ERIC Number: ED339805
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
International Conference on Recent Research and Development in Vocational Education (Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, March 12-19, 1989). Conference Papers. Volume 2.
TAFE National Centre for Research and Development, Payneham (Australia).
The conference recorded in this document covered a wide variety of themes and consisted of keynote addresses, research presentations, and workshops. The following workshop presentations are included: "Vocational Education in a Developing Country" (Theron); "From the Technical to the Critical: A New Agenda for Vocational Education Research" (McIntyre, Jennings); "Policy Constraints to the Growth of Technology Education Programs: Implications for Technology Development in Nigeria" (Eze); "Economic Growth, Investment in Technology, and the Context of New Zealand Vocational Education Policies" (Stevens); "Philippine Social and Economic Imperatives for Vocational Education" (Elevazo); "Almost Invisible: Isolated Rural Women's Access to Tertiary Education" (Mageean); "Women Technicians' Self-Concept, Problems, and Training Needs" (Espino); "Reflective Learning at ITATE" (Scott); "Reflection and Education of TAFE Teachers" (Knights); "Vocational, Science, Technological, and Engineering-Technology Education" (Waks); "Vocational Education/General Education: A False Dichotomy?" (Hager); "Recent Research and Development in Vocational Education" (Ball); "ICI/TAFE Cross Trade Training of Electrical and Instrument Tradespersons" (Devlin); "What Do Unions Want from TAFE?" (Laurent); "Theory Backgrounds and Research Evaluation of an Innovative Program of Professional Staff Development in the Interface between Education and Economy" (Elsey); "Relation between Education and Industry through Teaching Geography and English Language" (Casterlieva); "Participant-Directed Learning at ITATE: Theory and Practice" (Foley); "Negotiating Programs" (Cohen); "Using Games and Simulations to Structure Experiential Learning" (Leigh); "Communication Modules for Vocational Teachers: Encouraging Reflection on Communication Practice" (Saunders); "Providing for Students from Non-English-Speaking Background in Vocational Education" (Brown); "The Technician Workforce--Sector Changes as an Economy Restructures: Implications for Training" (Whisker); "Using a Journal in Developing Teaching Skills: An Evaluation" (Gonczi); "Block Training for New South Wales TAFE Teacher: An Evaluation over Three Years" (Watson); "The Learning Contract Method as a Means of Developing Self-Directed Learners: Evaluation, Study, and Implications for the Development of Adult Educators" (Bennett, Field); "The Organization and Development of a Relevant Research Program: The ITATE Experience to 1988 and Beyond" (Schaafsma); "Critical Thinking as a Prerequisite for Reflective Teaching" (Hager); "Future Directions on Research in Vocational Teacher Education" (Kaye); and "Sticks and Carrots: A Managed Change of Traditional Approaches to Training" (Burleigh). (CML)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Educators, Critical Thinking, Developing Nations, Educational Games, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Limited English Speaking, Nontraditional Occupations, Performance Contracts, Postsecondary Education, Reflective Teaching, Research and Development, Rural Education, Secondary Education, Simulation, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Womens Education
Nelson Wadsworth, P.O. Box 4725, Melbourne 3001, Victoria, Australia.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: TAFE National Centre for Research and Development, Payneham (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Nigeria; Philippines; South Africa