Technological Applications in Adult and Vocational Education Advancement

Technological Applications in Adult and Vocational Education Advancement

Victor X. Wang (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Release Date: September, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 487
ISBN13: 9781466620629|ISBN10: 1466620625|EISBN13: 9781466620636|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2062-9


While adult and vocational education may be viewed as separate, the training and development in education and the workplace is essential to keeping up with the current page of technologies and information. As technologies, individuals, and the workplace continue to advance, adult learning continues to be a forefront to keep up with this constant change of pace.

Technological Applications in Adult and Vocational Education Advancement aims to advance the understanding, practice, and research within career and technical education. This book provides a global view on the education technologies for adult learning from leading scholars, theorists, and practitioners by sharing insight on innovative pedagogies and inspirational thoughts on the fields of adult education, technology, and care and technical education.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult Education
  • Adult teaching methods
  • Agriculture education
  • Business Education
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Comparative career and technical education
  • Corporate training methods
  • Distance Education
  • Family and consumer science
  • Health occupations education
  • Human Resource Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Impact of technology on CTE and adult education
  • Information Technologies
  • Instructional Technology
  • Issues in successful aging

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Victor X. Wang is a Professor of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology at Florida Atlantic University. Thus far, Dr. Wang has published more than 230 refereed books, book chapters, and journal articles. These publications address andragogy and pedagogy, which can be considered as the umbrella under which such areas as andragogical curriculum and program development, management, human performance technology, social justice, global education, diversity and E-learning are addressed.

Currently, Dr. Wang is co-editing the International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology with a Columbia University Professor, Dr. Lyle Yorks and a doctoral student of Malcolm Knowles, Dr. John A. Henschke. Dr. Wang has won many academic achievement awards, including the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly & Creative Achievement Award. He has had extensive experience in chairing and mentoring doctoral dissertations (including dissertations from University of Auckland, New Zealand). Some of his books have been adopted as required textbooks by major universities in the United States, and in China. In addition, numerous universities worldwide including some Ivy League Universities have cataloged his books and journal articles. Dr. Wang’s teaching (including teaching via technology) has reached many states in the United States and China. Personal Link: