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The history and growth of career and technical education in America

Author: Howard R D Gordon
Publisher: Long Grove, Ill. : Waveland Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Looks at the history, philosophy, legislation, and organizational structure of vocational education in the United States.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard R D Gordon
ISBN: 9781577665175 1577665171
OCLC Number: 165067970
Notes: Revised edition of: History and growth of vocational education in America. 2003.
Description: xix, 386 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Early career and technical education in America --
Leaders who influenced career and technical education curriculum development --
Impact of land-grant institutions on career and technical education --
Selected factors that influenced career and technical education development --
Legislative history and the changing workforce --
Participation of women in career and technical education --
Participation of special-needs populations in career and technical education --
Career and technical education instructional programs and teachers --
Development of career and technical education student organizations --
The effectiveness of school-to-work --
The aging workforce --
Globalization of career and technical education --
Issues and trends impacting the growth and future of career and technical education.
Responsibility: Howard R.D. Gordon.

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Looks at the history, philosophy, legislation, and organizational structure of vocational education in the United States.

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