ERIC Number: ED447259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
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Opportunities in Adult Education Careers. VGM Opportunities Series.
This book is a guide to choosing and developing a career in adult education. The six chapters cover the following topics: (1) the adult education field; (2) adult continuing education; (3) adult basic education; (4) adult vocational-technical education and prebaccalaureate training; (5) career and vocational counseling; and (6) adult education administration. The chapters include dozens of first-hand accounts from people working in the adult education field, current salary statistics and benefit information for a wide range of career paths, a discussion of the rewards of pursuing a career in adult education, detailed information on education and training requirements, and job search and career advancement strategies. An appendix lists 25 resources for further information. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education, Educational Administration, Employment Practices, Postsecondary Education, Salaries, Technical Education, Vocational Education
VGM Career Horizons, NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group, 4255 West Touhy Avenue, Lincolnwood, IL 60712-1975, Web site: http://www.vgmbooks.com/index.html (11.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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