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Author: Antje Barabasch; Felix Rauner; Unesco. International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training.
Publisher: Dordrecht Netherlands : Springer, 2012.
Series: Technical and vocational education and training, v. 15; UNESCO-UNEVOC book series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book deals with vocational education and training (VET) or career and technical education in the United States. It provides a synthesis as well as a critical analysis of the relevant history, philosophy, governance, legislation and organizational structures. The coverage is structured according to the benchmarks applied to, as well as the theoretical discussions around, VET. The topics covered include:  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antje Barabasch; Felix Rauner; Unesco. International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training.
ISBN: 9789400722712 9400722710
OCLC Number: 927064519
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Contents: 1. Introduction / Felix Rauner -- 2. Dilemmas of Design: Education Versus Qualification in the US Vocational System / Jeff King -- 3. The Multitiered CTE/VET System in the United States---From High School to Two-Year Colleges / Chris Zirkle -- 4. The American Community College / Carsten Schmidtke -- 5. Governing VET in the United States: Localization Versus Centralization / David Boesel -- 6. The Education Gospel and Vocationalism in US Higher Education: Triumphs, Tribulations, and Cautions for Other Countries / Marvin Lazerson -- 7. College for All: The American Model for Career and Technical Education / Kimberly A. Green -- 8. Vocational Education Then and Now: So What's the Difference? A Dialogue About the Philosophy of VET in the United States / Antje Barabasch -- 9. Career Counselling/Career and Technical Education / Cass Dykeman -- 10. Apprenticeship in the United States / Felix Rauner -- 11. Vocational Education and Training (VET) Quality and Evaluation: Its Place in the US Community College / Pradeep Kotamraju -- 12. Teacher Education and Professional Development / Simone R. Kirpal -- 13. Reflections on US Perspectives on VET / James Raymond Stone III -- 14. Conclusion / Felix Rauner.
Description: 1 volume.
Contents: Introduction, Antje Barabasch, Felix Rauner.- Dilemmas of design: Education versus qualification in the US vocational system, Jeff King.- The multi-tire VET system, from high school to four year colleges, Chris Zirkle.- The American Community College, Carsten Schmidtke.- Governing VTE in the United States: Localization versus Centralization, David Boesel.- The Education Gospel and Vocationalism in U.S. Higher Education: Triumphs, Tribulations, and Cautions for Other Countries, Norton Grubb, Marvin Lazerson.- College for all! The American model for career and technical education, Steve Klein, Kim Green, Kimberly A. Green.- Vocational education then and now: So what's the difference? A dialogue about the philosophy of VET in the USA, Phil Smith, Antje Barabasch.- Career guidance and Career education, Antje Barabasch, Cass Dykeman.- Apprenticeships in the USA, Bob Lerman, Felix Rauner.- Evaluation and quality management in vocational education, Pradeep Kotamraju.- Teacher education and professional development, David Lynch, Simone Kirpal.- Reflection on U.S. perspectives on VET, James Stone.- Conclusion, Antje Barabasch, Felix Rauner.
Series Title: Technical and vocational education and training, v. 15; UNESCO-UNEVOC book series

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This book surveys vocational education in the U.S. for an international audience. The coverage shows that vocational and technical education must be connected to academic learning, to different  Read more...

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