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Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum Center. – 1985
This curriculum guide provides descriptions and sequenced topical outlines for courses in agricultural mechanics, especially in Virginia. It provides teachers with a logical order for teaching the tasks that students should master to comply with competency-based education requirements. It is also intended to help administrators and supervisors in…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Competence
Alice Independent School District, TX. – 1977
Intended for secondary student use in the Talented and Gifted Students Program, the guide lists independent study activities in eight areas. It is explained that areas not usually covered in traditional courses of study are included to encourage indepth and open ended exploration of special interests, and that the projects focus on enhancing…
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Drama, English
Cox, Eva; Leonard, Helen – 1994
The material in this monograph is part of the study materials for the one-semester distance education unit, Non-Formal Learning, in the Open Campus Program at Deakin University (Australia). It is designed to raise issues relating to skill definition. "Choosing a Worker or How Good Are Your Job Descriptions?" explores why interpersonal or…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Industrial Education
Frankel, Steven M. – 1973
This document summarizes the significant findings, overall methodology, and policy recommendations for the Assessment of School Supervised Work Education Programs. It consists of material contained in the Data Analysis Report together with a description of the analysis model developed for each respondent group. Individual predictor items were…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Dropout Prevention, Models, On the Job Training
Brandsma, Jittie; And Others – 1988
A comparative analysis was made in the Netherlands of three projects aimed at answering the following research questions: (1) what are the backgrounds and characteristics of the methods for the construction of qualification profiles (a description of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job performance) for the curriculum and training…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Competence, Conferences, Curriculum Development
Greenberg, David H.; Appenzeller, Ute – 1998
Intended for planners and providers of welfare-to-work and other employment and training programs, this guide explains the steps entailed in conducting a cost analysis. The following topics are discussed in the book's six chapters: use of cost analysis before programs and during their implementation; basics of conducting a cost analysis (issue of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bids, Budgeting, Computer Software
Hunter, John – 2001
The theory of scientific management was established as a way to increase workers' productivity. The following are among the key principles underpinning scientific management: task simplification and division of labor boost productivity; management must control the planning of work down to its minutiae; and remuneration should be based on output.…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Competence, Competency Based Education, Educational Principles
Legal Resources, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1969
The records, findings, and recommendations of 15 opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC) were synthesized and analyzed so that individual OICs and other manpower programs could benefit. A detailed review of the final reports of the OICs and three field visits were made to collect data. To facilitate comparison, each of the chapters contains…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Disadvantaged, Evaluation, Federal Programs
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Thessaloniki (Greece). – 1998
This report describes a study to verify the impact on vocational training policies of research and development work carried out in the field of anticipation of educational and training needs, labor market forecasts, and skills analysis. Section I provides background. Section II presents the framework of the study. Section III includes the full…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1965
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Adult Education, Blindness, Deafness
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
Silverberg, Marsha; Warner, Elizabeth; Goodwin, David; Fong, Michael – 2002
Analyses completed prior to November 2001 provided a context for examining vocational education (VE) and a description of participation at secondary and postsecondary levels, a logical first step in evaluating VE's status and effectiveness. They were a small, but significant part of a comprehensive research agenda being conducted under the…
Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), Diversity (Student), Economic Factors, Educational Change
Kendall, Muriel – 1969
A program designed for high school level work-study classes for students of limited mental ability presents specific curriculum methods and materials to teach information regarding positions available in the hotel industry. A field trip tour of the Boston Statler Hilton Hotel if the focal activity of the unit, and is accompanied by a history of…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Curriculum, Employee Attitudes, Employment Qualifications
North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh. – 1978
This articulation instructional objective guide for executive secretary/business education contains summary information on sixteen blocks (courses) of instruction. They are the following: introduction to business, business mathematics, personal development, typing--beginning, records management, business machine--calculating, business…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Community Colleges
Halverson, Homer; And Others – 1978
Divided into five parts, this document presents the projections of the Job Opportunities Forecast for the Washington State Labor Market through 1985. (A separate document, CE 018 690, discusses the methodology behind the forecasts.) Part 1, which serves as an introduction, describes the occupational information presented in the forecast and lists…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections
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