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Author Employment and Skills Formation Council (Australia)

Title Converging technology, work and learning / National Board of Employment, Education and Training. Employment and Skills Formation Council
Published Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1995


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Description xxvii, 189 pages ; 25 cm
Contents 1. A brief review of developments -- Technology developments -- Initiatives, reviews and reports -- Ideas informing this report -- Principles -- Learning to use computers/microprocessor devices to work and learn -- Generalist skills and specialisation -- The knowledge economy and society -- Lifelong learning -- Policy: international developments -- Policy: Australian developments -- 2. Industry, technology and work organisations -- The socioeconomic environment -- The innovative enterprise -- Overview of technology adoption -- Technology and business goals -- Work organisation developments -- Teleworking -- Responsibility, accountability, education and training 'in the Age of the Smart Macine' -- 3. Industry, employment and skills -- Industry employment trends, 1996-1993 -- Employment and productivity -- Industry employment growth projections -- Technology and skills development -- Employment and skills in selected sectors -- Technology and design -- Citizens' skills for the new technologies -- Industry views: education and training responses -- 4. An inclusive future -- Access issues for disadvantaged groups -- Educational access -- Community-based networks -- 5. Developing the learning society -- Motivation and opportunity to learn -- The community imperative -- Education Network Australia (EdNA) -- Beyond e-mail: the multimedia potential -- EdNA: open all hours -- Achieving the learning society -- 6. Education, training and technology -- 'Learning to use' -- Some fundamental questions -- Policies and infrastructure -- Human infrastructure -- Current support for professional development -- Libraries -- 7. Linking technology with teaching and learning -- 'Using to learn' -- Applying information competence -- Studen-computer ratios -- Multimedia production -- Professional development for the future -- Work redesign in education and training -- Delivering learning to the workplace -- Access and equity -- 8. A proposed basic strategy -- Why a basic strategy? -- Key elements in the strategy -- Elaborating the key strategic elements -- appendix A. Terms of reference and methodology -- appendix B. Consultation attendees -- appendix C. Submissions received from individuals and organisations -- appendix D. Membership of the reference group -- appendix E. Executive summary: Technology convergency and future skills needs in Australian industry to 2005 -- appendix F. Executive summary: Education and technology convergence -- appendix G. International policy developments -- appendix H. Gramophone, July 1995, 'The Media Maze'.0 a
Analysis Federal issue
Staff development
Technological change
Vocational education
Notes Cat no. 95 13248
Chairman: Laurie Carmichael
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-189)
Notes Commonwealth of Australia 1995
Subject Education -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Australia.
Educational innovations -- Australia.
Employees -- Training of -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Australia.
Technological innovations -- Australia.
Author Carmichael, Laurie
Employment and Skills Formation Council (Australia)
ISBN 0644360372