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Transitions in work and learning [electronic resource] : implications for assessment : papers and proceedings / Alan Lesgold, Michael J. Feuer, and Allison M. Black, editors.

Contributor(s): Lesgold, Alan M | Feuer, Michael J | Black, Allison M | National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Board on Testing and Assessment.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1997Description: 1 online resource (viii, 283 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585023115 (electronic bk.); 9780585023113 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Vocational evaluation -- United States | School-to-work transition -- United States | Vocational education -- United States | Occupational training -- United States | Labor market -- United States | EDUCATION -- Aims & Objectives | Electronic books | Electronic books | Aansluiting (onderwijs) | Onderwijs | Arbeidsmarkt | Arbeitswelt | Schule | Schulabg�anger | Berufswahl | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Transitions in work and learning.DDC classification: 370.11/3/0973 Other classification: 81.24 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The knowledge gap : rhetoric and evidence -- Is there a gap between employer skill needs and the skills of the work force? / Harry J. Holzer -- Skills and the economy : an employer context for understanding the school-to-work transition / Robert Zemsky -- What is work? : rhetoric and ethnographic evidence -- Should social skills be in the vocational curriculum? : evidence from the automotive repair field / Bonalyn Nelsen -- Manufacturing the new worker : literate activities and working identities in a high-performance versus a traditionally organized workplace / Glynda Hull -- Assessing assessment : what we know how to measure, what we need to know -- Twenty-first century measures for twenty-first century work / Kenneth Pearlman -- Postmodern test theory / Robert J. Mislevy -- Caution flags -- Legal restrictions on assessments / Dennis Parker -- Assessment without adverse impact / Neal Schmitt -- Visions of the school-to-work transition -- What policy makers and experts see (and do not see) in school-to-work transitions / Larry Cuban -- Getting to work : thoughts on the function and form of school-to-work transition / Lauren B. Resnich -- Transitions in work and learning / Alan Lesgold.
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Papers presented at a conference held in March 1996.

"Board on Testing and Assessment, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council."

Includes bibliographical references.

The knowledge gap : rhetoric and evidence -- Is there a gap between employer skill needs and the skills of the work force? / Harry J. Holzer -- Skills and the economy : an employer context for understanding the school-to-work transition / Robert Zemsky -- What is work? : rhetoric and ethnographic evidence -- Should social skills be in the vocational curriculum? : evidence from the automotive repair field / Bonalyn Nelsen -- Manufacturing the new worker : literate activities and working identities in a high-performance versus a traditionally organized workplace / Glynda Hull -- Assessing assessment : what we know how to measure, what we need to know -- Twenty-first century measures for twenty-first century work / Kenneth Pearlman -- Postmodern test theory / Robert J. Mislevy -- Caution flags -- Legal restrictions on assessments / Dennis Parker -- Assessment without adverse impact / Neal Schmitt -- Visions of the school-to-work transition -- What policy makers and experts see (and do not see) in school-to-work transitions / Larry Cuban -- Getting to work : thoughts on the function and form of school-to-work transition / Lauren B. Resnich -- Transitions in work and learning / Alan Lesgold.

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