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  • 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, 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, 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.


    School to Career, 9th Edition is out of print.

    Please contact customer support if you would like a current edition of this title.

    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...
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Shielded Metal Arc Welding, 1st Edition
    Keyword(s): shielded; metal; arc; welding; 1st Edition; 2016
    Abstract:

    Shielded Metal Arc Welding is a write-in text that progresses from basic theory to specialized techniques. It focuses on the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. A unit on welding problems provides solutions that students can use when they encounter an issue. New and expanded content updated for this edition includes fire safety and protection; unclassified electrodes; welding positions; filler metal content; weld penetration; voltage polarity; low hydrogen electrodes; deposit rate; nondestructive testing; destructive testing; and the responsibilities of a welding inspector.

    By: John R. Walker and W. Richard Polanin
    Brief Summary: Shielded Metal Arc Welding is a write-in text that progresses from basic theory to specialized techniques. It focuses on the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process.
  • Small Gas Engines, 10th Edition
    Cover URL: Small Gas Engines
    Keyword(s): small; gas; engines; 2012; automotive; 10th Edition
    Abstract:

    Small Gas Engines explores the principles of small gasoline engine design, construction, and operation. It also presents a detailed overview of small engine maintenance, troubleshooting, service, rebuilding, and repair. In addition, Small Gas Engines includes extensive coverage of outdoor power equipment applications and the specialized service related to each type of equipment.

    By: Alfred C. Roth, Blake J. Fisher, and W. Scott Gauthier
    Brief Summary: Small Gas Engines explores the principles of small gasoline engine design, construction, and operation. It also presents a detailed overview of small engine maintenance, troubleshooting, service, rebuilding, and repair. In addition, Small Gas Engines includes extensive coverage of outdoor...
  • Small Gas Engines, 11th Edition
    Cover URL: Small Gas Engines, 11th Edition
    Keyword(s): small; gas; engines; engine; 11th Edition; 2017
    Abstract:

    Small Gas Engines explores the principles of small gasoline engine design, construction, and operation. It also presents a detailed overview of small engine maintenance, troubleshooting, rebuilding, and repair. In addition, this comprehensive textbook includes extensive coverage of outdoor power equipment applications and the specialized service procedures related to each type of equipment.

    By: Alfred C. Roth, Blake J. Fisher, and W. Scott Gauthier
    Brief Summary: Small Gas Engines explores the principles of small gasoline engine design, construction, and operation.
  • 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 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.
  • Strengthening Family & Self, 6th Edition
    Cover URL: Strengthening Family and Self
    Keyword(s): family living; 2010; strengthening; family; self; 6th Edition; fcs family living; fcs
    Abstract:

    Strengthening Family & Self is completely restructured, with chapters divided into short sections. Each section opens with a reading activity, a vocabulary activity, and key terms. Review questions at the end of every section reinforce content. Engaging features capture students’ interest and facilitate learning.

    By: Leona Johnson
    Brief Summary: Strengthening Family & Self is completely restructured, with chapters divided into short sections. Each section opens with a reading activity, a vocabulary activity, and key terms. Review questions at the end of every section reinforce content. Engaging features capture students' interest...
  • Study Skills, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Study Skills, 1st Edition
    Keyword(s): study; skills; 2020; 1st Edition
    Abstract:

    Study Skills is a concise, effective textbook that presents the basic study skills needed for classroom success. It is designed to help students become active learners with improved reading comprehension, critical-thinking skills, time management, and more. Developed for the classroom, this program features learning outcomes that are reinforced throughout the lessons with pretests, review questions, critical-thinking activities, internet exercises, and hands-on applications.

    By: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
    Brief Summary: Study Skills is a concise, effective textbook that presents the basic study skills needed for classroom success. It is designed to help students become active learners with improved reading comprehension, critical-thinking skills, time management, and more.
  • Succeeding in Life and Career, 10th Edition
    Cover URL: Succeeding in Life and Career
    Keyword(s): succeeding; life; career; career education; 10th Edition; 2012; comprehensive; fcs comprehensive; fcs
    Abstract:

    Succeeding in Life and Career is an advanced comprehensive text designed to help teens adjust to change, achieve career readiness, and fulfill their potential. The 21st century challenges pose unique demands on young people learning to manage their lives and prepare for successful futures, and the text addresses these challenges. It encourages students to hone critical-thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills and apply them to situations in the real world. Succeeding in Life and Career also helps teens acquire relationship, resource management, and healthy living skills.


    Succeeding in Life and Career, 10th Edition is out of print.

    Please contact customer support if you would like a current edition of this title.

    By: Frances Baynor Parnell
    Brief Summary: Succeeding in Life and Career is an advanced comprehensive text designed to help teens adjust to change, achieve career readiness, and fulfill their potential. The 21st century challenges pose unique demands on young people learning to manage their lives and prepare for successful...
  • Succeeding in Life and Career: Foundations of Human Studies, 11th Edition
    Cover URL: Succeeding in Life and Career, 11th Edition
    Keyword(s): succeeding; life; career; 11th Edition; 2017
    Abstract:

    Succeeding in Life and Career is an advanced comprehensive text designed to help teens adjust to change, especially as they become young adults. A lifespan development chapter provides understanding of how people change over time, from newborn to older adult. Career readiness is stressed, and each of the 16 career clusters is explored along with related jobs and their requirements for success. Skills development, financial literacy, healthy lifestyles, housing, and transportation topics are also included.

    By: Frances Baynor Parnell
    Brief Summary: Succeeding in Life and Career is an advanced comprehensive text designed to help teens adjust to change, especially as they become young adults.
  • Successful Sewing, 7th Edition
    Cover URL: Successful Sewing
    Keyword(s): successful; sewing; 2013; clothing and fashion; clothing; fashion; 7th Edition
    Abstract:

    Successful Sewing is a write-in text that teaches apparel construction skills to both beginning and experienced sewing students. Teachers serve as facilitators as students use easy, step-by-step instructions to complete lessons at their own pace.

    By: Mary G. Westfall
    Brief Summary: Successful Sewing is a write-in text that teaches apparel construction skills to both beginning and experienced sewing students. Teachers serve as facilitators as students use easy, step-by-step instructions to complete lessons at their own pace.

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