ERIC Number: ED118812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Educating for Career Development.
Tennyson, W. Wesley; And Others
Basic career needs, management tasks, objectives, human development rationale, and implementation strategies for a career development education program are discussed in terms of the Minnesota Career Development Curriculum (CDC) project. Oriented toward teachers and counselors, the document contains six chapters: (1) The Challenge, presenting an overview of career oriented education in terms of the interrelationships between school, society, the labor market, the future, and students; (2) In Touch with Reality, discussing socioeconomic and cultural values and career expectations held by the general population and their implications for counselors; (3) Forecast of the Future, viewing future technological and economic changes in terms of present labor market conditions, occupational patterns, and educational requirements; (4) A Conceptual System for Career Development Education, elaborating on a conceptual structure for the definition and development of career development education; (5) A Process Curriculum for Career Management, presenting the CDC as a process model focusing on a sequence of personal competencies (career management tasks) to be mastered in four steps of the student's development; (6) Strategies and Resources for Implementation, discussing delivery systems and resources. Career management tasks (K-12 and post high school), instructional objectives (K-12), and an annotated resource and reference list are appended. (LH)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Counselor Role, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Futures (of Society), Individual Development, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Relevance (Education), Resource Materials, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of School Systems (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. Pupil Personnel Services Section.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota