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Yap, Christine; Ryan, Suzanne; Yong, Jackie – Accounting Education, 2014
Aligning curricula and assessment with the skills required by employers and, more recently, government standards is easier said than done. Through detailing a case study in failure to incorporate required graduate attributes into a postgraduate accounting programme, we explore the tensions among competing interests within Australian universities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, Alignment (Education), Commercialization
Farrell, Virginia, Comp. – 1994
Cuyahoga Community College's (CCC) Unified Technologies Center (UTC) collaborated with three Cleveland area manufacturing companies in a workplace literacy project. The project provided job-related mathematics and communications programs for 302 employees who needed basic skills upgrading to improve their job performance. The project…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Communication Skills
Cipriano, Robert E. – 1983
A sequential and developmental curriculum design is conceptualized, based on task analysis. Task analysis is a detailed inquiry into actions undertaken in performing specific tasks or jobs. Baseline data form a database on which education and training programs are designed, produced, and evaluated. The following are sources of information for task…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Information Sources
National Inst. of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (Dept. of Justice/LEAA), Washington, DC. – 1978
This volume analyzes existing and proposed correctional industries in Connecticut. First, the results of a survey made to determine the potential inmate work force for prison industry are presented as inmate profiles, descriptions of inmate and supervisor attitudes, and analyses of parolees' employment and recidivism rates. In part 2, four…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation, Cost Effectiveness
Fersterer, Josef; Pischke, Jorn-Steffen; Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf – Centre for the Economics of Education (NJ1), 2008
Little is known about the payoffs to apprenticeship training in the German speaking countries for the participants. OLS estimates suggest that the returns are similar to those of other types of schooling. However, there is a lot of heterogeneity in the types of apprenticeships offered, and institutional descriptions suggest that there might be an…
Descriptors: Evidence, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning
Rose, Pearl H. – 1976
Information concerning job characteristics and employment skills for the physically handicapped were provided for 227 occupations contained within the Washington Occupational Information Service (WOIS) career information system. For each occupation, an adjunct description was written, including alternative or feasible occupations in each…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs
Benson, Stephen D.; Whittington, Marna C. – 1975
An impact analysis of the Vocational Opinion Index Transition System (VOITS) was conducted by studying the first six months of its implementation at a Minneapolis vocational training center. (The VOITS program provides skills training personnel with an early diagnosis of an individual's "Job Readiness Posture" and guidelines for the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Individualized Programs
North Dakota State Board for Vocational Education, Bismarck. – 1979
A project is reported and evaluated which provided experience-based career education opportunities for grades 9 and 10 in Minot, North Dakota, through Career Education PLUS (Planning, Learning, Understanding, Succeeding), an alternative education program. Focus of the evaluation is on the project objectives: to provide students with (1) training…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Career Education, Career Exploration
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1979
Intended to assist vocational teachers in developing and implementing a cluster program in food service occupations, this guide contains sections on cluster organization and implementation and instructional emphasis areas. The cluster organization and implementation section covers goal-based planning and includes a proposed cluster curriculum, a…
Descriptors: Administration, Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Nagy, Mark C.; Gregory, Lynn W. – 1984
This report contains findings from a study to examine the impact of Pennsylvania's Customized Job Training (CJT) program upon clients (trainees), business/industry, local education agencies (LEAs), and local communities and the commonwealth. Chapter 1 details study purposes, design, and procedures. Chapter 2 presents a summary description of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Entry Workers, Improvement Programs, Inplant Programs
Pittsburgh Univ., PA. School of Education. – 1978
The project was designed to acquaint home economics teachers with the textile and power sewing industry's history, job possibilities, and student (including disadvantaged and handicapped) needs and interests. Teachers were taught industrial machine operation, basic maintenance, and safety tips. Four objectives related to gainful clothing services…
Descriptors: Clothing Instruction, Disadvantaged Youth, Employment Opportunities, Equipment Maintenance
East Central Ohio Special Education Regional Resource Center, Dover. – 1981
Project Employability (Ohio) was designed to improve the employment skills of low functioning educable mentally retarded and high functioning trainable mentally retarded high school students. The project was implemented through both process and student outcome objectives. A contributing factor to the program's success was its association with a…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, High Schools, Job Skills, Mild Mental Retardation
Jablonsky, Adelaide, Ed. – 1970
This bibliography, the third of a series of five reports of selected literature included in the ERIC system, three of which have been completed, is comprised specifically of items relating to the employment problems, programs, and prospects of the school dropout. In addition to the listing being extensively annotated, it is arranged in the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Disadvantaged Youth
Wayne County Community Coll., Detroit, MI. – 1991
This document contains three products of the Skills Enhancement Program, a cooperative venture between Industrial Technology Institute (ITI), Wayne County (Michigan) Community College (WCCC), and Great Lakes Steel (GLS). The performance report describes the project's objective of designing a job-related literacy curriculum for hourly workers and…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Electrical Occupations
Conrath, John; And Others – 1991
A workplace literacy project for the manufacturing industry in Chicago and Cook County, Illinois, developed this competency-based curriculum guide for basic skills instruction. The introduction outlines manufacturing trends that make certain basic skills critical for workers. The project's six-part model is outlined: initial contact, needs…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education
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