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Border, Barbara – 1998
This study examines performance and authentic assessments related to job and academic skills. It begins with a general historical perspective that discusses the evolution of assessment systems used by education and industry in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Japan. The influence of federal policy also is discussed,…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Assessment, Employment Potential, Entry Workers
Border, Barbara – 1993
This second volume in a four-volume study of industry- and education-driven skill standards in the United States and other countries contains information on how the individual states have been involved in the development of skills standards related efforts. Section A presents information regarding how nine states--Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Curriculum Development, Educational Research
Border, Barbara A. – Illinois Teacher of Home Economics, 1980
The concept of home economics occupations conferences is examined, focusing on types of activities presented at such conferences, why such conferences are important, and how this concept can help home economics teachers. A list of suggested workshop subjects is provided. (CT)
Descriptors: Career Education, Conferences, Home Economics Education, Job Skills
Border, Barbara A. – Illinois Teacher of Home Economics, 1980
A home economics education system is described which provides an organized method of examining present offerings, exploring innovative ideas for the future, identifying community and student needs, and locating resources for implementation as well as for assessment. Includes a section on where to find money resources. (CT)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Home Economics Education, Needs Assessment, Program Costs