ERIC Number: EJ383457
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The Future of Secondary School Vocational Education: Curriculum Reform or Retrenchment--Basic Academic or Technical Skills.
Dunn, James A.
Journal of Studies in Technical Careers, v10 n4 p372-83 Fall 1988
Asserts that the future of secondary vocational education requires a shift from training for specific job skills to career-relevant academic skills. Discusses the history of vocational education, the tracking of minority students, the necessity of retraining, the social inflation of academic skill requirements, the shift in curriculum, and the anachronism of front-loaded educational economics. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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