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ERIC Number: ED529984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 0
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-6173-5509-7
Career Development in Higher Education. Issues in Career Development
Samide, Jeff L., Ed.; Eliason, Grafton T., Ed.; Patrick, John
IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc.
The purpose of Career Development in Higher Education is to provide a broad and in-depth look at the field of career development as it applies to individuals involved in higher education activities, in a variety of educational and vocational training settings. The book will examine some of the field's major themes, approaches and assumptions using the writings of a variety of regional and international experts/authors. Specific emphasis is spent examining issues reflective of today's challenges in developing and maintaining a workforce that is diverse, flexible and efficient. Readers will be provided with an action based framework built on the best available research information. This book contains five sections. Section I, A Comprehensive Overview of Career Development in Higher Education, contains: (1) A Review of the Literature and Important Resources Concerning Career Development in Higher Education (Rebecca L. Roberts Martin); (2) Influences on Career Decision Making (William S. Rullo); (3) Preparing High School Students for Career Development Activities in Higher Education (Kimberly J. Desmond and Kayla Snyder); and (4) Pre- and Post-Secondary Career Selection: A Process for Mentorship and Identity Development (Emily M. Sweitzer). Section II, The Practice of Career Development in Four Year Learning Institutions, contains: (5) The Practice of Career Development in Private and Public Colleges and Universities (Nadine E. Garner, Cathy E. Rintz, and Brielle E. Valle); and (6) Career Counseling Centers at the College Level (Gene Sutton and Rhonda Gifford). Section III, Career Development in Graduate Level Education, contains: (7) Using Career Development Theory and Practice to Meet the Needs of Master's Students (Matthew W. Ishler); and (8) Career Counseling for Doctoral Students and Research Institutions (Travis W. Schermer and Caroline Perjessy). Section IV, Technical Institutions and Community Colleges, contains: (9) Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Students and Career Development (Jonathan Lent and Maryann Meniru); and (10) The Role of Career Development in Two-Year and Community Colleges (Fred Redekop and Chad Luke). Section V, Contemporary Topics in Career Development, contains: (11) The Evolution of the Virtual Learning Environment and the Internet (Ray Feroz and Marissa Fenwick); (12) Multi-Cultural Issues in Career Development (Demond Bledsoe and Eric Owens); (13) Career Development and the International Student (Lourens Human, Ilse Ruane, Vicky Timm, and Nkateko Ndala-Magoro); (14) Career Development of Special Needs Students and Students with Disabilities (Helen S. Hamlet and Theodore R. Burnes); (15) Career Development in the Military (Col George T. Williams, Brig Gen Michael B. Barrett, and Lt Col Charles H. Graham); (16) Retraining and Second Careers in a Declining Job Market (James K. Matta, Sr., Dana S. Matta, and Thomas F. Matta); (17) Career Development and the Student-Athlete (Amy S. Walker and Taunya Marie Tinsley); and (18) Job Support Services: Helping to Remove Barriers Facing College Graduates with Mental Illness (Mark Lepore).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education; Two Year Colleges
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Language: English
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