ERIC Number: ED304551
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Work Now and in the Future: Implications for Education, Business and Training. Conference Proceedings (5th, Portland, Oregon, November 14-15, 1988).
Cotton, Kathleen, Ed.
These proceedings provide a summary of a conference for business and industry representatives, educators, and others concerned with the changing world of work. They present an overview of the over 100 speeches, panel discussions, film and video presentations, displays, participant sharing sessions, and hands-on demonstrations. These presentations are organized around these topical areas: at-risk youth (employment/training programs, teenage parents, student service centers, dropout prevention programs); special needs students (community college programs, learning disabled students); educational policy (integrated curriculum, ERIC, career development programs, applied academics developers and users); technology (computer networks, robotics in education, CD ROM technology); business/education partnerships (apprenticeship programs, state approaches); community college programs (articulation programs, occupational information database); economic development (social security, lifelong learning, the changing work force, career redirections program for adults, drugs in schools and work environments); and the changing work force. Brief summaries of the presentations are provided. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
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.