ERIC Number: ED341775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Job Notes '91 Curriculum. A Career Development Unit Addressing Competency Statements from the National Career Development Guidelines.
Randall, Judith D.
This curriculum guide contains 15 lessons based on competency areas and indicators from the National Career Development Guidelines. They address competencies in each of the three developmental areas outlined in the guidelines: self-knowledge, educational and occupational exploration, and career planning. The lessons were designed using a collaborative learning model that promotes skill development in areas that employers value: cooperation, interpersonal and written communication, teamwork, taking responsibility, leadership, creative thinking, and goal setting. The lessons cover the following topics: relating values to careers; skills assessment; relating skills to careers; self-assessment; education/training paths; resumes; cover letters; interviewing skills; practice interviews; the job search; and crossword puzzle. Each lesson has the following components: competency statement, grade level, time allowance, group size, rationale, objectives, materials, procedures, evaluation, and follow-up. Appendixes are as follows: (1) National Career Development Guidelines, Competencies, and Indicators; (2) an exercise for prioritizing values; and (3) a curriculum feedback form. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New Hampshire State Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, Concord.