ERIC Number: ED330422
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Training for Trade: Community College Programs To Promote Export.
Huhra, Lourdene, Ed.; Fifield, Mary L., Ed.
Designed to provide two-year college educators with guidelines and suggestions for program planning, design, delivery, and evaluation in the area of training for international trade, this book contains narratives on program development and sample materials that can be used as models. Chapter 1 describes the formation of partnerships to provide effective programs and offers guidance on determining the types of partners to seek with a college's local community. Chapter 2 discusses the selection and use of international trade specialists as consultants and business counselors. Chapter 3 describes the design and delivery of programs and services at three institutions. Chapter 4 addresses financial support for international trade programs and provides information on how particular types of resources can be sought and used by community colleges. Chapter 5 contains examples of promotional materials for market development seminars and various other programs designed to appeal to the needs of different market segments. Chapter 6 provides outlines for noncredit courses covering the fundamentals of international trade. Chapter 7 contains outlines for seminars on a variety of topics designed to meet more specialized information needs of businesspersons at various levels of expertise and a directory of course descriptions arranged by topics. Chapter 8 is a compendium of resources suggested by the contributing authors, some intended for use by program clients and others for professional development in the field of international business. Included in this chapter are descriptions of videotapes and software packages, and a list of professional organizations to contact for additional information and services. (AYC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Economic Development, Exports, Financial Support, International Trade, Noncredit Courses, Program Development, School Business Relationship, Student Recruitment, Trade and Industrial Education, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036 ($20.00; $15.00--AACJC members).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.