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ERIC Number: ED287081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 104
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Cooperative Extension Service.