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ERIC Number: ED437544
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 226
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87397-570-7
The Impact of R&D on VET Decision Making: A Range of Case Studies.
Smith, Chris Selby, Ed.
This document contains 17 case studies and other papers on the impact of research and development on decision making in Australia's vocational education and training (VET), technical and further education (TAFE), and adult and community education (ACE) sectors. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Chris Selby Smith); "When the Backwash Dwarfs the Wave: A Case Study of the Relationships between Research, Policy and Practice Concerning Two-Way Inter-Sectoral Movement in Australia" (Barry Golding); "A Research and Development Strategy for VET in Australia" (Geof Hawke, Rod McDonald); "ACE Works" (Geof Hawke, John McIntyre); "Impact of National Reviews of Educational Research Policy" (Barry McGaw); "The Development of Traineeships and the Impact of Research" (Chris Robinson); "A Research Contribution to User Choice Policymaking" (Chris Selby Smith, Joy Selby Smith); "The Impact of Research on the Vision" (Susannah Tidemann); "The Impact of Research on the Aboriginal Rural Training Program" (Geoff Creek); "Review of the TAFE NSW (New South Wales) Resource Allocation Model and the Impact on the Sydney Institute of Technology" (Brian Jones); "Decision Making and 'Capacity Building' in Victorian Adult and Community Education Providers: The 'Forging Pathways' Learning Package" (Peter Rushbrook, Allie Clemans); "Enterprise-Based Research in Seventeen VET Providers" (Terri Seddon, Allie Clemans); "Developing a Culture of Research in a VET Provider" (Robin Sefton, Peter Waterhouse); "The Cross-Sectoral Experience: An Analysis of Credit Transfer in Victoria's Dual Sector Institutions" (Richard Trembath); "Lost in Action?: The Case of 'Are You Being Served?'" (Damon Anderson); "Doing Research: Talking Policy. The Case of Equity and VET" (Elaine Butler, Fran Ferrier); "Participant Pathways and Outcomes in Vocational Education and Training: 1992-95" (Peter Dwyer); "Literacy Levels in Australia: An Example of Zero-Impact Research" (John Foyster); "Concluding Comments" (Chris Selby Smith); "Background Paper Circulated to the Authors of Case Studies"; and "Suggested Headings for Consideration by Case Study Authors." Most papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Melbourne.
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).; Monash Univ., Clayton, Victoria (Australia). Centre for the Economics of Education and Training.
Identifiers - Location: Australia