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Conrad, Cecilia A. – 1999
This publication analyzes issues that lead to a working definition of soft working skills. Data come from research by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. At a workshop, scholars, practitioners, and representatives from various job sites discussed the impact of soft skills on access to jobs and long-term employment among minority…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Blacks, Communication Skills, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center. – 1996
This resource list identifies 151 instructional products and guides to help teachers plan Education for Employment programs and facilitate student learning. The resources listed are drawn from publishers and various state and professional curriculum centers. Each listing includes a brief description of the resource, publisher, item order number,…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Competence
Delage-Ofner, Theresa; Smith, William M. – 1981
A study provided a systematic review of employment demand studies in agriculture and agribusiness in the United States during the past 22 years and generated recommendations for the development of a consistent reporting format for use in future employment demand studies. Researchers examined 29 studies with respect to the following areas:…
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Occupations, Change Strategies, Data Collection
BCL Brief, 1992
This brief lists computer-based adult literacy training materials. The listings are divided into three sections: work force/workplace literacy curricula; general curriculum/program development; and guides and research reports. The first section contains nine programs or sets of program materials (including computerized and print materials): Basic…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Basic Skills
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1983
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 16 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the relationship between selected teacher personality traits and the teaching behaviors of remedial reading teachers; (2) reading program problems of beginning…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Annotated Bibliographies, Decision Making, Doctoral Dissertations
Carey, Russell L. – 1997
This report describes how available measures/tests of employability skills were identified and analyzed to determine their suitability for evaluating the employability skills of students enrolled in Iowa vocational programs. Conclusions of this research are as follows: suitable measures are available for assessing the employability skills of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adult Education, Competence, Competency Based Education
Vocational Training Council, Wellington (New Zealand). – 1988
This bibliography is intended primarily for managers and trainers but will also be of interest to employers, unions, and all parties interested in improving the competency of trade and nonprofessional workers through improved training. Materials represent the topics of needs assessment, identification of training objectives, monitoring and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries
Foyster, John – 1990
Written for the Australian general reader who wants to understand important trends in vocational education and training, this document consists of a description of competency-based training (CBT) and assessment, a short test of readers' CBT understanding, and an annotated bibliography. The introduction states the aims of the document, lists five…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Competence, Competency Based Education, Cost Effectiveness
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Sellin, Burkart – 1999
This document, which is intended as the companion to a two-volume study of European trends in the development of occupations and qualifications, contains reference materials to assist policymakers and practitioners in accessing research findings and formulations on key issues of training and development. The document begins with an overview of the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Basic Skills, Credentials, Definitions
International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland). – 1979
This report outlines changes in training and education that have taken place in the 1960s and the first years of the 1970s in three countries of Eastern Europe--the German Democratic Republic, Poland, and the USSR. Compiled in the report is information from legal and assimilated texts, as well as from studies and reports, articles, and…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Counseling, Education Work Relationship