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ERIC Number: ED445263
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr-6
Pages: 478
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
TEND 97: Conference on Technological Education and National Development Report of Proceedings (1st, April 6-8, 1997, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates).
This document contains 39 papers and 13 poster presentations from a conference on technological education and national development. The following are among the papers included: "The Future of Technological Education and Vocational Education: UNESCO's (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization's) Perspective" (Adnan Badran); "Vocational Technical Education and Training in Palestine--A Proposal for a National Strategy" (Hisham Kouhail); "Women and Education in Lebanon" (Bahia Hariri); "Higher Education and the Emerging Role of Women in the UAE (United Arab Emirates)" (Howard E. Reed); "The Impact of Rapid World Technological Changes on the Polytechnic in Africa in the 1990s and Beyond" (Elifa Ngoma); "The National Labour Force: Self-Sufficiency and Development: Role of Technical Education and Vocational Training--the Experience of the Sultanate of Oman" (Mohammed bin Hafeedh Al-Dhahab); "Cultural Diversity in a Tertiary Institution: Threat or Opportunity" (Kobus Vorster); "The Need for Industrial Human Resources Development in Developing Countries" (Shadrack Njah Ndam); "Prospects for Trade and Industry in the UAE" (Anis Al Jallaf); "Reforming Technological Education" (Nahayah Mabarak Al Nahayan); "School-to-Work Policy Insights from Recent International Developments" (David Stern); "Competency-Based Education--Neither a Panacea nor a Pariah" (John A. Bowden); "Reforming Technological Education--Imperatives for Change" (John Hillier); "Creating Motivating Interactive Learning Environments" (John Hedberg); "Capitalising on Interactive Multimedia Technologies in Dynamic Environments" (James A. Senn); "Assuring Quality in International Education: An Institutional Perspective" (Keith C. Short); "Operating Decentralised Education Systems and Maintaining Standards: Experience in England" (William Stubbs); "Meeting the Work Force Demands of the Future Market" (Mohammed Al Abbar); "The Power of Partnerships" (Tayeb A. Kamali); "The International Experience of Technological Training" (Maurice Gross); "Partnerships in Training through National and International Networking" (Jeff Gunningham); "The Dual Community--Training Technicians and Business Involvement: An International Perspective" (Gert Loose); "Strengthening Professional Pilot Education through Academic/Industry Collaboration" (Thomas J. Connolly); "Modern Geomatics and National Development" (D.R. Fraser Taylor); and "English for Technology" (Graham Elliott). Many papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; India; Japan; Lebanon; Malaysia; Norway; Oman; Palestine; Singapore; South Korea; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom (England)