ERIC Number: ED107785
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Survey of Occupations, Sociology of Occupations, [and] Career Awareness. Career Development Project.
Noble, LaMartha; And Others
Intended for use at the junior high school level, the three units are oriented toward career awareness, personal development, and career information. The 18 lessons in the first unit, Survey of Occupations, examine self-understanding and analysis, occupational choices, changing roles, employment patterns and opportunities, personal money management and finances, the career of an insurance broker, job hunting, school careers, government employment, and job discrimination. Activities include interviews, discussion, research, oral reports, writing short stories, field trips, group work, working on sample forms, games and role playing. The second course, Sociology of Occupations, a 12-week unit, covers in seven learning activities: personality, interests and abilities in relation to occupational satisfaction, employer/employee relations; researching occupational choices; and job application. Activities involve group work, self-evaluation, job analysis, role playing, films, surveys, interviews, reports, and writing notebooks. The students should develop: an understanding of career success, positive attitudes and self-concept, and career awareness. The third unit, a 10-week course on career awareness, utilizes eight lessons to expose students to: career preparation; occupational clusters; careers in business and office, communications and media, health, environmental control, and manufacturing; and future job opportunities. Each lesson contains goals, performance objectives, activities, and outcome measures. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Curriculum Guides, Individual Development, Job Application, Job Satisfaction, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Occupational Clusters, Occupations, Self Concept, Self Evaluation, Social Studies, Units of Study, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University City School District, MO.
Note: For related documents, see CE 003 801-7, CE 003 862-71 and CE 003 873-5