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ERIC Number: ED252267
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Customized Job Training for Business and Industry. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 48.
Kopecek, Robert J., Ed.; Clarke, Robert G., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n48 Dec 1984
This sourcebook describes and analyzes contracted customized training for business and industry provided by community colleges. First, "Customized Job Training: Should Your Community College Be Involved?" by Robert J. Kopecek identifies issues to be considered in program decision making and suggests an organizational model for program delivery. "Customized Job Training and Credit Programs," by Robert G. Clarke, outlines similarities and differences between traditional degree programs and industrial training programs and offers guidelines for community colleges entering the field. "Providing Customized Job Training through the Traditional Administrative Organizational Model," by William A. Connor, advocates the centralized organizational model. In "Developing Customized Programs for Steel and Other Heavy Industries," Philip R. Day, Jr. describes Dundalk Community College's unique approach to customized training. "North Carolina: A Statewide System of Training for New and Existing Industries," by H. James Owen, provides an example of successful government-education-industry collaboration. "Worker Education for Improved Productivity: The Role of New York State Community College Contract Courses," by W. Gary McGuire, describes the benefits of legislative, corporate, and educational cooperation in terms of increased worker productivity and improved college-employer relations. In "Partnerships for Employee Training: Implications for Education, Business, and Industry," David B. Luther provides an industrial perspective on customized job training. "Components of Successful Training Programs," by Dorothy J. Kaplan, reviews specific practices to ensure program effectiveness. Finally, an annotated bibliography of relevant ERIC documents is presented. (LAL)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Contracts, Economic Development, Inplant Programs, Job Training, Labor Education, Program Descriptions, School Business Relationship, State Programs, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, 433 California St., San Francisco, CA 94104 ($8.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.