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ERIC Number: ED348577
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Pages: 272
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-16-038005-7
The Design Conference for the National Assessment of Vocational Education (Washington, D.C., March 13-15, 1991). Papers.
App, Anne H., Comp.
This collection of 22 papers is organized by the five conference topics. "Part 1: Effects of the Perkins Act on Policy and Practice" contains five papers: "Federal Legislation as Rorschach Test: Methodological Issues in Assessing the Effects of the 1990 Perkins Act on States and Localities" (Grubb); "Effects of the 1990 Perkins Act on State Administration and Policy" (Herriage); "A New Vision for Vocational Education: Assessing Implementation of the 1990 Perkins Act" (Rosenstock); "The Effects of Federal Requirements Regarding Articulation between Secondary and Postsecondary Vocational Education Programs" (Peters, Jr., Makin); and "Views of Assessment of the 1990 Perkins Act" (Grimsley). "Part 2: Funding Issues" consists of four papers: "Analyzing Federal Expenditures for Vocational Education Program Improvement" (Hoachlander); "Return of the Debate: Can Federal Policy Improve Vocational Education for Special Populations?" (Muraskin); "Design for the Congressionally Mandated Study of the Formula for Distributing Federal Vocational Education Funds to the States" (Barro); and "1990 Perkins Act Funding Issues at the Postsecondary Level" (Zins). "Part 3: Student Outcomes" has five papers: "Assessing Academic Outcomes in Vocational Education" (Sticht); "The Success of School-To-Work Transition" (Stone, III); "The Relevance of Vocational Education for Subsequent Employment" (Bailey); "Occupations and Earnings of Former Vocational Education Students: Research Design Issues" (Stevens); and "Vocational Education and the American Job Market: An Employer's Perspective" (Martin). The four papers in "Part 4: General and Special Populations" are as follows: "Individuals with Special Needs in Vocational Education: Considerations for the National Assessment" (Phelps); "Recommended Directions: (1) The Effects of Flexibility on Delivery of Services to Special Populations and (2) Participatory Planning" (Maddy-Bernstein); "Principal Issues Regarding Native Americans to Be Addressed by the National Assessment of Vocational Education" (Slater); and "Special Considerations in Assessing Vocational Education in Corrections" (Coffey). "Part 5: Academic and Vocational Issues" contains four papers: "Teacher Preparation, Qualifications, and Demand" (Finch); "Performance Standards, Accountability, and the Quality of Vocational Education" (Hill); "Integrating Academic and Vocational Education: Guidelines for Assessing a Fuzzy Reform" (Stasz, Grubb); and "Impact of Education Reform on Vocational Education" (Strickland). (YLB)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Westover Consultants, Inc., Washington, DC.; National Assessment of Vocational Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act 1990