ERIC Number: ED430082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
The 21st Century: Meeting the Challenges to Business Education. National Business Education Association Yearbook, No. 37.
Villee, Pat A. Gallo, Ed.; Curran, Michael G., Ed.
This yearbook examines six themes representative of the challenges to future business educators. "The Future We Create" (Arthur McEntee) discusses them: a thinking curriculum, opportunities for real-world learning, matching teaching and learning styles, teachers as knowledge facilitators, technology as a learning tool, and global thinking for a global society. "Teaching and Learning Styles" (Wanda L. Stitt-Gohdes) describes them. "Promoting the Work Ethic among Generation X and N-Gen Students" (Carol A. Johnson, Claudia L. Orr) discusses how experience with the world of work offers students an early opportunity to observe, interpret, and apply the work ethic. "Internationalizing Business Communication Instruction" (James Calvert Scott) looks at business's "messaging" function."Curriculum Integration" (Jim Mansfield, Lonnie Echternacht) explores the change of the teacher's role from knowledge dispenser to facilitator. "Promise of Technology" (Rodney G. Jurist) addresses implications for business teachers of technology advances. "Building Blocks of Multimedia Authoring" (Carole A. Holden) includes a development model that illustrates the process to follow when producing computer-based training materials. "Business Education Integration" (William R. Johnson, Linda I. Howard) looks at a program that integrates business education and English into an interactive video broadcast media course. "Distance Education" (Jack E. Johnson) defines terms, examines model programs, and explores strategies. "Organizational Leadership in the 21st Century" (Kenneth L. Gorman) suggests activities to foster leadership ability. "Workplace Privacy, Confidentiality, and Surveillance" (Ann M. Remp) shows how business educators can contribute to society by fostering attitudes of hope and optimism. "Fostering a Diverse Workforce for Today's Global Marketplace" (Carol Larson Jones) examines how to educate students for a diverse and global society. "Partnership Building and Ideas for Applied Learning Projects" (Cynthia Redmond, Byrdeen Warwood) offers examples of successful partnerships. "Corporate Relationships with Business Education Programs" (Terry D. Roach) discusses formats partnerships can take. "Educating for Business" (J. William Murphy) discusses how business educators must adjust content and teaching strategies and more closely align themselves with current business practices. "Strategies for Success" (Patricia Arneson) shares guidelines for shaping student experiences that lead to competent, effective, future business teachers. (YLB)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Cognitive Style, Confidential Records, Corporate Support, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Technology, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Leadership Training, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Privacy, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Work Ethic, Work Experience Programs
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Business Education Association, Reston, VA.