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Schilling, Jim F.; Koetting, J. Randall – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2010
Context: To understand and appropriately implement competency-based education (CBE) to its fullest potential in professional programs, an investigation of its evolution is required. Objective: To reveal the development of the CBE approach now dominating many professional programs in higher education, including Athletic Training Education Programs…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Higher Education, Athletics, Behavioral Science Research
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Sawchuk, Peter H. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
The field of workplace learning scholarship in Western countries is reviewed. First, the emergence of workplace learning scholarship is discussed historically for its relation to the emergence and ongoing development of capitalism beginning from early thought on markets and productivity, 20th century scientific management, industrialism and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Social Systems, Global Approach, Work Environment
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Corbett, Michael – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2008
This essay is a critical reflection on educational standardization, particularly the standardization of assessment flowing down from major international assessment projects like the OECD's Project for International Student Assessment to national and sub-national school systems. I argue that the establishment of an increasingly uniform metric to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Criticism, Educational Assessment, Standardized Tests
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Sahin, Abdurrahman – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
This study reinvestigates the systems approach, which is, among educators, a well-recognized approach reflecting the fundamental discourses of the industrial order. The pervasive discourses of the industrial order that failed to invite a holistic view for students have led to a conceptual division. This systemic thinking has thus started viewing…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Curriculum Evaluation, Concept Formation, Concept Teaching
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Wangenge-Ouma, Gerald – Higher Education Policy, 2011
The paper has a twofold structure and focus. The first part is an examination of the funding challenges facing African universities resulting mainly from public finance difficulties, and the second part is a case study of how some Kenyan and South African public universities have attempted to mitigate resource dependence difficulties through…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Foreign Countries, Educational Finance
Mullins, John – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 2011
Choosing an industry in which to work is often as important as choosing an occupation. And over the next several years, the best advice for some workers may be to choose an industry that sells advice: consulting. The management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry comprises businesses that offer specialized advice to other…
Descriptors: Consultants, Employment, Employment Opportunities, Wages
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Lynch, Beverly P. – Library Trends, 1979
This article discusses Max Weber's ideas of organization, and Mayo's and Bernard's theories of scientific management in relation to libraries, which are bureaucratic in form. (MBR)
Descriptors: Administration, Bureaucracy, Informal Organization, Libraries
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Boyles, Deron – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2009
Schooling in the U.S. is increasingly understood through the lenses of science and accountability. From the National Research Council's Scientific Research in Education (SRE) to the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), colleges and schools have faced a marked increase (or steady reinforcement) in practices which conform to principles of scientific…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Role of Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Philosophy
Wang, Victor C. X., Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
In this information age, career and technical education (CTE) has become a multibillion dollar training enterprise. To make the students more competitive in the labor force and to make the nation economically strong and firms internationally competitive, everyone has to depend on CTE to train today's workers of various kinds. This book brings…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Educational Technology, Training Methods, Vocational Education
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Alvaro, Elsa; Brooks, Heather; Ham, Monica; Poegel, Stephanie; Rosencrans, Sarah – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2011
The potential of librarians working in e-science, a term for using the Internet and other digital tools to facilitate scientific data collection, management, and sharing, has been the cause of much discussion. Many professionals agree that librarians could participate in or facilitate e-science tasks. This article explores what e-science…
Descriptors: Librarians, Academic Libraries, Library Science, Internet
Schuler, Matthew Edward – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The practice of "standardized" testing has been embedded in United States federal education policy since at least the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. The roots of standardized testing in American education, grounded in Kantian "Modern Thought," can be traced to the U.S. Military Academy at…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Political Attitudes, Democratic Values, Freedom of Speech
DuFrane, Gerard – Amer Libr, 1970
A satire on the application of scientific management principles to a state library agency. Covers relationships of the state librarian to staff, the profession, and state and federal governments. (Author/JS)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrative Principles, Administrator Guides, Consultants
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Hays, Julie M.; Bouzdine-Chameeva, Tatiana; Goldstein, Susan Meyer; Hill, Arthur V.; Scavarda, Annibal José – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2007
Although the field of operations management has come a long way since its beginnings in scientific management, the field still appears somewhat amorphous and unstructured to many. Introductory operations management textbooks usually include a number of largely disjointed topics, which leave many students (and their instructors) without a coherent…
Descriptors: Causal Models, Concept Mapping, Operations Research, Management Development
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Barlosky, Martin – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2003
Examines relationship and differences between accountability and the current quest for education standards. Argues that attempt to reduce complex questions of accountability to monitored compliance with unambiguous standards is conceptually misleading and pragmatically unproductive. Traces focus on leadership standards to Fredrick Taylor's…
Descriptors: Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership, Standards
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Petrisor, Alexandru-Ionut – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2011
In 1999 Romania became part of the Bologna process, focused on the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System, design to increase the compatibility of European universities, ensuring the mobility of students and professors in the context of re-orienting education to the formation of competences continuously adapted to market requirements.…
Descriptors: Social Change, Educational Change, Ethics, Efficiency
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