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Title Innovations in career and technical education : strategic approaches towards workforce competencies around the globe / [edited by] Victor C.X. Wang, Kathleen P. King
Published [Charlotte, N.C.] : Information Age Pub., [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 288 pages) : map
Series Adult education special topics
Adult education special topics.
Contents The history of vocational education up to 1850 and a rationale for work / Victor C.X. Wang -- Principles and philosophy of career and technical education and federal funding for vocational education up to the present / Victor C.X. Wang and Kathleen P. King -- Historical perspectives of the different components of vocational education / Victor C.X. Wang, Kathleen P. King, and Fredrick Muyia Nafukho -- Current instructional programs in career and technical education / Kathleen P. King and Victor C.X. Wang -- Comparing the Russian, the Sloyd, and the arts and crafts movement training systems / Victor C.X. Wang and Carol Koerner Redhead -- Perspectives of a healthy work ethic in a 21st-century international community / Gregory C. Petty and Ernest W. Brewer -- Framing strategic partnerships guided by adult learning: bridging the education gap with CTE / Kathleen P. King -- Training in China / Victor C.X. Wang -- Reforms in education and training curriculum as a strategic approach to workforce development competencies in Kenya / Fredrick Muyia Nafukho -- Workforce competencies: a comparison of U.S. and Jamaican experiences / Henry O. Lawrence -- Teaching philosophies of Chinese career and technical instructors and U.S. career and technical instructors / Victor C.X. Wang -- Australia's vocational education and training / Kisilu Kitainge
Notes Title from title screen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Adult learning.
Occupational training.
Technical education.
Vocational education.
Form Electronic book
Author King, Kathleen P., 1958- editor
Wang, Victor C. X., editor
ISBN 1607527472 (electronic bk.)
9781607527473 (electronic bk.)