ERIC Number: ED446242
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug-6
Vocational Education and Training for Life Long Learning in the Information Era. IVETA [International Vocational Education and Training Association] Conference Proceedings (Hong Kong, China, August 6-9, 2000).
Vocational Training Council (Hong Kong).; International Vocational Education and Training Association, Knoxville, TN.
This document contains 123 papers from an international conference on vocational education and training (VET) for lifelong learning in the information era. The papers focus on the following themes: (1) societal and ethical issues; (2) human resource development and personnel training; (3) international issues; (4) information technology in VET; (5) partnership for VET; (6) program development; and (7) skills for the new millennium. The following are among the subthemes addressed in the individual papers: manpower planning; social issues; cross-border and culture issues; partnership issues; modeling and process; future directions; training effectiveness; language teaching; curriculum development and competency; curriculum and standards; leadership and professional development; distance education; program development; new information technology initiatives; teacher training; workplace initiatives; program outcomes; teaching and learning; VET in the workplace; modeling and training; teaching practice and assessment; educational approaches; industrialization and technological change; learning systems; management and planning; program design and teaching; competency and benchmarking; technological issues; knowledge development in VET; Web-based learning; impacts of VET; strategies and partnerships; pedagogical issues; skill testing, work-based training, and industrial partnerships; and international and multinational issues. Most papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Academic Standards, Adult Learning, Alternative Assessment, Articulation (Education), Benchmarking, Case Studies, College Programs, Competency Based Education, Computer Uses in Education, Corporate Education, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Distance Education, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Employer Attitudes, Employment Programs, Employment Qualifications, Ethics, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Human Capital, Industrialization, Information Technology, Integrated Curriculum, International Educational Exchange, Internet, Job Skills, Job Training, Language Skills, Lifelong Learning, Models, National Standards, Needs Assessment, Partnerships in Education, Pilot Projects, Portfolio Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Design, Program Effectiveness, Research Utilization, School Business Relationship, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Social Problems, Special Needs Students, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Technological Advancement, Theory Practice Relationship, Training Objectives, Two Year Colleges, Unemployment, Universities, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Womens Education, Work Experience Programs, Workplace Literacy, World Wide Web
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vocational Training Council (Hong Kong).; International Vocational Education and Training Association, Knoxville, TN.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; China; European Union; Hong Kong; Malaysia; Mexico; Philippines; South Africa; South Korea; Taiwan; Tanzania; Turkey; United States