ERIC Number: ED456397
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Oct
21st Century Digital Resources for Career Planning across the Lifespan.
Gumlia, Mary; Hopperstad, Betty; Weston, James
This paper discusses a workshop designed for career development professionals and paraprofessionals working in an educational environment. Participants in the workshop learn about educationally transforming ideas adaptable to a variety of teaching styles; new ways to use traditional classroom resources; and ways in which to acquire new skills for teaching in an electronic-based classroom. Content of the workshop includes: current changes in technology experienced by students in all facets of their lives, including the classroom; the changing role of workers, including career counselors in the 21st century; the value of technical support when teaching in a digital environment; and effective methods for using traditional and digital resources for a holistic approach to career/life planning. Search engines; educational Web sites; labor market and career related Web sites and software; and online career inventories and assessments are listed. (MKA)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Planning, Computer Software, Counselor Role, Internet, Measures (Individuals), School Counselors, Teaching Methods, Technology, Workshops, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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