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1994

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Training

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Port Angeles Area Employer Survey: Demand For Training In Environmental And Resource Management, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark Sep 1994

Port Angeles Area Employer Survey: Demand For Training In Environmental And Resource Management, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark

Office of Survey Research

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Telephone interviews were completed with 42 Olympic Peninsula employers doing at least some work in the "environmental and resource management" area, along with much briefer contact with 42 other employers, establishing that they did not have employees in that area. Extrapolating results from our sample to all Olympic Peninsula employers involves a substantial margin of possible error. Even so, the report includes our best estimates of demand for personnel and training in Environmental Studies. We estimate the number of full-time Olympic Peninsula employees in environmental and resource management at 1,256. Another 882 work partially in the area ...


Uep Survey Of Port Angeles Area Employers Re. Environmental Training- 8/94, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research Aug 1994

Uep Survey Of Port Angeles Area Employers Re. Environmental Training- 8/94, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research

Office of Survey Research

The report includes our best estimates of demand for personnel and training in Environmental Studies.


Signaling The Competencies Of High School Students To Employers, John H. Bishop Aug 1994

Signaling The Competencies Of High School Students To Employers, John H. Bishop

CAHRS Working Paper Series

[Excerpt] The fundamental cause of the low effort level of American students, parents, and voters in school elections is the absence of good signals of effort and accomplishment and the consequent lack of rewards for learning. In most other advanced countries mastery of the curriculum is assessed by examinations that are set and graded at the national or regional level. Grades on these exams signal the student's achievement to employers and colleges and influence the jobs that graduates get and the universities and programs to which they are admitted. Exam results also influence school reputations and in some countries ...