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Author/s:  Maclean, Rupert; Wilson, David (Eds.)
Publisher/s:  Springer Science + Business Media
Published:  2009 in Dordrecht, Netherlands
ISBN:  978-1-4020-5281-1

International Handbook of Education for the Changing World of Work: Volume 4

Bridging Academic and Vocational Learning

This 6-volume Handbook covers in detail all of the latest practice in technical and vocational education and training (TVET). Edited by two world-leading authorities on the subject, contributions have come from more than 200 international authors, making this a totally comprehensive text on the subject. The Handbook’s aim is to review the developments that have occurred in TVET and provide pointers to improvements in the field.




1. Research and Innovation (Felix Rauner)

1. Overview: TVET Research (Felix Rauner)

2. Methods of TVET Research (Felix Rauner)

3. TVET Research as an Aid to Improved Policy and Performance in TVET (Christopher Selby Smith)

4. Repositioning the Role of Research in the Innovation of TVET (Anneke Westerhuis)

5. TVET Research as a Dimension of Innovation (Klaus Ruth)

6. Modellversuchsforschung: Pilot Project Research in Germany (Peter Dehnbostel)

7. TVET and R&D Evaluation: The Potential for Optimizing TVET (Ludger Deitmer and Lars Heinemann)

8. TVET Research Organizations and Scientific Communities: Challenges to the Institutionalization of TVET Research (Wolfgang Wittig, Uwe Lauterbach, Philipp Grollmann)

9. Qualifications Research (Felix Rauner)

10. Measuring Educational Quality in TVET (Robert D. Renaud)

1. Curriculum Development and Delivery (Felix Rauner)

1. Overview: TVET Curriculum Development and Delivery (Felix Rauner)

2. The Mutual Shaping of Work, Vocational Competence and Work-process Knowledge (Nicholas Boreham and Martin Fischer)

3. Situated Learning and Cognitive Apprenticeship (Michael Gessler)

4. Curriculum Approaches and Participative Curriculum Development (Georg Spöttl)

5. The Deskilling and Upskilling Debate (Ulrich Heisig)

6. The Pedagogy of Apprenticeship (Uwe Lauterbach)

7. Approaches to Designing TVET Curricula (Richard Huisinga)

8. Collaborative Work-related Learning and Technology-enhanced Learning (Alan Brown, Jenny Bimrose and Sally-Anne Barnes)

9. Action-based TVET (Hans-Dieter Höpfner)

10. Vocational Learning: Contributions of Workplaces and Educational Institutions (Stephen Billett)

11. Work-based Learning: An English Experience (James Avis)

12. Language Mastery Development within TVET for Professional Mobility (Andrei N. Kouznetsov)

13. Why Do German Companies Invest in Apprenticeship? (Klaus Schaack)

14. Workplace Learning: Metacognitive Strategies for Learning in the Knowledge Economy (Hugh Munby, Nancy L. Hutchinson and Peter Chin)

15. Literacy, Design and Technology: New Contexts for Learning and Skills Development in South Africa (David Johnson)

16. The Education Gospel and Vocationalism in an International Perspective: The Promises and the Limits of Formal Schooling (W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson)

17. The Vocationalization of Secondary Education: The Relationships Between Vocational and Technology Education (Margarita Pavlova)

18. Valuing Experience as well as Knowledge in Schools (Ron Hansen)

1. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Vocational

Education and Training (Maja Zarini, Tapio Varis and Naing Yee Mar)

1. Overview: The Growing Role of ICTs in Education and Training (Maja Zarini, David N. Wilson, Naing Yee Mar and Tapio Varis)

2. The Pedagogical Framework for On-line Learning (Shyamal Majumdar)

3. A Short Method for Building Web-based Teaching and Learning Systems: The CPSC Experience (Myong Hee Kim and Man-Gon Park)

4. ICT Application in TVET (Boris Kotsik, Natalia Tokareva, France Boutin and Chris Chinien)

5. Technology and Leadership in the Fourth Wave of Environmental Changes with Ubiquitous Technology (Man-Gon Park)

6. Knowledge Workforce Development for Computer-supported Collaborative Work Environments (Man-Gon Park and Myong Hee Kim)

7. The Role of ICT and TVET in Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation (Chiranjib Kumar Basu and Shyamal Majumdar)

8. Switched on: International Approaches to Skills Development through ICTs (Maja Zarini)

9. VOCED: The International Research Database on Vocational Education and Training (Miriam Saunders and Radhika Naidu)

10. What are the Limits of ICTs and Media in the Delivery of TVET: An Australian Focus (Peter Kearns)

11. Education System Profile: South Africa (Tracey Wallace)

12. Integrating TVET with Open and Distance Learning: Taking Skills Training to the Doorstep (Vinay Swarup Mehrotra and Avant Kumar Sacheti)

13. Distance Education: The State of the Art in Career and Technical Education (Christopher J. Zirkle)

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