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Davis, Denis J. – Higher Education, 1981
The foundation of factional pressures for upgrading educational credentials in the labor market is examined through a review of human capital and screening theories. The writings of Adam Smith are referenced to show that the claims of the beneficial effects of educational upgrading have been questioned for 200 years. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Credentials, Economic Factors, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits
Nash, Robert J.; Agne, Russell M. – 1973
This monograph examines the career education concept. Four interrelated premises discussed include specialism, sequentialism, fundamentalism, and credentialism. Each premise is presented in light of its functional and dysfunctional role in career education. Suggestions are included which would a) enable career education to enhance the principle of…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Career Guidance, Educational Needs
Protz, Maria – 1990
This study examined the current value of credentialism, extending the findings of an earlier report, "Business Training: Content, Enrollment and Delivery." The study acknowledged the distinction between various types of credentials, but focused primarily on professional business certification and investigated the potential for TVOntario…
Descriptors: Business Administration, College Programs, Continuing Education, Credentials
Wilke, Arthur S., Ed. – 1979
The paradoxical state of academe's attempt to crowd individuals into institutions of higher education at a time when jobs for them are evaporating has created a conflict within the academic personnel community for non-tenured faculty struggling to survive. Case studies representing actual experiences of some individuals directly involved in the…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Access to Education, Career Ladders, Case Studies
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White, David M.; Francis, Richard L. – Georgetown Law Journal, 1976
Examines effects of a Supreme Court decision (Gribbs vs Duke Power Co., 1971) stating that job applicants need neither pass an intelligence test nor possess particular educational credentials unless they are directly related to the requirements of the job. Journal available from Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave., NW,…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Court Cases, Court Role, Credentials
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Fuller, Alison; Unwin, Lorna – Journal of Education Policy, 1999
The UK's National Learning Targets for Education and Training, embracing 11- to 21-year-olds, adults, and employers, promote a credentialist approach to economic and social development. This article shows how the steel industry measures up. Using qualifications-based targets as a proxy for adult workforce capability is misguided. (Contains 40…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Education, Credentials, Economic Development
Baer, Roger K. – 1983
This study attempts to test (via multiple regression analysis) hypothesized relationships between designated independent variables and age specific incidences of labor force participation for black male subpopulations in 54 Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas. Leading independent variables tested include net migration, earnings, unemployment,…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Armed Forces, Black Employment, Education Work Relationship
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Kompf, Michael – Curriculum Inquiry, 2005
This review essay cum discussion paper outlines areas of concern with the underlying terms and conditions of the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in education. The books that instigated this foray ( Barrell, 2001; Cuban, 2001; Maeroff, 2003) are representative of the field and represent inquiry and opinion that reflect…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Information Technology, Computer Uses in Education
Imrie, Bradford W. – 1987
This paper considers the sources and education of an adequate supply of technicians to ensure New Zealand's technological future. It deals with such questions as the source of technicians, and what their learning experiences and outcomes should be. Included in the paper are specific sections dealing with: (1) "Authority for Advanced…
Descriptors: College Science, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
Clark, Renee Smith – 1987
The tests of General Education Development (GED) provide adults with opportunities to attend and graduate from postsecondary institutions. A study investigated the academic achievement of GED recipients compared to that of high school diploma (HSD) students graduating from the Community College of Allegheny County (Pennsylvania) between June 1985…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Students, Credentials, Employer Attitudes
Walton, Barbara J. – 1970
The Talent Corps/college for Human Services is a chartered two-year action oriented educational institution which trains disadvantaged men and women from the poverty areas of New York City for jobs as new professionals in community agencies. The major achievements of 1969 were: the securing of a provisional charter from the New York State Board of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annual Reports, Associate Degrees, Certification
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. – 1974
The May, 1974, bulletin issued by the Civil Service Commission deals with job restructuring, the process of realigning job duties to develop technician-type or "bridge" jobs in Federal agencies, as a means to provide upward mobility for employees. Besides being highly beneficial to employees in dead end jobs at low grade levels, job restructuring…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Credentials, Employer Attitudes, Females
Powers, Thomas F., Ed.; Swinton, John R., Ed. – 1977
Developed as an outgrowth of a symposium to explore general policy issues in education for work, this book contains abridgements of the contributors' original work. Discussion is organized around three perspectives: (1) the historical and philosophical perspective highlights the issue of agency and the roles that have been and are being played by…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Career Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
National Child Labor Committee, New York, NY. – 1976
Current high unemployment and underemployment for all youth, and particularly for youths from poor and minority families, led to this study on the crisis of youth's transition from school to work. The study was conducted in four phases: A review of the literature and interviews with work-force experts to identify issues and alternatives; an…
Descriptors: Career Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Development, Educational Needs
Ramirez, Francisco O.; Meyer, John W. – 1980
This paper is a critical assessment of the theory and evidence on three general issues in comparative education. It assesses the factors affecting the origins and expansion of national educational systems; the factors influencing the organizational structure and ideologies of systems of mass schooling and higher education; and the effects of…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Comparative Education, Educational Benefits, Educational Research
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