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American Vocational Association

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Works: 409 works in 618 publications in 1 language and 9,733 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: LC1041, 370.1130973
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Vocational education journal by American Vocational Association( )

in English and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Techniques( )

in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Making education and career connections."
Techniques( )

in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Making education and career connections."
VocEd( )

in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American vocational journal( )

in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary concepts in vocational education by American Vocational Association( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Career education by Joel H Magisos( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Future of vocational education( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocational education for special groups( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collaboration, vocational education and the private sector : 1984 yearbook of the American Vocational Association by Arlington, Va American Vocational Association( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This yearbook includes 24 papers dealing with collaboration between the vocational education and private sectors. Presented first are the following papers on the foundation for collaboration: "The Changing Nature of Work and Workers" (Joseph F. Coates), "Jobs with a Future" (Marvin J. Cetron), "The Mission of Vocational Education and Trends in Training Delivery" (Donald F. Averill), "a Rationale for Collaboration: The View from Industry" (Richard E. Clinton), "Requisites for Collaboration: The View from the Financial Community" (James M. Howell and Linda D. Frankel), and "a Rationale for Collaboration: The View from Labor" (Jack Reihl). The following papers address issues in collaboration: "Is Vocational Education Ready for Collaboration?" (Jerome Moss, Jr.), "Why Business Finds It Hard to Work with Schools" (Gayle Jasso), "Educational Institutions Must Welcome Collaboration" (Don C. Garrison), "Governance: a Help or Hindrance?" (William Payne and B. Lamont Carter), and "How Employer-Employee Contracts Affect Collaboration: The View from Education" (Harold McAninch and Joan Bevelacqua). The next two sections contain the following descriptions and case histories of collaborative programs: "The Economic Development Role of Vocational Education" (Paul V. Braden), "Collaboration: Vocational Education and the Private Sector" (John C. Graves), "Issues in Collaboration between Organized Labor and Vocational Education" (Kenneth R. Edwards and Theresa M. Carroll), "Collaboration in Apprentice Programs: Experience with In-School Apprenticeships" (Robert W. Glover),"Revitalizing an Old Medium: Using Advisory Committees" (Moody Oswald), "California's Regional Occupational Programs" (David L. Smith and Patricia B. Langlin), "Using the Community as a Resource" (Cecil L. Groves), vica and the United States Skill Olympics" (Larry W. Johnson), "Community Work-Education Councils" (Gerald G. Gold), "The Role of Private Industry Councils in Training the Economically Disadvantaged" (William H. Kolberg), and "The Boston Compact" (William Spring). The final two papers--"Adapting Technology for Instructional Delivery" (Joseph I. Lipson) and "a Futuristic Scenario: Collaboration in the Year 2000" (Paul E. Barton)--deal with collaboration in the future. (Mn)
Contemporary challenges for vocational education( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Politics of vocational education( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1983 yearbook of the American Vocational Association."
Adults and the changing workplace by Carol Herrnstadt, Ed Shulman( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 31 papers in this yearbook are organized in five sections: I. Changes in the Labor Force, which includes: "Labor Market Needs to the Year 2000" (Morgan V. Lewis) and "Occupational Adaptability and Transferable Skills: Preparing Today's Adults for Tomorrow's Careers" (Frank C. Pratzner and William L. Ashley); ii. Educating Adult Students, which contains: "Adult Education Defined" (Wendell Smith), "Adult Vocational Education" (Robert M. Worthington), "The Causes and Timing of Adult Learning" (Carol B. Aslanian), "What We Know about Adult Learning Styles" (Patrick R. Penland), "New Resources for Adult Education and Training" (Paul E. Barton), "Preparing for a Sound Adult Education Program" (Beverly Copeland and Meredyth A. Leahy), "Today's Proprietary Vocational Schools" (Lee R. Kerschner and Christopher Davis), "Industry Training Efforts in Adult Education" (Robert Craig), "Labor Union Efforts in the Training of Adults" (Edgar Czarnecki), "Community Colleges and the Adult Learner" (Michael Crawford), "Military Training" (Clinton L. Anderson), "Continuing Education" (Lee Transier), "Delivery System for Adult Education: Cooperative Extension Service" (Mary Nell Greenwood), "Comprehensive High School Adult Education" (Paul V. Delker), and "Federal Training Programs" (Thomas N. Daymont); iii. Reaching Out to Adult Learners, which includes: "Support Services for Adult Learners" (Mary Ellen Kiss and Margaret A. Taibi), "Recruitment and Retention of Adult Learners" (Yvonne Ferguson), "Impact of Technology on Curriculum and Delivery Strategies in Vocational Education" (David L. Goetsch), and "Collaboration among Adult Education Agencies" (Alan B. Knox); iv. Educating Special Populations, which contains: "Women and Vocational Education" (National Council on the Future of Women in the Workplace), "Issues and Trends Influencing the Education and Training of Minority Groups" (Roy G. Phillips), "Immigrants and Refugees" (William P. Reich), "Vocational Education for Disabled Adults" (George Travis), and "Groups at Risk" (Robert G. Wegmann); V. Putting Theory into Practice, which includes: "Collaborative Efforts with Industry, Government and Education" (Robert E. Scarborough), "Adult Education in an Urban Environment" (Robert W. Rupert), "Michigan's Efforts to Address Labor Market Challenges" (Gale King and William Weisgerber), "Prepackaged Adult Programs" (Barry L. Reece), and "Center for Employment Resources" (Rosemary F. Kolde). (Mn)
Yearbook by American Vocational Association( )

in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American vocational journal( )

in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to improving instruction in industrial arts; a revision of Standards of attainment in industrial arts and Improving instruction in industrial arts by American Vocational Association( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering programs in sex equity : a teacher's guide by Amanda J Smith( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background information and suggested activities or classroom strategies on sex equity are presented for use by teachers in various settings. Suggested applications include use by vocational or academic teachers, counselors, and teacher educators with students, parents, and advisory or community groups. Adaptation to a district plan or staff development inservice training are also suggested. ("Pioneering" is defined as entering fields previously identified with the other sex.) Chapter titles and selected sub-topics are Twentieth Century Pioneers (What is Sex Equity?, Overcoming Barriers); The Teacher's Role in Sex Equity; Sex Bias in Well-Intended Behavior; Sex Bias in Language; Sex Bias in Instructional Materials; The Changing Work Force and Family: a Quiz; Family Structure and Values: Discussions and Projects; Case Studies: a Teaching and Discussion Technique; Encouraging Enrollment of Pioneering Students; Successful Pioneering (Culture Shock on the Job, Expanded Courtesy and Humor); Reaching the Community (Seeking Parental Support, Supporting Pioneer Graduates); and Development Your Personal Plan (Identifying Opportunities to Build Trust, Measuring Success). (Mek)
AVA journal and news bulletin( )

in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of vocational home economics education( )

in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Techniques( )

in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Making education and career connections."
 
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