ERIC Number: ED321168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
The Challenge of Career Exploration in Early Adolescence.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.; American Association for Counseling and Development, Alexandria, VA.
This seventh chapter in "The Challenge of Counseling in Middle Schools" presents four articles on career exploration during the middle school years. "'What Can School Do for Me?': A Guidance Play," by Natalie Wilson, presents a fantasy in which a middle school student and a superhero companion take a tour of the world of careers. The script of the play is included and follow-up activities are suggested. "Career Exploration for Middle School Youth: A University-School Cooperative," by Natalie Rubinton, describes the Career Exploration for Youth program, a program which served over 1,200 students, teachers, counselors, administrators, and parents. The four components of the program are outlined and the children's program, parent's program, and school personnel program are briefly described. "Teaching Job Search Skills to Eighth-Grade Students: A Preview of the World of Work," by Shelda Bachin Sandler, describes a method used to teach job search skills which combined lecture, discussion, question and answer, audio-visual aids, and handouts. The eight lessons of the method are briefly described and evaluation information is provided. "Career Education for Students with Disabilities," by Donn Brolin and Norman Gysbers, reviews some of the major developments in the past 10 years involved with improving the preparation of students with disabilities for life after school. It also describes the Life-Centered Career Education approach for these students. (NB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; ERIC Publications; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.; American Association for Counseling and Development, Alexandria, VA.
Note: In: Gerler, Edwin R., Jr., and others. "The Challenge of Counseling in Middle Schools," 1990; see CG 022 569.