ERIC Number: ED279846
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Re-Visioning Vocational Education in the Secondary School. Papers Presented at the Symposium (St. Paul, Minnesota, May 8-9, 1986).
Copa, George H.; And Others
This document contains five papers presented at a symposium designed to identify and discuss implications of nationwide perspectives and research studies on vocational education. Following an introduction that explains the context of the presentations, the following papers are included: "Improving Secondary Vocational Education" (Harry F. Silberman), Discussion (Nan Skelton and Wes Tennyson); "Work, Vocational Studies, and the Quality of Life" (Arthur G. Wirth), Discussion (Cliff Helling, Frank Kenney, and Helen Henrie); "Major Issues in Vocational Education in the Year 2000" (Marvin Feldman), Discussion (Tom Peek, Gen Olson, and Frank Starke); "Beyond Tinkering: Reconstructing Vocational Education" (Jeannie Oakes), Discussion (William Gardner, Dayton Perry, and Jan Hively); and"Occupationally Specific Training in High School" (John H. Bishop), Discussion (Gordon Swanson, Daniel Mjolsness, and Don Szambelan). The final chapter, "Making Vocational Education Better for Students," presents a summary of the themes raised by symposium participants and presenters and a closing perspective providing recommendations for action. Symposium participants and program are listed in an appendix. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., St. Paul. Minnesota Research and Development Center for Vocational Education.