ERIC Number: ED411416
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The World Wide Web and Vocational Education. ERIC Digest No. 186.
Wagner, Judith O.
This digest is intended to help vocational educators learn to make the best use of the World Wide Web. Among the vocational education-related websites and uses of the web profiled are the following: a website that Minnesota high school students can use to search for career opportunities and check local classified ads; a website through which Australian workers can earn a Certificate in Workplace Leadership; a University of Idaho project that allows teacher educators to evaluate teachers in the field through the use of digital cameras, conduct chats related to classes, and conduct examinations and discussions through websites; a rural Ohio program in which students use the Internet to find specific materials related to their vocational programs; a website containing more than 200 manuals, curricula, and guides that have been created by local and state school-to-work offices; websites that a Florida tech prep/school-to-work coordinator uses to conduct a business education classes and help students develop job search skills; and a website containing lesson plans of a Massachusetts vocational high school and samples of students' work. Contains an annotated list of 15 relevant websites and 6 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Education, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Higher Education, Information Networks, Information Utilization, Internet, Job Search Methods, Military Training, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, World Wide Web
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.