ERIC Number: ED255764
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Involving Business, Industry, and Labor: Guidelines for Planning and Evaluating Vocational Education Programs. Research and Development Series No. 250.
Franchak, Stephen J.; And Others
This guide is designed to serve as a resource for vocational education administrators and educators involved in planning and evaluating vocational programs on the state or local level. The first chapter deals with the history and benefits of cooperation between vocational education and the private sector. Addressed in the remaining chapters of the handbook are procedures for involving business, industry, and labor in vocational programs; creating initial involvement; planning together; evaluating together; and working together using techniques for effective involvement. Appendixes to the guide include descriptions of the data collection procedures used during compilation of the manual and a series of case-site reports. Also included in the guide are seven figures, three worksheets, a list of further readings, and a reference list (MN).
Descriptors: Business, Case Studies, Cooperative Planning, Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines, Industry, Models, Needs Assessment, Participation, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, School Business Relationship, School Support, Secondary Education, Unions, Vocational Education
National Center Publications, Box F, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (RD250--$8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.