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SRI Webinar: Engaging Industry and Students in Workforce Education Partnerships

Ashley Lee

Monday, February 25, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PST)

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SRI International has been conducting workforce partnership research with funding from the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education program (DUE #0903331), and plans to present preliminary findings with a panel discussion of researchers, community college policy leaders, and an experienced industry partner in a webinar scheduled for February 25, 2013 at 10 am PST / 12 pm CST / 1 pm EST.
The goal of the webinar is to develop a short white paper about engagement in workforce education from two perspectives: Engaging industry and engaging students. The white paper will feature a Harvard Business Review set of case studies about challenges encountered and solution strategies that worked and share back to the workforce education community.



   Louise Yarnall

   Senior Research Social Scientist
   Center for Technology in Learning
   SRI International

   Raymond McGhee

   Senior Education Researcher
   Center for Education Policy
   SRI International

   Joseph Ames

   Ames & Associates



10:00 am - 10:30 am PST 

SRI Presentation

SRI Principal Investigator Louise Yarnall, co-principal investigator Raymond McGhee, and consultant Joseph Ames of Ames Associates will present findings from the case study research about 1) engaging industry in community college workforce partnership formation; and 2) engaging students in workforce instruction. The webinar will present a framework that SRI has developed tosupport workforce education stakeholders in framing industry and student engagement challenges and addressing them effectively.

10:30 am - 11:00 am PST  

Panel Discussion

A team of experts in workforce education--two researchers (Debra Bragg, University of Illinois; Al Phelps,University of Wisconsin), an AACC workforce leader (Kathryn Mannes, AACC), and an industry representative (Nicholas Xenos, Juniper Networks)--will discuss the framework in light of the engagement challenges they see in workforce education.

11:00 am - 11:30 am PST  


For the final 30 minutes, there will be a Q&A and request for "war stories" from the webinar participants.




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Please note that audio will be available by phone only. Participant lines will be muted during the presentation. Attendees are encouraged to post questions via the chat window in WebEx. After the webinar, we'll make answers to all slides, the recorded webinar, and participants questions and comments available via a dedicated project website.

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