ERIC Number: ED252663
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Adults and the Changing Workplace. 1985 Yearbook of the American Vocational Association.
Shulman, Carol Herrnstadt, Ed.
The 31 papers in this yearbook are organized in five sections: I. Changes in the Labor Force, which includes: "Labor Market Needs to the Year 2000" (Morgan V. Lewis) and "Occupational Adaptability and Transferable Skills: Preparing Today's Adults for Tomorrow's Careers" (Frank C. Pratzner and William L. Ashley); II. Educating Adult Students, which contains: "Adult Education Defined" (Wendell Smith), "Adult Vocational Education" (Robert M. Worthington), "The Causes and Timing of Adult Learning" (Carol B. Aslanian), "What We Know about Adult Learning Styles" (Patrick R. Penland), "New Resources for Adult Education and Training" (Paul E. Barton), "Preparing for a Sound Adult Education Program" (Beverly Copeland and Meredyth A. Leahy), "Today's Proprietary Vocational Schools" (Lee R. Kerschner and Christopher Davis), "Industry Training Efforts in Adult Education" (Robert Craig), "Labor Union Efforts in the Training of Adults" (Edgar Czarnecki), "Community Colleges and the Adult Learner" (Michael Crawford), "Military Training" (Clinton L. Anderson), "Continuing Education" (Lee Transier), "Delivery System for Adult Education: Cooperative Extension Service" (Mary Nell Greenwood), "Comprehensive High School Adult Education" (Paul V. Delker), and "Federal Training Programs" (Thomas N. Daymont); III. Reaching Out to Adult Learners, which includes: "Support Services for Adult Learners" (Mary Ellen Kiss and Margaret A. Taibi), "Recruitment and Retention of Adult Learners" (Yvonne Ferguson), "Impact of Technology on Curriculum and Delivery Strategies in Vocational Education" (David L. Goetsch), and "Collaboration among Adult Education Agencies" (Alan B. Knox); IV. Educating Special Populations, which contains: "Women and Vocational Education" (National Council on the Future of Women in the Workplace), "Issues and Trends Influencing the Education and Training of Minority Groups" (Roy G. Phillips), "Immigrants and Refugees" (William P. Reich), "Vocational Education for Disabled Adults" (George Travis), and "Groups at Risk" (Robert G. Wegmann); V. Putting Theory into Practice, which includes: "Collaborative Efforts with Industry, Government and Education" (Robert E. Scarborough), "Adult Education in an Urban Environment" (Robert W. Rupert), "Michigan's Efforts to Address Labor Market Challenges" (Gale King and William Weisgerber), "Prepackaged Adult Programs" (Barry L. Reece), and "Center for Employment Resources" (Rosemary F. Kolde). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Cognitive Style, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Cooperative Planning, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Employment Patterns, Females, Futures (of Society), High Risk Students, Immigrants, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Military Training, Minority Groups, Outreach Programs, Postsecondary Education, Refugees, Retraining, School Business Relationship, Student Recruitment, Unions, Vocational Education, Work Environment
American Vocational Association, 2020 N. 14th Street, Arlington, VA 22201 (Paperback--ISBN-0-89514-048-9, Order No. P1985--$12.10; Hardback--ISBN-0-89514-047-0, Order No. 01985--$20.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Arlington, VA.