ERIC Number: ED431136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
The 1999 Agenda and Personnel Directory for the National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.
Section 1 of this publication begins with the 1999 National Center for Research in Vocational Education (NCRVE) agenda, mission statement, and an overview of the 1999 Program of Work. Descriptions of research and development activities within three sets of activities follow. Each description includes project directors and keywords. The first activity set, Mission, Standards, and Accountability for Vocational Education (VE), includes the following projects: returns to emerging educational pathways in a changed economy; changing admission procedures in four-year colleges to support K-12 reform; enabling high schools to assess schoolwide results of reform; and increasing the contribution of vocational education to student achievement: support to states. The second activity set, Teaching and Learning in VE, includes these projects: who participates in new vocational programs; redesigning education of instructional staff for high schools and community colleges; who's teaching, and who will teach, vocational education; the community college and beyond: how tech prep/school-to-work affects students; professional development in academic-occupational integration for community college instructors; and ongoing research and development activities. Projects in the third activity set, Dissemination and Training, are as follows: the dissemination program; the community college cooperative; improving career guidance programs through professional development; and technical assistance to High Schools That Work and the Southern Regional Education Board. Section 2 is a directory of NCRVE staff, which includes three subsections: headquarters personnel, site personnel, and project/program personnel. The last subsection is organized numerically by project. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Adult Education, Career Guidance, College Admission, Cooperative Programs, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Research, Guidance Programs, Higher Education, Participant Characteristics, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Role of Education, Secondary Education, Staff Development, Standards, Teacher Supply and Demand, Tech Prep, Technical Assistance, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.