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Perry, Anthony M. – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2022
Computing and information sciences (CIS) careers in the United States are expected to grow faster than the average occupation between 2019 and 2029 and educational requirements for these positions span subbaccalaureate and baccalaureate degrees. Despite secondary curricular interventions, the population of people who pursue CIS pathways are not…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Computer Science Education, Diversity, High School Students
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Tyler, Quentin R.; Vincent, Stacy K.; Monroe, Tiffany C. – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2021
This study identified perceptions of education by low performing and college track African American males in a rural town in Southern Kentucky. Through the lens of Critical Race Theory and Symbolic Interactionism, the researchers explored how 16 young men value a secondary and postsecondary education. Selected by their administrator at two high…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Rural Areas, Educational Attitudes
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Chen, Xianglei – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2021
The skilled technical workforce (STW) comprises workers in occupations that require significant science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) skills but not a bachelor's degree for entry. The United States had over 17 million STW workers in 2017, and is expected to be short about 3.4 million workers who are qualified for the available…
Descriptors: Skilled Occupations, Technical Occupations, Education Work Relationship, Gender Differences
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Rubin, Beno; Kosloski, Michael F.; Loya, Roberto – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2021
The focus of this study was to develop standards that can be used for establishing and assessing high-quality postsecondary trade and industrial programs. A four-round Delphi technique was used to generate consensus regarding program standards. The panel of experts, comprised of postsecondary administrators of trade and industrial programs, was…
Descriptors: Trade and Industrial Education, Postsecondary Education, Standards, College Programs
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Holik, Michael – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2019
The purpose of this study was to gather evidence from a CTE culinary arts program to determine if students perform better academically and are more engaged in the flipped classroom using digital technology, than a traditional classroom. The study included 24 participants in a postsecondary, CTE culinary arts program who were divided into two…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Learner Engagement, Video Technology
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McKim, Aaron J.; Sorensen, Tyson J.; McKendree, R. Bud; Pauley, Catlin M. – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2018
The current analysis foregrounded postsecondary agriculture, food, and natural resources (AFNR) education programs through an analysis of learning community, social community, general self-efficacy, and major commitment. Analysis identified statistically significant differences in major commitment perceived by year in school, with students earlier…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Agricultural Education, Natural Resources, Postsecondary Education
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Gregson, James A.; Ruppel, Karen – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2017
This multiple case study explored Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that were identified as having a focus on sustainability. Using the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (AASHE STARS) as a conceptual framework, the researchers interpreted…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Sustainability, Industry, Labor Needs