pathways development and implementation...
Cooperative education: characteristics and effectiveness 1989 Cooperative education can enhance classroom instruction by providing practical work experience that is relevant to stude...
Cooperative learning in vocational education 1992 This alert summarizes the cooperative learning model as implemented in vocational education and lists print resources an...
Dacum connection 1993 The article summarizes the DACUM, or developing a curriculum, process, which has been used for twenty years for analyzin...
Employers' expectations of vocational education 1989 The digest, an update of ERIC Digest No. 34, examines changing employer expectations for vocational education. Included...
Engaging employers to support adult career pathways programs 2013 This brief offers practical strategies on engaging employers and building business-education partnerships to support car...
Entrepreneurship education 1989 This Trends and Issues Alert contains information about the role of vocational education in entrepreneurship development...
Evaluation strategies for vocational program redesign 1989 The digest examines the role of evaluation in vocational education program redesign. Following an assessment of previou...
Guide to adult education for work: transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce 2009 This guide outlines steps that policymakers, program administrators, and providers can take to transform their current a...
Higher order thinking skills in vocational education 1992 The Digest defines higher order thinking skills in vocational education and describes strategies and applications in voc...
Improving basic skills of vocational education students 1988 The digest examines the philosophy underlying the joint efforts approach to incorporating basic skills instruction into ...
Integrating academic and vocational education; strategies for implementation 1992 This ERIC Digest reviews recent literature on the integration of academic and vocational education, highlighting the rat...
Integrating curriculum: lessons for adult education from career and technical education September 2010 This paper addresses the "integrated curriculum" strategy being used in K-12 education to see if adult career and techni...
Integrating science and math in vocational education 1993 This ERIC Digest addresses National Education Goal #, which states that students will demonstrate competence in challeng...
Interactive videodisc in vocational education 1990 This digest looks at practical applications of interactive videodisc (IVD) in vocational education. IVD offers a combin...
Investing in America's future: a blueprint for transforming career and technical education April 2012 This document sets forth the the elements of a transformed United States Career Technical Education program through re-a...
Is it working? Self help guide for evaluating vocational and adult education programs 1995 This manual was prepared to give project directors and evaluators of vocational and adult education programs suggestions...
Is vocational education making a difference for high-risk populations? 1998 This publication examines vocational education's role in the success of high-risk populations. References are included.
Job training versus career development 1996 This digest explores the questions about the focus of vocational education on either preparing students for specific job...
Jobs in the future 1990 The digest provides information about jobs in the future including projections of future labor market needs, the educati...
Learning styles and vocational education practice 1998 This brief examines the definitions, categories, and characteristics of various learning styles, describes the instrumen...
Locating vocational education curriculum and instructional materials 1996 This digest provides a variety of sources for curricula, lesson plans, and other instructional materials. Included are ...
Organized labor education and training programs [1985] Labor education and labor studies programs are designed to help union officers and members perform their union-related f...
Retaining at-risk students in career and vocational education 1989 The digest lists the factors that place students at risk of dropping out, examines the characteristics of successful pro...
Strengthening transitions by encouraging career pathways: a look at state policies and practices February 2006 This brief summarizes the report of the same title (OTAN ID# 5877), "which was prepared to assist the U.S. Department of...
Tech prep 1991 Tech prep, an articulation partnership between secondary vocational-technical schools and postsecondary institutions, is...
The 1990 Perkins: raising the academic and occupational achievement of women and girls 1992 This is the first of a two-part series on gender equity first published in the TASSP Brief of the National Center for Re...
To reach the first rung and higher: building healthcare career ladder opportunities for low-skilled, disadvantaged adults June 6, 2005 This interim analysis is based on CAAL's research to date and includes an in-depth review of six career ladder programs ...
Total quality management: application in vocational education 1992 The Digest focuses on methods of implementing the Total Quality Management (TQM) concept and their applicability to voca...
Using problem-solving approaches in vocational education 1998 This brief focuses on practice applications of problem solving in vocational education and their relationship to context...
Using the internet in vocational education 1995 This digest offers suggestions for using the Internet in vocational classroom. It lists newsgroups, World wide Web (WWW...
Vocational education involvement with business/industry/labor 1991 This Trends and Issues Alert contains resources that vocational educators can use in developing partnerships with busine...
Vocational education/entrepreneurship match 1991 This ERIC Digest looks at some reasons why instruction in small business development is particularly appropriate to voca...
What we must do to get students ready 1992 The brochure outlines U.S. Department of Education policy on school to work transition. Included are statistical informa...
Work-based learning 1997 This digest reviews types of work-based learning and identifies their common and unique elements. Recommendations for st...
Working together for sex equity: nontraditional programs that make a difference 1993 This is the second of a two-part series on gender equity first published in the TASSP Brief of the National Center for R...
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