Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5549.5.T7 C247 2018
"Brown provides a forward-looking exploration of the current research on workplace training, employee development, and organizational learning from the primary point of view of industrial organizational psychology. Each chapter discusses current practices, recent research, and, importantly, the gaps between the two."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- 2021
"This report scopes out initiatives in the area of career guidance for adults in OECD countries, drawing lessons on how to strengthen adult career guidance systems in terms of coverage and inclusiveness, provision and service delivery, quality and impact, and governance and funding. The findings of the report build on the information collected through the 2020 Survey of Career Guidance for Adults (SCGA)"
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- T65 .C66 2017
"The book brings together significant international research on Technology Education by focusing on contemporary PhD theses. While the conceptual underpinnings of each research project are explained, the focus is on elaborating the findings in ways that are relevant for practitioners. The book features contributions from doctoral students who completed their research in 2013. Each chapter employs a similar structure, with a focus on what the research means for classroom teachers."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5549.5.T7 P363 2020
"Developed for busy HR practitioners and trainers, this book provides a concise guide to the theory and practice of employee training in contemporary organisations. Reflecting the importance of employee development to learning-based organisations in the knowledge economy, it clearly links employee training needs to business development and offers an accessible guide to current theories combined with research-based practical guidance in how to design effective training programmes."
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance
Call Number: UCF Main Library Reference -- HF5381.E52 2015
"Fully revised and updated to provide detailed facts and current statistics about 120 key career fields and industries as well as more than 820 occupations, this resource presents a wealth of information about employment statistics, growing and declining industries, earnings, employment prospects, educational requirements, tips for getting a job, and much more."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5381.H36 2017
"The Handbook of Career and Workforce Development provides educators, researchers, and policy makers with information on evidence-based programs and activities. Chapters describe ways that current research can be used to promote the design of more effective career development programs and services at local, state, and national levels. Promising career development practices applicable to a range of settings and special populations are identified, as are strategies for communicating evidence in ways that influence career and workforce development public policy."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5549 .H29766 2017
"By implementing new competencies in the workforce, both the employees and the business overall can thrive. The Handbook of Research on Human Factors in Contemporary Workforce Development is a pivotal source for the latest scholarly perspectives on social aspects and employee influences on modern business environments."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LC1044 .H36 2008
"Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) research has become a recognized and well-defined area of interdisciplinary research. This book focuses on research and research methods in TVET. It presents research methods, including interview and observation methods, as well as of experimentation and development."
The History and Growth of Career and Technical Education in America
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- LC1045.G67 2014
Early CTE in America -- Leaders who influenced CTE curriculum development -- Impact of land-grant institutions on CTE -- Factors that influenced CTE development -- Legislative history & the changing workforce -- Participation of women in CTE -- Participation of special-needs populations in CTE -- CTE instructional programs & teachers -- Development of CTE student organizations -- The aging workforce -- Globalization of CTE -- Issues & trends impacting the growth & future of CTE -- CTE agents of growth
The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- BF713 .O9295 2015
"The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture provides a comprehensive synopsis of theory and research on human development, with every chapter drawing together findings from cultures around the world. This includes a focus on cultural diversity within nations, cultural change, and globalization. Expertly edited by Lene Arnett Jensen, the Handbook covers the entire lifespan from the prenatal period to old age. It delves deeply into topics such as the development of emotion, language, cognition, morality, creativity, and religion, as well as developmental contexts such as family, friends, civic institutions, school, media, and work."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LC5215.P35 2018
"It provides an explicit discussion of the differences and tensions between adult and lifelong education and learning, and locates these in different policy and historical contexts, theories and practices. It explores a variety of discipline-based theoretical perspectives, and highlights how these have influenced, and been influenced by, research in the education and learning of adults. The Handbook also explores the inevitable frictions and dilemmas these present, and carefully examines the role of the international dimension in researching education and learning in formal, non-formal and informal contexts, beyond traditional schooling."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5549.5.T7 2015
"The latest Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Psychology uses a psychological perspective, and a uniquely global focus, to review the latest literature and research in the interconnected fields of training, development, and performance appraisal. -- Maintains a truly global focus on the field with top international contributors exploring research and practice from around the world -- Offers researchers and professionals essential information for building a talented organization, a critical and challenging task for organizational success in the 21st century -- Covers a diverse range of topics, including needs analysis, job design, active learning, self-regulation, simulation approaches, 360-degree feedback, and virtual learning environments
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5549.5.T7 2019
"Designed to strike a balance between theory and practice, the Handbook provides a wealth of information on foundational topics, theoretical frameworks, current and emerging trends, technological updates, implementation strategies, and research methodologies. Chapters covering recent research illustrate the importance of workplace learning topics ranging from meditation to change management, while others give pragmatic and replicable applications for the design, promotion, and implementation of impactful learning opportunities for employees at any company, regardless of industry."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LC1043 .W55 2019
"Drawing on the most recent research, thinking, and practice in the field, the book explores the key debates about the role of VET in the education and training systems of various nations. The Handbook reveals how expertise is developed in an age of considerable transformation in work processes, work organization, and occupational identities. The authors also examine many of the challenges of vocational education and training such as the impact of digital technologies on employment, the demand for (re)training in the context of extended working lives, the emergence of learning regions and skill ecosystems, and the professional development of vocational teachers and trainers."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RA410.7 .W67 2017e
"Workforce Development Theory and Practice in the Mental Health Sector is an essential reference source on the understanding of workforce capacity and capability and examines specific benefits and applications in addiction and mental health services. Featuring extensive coverage on a range of topics including public service provision, staff motivation, and clinical competency, this book is ideally designed for policy makers, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the challenges facing countries in the areas of planning and development in the workforce."
Cambridge Core provides access to journals and eBooks on a broad range of subjects. The Cambridge University Press currently publishes over 250 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Here are details about the Libraries' newly expanded collection of Cambridge eBooks
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Catalog of library collections from the U.S. and around the world. The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with millions of records for books, periodicals, and other materials in 370 languages and covering information from 4,000 years of knowledge. Includes RLIN catalogs and the Union List of Periodicals.