ERIC Number: ED440270
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
AERA Vocational Education Special Interest Group Proceedings (New Orleans, Louisiana, April 24-28, 2000).
Truell, Allen D., Ed.
This document contains six papers on vocational education. "Blurring the Boundaries: The Emergence of the New Vocational Student" (Mario Delci) documents the benefits of combining an academic curriculum with vocational coursework. "Observable Teaching Effectiveness and Personality Types of Selected Beginning Career and Technical Education Teachers" (Howard R.D. Gordon) explores the relationship between personality types and the teaching effectiveness of 34 beginning secondary industrial and health occupations teachers. "Effect of School Size and Leadership on School-to-Work Programming" (William J. Stull, Judith C. Stull, and Nicholas Sanders) analyzes how schools across the United States have responded to the call for school-to-work programming. "School and Workplace Initiatives and Other Factors That Assist and Support the Successful School-to-Work Transition of Minority Youth" (Rose Mary Wentling and Consuelo Waight) examines specific activities, programs, policies, and other formal and informal efforts designed to facilitate minority youths' transition into the workplace. "Externally Driven Innovations in the Vocational Education and Training Sector: Issues Associated with Staff Development" (Tom Lowrie) studies staff development efforts to ensure that competency-based training boosts vocational education and training outcomes in Australia. "Developing Technical Education Curricula in Australia and the United States: A Cross-National Comparison" (Curtis Finch and Rod Francis) compares curriculum development and delivery in Australia and the United States. (Most papers contain references.) (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Beginning Teachers, Career Education, Comparative Analysis, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Influences, Innovation, Integrated Curriculum, Job Training, Leadership, Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, Personality Traits, Postsecondary Education, School Size, Secondary Education, Staff Development, Student Characteristics, Success, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Youth Employment
Allen D. Truell, 316 Hill Hall, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211. Tel: 573-882-9619; Fax: 573-884-5455, e-mail: email@example.com.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC. Vocational Education Special Interest Group.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; United States