ERIC Number: ED273806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Achieving Professional Excellence: Proceedings of a National Conference on Performance-Based Approaches to Training (Little Rock, Arkansas, October 8-10, 1985).
Harrington, Lois G., Comp.; Kalamas, David J., Comp.
This document contains 47 presentations which focus on professional preparation of personnel in vocational-technical education and industry as an essential step in achieving excellence in educational and industrial training programs. The presentations include "Critical Issues Facing Vocational Teacher Education" (Zellner, Parrish); "A Call for Change in Teacher Education: A Dean Comments" (Campbell); "Conducting a Statewide Needs ASsessment" (Milanovich); "Diagnostic Testing in Field-Centered Performance-Based Teacher Education [PBTE]" (Walker, Whisner); "Improving Vocational Teacher Assessment" (Pratzner, et al.); "Teacher Competency Testing: Pros and Cons" (Adams); "Role of the PBTE Teacher Educator: Field-Based" (Eads); "A Beginning Teacher Program and the Induction Year" (Fardig); "Faculty Development in a Competency Based Education [CBE] Delivery System" (Johnson); "The NATTS-Recommended Competency-Based Staff Development [CBSD] Program: A Nationwide Commitment to Staff Development" (Connor); "Preparing the Itinerant Teacher Educator" (Adamsky); "Strategies for Maintaining Quality-Control with Distance Education" (Walker); "Staff Development via Teleconferencing" (Lawry); "Updating Teachers for Tomorrow's Technology" (Hamilton, Wonacott); "Criteria for Judging PBTE Program Quality" (Fardig); "Research Findings on Using PBTE Modules in Vocational Teacher Education" (Haas); "American Vocational Association Looks at Effective Leadership and the Carl D. Perkins Act" (Kolde); "CBAE in Arkansas: An Overview" (Nichols); "Preparing Vocational School Superintendents" (Wolf); "Using CBTE in General Professional Education" (Brower); "Performance-based Training in Industry: Realizing the Potential" (Evans); "Training Effectiveness Evaluation" (Patrick); "Training Standards for Nuclear Power Instructors" (Mullican); "Microteaching in PBTE" (Wiggin); "Performance-Based Teller Training: We Are Banking on It" (Miller-Beach); "Competency-Based Education in the Railroad Industry" (Penrose); "Behind Bars with CBE: Look What's Happening to Inmate Training" (Stitt, et al.); "Competency-Based Learning: Holland College Model" (Reese); "DACUM and the Apprentice Training Process in New Zealand" (Burleigh); "Applying Competency-Based Training Techniques in Developing Countries" (Salt); "New Developments in PBTE, CBSD, CBAE, and PBT at Your National Center" (Norton); "Achieving Professional Excellence by Enhancing Your Creativity" (Arn); and "DACUM: Using the National Center's Approach" (Norton). Three small group discussions are also summarized. Appendices contain a list of the conference staff and presenters and the conference agenda. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Competency Based Education, Distance Education, Faculty Development, Leadership Training, Needs Assessment, Outreach Programs, Professional Development, Program Evaluation, Secondary Education, Staff Development, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.