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Hull, Dan – Community College Journal, 2012
The country's technological edge is receding, and the problem cannot be solved simply by flooding the workforce with more engineers and scientists. This comes as little surprise to administrators at the nation's community colleges. In 2007, the National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Science, and the Institute of Medicine responded to…
Descriptors: Engineering, Community Colleges, Careers, High Schools
Glenn, Lawrence M.; Nikirk, F. Martin – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), 2009
While career and technical education (CTE) has been an important part of the U.S. education system for decades, other countries have been slower to adopt and develop similar types of training. Realizing that CTE is crucial to developing homegrown talent capable of competing in a 21st century economy, countries like China are reaching out to…
Descriptors: Video Games, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Higher Education
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Mokhtar, Intan Azura; Majid, Shaheen – Education for Information, 2006
Information literacy has been a popular slogan in the education sector since it was first used in the 1970s. Despite extensive recognition of the importance of information literacy in education and learning, its importance in the school curriculum has not yet been fully recognized. This paper discusses the importance of information literacy and…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Teaching Methods