ERIC Number: ED240284
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Technician Education Yearbook 1984.
Prakken Publications, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI.
This yearbook deals with technician education. Included in a section on new issues, problems, and proposals for technician education are the following papers: "High Technology Challenges the Vocational-Technical Curriculum," by Walter J. Brooking; "Assessment of Technical Competency," by Gordon C. McMahon; "Industry and Education Cooperation Serves America's Needs," by Catharine P. Warmbrod; "The Ohio Technology Transfer Organization and Its Role in Two-Year Technical Education," by Kim Bonewit; "Contracting with Business and Industry: Use Your Community Resources," by Chuck Gold; and "Professional Development for Vocational Educators," by James L. Hoerner and E. Lynn Suydam. The second section of the paper consists of case studies of programs in various schools, including the robotics technology program at Macomb Community College, the laser and electrooptics technology program at North Central Technical Institute, the forest technician program at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Wanakena, the pharmacy technology program at Santa Ana College, the business technology degree program in merchandising at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, and the leisure service careers program at Moraine Valley Community College. The remaining three sections of the yearbook consist of directories of institutions, technologies, and officials involved in technician education; a list of professional organizations concerned with technician education; and a bibliography of works dealing with technician education. (MN)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Programs, Community Colleges, Community Resources, Competence, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development, Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Needs Assessment, Paraprofessional Personnel, Postsecondary Education, Professional Continuing Education, School Business Relationship, Teacher Improvement, Technical Education, Technical Occupations, Technological Advancement, Transfer of Training, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Yearbooks
Prakken Publications, Inc., P.O. Box 8623, Ann Arbor, MI 48107 ($35.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Prakken Publications, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI.