CTE Resources

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Author(s): Susan J. Wolff, Oregon State University
Date: May 2003
This report describes the desired features of a physical environment that support and enhance collaborative, project-based learning in community college settings.
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Author(s): Robert Sheets, Mimi Lufkin, David Stevens, Steve Klein, Rajika Bhandari
Date: Mar 2003
This report was designed to help state education agencies, schools, and colleges use research to improve performance on Perkins III core indicators. It was developed by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education as part of the Program Quality Initiative:an initiative to assist states in improving state and local performance.
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Author(s): Amy Bell Johnson, Ivan Charner, Robin White, Academy for Educational Development
Date: Jan 2003
This study investigated curriculum integration models to assess the quality of integration-related reforms at the classroom level and document best practices for promoting desired student outcomes.
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Author(s): Cass Dykeman, Oregon State University, Chris Wood, University of Arizona, Michael Ingram, Alix Gitelman, Naomi Mandsager, Meng-Yin Chen, Oregon State University, Edwin L. Herr, The Pennsylvania State University
Date: Jan 2003
This report describes a pilot study that examined the relationship between participation in career development interventions and academic motivation and academic self-efficacy. The study assessed a nationwide sample of 293 youth from 20 high schools on academic motivation, academic self-efficacy, and participation in 44 clearly defined career development interventions.
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Author(s): Debra D. Bragg, Jane W. Loeb, Yuqin Gong, Chi-Ping Deng, Jung-sup Yoo, Jerry L. Hill, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Date: Nov 2002
This report presents the findings of a 4-year longitudinal study that examined student experiences and outcomes in local tech prep consortia in eight different regions of the country. The study compared experiences for students identified locally as participants in tech prep programs to a similar group of non-participating students.
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Author(s): Ruth Thomas, Marilyn Adams, Naheed Meghani, Maria Smith
Date: Aug 2002
This report examines the integration of the Internet on a school-wide scale in five high schools to shed light on the patterns of Internet use, what affects it, and its consequences. Researchers conducted case studies of five schools engaged in school-wide Internet integration.
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Author(s): Marisa Castellano, Samuel Stringfield, Johns Hopkins University, James R. Stone III, University of Minnesota
Date: Mar 2002
This report provides second-year findings from a 5-year longitudinal study that examined diverse and promising programs for integrating CTE with whole-school reforms in schools that serve predominantly disadvantaged students. This interim report provides longitudinal descriptions of CTE-enhanced whole-school reforms that appear to have strong track records of improving the educational chances of concentrated groups of highly disadvantaged students.
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Author(s): Sylvia M. Twomey, Oregon State University
Date: Feb 2002
This essay advocates for establishing a Virtual Teacher Training Center to transform subject-matter experts into licensed secondary-level career and technical teachers. The proposed Center would offer a flexible,re-configurable teacher education program of 27-33 credits that could be completed within one academic year and use Internet technology to deliver the program to potential teachers.
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Author(s): Arthur M. Harkins, University of Minnesota
Date: Feb 2002
This essay suggests that all levels of American education must undergo a software-supported experiential mission shift to prepare and support flexible, high-performing knowledge workers.
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Author(s): N. L. McCaslin, The Ohio State University, Darrell Parks
Date: Feb 2002
This paper provides a context for education, an historical overview, a description of the magnitude of career and technical education, and trends and issues impacting career and technical teacher education. It describes new approaches to CTE teacher education, identifies components of a teacher education program, and lists policy implications at the local, state, and national levels.