ERIC Number: ED348585
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Aug-15
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Advising in the Classroom: Teaching a Career Development Course.
Ware, Mark E.
This paper discusses the teaching of a career development course in college. The stated goals of the course are to increase students' knowledge about themselves, about postgraduate educational and occupational opportunities, and about job entry skills. The mechanics of the course are described, including its length, format, written assignments, videotape programs and booklets, career inventories, out-of-class skill development tasks and grading. The course content is described, noting use of paper and pencil exercises; small group in-class discussion; use of career inventories; graduate education, including graduate study in psychology; world of work; decision-making; job search skills and resume writing; and interviewing. Previous evaluations by students of the course are described. Students' comments are interspersed in the descriptions of course mechanics and course content. A list of selected readings for career development in psychology and a reference list of career information are included. (ABL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (100th, Washington, DC, August 14-18, 1992).