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Rahyuda, Agoes Ganesha; Soltani, Ebrahim; Syed, Jawad – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
Based on a review of the literature on post-training transfer interventions, this paper offers a conceptual model that elucidates potential mechanisms through which two types of post-training transfer intervention (relapse prevention and proximal plus distal goal setting) influence the transfer of training. We explain how the application of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Transfer of Training, Literature Reviews, Trainees
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Everingham, Nancy; McLean, David; Mancini, Jane; Mitton, Amber; Williams, Melanie – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
This paper explores a pilot project in which three VET teachers in an Australian dual-sector university trialled a scholarship framework by undertaking a small ethnographic inquiry into current practices in their respective industries. The framework defined a method for engaging with industry while simultaneously developing VET teacher capability…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Pilot Projects, Scholarship, Ethnography
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Jambo, Svenja; Pilz, Matthias – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
India is a growing country in terms of both the number of young people and its economic expansion. Therefore, skilling is crucial both at policy level and for educational institutions. Yet, apart from general statements concerning the 'lack of attractiveness of vocational education', no research-based findings exist about this topic in India.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Industrial Training, Institutes (Training Programs)
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Chesters, Jenny – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
Between 1983 and 1993, grade 7/8 to grade 12 apparent retention rates more than doubled and secondary schools developed vocational education and training (VET) programmes as alternative pathways through secondary school. Previous research indicates that participation in VET programmes is associated with having low-educated parents and/or attending…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Background, Vocational High Schools, Nontraditional Education
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Pasura, Rinos – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
The redesign of the Australian vocational education and training (VET) sector in the early 1990s changed the way the sector has been traditionally structured, organised and most importantly financed and delivered. This VET policy change led to a market model of education and a subsequent increase in the participation of private VET providers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Migration, Foreign Students
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McKenzie, Mary; Harreveld, Roberta; Blayney, William – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
This paper explores the teaching of beauty therapy in the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. It uses the theoretical concept of bio-power to examine how the body is compliant with intimate treatments in the name of beauty. Bio-power makes visible the anatomical and biological transformation and re-formation of the human…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Body, Aesthetics, Biology
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Sanli, Elizabeth; Ennis, Kerri Ann; Brown, Robert; Carnahan, Heather – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
Using Delphi methodology, we created measurement instruments for specific training tasks included in Marine Emergency Duties training. Six Marine and Offshore Safety and Survival instructors rated items important for immersion suit and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) donning tasks. Consensus was reached, and an item was included on the…
Descriptors: Marine Education, Emergency Programs, Safety Education, Safety Equipment
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Dutschke, Allyson – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
In the ever-changing environment of vocational education and training (VET), an individual teacher can create a learning environment which can inhibit or promote the success of a student. Their encouragement of small successes, acknowledgement of study challenges and practical guidance can assist students to push forward to achieve their goal.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Van Sebille, Cornelis – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
Adelaide College of the Arts is a 20 year old, purpose-built hub of technical performing arts training in South Australia. Its performing arts training is made up of specialisations in technical theatre and design, dance and acting practicums. They represent an example of a learning ecology whereby emergent cultural products and processes are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Models, Action Research
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Golebiowska, Kate; Boyle, Alicia; Pennec, Sophie; Horvath, Denise – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
This paper focuses on the growing immigrant-born population of early childhood education and care (ECEC) workers in the Northern Territory of Australia, who represent a committed but poorly understood group within this workforce. The recent reforms to the ECEC workforce in Australia aim to achieve high-quality ECEC services by (a) growing this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Immigrants, Preschool Teachers
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Dallimore, Clare – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
This paper reports on an action research project focused on improving engagement with Afghan students studying in the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) across metropolitan Adelaide in Terms 3 and 4, 2016. The purposes of the research were to identify issues faced by the students, enable development of new programs, reflect on methodology and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Migrant Education, Educational Improvement
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Mavin, Timothy John; Kikkawa, Yoriko; Billett, Stephen – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
Debriefing is routinely used in pilot training. Limited empirical studies, however, have investigated what aspects of debriefing contribute to learning outcomes across professions. In this investigation, we focus on the learning of pilots flying large commercial aircraft in a multi-crew flight deck. The researchers observed, recorded and analysed…
Descriptors: Aviation Education, Air Transportation, Flight Training, Simulation
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Jolley, Daniel; Davis, Melissa; Lavender, Andrew P. – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
Misconceptions are persistent beliefs that contradict the accepted scientific views, impacting how subsequent information is interpreted. Research to date has not examined the sources, or prevalence of, fundamental exercise science misconceptions in higher education (HE) or vocational education (VET) students. Both HE and VET educators were…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Vocational Education
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Situmorang, Manihar; Gultom, Syawal; Hamid K, Abdul; Panjaitan, Abil Mansyur; Ritonga, Winsyahputra – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
This study aims to improve the competence of school teachers in the Province of North Sumatra, Indonesia, through collaboration between the Universitas Negeri Medan and local governments. It introduced a training program model to school teachers in 33 regencies and cities, comprising activities as agreed in a Memorandum of Understanding. The…
Descriptors: Government School Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Models, Teacher Competencies
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Hillman, Donald R.; Knill, Courtney – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
Researchers examined 49 unemployed subjects enrolled in a one-week employability skills training program in the mid-east region of the U.S. for a period of about one year. Classroom size was about four to five clients taught by two professional instructors. Subjects were administered a Job Search Self-Confidence Survey utilising a…
Descriptors: Employment, Self Esteem, Job Search Methods, Unemployment
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