ERIC Number: ED307397
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Preparing for the Future of the Workplace. Volume I: Overview.
Markley, O. W., Ed.
This volume is the first of three reporting research that is intended to help postsecondary occupational education deans and directors become able to plan more strategically for using new instructional technologies to meet emerging needs. This document begins with a packet of guidesheets made up of materials from all three volumes. Relevant chapter-page numbers are given in the upper right-hand corner of each sheet. Volume 1 provides an overview of the entire project, "Vocational Education Planning for Economic Development in Texas" (O. W. Markley), which includes a Volume I provides an summary of important factors affecting the future of vocational education in Texas--technological, economic, social, and political factors. Four planning issues of significance for occupational education are treated in detail: emerging instructional technologies; job displacement, especially among women and minorities; public-private initiatives; and planning methods and guidelines for using instructional technologies. Ten exhibits provide checklists and forms useful in implementing the described methodology. Appendixes include information about the Institute for Strategic Innovation and the research team. (YLB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economic Development, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Employment Patterns, Futures (of Society), Postsecondary Education, Role of Education, Statewide Planning, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Technological Advancement, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas State Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. Div. of Community Colleges and Technical Institutes.
Authoring Institution: North Harris County Coll., Houston, TX.; Institute for Strategic Innovation, Clear Lake Shores, TX.
Note: For related documents, see ED 293 001 and CE 052 438-439.