ERIC Number: ED435844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Connecting Education with Careers. Business Education Association for Career and Technical Education Annual Convention Proceedings (Orlando, Florida, December 11-15, 1999).
Wilkinson, Kelly S., Ed.
This document contains five refereed research papers on connecting education with careers through business education. "The Different Skill Levels Students Possess When Entering Computer Software Applications College Courses" (Michael McDonald) reports on a 1998 survey examining the perceived skill level differences of college students from six universities in five states who were enrolled in introductory computer applications courses. "Human Resource Managers' Perception of Nonverbal Communication" (Donald English, Janet Walker, Edgar Manton) presents the results of a survey of managers at the 200 largest companies in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. "Learning Plateaus in Student Skill Development: Perception of Court Reporting Instructors" (Joyce L. Sheets, Marcia A. Anderson) examines the rates and duration of learning plateaus among students learning court reporting skills. "Managers' Perceptions and Attitudes towards Gays and Lesbians in Business" (Lisa O'Hara, Bill McPherson) explores existing employer attitudes toward gays and lesbians and the types of instruction needed to improve awareness and understanding of gay and lesbian students. "Training Needs of Office Managers and Supervisors in State Government: Implications for Business Education" (Donna H. Redmann) reports on large-scale, statewide training needs of support/clerical employees in Louisiana state government. Four papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Business Education, Career Education, Court Reporters, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employer Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Government Employees, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Job Skills, Learning Plateaus, Lesbianism, Needs Assessment, Skill Development, State Government, State Surveys, Supervisory Training
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Career and Technical Education, Alexandria, VA. Business Education Division.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana; Texas (Dallas); Texas (Fort Worth)