ERIC Number: ED429226
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
AERA Vocational Education Special Interest Group Proceedings (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 19-23, 1999).
Truell, Allen D., Ed.
This document contains five papers on vocational education. "Access to a High School General Curriculum Based on Integration of Academic and Occupational Learning: A Case Study" (Laura T. Eisenman, Dontae Wilson) examines the access of secondary special needs students to general education. The school-to-work movement (STW) and the role of research in creating a model STW system are discussed in "School-to-Work: Where Are We, What Do We Know, Where Are We Going?" (William J. Stull, Nicholas M. Sanders). "Implementation of a Model for Strategic Planning in a Regional Technical Education Center" (Barbara Tansey, Bob R. Stewart) reports a study designed to develop a community-based strategic planning model for use in regional vocational-technical education centers."The Effectiveness of Computer-Assisted Instruction in Technical Education and Training" (Curtis R. Finch, Mohammad Naim Yaakub) is a quantitative analysis of contemporary individual studies of computer-assisted instruction. The perceptions of district vocational directors and high school building administrators concerning vocational educators' willingness to make changes in their programs are compared in "Attitudes of Vocational Educators toward Change" (Hollie Thomas, Mark Schmidt). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Access to Education, Administrator Attitudes, Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Trends, General Education, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Models, Regional Planning, Regional Schools, Special Needs Students, Strategic Planning, Trend Analysis, Vocational Directors, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC. Vocational Education Special Interest Group.