ERIC Number: ED398417
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
Research for Education in a Democratic Society. Proceedings of the 1996 AERA Vocational Education Special Interest Group (New York, NY, April 8-12, 1996).
Joyner, Randy L., Ed.
This proceedings contains an invited paper--"Employers Expectations of Graduates: Implications for Schools" (Henry A. Peel) and nine refereed papers from a conference on vocational education research. The refereed papers are the following: "Producing Knowledge in Career-Oriented Programs: Students' Perspectives on School Experiences" (Victor A. Hernandez-Gantes, Dorothy Sanchez); "Generic Skills at Work: Implications for Occupationally-Oriented Education" (Cathleen Stasz); "The Impact of a Community Based School-to-Work Program for High Risk Youth" (Laurel Adler et al.); "Education for Employment: An Analytical Framework Relating Schooling to Workforce Preparedness" (Noemi Friedlander); "Conducting Successful School-to-Work Transition Programs: Teacher Expertise and Professional Development Needs" (Curtis R. Finch et al.); "A Case Study Analysis of Two School-to-Work Transition Partnerships" (Michael J. Berson, Nick Elksnin); "A Comparison of Students' Achievement in Applied Mathematics for TECH PREP and Algebra I" (C. Kenneth Tanner, Patricia J. R. Chism); "Student Performance after Instruction in Applied Mathematics" (Malcolm Keif, Bob R. Stewart); and "The Importance of Workplace Basics Competencies (SCANS) as Perceived by Secondary Vocational Education Teachers" (Lonnie Echternacht, Ling-Yu Melody Wen). (KC)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Competence, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employment Potential, High Risk Students, Inservice Teacher Education, Job Skills, Mathematical Applications, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes, Tech Prep, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC. Vocational Education Special Interest Group.