ERIC Number: ED230749
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Career Decision-Making: Booklet III. Vocational Career Orientation Self Development Unit.
Childers, John H., Jr.
This workshop booklet on career decision making, the third in a series of three vocational career orientation self-developmental units, was designed for use at the junior high school level. Provided in the booklet are materials for conducting four workshop sessions. The first session deals with various preliminary steps to formulating a career choice, including career brainstorming, assessing one's needs in a career, considering personal versus situational factors, and an introduction to decision making. Addressed in the second session are decision making as a process, steps in the decision making process, and making a decision. The thid session deals with John L. Holland's theory regarding vocational choice and with career information resources such as the Directory of Occupational Titles and the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Covered in the final session are selecting a tentative career choice and the goal setting process. Each of these four sections contains an explanation of the purpose of the given session, instructions for implementing each activity included in the session, and suggestions for summarizing and closing the session. Appended to the booklet are the actual discussion questions, activities, diagrams, and information sheets needed to conduct the workshop. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Div. of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville.