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Johnson, Charles E.; Shearron, Gilbert F. – 1975
Competency Based Education (CBE) is a system of instruction which holds that the learner has completed his preparation only when he effectively does the job he has been learning to do. Three major assumptions which form the basis for CBE are: (1) an educational program should prepare the student with competencies to effectively do the job he is…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational Programs, Instructional Design, Job Analysis
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Wang, Bingxin; Vongalis-Macrow, Athena – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2012
Despite the tremendous economic progress made by the Chinese economy, averaging a nine percent growth per year, one section of the community remains outside the economic boom. As state-owned enterprises (SOEs) restructure into more efficient organisations able to compete in the global economy, the plight of workers within these enterprises has…
Descriptors: Retraining, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
Morrison, Edward J. – 1965
Technical activity from April 1 through June 30, 1965 was concentrated in behavior analysis and guidance program development. The behavior analysis involved identifying 1,051 jobs as candidates for inclusion in the training program and grouping them into 30 sub-families on the basis of task similarities. Data necessary for decision to include the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Employment Patterns, Experimental Curriculum
Johnson, Terry; Gritz, Mark; Jackson, Russell; Burghardt, John; Boussy, Carol; Leonard, Jan; Orians, Carlyn – 1999
This report presents results of a process analysis that describes and documents Job Corps services and operations. Chapter one provides overviews of Job Corps, the national Job Corps study, and the process analysis. Chapter two describes the administrative structure of Job Corps and presents data on the geographic distribution and characteristics…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Career Education, Career Exploration, Disadvantaged
Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Div. of Career and Continuing Education. – 1976
The handbook is designed for use by administrators, teachers, and instructional aides in the Aides to Career Education (ACE) Program. The program provides assistance to academically, socially, economically, and culturally disadvantaged students in secondary vocational programs by employing instructional aides who are subject field specialists to…
Descriptors: Career Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Legislation, Educational Programs
1988
Due to the severe economic decline in the automobile manufacturing industry in southeastern Michigan, a Dislocated Workers Program has been developed through the partnership of the Flint Area Chamber of Commerce, three community colleges, the National Center for Research in Vocational Education, the Michigan State Department of Education, the…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Community Colleges, Counseling Services, Dislocated Workers
Campbell, Clifton P. – 1982
The Instructional Systems Development (ISD) approach for the accomplishment of vocational training programs provides a methodology for gathering and analyzing job information, for developing instructional materials and media, for conducting instruction, and for evaluating and improving the effectiveness of training programs. Included in the ISD…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District, TX. – 1979
Information is provided on Vocational Appraisal for the Handicapped, a system for the identification and selection of handicapped students who can most benefit from vocational education for handicapped programs. (Career investigation for handicapped persons is offered for seventh and eigth graders; vocational education for the handicapped persons…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Counselor Role
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Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational-Technical Schools. – 1985
Bilingual vocational training programs (BVTPs) are provided at 10 regional vocational-technical schools (RVTSs) throughout Connecticut. The BVTP model is based on the following components: job-entry trade and related education skills taught bilingually, job-specific English-as-a-second-language (ESL) instruction, preventive counseling and a life…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Agency Cooperation, Bilingual Education, Cooperative Planning
McKinney, Floyd L.; And Others – 1978
The project summarized here focuses on the interpretability of vocational education outcome data. The booklet first covers the project problem and background, project objectives, general plan of operation, and the analysis of extant data bases in vocational education. It then discusses a case study of differences in job placement rates reported by…
Descriptors: Accountability, Data Analysis, Evaluation Criteria, Job Placement
McCracken, David – 1969
This 43-item selected bibliography organized under the headings of The Need for Programs, Descriptions of Programs, The Development and Operations of Programs, Reports of Evaluations of Programs, and Information Sources, was developed to assist school districts in planning and implementing exemplary programs of intensive training in job-interest…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Educational Needs, Educational Research, Job Training
McCracken, David – 1969
A 40-item selective bibliography organized under the headings of The Need for Programs, Descriptions of Programs, The Development and Operation of Programs, Reports of Evaluations of Programs, and Information Sources was developed to assist school districts in planning and implementing exemplary programs of work experience for broadening and…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cooperative Education, Educational Needs, Educational Research
Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. – 1976
Miami-Dade Community College is engaged in a project designed to develop a model Associate Degree program for Human Services/Drug Abuse workers, to establish a national consortium of community colleges to offer the program, and to develop the curricula and instructional methodology for a "first course" in drug abuse for persons going into the…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Community Colleges, Consortia, Course Objectives
Hopkins, Mary A.; Brock, Robert J. – 1977
Described in the discussion draft is a performance based criterion referenced curriculum for teaching vocational skills to trainable mentally retarded (TMR) students which was developed jointly by the University of Wisconsin at Stout and the Menomonie Public School Administration. Explained in the introduction are three evaluation inventories in…
Descriptors: Community Role, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills
Collin County Community Coll., McKinney, TX. – 1988
The Software Development Program described in this report was developed at Collin County Community College as a pilot associate degree program for the State of Texas. Drawing from an employer needs assessment and a DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process, the two-year associate in applied science (AAS) program was developed to train scientific…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Community Colleges, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
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