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ERIC Number: ED452419
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Pages: 363
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9586188-2-8
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)
Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association, Locked Bag 70, Alexandria NSW 1435; Web site: ($19.95 Australian, members; $39.95 Australian, non-members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association, Alexandria.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Papua New Guinea