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Industrial or vocational training

See below for a selection of the latest books from Industrial or vocational training category. Presented with a red border are the Industrial or vocational training books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Industrial or vocational training books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Applied Pedagogies for Higher Education

Applied Pedagogies for Higher Education

Author: Dawn A. Morley Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/09/2020

This open access book critiques real world learning across both the curriculum and extracurricular activities. Drawing on disciplines as diverse as business, health, fashion, sociology and geography, the editors and authors employ a cross-disciplinary approach to examine how this concept is being applied in higher education. Divided into three parts, the authors and contributors analyse broader applications of real world learning, student experience of practicing in a real world setting, and how learning strategies can be employed to engage students in real world learning. The editors and contributors provide up-to-date, cross-disciplinary and international insights into how real world learning could be integrated into the higher education curriculum to support effective, relevant and life-long learning for 21st century students.

On the Frontline in Macao

On the Frontline in Macao

Author: Carlos Siu Lam Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2020

Syracuse University

Syracuse University

Author: David T. Tobin Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/06/2020

This sixth in a series of volumes on Syracuse University's history focuses on the leadership of Chancellor Kenneth Buzz Shaw (1991-2004), who undertook the most comprehensive strategic overhaul of the institution since its founding in 1870. With a compelling narrative and fresh analysis, Tobin examines Shaw's thirteen-year tenure, his administrative style, and many of the issues the university faced as it transitioned into the twenty-first century: the diversification of its student body and faculty, women in sports, competitive pressure on its intercollegiate teams, and the relevance of higher education in the modern world. Tobin describes how Shaw led the university through a risky and unconventional renewal, deliberately restraining enrollment growth to strengthen the university and making the Board of Trustees a stronger organization and fund-raising entity. After he stepped down as chancellor, Shaw and his wife, Mary Ann, continued their efforts to improve and shape Central New York in profound and lasting ways, all of which Tobin explores in this fascinating volume.

Rapid Video Development for Trainers

Rapid Video Development for Trainers

Author: Jonathan Halls Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Creating web-based professional development video in-house has never been easier, faster, or more cost-effective. And as digital, web-based video assumes a more important role in professional development programs, corporate trainers and other development staff are increasingly being called upon to create training and instructional video themselves: in house, on time, and within budget. Still, many learning professionals lack the hands-on experience required to produce meaningful, high quality video for their training programs. Rapid Video Development for Trainers/em>, is a comprehensive tutorial and answers such important questions as Where do I get started with video? , How can I produce video that delivers the content I need to share? , Which software and hardware tools will work best for me? , and What's the best way for me to put my finished video on the web? Rapid Video Development is an invaluable resource for every corporate learning professional who needs to create powerful, information-packed, web-based video for their organisation.

90 Days, 90 Ways

90 Days, 90 Ways

Author: Alexia Vernon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2020

Are you responsible for bringing recently-hired employees on board and up to speed within your organisation? If you are a manager, trainer, corporate coach, or human resources executive in charge of developing the new hires in your company, 90 Days 90 Ways: Onboard Young Professionals to Peak Performance provides you with the knowledge and tools required to grow these recruits into engaged, confident team members during the course of the standard three-month probationary period. With a strong focus on working with younger professionals, 90 Days 90 Ways offers specific, actionable strategies and corresponding techniques for ensuring that the new hires under your guidance are integrated quickly, completely, and successfully into your business.

Postgraduate Research Engagement in Low Resource Settings

Postgraduate Research Engagement in Low Resource Settings

Author: Dennis Zami Atibuni Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2020

The general academic progression, and particularly research engagement, of postgraduate students is characterized by various problems such as high dropout rates, longer completion times, low graduation rates, and high repetition or retake rates. This means that there are far fewer students pursuing postgraduate studies at tertiary institutions and universities than there are at the lower levels of education. Yet, there is growing demand for postgraduate education given its strong projected association with socioeconomic transformation at national and international levels among developed and developing countries alike. Postgraduate Research Engagement in Low Resource Settings: Emerging Research and Opportunities sets out to garner strategies for fostering efficiency of research conduct among the students and faculty so as to enhance high quality output for the envisaged personal, societal, national, and international socioeconomic transformation. Covering a range of topics such as intellectual property, mental health, and quality assurance, this book is ideal for research supervisors, higher education faculty, librarians, educators, administrators, researchers, academicians, and students.

Renewing Workers' Education

Renewing Workers' Education

Author: Linda Cooper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2020

Renewing Workers' Education focuses on educational forms created by workers for workers. It extends beyond trade unions to include the range of educational initiatives aimed at the working class more generally, including working class women, casual and informal sector workers, migrant workers, and workers' political parties. This book contributes to filling the gap in the South African literature on workers' education and documents the more recent history of workers' education as well as current practices and perspectives, including some international experiences. It explores conceptual tools that may assist in reflecting on and theorising the practice of workers' education and analyses current challenges. This essential book also seeks to inform future policy and practices on workers' education and is key for those who wish to reinvigorate and contribute to building an alternative future for workers' education.

Socio-Economic Perspectives on Vocational Skill Development

Socio-Economic Perspectives on Vocational Skill Development

Author: Ugochukwu Chinonso Okolie Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2020

Vocational skill development (VSD) has the capacity to contribute to poverty reduction because it serves as the key to job creation and inclusive growth. As developed nations have been faced with high youth and graduate unemployment rates, basic education and vocational skill development have become a priority of development cooperation activities. However, there is a realization that measures to improve skill training can only be successful if they are in harmony with employment and economic policies. Socio-Economic Perspectives on Vocational Skill Development is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of equipping individuals with relevant work skills and implementing effective skills systems that can lead to economic growth and high levels of productivity. While highlighting topics including human capital, professional development, and skill gaps, this book is ideally designed for managers, business professionals, policymakers, academicians, researchers, and management students seeking the current understanding of the strategic role of skill development at different levels of the socio-economic system.

New Models for Technical and Vocational Education and Training

New Models for Technical and Vocational Education and Training

Author: Moses Makgato Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2020

Technical and vocational education and training at technical schools are major contributing factors in combating poverty, unemployment, and inequality. The primary purpose of technical and vocational education and training is to prepare students and learners for the world of work and for a smooth transition from education institutions into the workplace. As the Fourth Industrial Revolution continues to create more radical changes in the labor market, experts are calling for a reform of education, including vocational education and training and adult and professional education. New Models for Technical and Vocational Education and Training is an essential scholarly research book that examines TVET and CET colleges and programs that provide intermediate skills to enhance students' chances of employability and entrepreneurship in Industry 4.0. The book explores knowledge in respect to workforce preparation, digital skills development, teaching and learning of TVET, flexibility and articulation of TVET to respond to work-integrated learning, and reskilling and upskilling to avoid skill mismatches. It is ideal for TVET schools, academicians, curriculum designers, managers, training officers, administrators, vocational professionals, researchers, and students.

New Models for Technical and Vocational Education and Training

New Models for Technical and Vocational Education and Training

Author: Moses Makgato Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2020

Technical and vocational education and training at technical schools are major contributing factors in combating poverty, unemployment, and inequality. The primary purpose of technical and vocational education and training is to prepare students and learners for the world of work and for a smooth transition from education institutions into the workplace. As the Fourth Industrial Revolution continues to create more radical changes in the labor market, experts are calling for a reform of education, including vocational education and training and adult and professional education. New Models for Technical and Vocational Education and Training is an essential scholarly research book that examines TVET and CET colleges and programs that provide intermediate skills to enhance students' chances of employability and entrepreneurship in Industry 4.0. The book explores knowledge in respect to workforce preparation, digital skills development, teaching and learning of TVET, flexibility and articulation of TVET to respond to work-integrated learning, and reskilling and upskilling to avoid skill mismatches. It is ideal for TVET schools, academicians, curriculum designers, managers, training officers, administrators, vocational professionals, researchers, and students.

High Performance Managerial Leadership

High Performance Managerial Leadership

Author: Andre A. de Waal Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Learn how managers have transformed their teams and companies into envied high-performance organizations in this guide to nurturing successful managers at your organization, informed by the author's ten-year study of applications of his High Performing Organization (HPO) Framework. How can an organization learn to perform at a high level? The key is management. Based on years of intensive research and experience, Andre de Waal's proven strategy for achieving positive organizational change can turn your company or team into a true High Performance Organization (HPO). De Waal's HPO Framework is the only management improvement technique that has been developed on a solid scientific basis, validated through longitudinal site-level research, and developed over years of measuring organizational results. In this book, de Waal focuses on the activities and behaviors of managers in organizations that have successfully transformed themselves into HPOs. The author and his team closely followed and measured organizations that have adopted and applied the HPO Framework over many years, uncovering the secrets to creating successful and transformative managers through the use of HPO coaches, the application of silo-busting techniques to spur collaboration, and use of the HPO transformation success wheel. The resulting data set, analytics, and lessons presented represent a treasure trove of actionable tools for achieving successful managerial and organizational change and improvement. Leads readers through the process of successfully starting and completing organizational change Finds background in the five HPO Framework Principles: Discipline, Speed (in communication, decision-making, action-taking), Constant Self-Improvement, Focus (external and internal), and Creative and Fact-Based Decision-Making Draws parallels between these principals and their underlying 35 measurement characteristics, diagnostic tools, and the author's insight from 20+ years of leading organizational change Pairs each of the author's five HPO Framework Principles with an accompanying technique and a case study to show the principles Presents the HPO Diagnosis, a critical tool for companies to evaluate their current performance and identify areas in their organization that need to be strengthened for the company to become an HPO

Learning to Work

Learning to Work

Author: Joanne Reidy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2020

This ground-breaking study of work placement looks at the experience of 50 young short-term trainees in various Australian work settings. Based on taped interviews with trainees in business, education, engineering, IT and nursing, it reveals the issues, challenges and rewards for undergraduates beginning to make the transition to work in their chosen profession. It also shines a revealing light on Australian employers and workplaces, and how they can make traineeships valuable for boss, colleague and trainee.