ERIC Number: ED445263
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr-6
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)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Academic Standards, Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Programs, Competency Based Education, Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Pluralism, Delivery Systems, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration, Educational Media, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, English, Evaluation Methods, Flight Training, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), International Educational Exchange, International Organizations, Internet, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Multimedia Instruction, National Programs, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Professional Personnel, Program Evaluation, Quality Control, School Business Relationship, Strategic Planning, Student Motivation, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Student Relationship, Technical Institutes, Technical Occupations, Technology Education, Training Objectives, Trend Analysis, Two Year Colleges, Universities, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Womens Education, World Wide Web
For full text: http://crm.hct.ac.ae/proc.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; India; Japan; Lebanon; Malaysia; Norway; Oman; Palestine; Singapore; South Korea; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom (England)