ERIC Number: ED239053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Microcomputers: Applications in Career Counseling and Career Education.
Lambert, Roger, Ed.; Rodenstein, Judith, Ed.
This handbook was designed to help counselors and career development personnel to adopt and adapt to using microcomputers. The 18 papers included in the handbook were written by a cross section of career and counseling professionals as well as experts in microcomputer applications. In the first section of the handbook, the authors examine the general use of microcomputers in education and in career development. Important issues related to these topics are presented, and initiatives for instruction, counseling, and administrative tasks are described. The second section focuses on the areas, services, and programs pertinent to career counseling and career selection. The role of the microcomputer is examined with specific information provided and applications specified for the career counseling program. Topics covered in the book include the following: computer literacy, buying hardware and software, designing software, administrative use of the microcomputer, using microcomputers with special needs students, career information and the microcomputer, job simulation on the microcomputer, computerized career planning inventories, career exploration, and emerging careers. Short biographies of the contributors complete the text. (KC)
Descriptors: Administration, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Disabilities, Emerging Occupations, Exceptional Persons, Job Skills, Measures (Individuals), Microcomputers, Postsecondary Education, Programing, School Counseling, Secondary Education, Simulation, Special Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center.
Note: For related documents, see CE 037 876-877.