ERIC Number: ED452419
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Quality and Diversity in VET [Vocational Education and Training] Research. Proceedings of the National Conference of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA) (2nd, Melbourne, Australia, February 11-12, 1999).
Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association, Alexandria.
These proceedings consist of 43 presentations clustered into these key areas: position, strategy, contribution, and future issues; diversity of participation and contexts; issues in the workplace and learning settings; question of practitioners work; and questions of knowledge and methodology--all related to the themes of quality and diversity. The presentations are preceded by "Editorial Introduction: Quality and Diversity for Vocational Education and Training (VET) Research" (Kell) and "Keynote Address: Advancing VET Research: Dilemmas and Directions" (Seddon). The papers are "Senior-Secondary Curriculum Choice and Entry into Postsecondary VET" (Ball, Lamb); "Measurement of Learning Conversations" (Barratt-Pugh); "Women, Business, and VET" (Barrett); "Aging Well" (Beckett et al.); "Researching by VET for VET" (Bloch, Hoggard); "Industry Learning" (Bound, Owen); "What Is Missing from Innovative Practice in VET?" (Brown); "Recruiting for Renewal?" (Buckingham); "'Don't Be Too Polite!'" (Butler, Ferrier); "Quality and Diversity in VET Research" (Cairns); "Staff Development Provisions for Teachers/Trainers in the VET Sector--Overview" (Choy et al.); "Joining the Dots" (Clayton); "Making Judgements" (Down, Hager); "Research on Flexible Learning/Delivery" (Evans, Smith); "Research Journey" (Evans); "Hiatus in VET Research" (FitzSimons); "What Impact Is Implementing a Quality System Having on the VET Classroom?" (Gibb); "Work-Related Skilling in Primary and Secondary Schools in Papua New Guinea" (Guy); "Making Judgments as the Basis for Workplace Learning--Preliminary Research Findings" (Hager, Beckett); "Who's Listening, Who Cares?" (Harper, Hopkins); "Quality VET" (Harris, Simons); "Meaning-Making in Qualitative Research" (James, Mulcahy); "Student Readiness to Learn Via the Internet" (James); "Learning in Small Business" (Kilpatrick, Crowley); "Evaluating Flexible Learning Materials" (MacCann); "Place of VET Strategy Within the Overall Planning Framework of Government" (Maglen, Hopkins); "Future Paths and Challenges for Quality and Diversity in VET" (Malloch); "Equity and Local Partnership in VET" (McIntyre); "Research on the Economics of VET" (McKenzie); "What Difference Does a Research Center Make?" (McKenzie); "Different Models of Delivery--Student Outcomes and Students' Perspectives" (Misko); "Working on Curriculum Recommendations for Women Leaders and Managers, 2010" (Nevard); "Longitudinal Study of Outcomes of VET Programs" (Phan); "Seeking the Geek Girls" (Price, Woolley); "Workplace Trainers" (Simons et al.); "When One Survey Is Not Enough" (Smith, Hill); "Research Informing Practice" (Smith); "Internet Delivery for VET Sector Students at UniSA" (Snewin); "What's Happening with VET in Senior Secondary Schools?" (Spark); "Matching Research Methodologies with Organizational Experiences" (Staron); "Value of VET in a Non-Metropolitan Community" (Toms et al.); "Supporting Students in a Flexible Learning Environment" (Twyford); and "Lifelong Learning" (Watson). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Caregivers, Competency Based Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Course Selection (Students), Delivery Systems, Delphi Technique, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Diversity (Student), Economic Impact, Educational Innovation, Educational Quality, Employed Women, Evaluation Methods, Females, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Industrial Training, Information Technology, Instructional Innovation, Internet, Lifelong Learning, Longitudinal Studies, Material Development, Mathematics Education, Nonmetropolitan Areas, Outcomes of Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Qualitative Research, Research and Development, Research Methodology, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, Staff Development, Teamwork, Theory Practice Relationship, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Womens Education, Youth
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; Papua New Guinea