vocationalism
noun Date: 1924 emphasis on vocational training in education • vocationalist noun

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  • vocationalism — vocationalist, n. /voh kay sheuh nl iz euhm/, n. the practice or policy of requiring vocational training of all college or high school students. [1920 25; VOCATIONAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • vocationalism — An educational philosophy or pedagogy, claiming that the content of the curriculum should be governed by its occupational or industrial utility, and marketability as human capital . See also training, sociology of …   Dictionary of sociology

  • vocationalism — vo·ca·tion·al·ism …   English syllables

  • vocationalism — /voʊˈkeɪʃənəlɪzəm/ (say voh kayshuhnuhlizuhm) noun the theory that education should be oriented towards the acquisition of specific vocational skills …   Australian English dictionary

  • vocationalism —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷shənəlˌizəm, shnəˌli noun ( s) : emphasis on vocational training in education * * * vocationalist, n. /voh kay sheuh nl iz euhm/, n. the practice or policy of requiring vocational training of all college or high school students. [1920… …   Useful english dictionary

  • education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …   Universalium

  • Hutchins, Robert Maynard — born Jan. 17, 1899, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. died May 17, 1977, Santa Barbara, Calif. U.S. educator and foundation president. He attended Oberlin College and graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1921) and Yale Law School (LL.B., 1925), becoming dean …   Universalium

  • История народного образования в Англии — может быть прослежена со времён заселения Англии англо саксами и даже ранее, ко временам римского владычества. В Средние века школы открывались для обучения латинской грамматике, в то время как основным способом овладения практическими навыками… …   Википедия

  • vocationalist — noun see vocationalism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Vocational education — A blacksmith is a traditional trade. Vocational education or vocational education and training prepares trainees for very specific job roles. The student or trainee develops expertise in a particular group of techniques or technology.In 2006, the …   Wikipedia

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