ERIC Number: ED452418
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
VET [Vocational Education and Training] Research: Influencing Policy & Practice. Proceedings of the National Conference of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA) (1st, Sydney, Australia, February 16-17, 1998).
McIntyre, John, Ed.; Barrett, Mary, Ed.
These proceedings consist of 46 papers on the influence of vocational education and training (VET) research on policy and practice. These papers are grouped into these categories: impact of research; equity in participation; partnerships and stakeholders; practice and practitioners; research and policy; learning, work, and organizations; and VET, markets, and the economy. They are "Editorial Introduction: Emerging Interests in VET Research" (McIntyre, Barrett); "Opening Address: Importance of VET Research Influencing Policy and Practice" (Ellison); "Presidential Address" (Maglen); "Overview of Australian VET Research" (Robinson); "Impact of Research on VET Policy, Practice, and Performance" (Smith, Smith); "Use and Influence of Research in VET" (McDonald); "Forging a Convergence Amongst Imperatives for VET" (Stevenson); "Conference Dinner Address: VET Where to from Here?" (Ramsey); "Drowning, Not Waving" (Volkoff, Golding); "Demographic Factors Influencing the Likelihood of Success in VET" (Ball); "Women Training for Transitions" (Barrett); "What's Different Away from the Rat Race?" (Kilpatrick, Bell); "Teaching and Learning Needs" (Crump, Anderson); "VET Research Through Partnerships with Stakeholders" (Henry, Arnott); "Employers' Perceptions of How Well the VET System Serves the Training Needs of Their Industry" (Werner); "Industry and Academia" (Weaver); "Evaluating the Contribution of Competency-Based Training" (Mulcahy, James); "Entereprise-Based Research and Organizational Development in VET Providers" (Seddon); "Unravelling Independent Provision for Occupational Learning in the Hunter Region 1900-90" (Barker, Holbrook); "Mapping Teachers' Work, Charting New Futures" (Kell et al.); "Professional Development in VET" (Simons, Harris); "Learning to Change, Changing to Learn" (Smith et al.); "Issues and Challenges in Consortia-Based Delivery of Professional Development for VET in Schools" (Ward et al.); "Reviewing the Competency Standards for Assessment and Workplace Trainers" (Gillis et al.); "Analysis of Training Needs" (Harris, Wyatt); "Internet-Based Training" (Webb); "Getting the Message Out" (Guthrie); "What Do We Mean 'Research Influences Policy'?" (McIntyre); "Convergence of Vocational and Adult Education in Learning Communities" (Falk); "Failure in Imagination" (Childs, Wagner); "From the Billabong to the Mainstream?" (Kell);"Policy Issues Related to Flexible Modes of Delivery of VET" (Cummings); "Informing Policy and Practice at the Micro Level" (Clayton, House); "VET Policy and Research" (Billett); "Learning, Workplaces, and Public Policy" (Hawke); "Recognition of Informal Learning" (Hager); "Workplace Based Training in Small Business Enterprises" (Robertson); "Do Skills Transfer?" (Misko); "Emerging Truths in Public Sector Training" (Sheehan); "What About the Workers?" (Foley); "Organizational Models for Change Implementation" (Harper); "Workplace Based Learning Degrees" (Garrick, Kirkpatrick); "User Choice in Markets at Risk" (Noble et al.); "VET Policy and Sustainability" (Mulqueeny); "VET and Productivity" (Maglen, Hopkins); and "Impact and Consequences of Markets in VET" (Andersen). (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Community Study, Competency Based Education, Delivery Systems, Demography, Disadvantaged, Educational Demand, Educational Development, Educational Research, Employee Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, Females, Foreign Countries, Industry, Inplant Programs, Internet, Job Training, Literacy Education, Models, Needs Assessment, Networks, Nonmetropolitan Areas, Organizational Change, Partnerships in Education, Police Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Productivity, Professional Development, Program Implementation, Public Policy, Research and Development, Research Utilization, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Sustainable Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Transfer of Training, Vocational Education, Womens Education, Workplace Literacy
Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association, Locked Bag 70, Alexandria NSW 1435; Web site: http://www.avetra.org.au ($19.95 Australian, members; $39.95 Australian, non-members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association, Alexandria.
Identifiers - Location: Australia