Cooperative Occupational Education

Cooperative Occupational Education

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For courses in School-to-Work, Cooperative Education, Career Education, Vocational Education, Career and Technical Education, Business Internships, Coordination in Cooperative Education. This is the only text/handbook that focuses specifically on the everyday details involved in establishing, organizing, operating, and maintaining a reputable and viable cooperative occupational education program at a variety of levels for a variety of occupations. It presents topics in a logical sequence of an educational planning-strategy-structure system, and applies them to programs at the secondary level, adult workforce level, and post-secondary and collegiate levels, and to occupations in agriculture, business, family and consumer sciences, marketing, and trade and industry. It considers in detail the impact of current vocational legislation, legal aspects, federal funding, and accountability requirements of cooperative education, and provides complete sets of forms and evaluation procedures for each major occupation education area.show more

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  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.46 x 30.48mm | 907.18g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0131104128
  • 9780131104129

About Stewart W. Husted

Stewart W. Husted is Dean of the School of Business and Economics and the Donaldson Brown Distinguished Professor of Marketing at Lynchburg College in Virginia. Dr. Husted is a former high school marketing education teacher-coordinator and a former community college instructor and vocational counselor. For 13 years he was a teacher-educator at Indiana State University. In addition, Dr. Husted has served as the liaison for the Cooperative Professional Practices Office to the Indiana State University School of Business. He has also served on the MarkED Board of Trustees and as marketing editor of the Business Education Forum. Dr. Husted has written over 60 articles and cases and has coauthored three collegiate business and marketing texts and one secondary marketing text. He is a member of the Marketing Education Association, a member of the American Marketing Association, and a former board member of the Sales and Marketing Division of the American Society of Training and Development. His degrees are B.S., M.Ed., and Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the University of Georgia, and Michigan State University, respectively. Ralph E. Mason has had over 50 years of professional experience in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. He has been a teacher-coordinator of marketing education, a director of vocational education, a teacher-educator, and a department chair at the university level. He recently retired as an instructor in the Business-Industry and Related Technologies Division of Maysville Community College in Kentucky. His writing and consulting contributions to vocational education are extensive. Dr. Mason has served as a consultant on vocational education to high schools, area vocational schools, and state boards of vocational education. He has held offices in professional associations at the local, state, and national levels, including the presidencies of the Illinois Vocational Association, the Illinois Business Education Association, the Indiana Business Education Association, and the National Council for Distributive Teacher Education, then an affiliate of the American Vocational Association. His degrees are B.Ed., M.Ed., and Ph.D. from Illinois State University, Northwestern University, and the University of Illinois, respectively. Elaine Adams is an associate professor in the Department of Occupational Studies at The University of Georgia. Dr. Adams is a former high school marketing education teacher-coordinator and a former program director of the merchandise management program at Chowan College. Before entering education, Dr. Adams held various managerial positions with several retail businesses. Dr. Adams holds a bachelor of arts degree in marketing, with a minor in statistics, from Radford University. Her master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees were granted at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and are in vocational and technical education. Both these degrees emphasize a concentration in marketing education and a cognate in the areas of marketing and management. Her research focuses on career and technical teacher preparation, induction, and stress. Dr. Adams' research has earned three national awards: Omicron Tau Theta's National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for 1997, the American Vocational Research Association's Outstanding Beginning Scholar Award for 2000, and the Outstanding Journal Article Award for 2000 for the Journal of Vocational Education Research. In 2001 she was recognized as an outstanding academic advisor and mentor in the College of Education at The University of Georgia.show more

Table of contents

Overview-A Model for Program Planning. I. THE STRATEGY OF AIMS AND GOAL INPUTS. 1. The Scope of Instructional Programs Using the Work Environment. 2. The Development of Human Resources. 3. Public Policy Goals and Institutional Roles. II. THE STRUCTURE OF CURRICULUM PATTERNS-HOW THE WORK ENVIRONMENT IS USED AT VARIOUS LEVELS. 4. Cooperative Education Models. 5. Coordinators and Their Roles. 6. Initiating the Plan. 7. Coordinator Responsibilities at the Secondary Level. 8. Coordinator Responsibilities for Adult Workforce Development. 9. Coordinator Responsibilities at the Post-secondary and Collegiate Levels. III. THE SYSTEM OF INSTRUCTION AND COORDINATION. 10. Planning and Carrying Out Effective In-school Instruction. 11 . Developing Training Stations as Instructional Laboratories. 12. Correlating Instruction Between School and Job Laboratories. 13. The Maturing of the Cooperative Plan. 14. Student Organizations as an Integral Part of Instruction. 15. Accountability-Through Evaluation. 16. Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Cooperative Education. IV. APPLICATION OF THE SYSTEMS APPROACH. 17. The Plan in Agricultural Occupations. 18. The Plan in Business Occupations. 19. The Plan in Health Occupations. 20. The Plan in Family and Consumer Sciences Occupations. 21. The Plan in Marketing Occupations. 22. The Plan in Trade and Industrial Occupations. Glossary of Key Terms. Reading Resources. Index.show more