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McCanless, Michael – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2018
This paper sets out to understand the process of service industry subject formation as read through a combination of charter school policy handbooks and fast-food employee training manuals. I draw from the experience of teaching and organising in order to theorise two functions of subject formation, and a third ideological continuity holding that…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Service Occupations, Charter Schools, Employees
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McCamant, Jane – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background: Getting educational reforms "to scale" continues to be a primary preoccupation of scholars, but such studies tend to remain focused on the organizational or other characteristics of the school(s) receiving a given innovation. Purpose: This article brackets the organizational elements of reform dissemination to consider the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Vocational Education
Herberg, Jeremias – Center for Cities & Schools, 2018
This study provides a critical appraisal of intermediaries in demand-driven workforce development. In San Francisco East Bay, an emerging set of workforce intermediaries -- here called the "Skills Brokers" -- recently take issue in alleged Skills Gaps to create a cross-sector reform agenda. They seek to connect the supply and demand for…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Job Skills, Skill Development, Industry
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Ferm, Lisa; Persson Thunqvist, Daniel; Svensson, Louise; Gustavsson, Maria – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2018
The aim of this article is to investigate the learning strategies vocational students use to become part of a work community, and how these strategies are related to the formation of a vocational identity at the workplace. Conducting qualitative interviews, data were collected from 44 industrial programme students from six upper secondary schools.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Vocational Education, Learning Strategies
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LeBlanc, Paul J. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The paper suggests that today's world is a VUCA (volatile-uncertain-complex-ambiguous) world, based on the Fourth Industrial Revolution in which machine intelligence and technology are transforming almost every field of human endeavor--all against a backdrop of climate change, social and political turmoil, and enormous and growing wealth inequity.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Artificial Intelligence, Educational Change, Outcomes of Education
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Princhankol, Pornpapatsorn; Thamwipat, Kuntida – International Education Studies, 2018
This research was aimed (a) to develop media and special event through cooperative learning to raise funds for students with financial difficulties at Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, (b) to evaluate the quality of such media and special event, (c) to measure the learning achievements and the satisfaction of students towards…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Financial Problems, Fund Raising, Industrial Education
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Yoto; Widiyanti – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2017
SMK Nasional as a secondary vocational education institution contribute in creating skilled labor to meet the needs of the industry. Motorcycle Engineering expertise program at the SMK Nasional in improving the graduate's quality carries out industrial class education with PT Astra Honda Motor (PT AHM); it is intended so that there is a link and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational High Schools, Partnerships in Education, Motor Vehicles
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Zenner, Lea; Kumar, Kothandaraman; Pilz, Matthias – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2017
On the one hand, India is a growing economy that needs skilled labour, self-employed entrepreneurs and employees to tackle its economic and social challenges. On the other hand, India faces high unemployment rates, especially among young people. Graduates from industrial training institutes (ITIs) in particular are often facing difficulties in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Industrial Education, Foreign Countries, Unemployment
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Buyurgan, Nebil; Kiassat, Corey – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
This paper reports on the development of an engineering curriculum for a new industrial engineering programme at a medium-sized private university in the northeast United States. A systems engineering process has been followed to design and develop the new curriculum. Considering the programme curriculum as a system, first the stakeholders have…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Curriculum Development, Industrial Education, Systems Approach
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Beyer, Carl – American Educational History Journal, 2017
The purpose of this article is to review four educational issues introduced by this author in previous articles (Beyer 2004, 2015) that faced the Kingdom of Hawai'i in order to investigate the educational policies taken to address these issues by the White Architects of Hawaiian education. The American Protestant missionaries, who arrived in…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Whites, Clergy
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Bajpai, Shrish; Akhtar, Shagil – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
The industrial revolution can be termed as the catalyst of human growth. The establishment of various industries has been detrimental to the meteoric rise of any commodity, product or service across the world. Industries fuel the economy of countries and form the main constituent of their GDP. Industries not only generate the production of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Industrial Education, Engineering Education, Higher Education
Ireh, Maduakolam – Online Submission, 2016
The founding of industrial/technology education in Ameria represents the convergence of many influences dating back to the pre-industrial revolution era. Social reform movement, one of these influences, set out to change conditions considered to be causes of poverty and other social problems through active engagements in political, educational,…
Descriptors: Social Change, Educational Change, Ideology, Industrial Education
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Yurtseven, M. Kudret; Buchanan, Walter W. – American Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
Decision making in most universities is taught within the conventional OR/MS (Operations Research/Management Science) paradigm. This paradigm is known to be "hard" since it is consisted of mathematical tools, and normally suitable for solving structured problems. In complex situations the conventional OR/MS paradigm proves to be…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Models, Industrial Education, Engineering Education
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Aldowaisan, Tariq; Allahverdi, Ali – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
This paper describes the process employed by the Industrial and Management Systems Engineering programme at Kuwait University to continuously improve the programme. Using a continuous improvement framework, the paper demonstrates how various qualitative and quantitative analyses methods, such as hypothesis testing and control charts, have been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Management Systems, Engineering Education, Total Quality Management
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Jackson, Simon – Design and Technology Education, 2016
Industrial design has grown in Australia from a series of unnamed activities clustered about an emerging 19th century manufacturing industry into a recognised profession. This transformation largely occurred because of the emergence of specific design education and the support offered by professional design associations. Designers working for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Design, Technical Education, Vocational Schools
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