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  • Connect to Your Career, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Connect to Your Career, 1st Edition
    Keyword(s): connect; your; career; career education; 1st Edition; 2015
    Abstract:

    Connect to Your Career presents a unique approach for adults conducting a job search. Strategies for using the Internet, along with traditional job-search methods, guide users in navigating career opportunities. The use of social media to create a professional online identity is discussed, along with how to protect it. Both traditional and infographic résumés are illustrated, as well as guidance for creating a portfolio for career use. The interviewing process is also presented, from preparation to interview to followup.

    By: Suzann Connell and Julie Jaehne
    Brief Summary: Connect to Your Career presents a unique approach for adults conducting a job search. Strategies for using the Internet, along with traditional job-search methods, guide users in navigating career opportunities.
  • Discovering Careers, 9th Edition
    Cover URL: Discovering Careers, 9th Edition
    Keyword(s): discovering; careers; 9th Edition; 2018
    Abstract:

    Discovering Careers introduces career exploration in conjunction with the 16 career clusters. College and career readiness activities covering writing, speaking, and listening are included, as well as Career Ready Practices.

    By: John A. Wanat, E. Weston Pfeiffer, and Richard Van Gulik
    Brief Summary: Discovering Careers introduces career exploration in conjunction with the 16 career clusters.
  • Discovering Careers, 8th Edition
    Cover URL: Discovering Careers, 8th Edition
    Keyword(s): 2014; 8th Edition; career; careers; discovering; companion website
    Abstract:

    Discovering Careers is designed to introduce students to the skills they will need to succeed in school, on the job, and on their own. By studying this text, students will be able to explore personal goals, interests, and aptitudes that will influence future life decisions. Through exploration of the career clusters and pathways, students will learn about the training and skills required to pursue their post-high school plans. This text helps students take their first steps toward making the most of their education while preparing for the future.

    By: John A. Wanat, E. Weston Pfeiffer and Richard Van Gulik
    Brief Summary: Discovering Careers is designed to introduce students to the skills they will need to succeed in school, on the job, and on their own.
  • Discovering Careers, 7th Edition
    Cover URL: Discovering Careers
    Keyword(s): career education; 2012; discovering; careers; 7th Edition; companion website
    Abstract:

    Discovering Careers is designed to introduce students to the skills they will need to succeed in school, on the job, and on their own. By studying this text, students will be able to explore personal goals, interests, and aptitudes that will influence future life decisions. The 16 career clusters, with career pathways and options, provide an opportunity to research and gain an awareness of educational and training requirements needed for various careers. Check Your Reading and Key Concepts reinforce reading skills and enhance reading comprehension. Sharing best practices for the environment, Go Green gives tips on ways to use our resources wisely in a business setting. To provide insight on real-life issues that may arise in the workplace, an Ethics feature presents helpful information that students can use.

    By: John A. Wanat, E. Weston Pfeiffer and Richard Van Gulik
    Brief Summary: Discovering Careers is designed to introduce students to the skills they will need to succeed in school, on the job, and on their own. By studying this text, students will be able to explore personal goals, interests, and aptitudes that will influence future life decisions. The 16 career clusters...
  • School to Career, 11th Edition
    Cover URL: School to Career, 11th Edition
    Keyword(s): school; career; career education; careers; 2018; 11th Edition
    Abstract:

    School to Career provides students with a foundation for creating career goals using the 16 career clusters as a guide. College and Career Readiness activities covering writing, speaking, and listening are included, as well as Career Ready Practices.

    By: J.J. Littrell, Ed.D., James H. Lorenz, Ed.D., and Harry T. Smith, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: School to Career provides students with a foundation for creating career goals using the 16 career clusters as a guide.
  • School to Career, 10th Edition
    Cover URL: School to Career
    Keyword(s): school; career; 10th Edition; 2014; career education
    Abstract:

    The 10th edition of School to Career builds on what made the previous editions so successful. Students explore careers using the career clusters and pathways framework; understand workplace expectations; develop career-readiness skills; and plan for life beyond graduation. School to Career provides students with the “how to” needed for preparing a résumé, searching for a job, taking on a work-based learning experience, exceeding employer expectations, managing personal finances, and funding postsecondary training and education. Case studies are used to examine challenges students may encounter in the world of work.

    By: J.J. Littrell, Ed.D., James H. Lorenz, Ed.D. and Harry T. Smith, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: The 10th edition of School to Career builds on what made the previous editions so successful. Students explore careers using the career clusters and pathways framework; understand workplace expectations; develop career-readiness skills; and plan for life beyond graduation.
  • School to Career, 9th Edition
    Cover URL: School to Career
    Keyword(s): school; career; career education; 9th Edition; 2012; companion website
    Abstract:

    An important key to student success is preparing for the transition from high school to a first career. To help students make this transition, School to Career provides guidance by covering important twenty-first century life and career skills. By studying this text, students will learn personal skills, decision-making skills, and employability skills that will help create a foundation as students graduate from high school. Skills for success such as teamwork and problem solving, communicating on the job, and leadership are also covered. Opportunities to research and learn about careers using the States’ Career Clusters allow students to assess skills and abilities to help make decisions about a career that works from them. Included in the exploration process are learning about college and other post-secondary programs, as well as funding an education.

    By: J.J. Littrell, Ed.D., James H. Lorenz, Ed.D. and Harry T. Smith, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: An important key to student success is preparing for the transition from high school to a first career. To help students make this transition, School to Career provides guidance by covering important twenty-first century life and career skills. By studying this text, students will learn personal skills...
  • Teaching, 2nd Edition
    Cover URL: Teaching, 2nd Edition
    Keyword(s): teaching; 2nd Edition; 2016; career education
    Abstract:

    Teaching helps students, the teachers of tomorrow, explore the world of education. Besides investigating teaching as a profession, students will develop an understanding of the different types of learners they will encounter in the classroom. This includes how humans develop physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially as all of these impact the instructional methods used. The educational system, both past and present, is reviewed along with the responsibilities that come with employment.

    By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Teaching helps students, the teachers of tomorrow, explore the world of education.
  • Teaching, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Teaching
    Keyword(s): teaching; career education; 1st Edition; 2010
    Abstract:

    Teaching is a great text for students considering a career in the field of education. Teaching helps teachers of tomorrow explore the world of education and discover what makes a teacher effective. Your students will learn about the history of education in the United States and how schools impact society. They will learn about all types of learners – how they change physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially – and how that impacts the way they are taught. They will also learn how to design an instructional plan, choose teaching strategies, and create an effective learning environment for their future students.

    By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Teaching is a great text for students considering a career in the field of education. Teaching helps teachers of tomorrow explore the world of education and discover what makes a teacher effective. Your students will learn about the history of education in the United States and how...
  • Career Success: The Attitude Advantage, 2nd Edition
    Cover URL: Career Success The Attitude Advantage
    Keyword(s): career education; 2011; career; success; attitude; advantage; 2nd Edition
    Abstract:

    Career Success: The Attitude Advantage is a unique text-workbook that teaches students the human relations skills, or soft skills, required for real-world success. It is designed to increase awareness and understanding of the challenges and responsibilities of being an employee. Focus is placed on attitudes, teamwork, and careers.

    By: Rosemary T. Fruehling, Ph.D. and Roberta Moore
    Brief Summary: Career Success: The Attitude Advantage is a unique text-workbook that teaches students the human relations skills, or soft skills, required for real-world success.
  • Charting Your Career: Interest Inventory
    Cover URL: Charting Your Career: Interest Inventory
    Abstract:

    Charting Your Career Interest Inventory is a hands-on career exploration tool for use in the classroom or independently. It asks students to rank their interest in 160 career-oriented activities. Scoring the responses allows students to identify their top three career areas, or clusters, for exploration. The recommended courses, skills, and occupations related to each career cluster are provided for student review. Resources for career research are also included to help students begin making educated decisions about their futures.

    By: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
    Brief Summary: Charting Your Career Interest Inventory is a hands-on career exploration tool for use in the classroom or independently. It asks students to rank their interest in 160 career-oriented activities.
  • Soft Skills for the Workplace, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Skills for the Workplace, 1st Edition
    Keyword(s): soft; skills; softskills; for; workplace; 1st Edition
    Abstract:

    Soft skills are the new hard skills for the 21st century. Soft skills are the people skills that enable workers to communicate and get along with others. In today's workplace, employers look for workers who have technical abilities to perform on the job as well as the know-how to interact with coworkers and customers. Every occupation needs these foundational skills.

    Soft Skills for the Workplace presents the major soft skills needed for job success in one easy-to-use text. No need for multiple textbooks to teach these basic employability skills. Fourteen short, concise lessons provide information that will prepare your students to find and keep a job. The modular format allows the content to be used in any order and for any discipline. Each chapter can be used as a supplemental conversation starter with your students or as an individual assignment. A free companion website provides additional activities for reinforcement.

    By: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
    Brief Summary: Soft Skills for the Workplace presents the major soft skills needed for job success in one easy-to-use text.

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