ERIC Number: ED254625
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Collaboration: Vocational Education and the Private Sector. 1984 Yearbook of the American Vocational Association.
American Vocational Association, Arlington, VA.
This yearbook includes 24 papers dealing with collaboration between the vocational education and private sectors. Presented first are the following papers on the foundation for collaboration: "The Changing Nature of Work and Workers" (Joseph F. Coates), "Jobs with a Future" (Marvin J. Cetron), "The Mission of Vocational Education and Trends in Training Delivery" (Donald F. Averill), "A Rationale for Collaboration: The View from Industry" (Richard E. Clinton), "Requisites for Collaboration: The View from the Financial Community" (James M. Howell and Linda D. Frankel), and "A Rationale for Collaboration: The View from Labor" (Jack Reihl). The following papers address issues in collaboration: "Is Vocational Education Ready for Collaboration?" (Jerome Moss, Jr.), "Why Business Finds It Hard to Work with Schools" (Gayle Jasso), "Educational Institutions Must Welcome Collaboration" (Don C. Garrison), "Governance: A Help or Hindrance?" (William Payne and B. Lamont Carter), and "How Employer-Employee Contracts Affect Collaboration: The View from Education" (Harold McAninch and Joan Bevelacqua). The next two sections contain the following descriptions and case histories of collaborative programs: "The Economic Development Role of Vocational Education" (Paul V. Braden), "Collaboration: Vocational Education and the Private Sector" (John C. Graves), "Issues in Collaboration between Organized Labor and Vocational Education" (Kenneth R. Edwards and Theresa M. Carroll), "Collaboration in Apprentice Programs: Experience with In-School Apprenticeships" (Robert W. Glover),"Revitalizing an Old Medium: Using Advisory Committees" (Moody Oswald), "California's Regional Occupational Programs" (David L. Smith and Patricia B. Langlin), "Using the Community as a Resource" (Cecil L. Groves), VICA and the United States Skill Olympics" (Larry W. Johnson), "Community Work-Education Councils" (Gerald G. Gold), "The Role of Private Industry Councils in Training the Economically Disadvantaged" (William H. Kolberg), and "The Boston Compact" (William Spring). The final two papers--"Adapting Technology for Instructional Delivery" (Joseph I. Lipson) and "A Futuristic Scenario: Collaboration in the Year 2000" (Paul E. Barton)--deal with collaboration in the future. (MN)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Apprenticeships, Business, Case Studies, Community Resources, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Economic Development, Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Industry, Program Development, School Business Relationship, School Role, Student Organizations, Unions, Vocational Education
American Vocational Association, 2020 N. 14th Street, Arlington, VA 22201 (Paperback: ISBN-0-89514-045-4, Order No. P1984--$12.00; Hardback: ISBN 0-89514-044-6, Order No. 01984--$20.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Arlington, VA.