The 1996 Agenda for the National Center for Research in Vocational Education
Published in: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Report no. MDS-1053 (Berkeley, CA : National Center for Research in Vocational Education, University of California at Berkeley, May 1996), 69 p
Posted on RAND.org on May 01, 1996
This paper outlines the mission and projected projects for the National Center for Research in Vocational Education for 1996. The activities are organized around two functions: research and development and dissemination and training. Research and development is composed of six substantive areas: (1) the economic context of vocational education; (2) institutions, "systems," governance, and policy; (3) curriculum and pedagogy: innovative and effective practices in vocational education; (4) students in vocational education; (5) personnel in vocational education; and (6) accountability and assessment. Dissemination and training includes a dissemination program, a professional outreach program, and an office of student of student services. Projects to be conducted in each of these areas are profiled, with information included on project director, activities, and expected products.