Workforce Education: The Basics

Businesses and the government are clamoring for a better-prepared workforce. Written with the practitioner in mind, this is the only foundations book designed for both human resource development and secondary/postsecondary technical education professionals. This book provides a comprehensive look at workforce education, an aspect of education which prepares individuals to be competitive in seeking employment or to improve on-the-job performance.

This common body of knowledge is applicable to practice in all settings: industry, high schools, community colleges, etc. The successful practice of workforce education requires practitioners to have prerequisite knowledge. Employment & training services, human resources. The purpose of this book is to provide this background.


The History and Growth of Career and Technical Education in America

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Other Ways to Win: Creating Alternatives for High School Graduates

Now in its third edition, recommendations, this bestseller offers new data, and observations that explore the choices for success available to students in the academic middle. Used book in Good Condition.

Technically Speaking: Why All Americans Need to Know More About Technology

Genetically modified food. To be sure, such as the late 1800s, there have been periods, when new inventions appeared in society at a comparable rate. The Internet. But the pace of change today, and its social, economic, and other impacts, are as significant and far reaching as at any other time in history.

Three case studies of current issuesâ€"car airbags, genetically modified foods, and the California energy crisisâ€"illustrate why ordinary citizens need to understand technology to make responsible decisions. What is the long-term effect of this galloping technological revolution? In today’s new world, it is nothing less than a matter of responsible citizenship to grasp the nature and implications of technology.

. Table of contentsfront matterexecutive summary1 mandate for technological literacy2 Benefits of Technological Literacy3 Context for Technological Literacy4 Foundation for Technological Literacy5 RecommendationsAppendix A: Toolkit for Technological LiteracyAppendix B: Committee and Staff BiographiesIndex Used book in Good Condition.

This fascinating book from the National Academy of Engineering is enjoyable to read and filled with contemporary examples. But an even more interesting question might be what would we do if we had to actually explain how they worked? The United States is riding a whirlwind of technological change. Airbags.

Assessment of Student Achievement 9th Edition

Features more examples to help teachers understand the application of assessment principles. An instructor's manual with sample test items and activities is available to adopters online by contacting your local representative. He presents a balanced, concise, and practical guide for testing and performance assessment that is rooted in effective classroom instruction and learning.

Emphasizing that assessment is a broad term that includes testing and performance assessment, each used where it is most appropriate, Norman declares that valid assessment is necessary for effective instruction in order to improve student  learning. Discusses validity and simple item analysis procedures in greater detail.

. Improve student learning with strategies that work! Spotlights expanded discussion of the role assessment plays during the planning of instruction. Used book in Good Condition. Includes references for “Additional Reading” lists. Norman gronlund gives teachers the tools they need to support the development of high-quality assessments in the classroom.

He devotes a portion of the book to preparing and using classroom tests and performance assessments, assigning grades, and interpreting standardized test scores to students and parents.

Asset Building & Community Development

Sage Publications Inc. With a focus on community outcomes, the authors illustrate how development controlled by community-based organizations provides a better match between assets and the needs of the community. A comprehensive approach focused on sustainable change   Asset Building and Community Development, Fourth Edition examines the promise and limits of community development by showing students and practitioners how asset-based developments can improve the sustainability and quality of life.

. Updated throughout, environmental, social, political, human, this edition explores how communities are building on their key assets―physical, financial, and cultural capital― to generate positive change. Authors gary paul green and anna haines provide an engaging, thought-provoking, and comprehensive approach to asset building by focusing on the role of different forms of community capital in the development process.

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The History and Growth of Career and Technical Education in America

Sage Publications Inc. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Looks at the history, legislation, philosophy, and organizational structure of vocational education in the United States.

The American Community College

This book has been an inspiration to generations of students, faculty members, and administrators. Sage Publications Inc. Dassance, former president, Central Florida Community College Used book in Good Condition. Anyone who wants to understand these complex and dynamic institutions—how they are evolving, the challenges they face, the students they serve, the contributions they make, and the faculty and leaders who deliver the services and the curricula—will find The American Community College both essential reading and an important reference book.

George R. Praise for the previous edition of the american community College "Projecting the future for the community colleges of the early twenty-first century involves projecting the future for the nation in general: its demographics, economy, and public attitudes. This is a seminal book for graduate students as well as seasoned professionals for understanding this uniquely American institution.

Charles R. At heart is a discourse on how the institutions may adapt historical structures and practices to a changing world, and how those changes may ultimately affect students, the community, and society at large. From the conclusion, "toward the future" "since 1982, The American Community College by Cohen and Brawer has been the authoritative book on community colleges.

Boggs, former president and ceo, american Association of Community Colleges "I have been a community college president for over forty-one years and a graduate professor for three decades.

Designing and Leading Comprehensive School Counseling Programs: Promoting Student Competence and Meeting Student Needs

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Based on the guidelines from the american school counselor association asca, and other highly recognized organizations, National Consortium of State Guidance Leadership, DESIGNING and IMPLEMENTING COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMS is by far the most comprehensive book on the market.

Sage Publications Inc. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The text gives in-depth discussion about major models that dominate the field and then takes the discussion a step further by showing how to implement these models in practice.

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Bioethical Issues, Expanded

Using taking sides in the Classroom is also an excellent instructor resource. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. An online instructor’s Resource Guide with testing material is available for each volume. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with learning outcomes, an Introduction, an Issue Summary, Is There Common Ground?, and an Exploring the Issue section featuring Critical Thinking and Reflection, and Additional Resources.

Used book in Good Condition. Taking sides volumes present current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Used book in Good Condition. Taking sides readers also offer a Topic Guide and an annotated listing of Internet References for further consideration of the issues.

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Training & Development: Communicating for Success

Used book in Good Condition. The text also presents students with information about career opportunities in training and development and exercises for practicing and applying what they’ve learned. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Sage Publications Inc. Used book in Good Condition. Updated in its 2nd edition, training & development: Communicating for Successpresents a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to developing training programs organized around the Needs-Centered model of training.

Rooted in contemporary instructional communication research, the book suggests that every aspect of developing a training program should be based upon trainee needs. Used book in Good Condition. Students are exposed to web-based training and new training technologies and learn how the internet plays a role in training and development.

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