ERIC Number: ED512468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May-31
Reference Count: 0
Definitive Readings in the History, Philosophy, Theories and Practice of Career and Technical Education
Wang, Victor C. X., Ed.
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In this information age, career and technical education (CTE) has become a multibillion dollar training enterprise. To make the students more competitive in the labor force and to make the nation economically strong and firms internationally competitive, everyone has to depend on CTE to train today's workers of various kinds. This book brings together definitive writings on CTE by leading figures and by contemporary thinkers in the history, philosophy, practice and theories of the field. Filling a much needed void in existing literature, this book equips scholars and practitioners with knowledge, skills, and attitudes to succeed in the field of CTE. Chapters include: (1) The History of Career and Technical Education (Ernest Brewer); (2) Principles of Scientific Management and Occupational Analysis (Victor Wang; (3) Career and Technical Education (Kit Kacirek, Jules Beck and Kenda Grover); (4) Designing Culturally-Sensitive Career and Technical Career Curriculum (Lesley Farmer); (5) Teaching Philosophies of Career and Technical Education (Gregory Petty); (6) Career and Technical Education's Role in Alternative Teacher Licensure (Edward Fletcher and Chris Zirkle); (7) Workforce Competencies and Career and Technical Education (Maria Witte, James Witte and Leane Skinner); (8) Certification and Licensure Requirements for Career and Technical Educators (Chris Zirkle, Edward Fletcher, Kristina Sander and Jane Briggs); (9) Assessing Adult Learning and Learning Styles (Gregory Petty); (10) Examining the Impact of Tracking on Long-Term Student Outcomes (Edward Fletcher and Chris Zirkle); (11) Adult Learning and CTE (Judith Parker); (12) Challenges and Opportunities in Career and Technical Education (Leane Skinner, Maria Witte and James Witte); and (13) Career and Technical Education Technology (Lesley Farmer).
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Educational Technology, Training Methods, Vocational Education, Educational History, Administrative Principles, Job Analysis, Curriculum Design, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Philosophy, Alternative Teacher Certification, Competence, Labor Force Development, Cognitive Style, Adult Students, Vocational Education Teachers, Outcomes of Education, Track System (Education), Job Skills
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Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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