ERIC Number: ED236376
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Industry and Education...Partners in Ag Mechanization. Proceedings (Moline, Illinois, November 1-3, 1982).
John Deere Co., Moline, IL.
These proceedings contain summaries of the panel discussions and workshops as well as texts of the individual papers and reaction papers presented at a conference that focused on key issues of concern to educators and industry involved in the education and training of agricultural machinery technicians. Addressed during the conference were the following areas: the role of industry in agricultural mechanization education; recruiting and providing quality postsecondary instructors and keeping these same instructors technically and educationally competent; the goals and problems of curricula at the secondary, postsecondary, and university levels; interfacing agricultural mechanization programs and ways in which schools and industry can cooperate to resolve problems associated with on-the-job training; funding strategies and funding sources; and future challenges and opportunities for educators and industry. The appendices include lists of the planning committee, participants, workshops and the conference agenda. An author and a subject index of papers and reports is also attached.
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Machinery Occupations, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Curriculum Development, Educational Cooperation, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Trends, Financial Support, Industry, On the Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Skills, Vocational Education
Deere and Company, Service Training Dept., 1400 - 3rd Avenue, Moline, IL 61265 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Authoring Institution: John Deere Co., Moline, IL.