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ERIC Number: ED277834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Dec
Pages: 47
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Work Now and in the Future--3. Proceedings from the Annual Conference for Business and Industry Representatives, Educators and Others Concerned with the Changing World of Work (3rd, Portland, Oregon, November 5-6, 1986).
McClure, Larry; Cotton, Kathleen, Ed.
These proceedings of a conference, which focused on technology and communications in tomorrow's workplace, include the following: synopses of "Learning for Life: Increasing Awareness of Human Capabilities" and the follow-up session "Multiplying Intelligence: What Do We Know about Learning Styles?" (Dee Dickinson); "From Programmed Instruction to Laser Videodiscs: What I've Learned after 30 Years at IBM" (Harvey Long); a banquet speech on the space program in relation to education (David Marquart); a session on distance education and its use of telecommunications and video technologies; a session on new skills needed for occupational success (chaired by David Allen); a presentation entitled "Behind the Scenes at the Sheraton" (Helen Moore); a luncheon speech on high tech applications in the news industry (Paul Glancy); five descriptions of programs to prepare students to communicate in the workplace (Bennie Lucroy et al.); a presentation on teaching young people to become decision makers (Owen Thompson); a presentation on the Principles of Technology curriculum (Leno Pedrotti) followed by a panel on the subject; "Technology in the Middle School Years: Whatever Happened to Building Birdhouses in Junior High?" (Sam Stern et al.); "A New Approach to Technology Education, K-12: The Bellevue Model" (Roger Wing et al.); "A New Approach to Technology Education, K-12: The Yakima Model" (Jim Merz); a presentation on the Business Equipment Systems Technology program (Don Wardwell); "Promising Practices for High Risk Youth in the Northwest Region: Initial Search" (Karen Green); "At-Risk Youth: Oregon's Response" (Kent McGuire, moderator); a session on the Summer Training and Employment Program (Kurt Shovlin et al.); a presentation on the Financial Services Academy (Julie Crossley et al.); "Transition Skills for Youth with Special Needs" (Jane Dowling et al.); a session on career redirection problems, needs, and resources; a demonstration of MICRO-SKILLS (Susan Roudebush); a session on cooperative work experience; "What's New in Apprenticeship?" (Jeff Triplett); a panel on drug testing; an overview of illiteracy in the workplace (Beret Harmon); "Using Vocational Materials to Develop Reading Skills" (Delores Tadlock); a session on integration of academic and vocational education; "Career Planning in the High School: Helping Students Look Ahead" (Dale Arneson, Bruce McKinlay); "How Your Agency Can Test New Materials: A National Effort to Use Products of Research" (Jay Smink); a panel on teacher preparation; "Customized Training Resources: A Blueprint for Expansion and Growth"; a session on regional planning for articulated vocational education programs; a description of Project 2001 (Bob Lehman); "An Insider's Look at Planning for the Future" (Eugene Eschbach); and "Image Building: Lessons for Education and Training from Leading Northwest Companies" (Mark Milleman et al.). The proceedings conclude with a review of the conference and participants' evaluation. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. Education and Work Program.