ERIC Number: ED277834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Dec
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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Career Education, Career Planning, Communications, Cooperative Education, Disadvantaged, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Programs, Futures (of Society), Illiteracy, Long Range Planning, Postsecondary Education, Special Needs Students, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. Education and Work Program.