ERIC Number: ED287081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Self-Directed Career Exploration Center.
Illinois Univ., Urbana. Cooperative Extension Service.
This self-directed learning center is intended to serve as a resource upon which to develop and support a career education program. The center is organized into educational activities that have been designed to enhance the career education process, including development of self-awareness, decision making, career exploration, and job search skills. The following topics are covered in the individual units: assessing personal learning style, knowing alternatives after high school, understanding what can be done with college, deciding whether or not to attend college, marketing skills to obtain employment, conducting a successful job search, making the best possible first impression, and job shadowing for career exploration. Each unit contains some or all of the following: an introduction, lesson objectives, a lesson outline, definitions, explanations, one or more information sheets, discussion sheets, suggested activities, sample letters, activity worksheets, checklists, and lists of guidelines. A bibliography and directory of regional agencies administering the Education for Employment Delivery Systems Planning Grant program are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Cognitive Style, College Choice, Decision Making, Educational Counseling, Educational Opportunities, Independent Study, Job Search Methods, Job Shadowing, Learning Activities, Learning Centers (Classroom), Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Cooperative Extension Service.