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Eades, Daniel C.; Hughes, David W. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2018
Researchers and practitioners are aware of the importance of the skills of the local workforce in attracting and developing businesses in a regional economy. There has been, however, relatively little applied research concerning the identification of labor skill gaps in rural areas. We seek to address this issue through a case study of the Upper…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Rural Areas, Agricultural Occupations, Employment Opportunities
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Kirby, Barrick R.; Heinert, Seth B.; Myers, Brian E.; Thoron, Andrew C.; Stofer, Kathryn – Career and Technical Education Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to identify disciplinary core ideas that should be included in secondary school agriscience programs using a panel of experts in agricultural education, and to create a matrix of disciplinary core ideas, Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career pathways performance indicators, and the Next Generation Science…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Agricultural Education, STEM Education, Core Curriculum
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Fletcher, Edward C., Jr,; Warren, Nathalie Q.; Hern├índez-Gantes, Victor M. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to uncover and describe the key components of a "distinguished" National Academy Foundation (NAF) information technology (IT) academy and the nature of implementation to prepare students to be college, career and future ready. Based on 77 semistructured interviews of stakeholders of the academy, we found the…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Lifelong Learning
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Cirak, Nese Sevim; Islim, Omer Faruk – Career and Technical Education Research, 2018
The Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology (CEIT) was established under Faculties of Education with the aim of preparing computer teachers in Turkey. Computer teachers are responsible for both the teaching of technology to other teachers in addition to school students. This study was conducted in order to determine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Technology
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Park, HwaChoon; Hill, Roger B. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2018
The Employability Skills Assessment (ESA) was translated into Korean (KESA) and the construct validity and reliabilities of the KESA were examined to provide Koreans with a scientific research-based work ethic measure. A total of 896 Korean Baby Boomers (1955-1963), Generation X (1964-1981) and Millennials (1982-1999) provided data. Work ethic was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Qualifications, Job Skills, Test Validity
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Lee, In Heok – Career and Technical Education Research, 2018
Parental career-related support plays a crucial role in facilitating adolescents' career development, yet relatively little is known about its mediating role in Korean adolescents' career development. Using a sample of 581 Korean high school students, this study examined the role of parental career-related support in the link between socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status, Career Readiness, Adolescents
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Elliott, Kevin S.; Dainty, Julie D.; Jones, Jon – Career and Technical Education Research, 2017
The purpose of this study was to identify specific factors affecting the retention of secondary agriculture teachers. The six factors data were collected on included educational preparation, teacher commitment, first year teaching experience, skills and abilities, social integration, and institutional factors. Participants in this study perceived…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Secondary School Teachers, Agricultural Education, Teacher Education
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Zirkle, Christopher J.; Jeffery, Jeremy O. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2017
The current climate of career and technical administration requirements in all 50 states was detailed and explored. An increasing number of states are not requiring specific career-technical administration certification/licensure in order to oversee secondary career and technical education (CTE) programs, with more states moving towards a general…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Administration, Certification, Data Collection
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Fletcher, Edward C., Jr.; Tyson, Will – Career and Technical Education Research, 2017
In this study, we determined the educational pathways and key life course transitions of young adults who enter Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Health (STEMH) technician and professional jobs using the 1997 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) dataset, tracking high school students from 1997 to adulthood in 2009. Using…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Young Adults, STEM Education, Science Careers
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Mobley, Catherine; Sharp, Julia L.; Hammond, Cathy; Withington, Cairen; Stipanovic, Natalie – Career and Technical Education Research, 2017
Our study is part of a broader longitudinal study of a state-mandated career-focused school reform policy. We investigate whether career and technical education (CTE) and non-CTE students differed in interactions with guidance counselors, level of participation in career planning and development, and beliefs about the relevance of having a career…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Career Planning, Career Development, Longitudinal Studies
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Plasman, Jay S.; Gottfried, Michael; Sublett, Cameron – Career and Technical Education Research, 2017
Career and technical education (CTE) has become a key focus of stakeholders across the political spectrum. It has been shown to be an effective means of promoting many desired outcomes, including increased chances of high school graduation, improved opportunities of enrolling in advanced math and science courses, and increased earnings after high…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, High School Students, Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
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Schmidtke, Carsten – Career and Technical Education Research, 2017
Presently, there is no widespread agreement on foundational theories for Career and Technical Education (CTE) as a discipline, nor is there much discussion and debate in the literature on what a theory foundation might look like. The case has been made that theory helps scholars and practitioners look at data from different angles, offer different…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Theories, Educational Principles, Educational Research
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Threeton, Mark D.; Ewing, John C. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2017
Providing training of safe operations and behaviors in Agricultural Mechanics classrooms and laboratories is an important aspect of the agricultural education teaching and learning environment. The purpose of this survey research study was to examine current occupational safety and health practices within agricultural mechanics programs. The…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health, Educational Practices
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Yawson, Robert M. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2017
As nanotechnology continues to advance in food and agriculture, there is the need for pragmatic decisions as to how to prepare the workforce. A comprehensive systematic evidence review (SER) and analysis of the literature to identify skill needs for the emerging agrifood nanotechnology sector and to determine how agricultural education can…
Descriptors: Skill Analysis, Needs Assessment, Job Skills, Agricultural Occupations
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Bowen, Bradley; Marx, Adam; Williams, Thomas; Napoleon, Larry, Jr. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2017
Teacher retention in the STEM fields is of national interest. Several factors, such as job satisfaction, classroom control, and school influence have been linked to teachers leaving the profession. By statistically analyzing various questions from the Schools and Staffing Survey Teacher Questionnaire, this study evaluated the current state of how…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Classroom Techniques, Vocational Education Teachers, Science Teachers
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