ERIC Number: ED348577
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Education, Accountability, Correctional Education, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, Followup Studies, Integrated Curriculum, National Programs, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Program Improvement, Resource Allocation, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Followup
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: 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