Preparing a STEM Workforce through Career-Technical Education

New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 178
Product Number: EB00709527
Released: Aug 07, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119428367
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Description

This volume examines STEM education, preparation, and career exploration-and the role of career and technical education (CTE) in preparing individuals for the STEM workforce. Highlighting avenues for success and exemplary practices, the volume covers topics such as: 1) Incorporating experiential learning activities for students in CTE-STEM programs,2) Providing avenues and effective strategies for closing the skills gap for students in CTE-STEM throughfunding and evaluation and assessment activities, 3) Highlighting the experiences of women in CTE-STEM related programs, and4) Implications for policy and practice. This is the 178th volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.

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Original Publish Date: Jun 19, 2017

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