ERIC Number: ED364727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Vocational Education in the 1990s: Major Issues.
Pautler, Albert J., Jr., Ed.
This book is designed to present issues facing vocational education today and in the immediate future and to serve as a potential agenda for confronting these issues and assisting in responsible and responsive policy development, financing, research, and operation of vocational education programs in the 1990s. The 14 chapters are as follows: "Historical Background of Vocational Education" (Melvin Barlow); "Policy Issues Perspectives" (Melvin Miller); "The Secondary Vocational Program" (Gerald Cheek); "Postsecondary Occupational Education" (Charles Doty); "Vocational Teacher Preparation" (John Glenn, Richard Walter); "Organizational Structure of Vocational Education" (James Greenan); "Administrative Leadership Issues in Vocational Education" (Merle Strong); "The Curriculum" (David Pucel); "Special Programs for Special Needs Students" (Michelle Sarkees); "The Relationship of History to the Future of Vocational Education" (Angelo Gilli); "Issues in Vocational Education" (Curtis Finch, John Hillison); "The Image of the Profession of Vocational Education" (Lynne Gilli); "A Vision of the Next Ten Years" (Jane Ruff); and "The Role of Vocational Education in Preparing Students for the Future" (Albert Pautler). "Bibliography of Review and Synthesis Literature Concerning Vocational and Technical Education" (Charles Doty) gives a perspective of 30 areas of potential problems of any educational endeavor and lists those review and synthesis papers generated from the mid-1960s to August 1988. Author biographies are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Futures (of Society), Leadership, Organization, Postsecondary Education, Role of Education, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Strategic Planning, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Prakken Publications, P.O. Box 8623, Ann Arbor, MI 48107.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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