ERIC Number: ED364674
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
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Change through Networking in Vocational Education. New Developments in Vocational Education.
This book explores the role of networks in forming and delivering vocational education in the United Kingdom and in a single European market. In Part 1, the concepts surrounding networking are introduced and related to the environment of accelerating change in vocational education. Part 2 contains the following case studies and reflective articles on networks in action: "The Networked Organization" (Watson); "Franchising: Networking the New HE (Higher Education)" (Muller); "Credit and the Networked Learner in Higher Education" (Hilton); "The Management Charter Initiative Network: A Case Study in the Creative Use of Secondment" (Nasta); "Competence with Commitment--Developing a British/German Dual Qualification" (Sampson); "Networking in Libraries" (Wilson); "European Networks--A Response to the Challenge of Europe" (Funnell, Gulc). Presented in Part 3 are the following analyses networking's potential for enhancing individual learning: "Gender, Mentoring, and Networking" (Woodd), "Action Learning Sets" (Lilley); "Networks and Personal Learning" (Wrycza), and "Networking and Research--Creating a Research Unit within a Context of Professional Education" (Robinson). Part 4 considers networking as a strategy for managing vocational education institutions in an environment of change and presents 12 guidelines for successful networking. Some articles include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Andragogy, Change Strategies, Credits, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Franchising, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, International Cooperation, Libraries, Linking Agents, Mentors, Networks, Open Universities, Organizational Change, Professional Education, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers: Europe; Germany; United Kingdom