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Turner, Sherri L.; Lee, Hangshim; Jackson, Aaron P.; Smith, Steve; Mason-Chagil, Gale; Jacobs, Sue C. – Journal of Career Development, 2022
Native Americans are highly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers; however, little research exists concerning how to promote Native Americans' participation in STEM. In this study, we address this gap by examining variables hypothesized to promote participation using the career self-management (CSM) model…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, STEM Education, Disproportionate Representation, Student Participation
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Hackmann, Donald G.; Malin, Joel R.; Fuller Hamilton, Asia N.; O'Donnell, Laura – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs), an effective strategy to promote students' college and career readiness, are increasingly used in US school systems as a mechanism to encourage students' career exploration and identification of career goals. After describing features of ILPs, we provide an example of the ILP process developed and implemented…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Instruction, Career Readiness, College Readiness
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Harris, Pamela N.; Gonzalez, Laura M.; Kearney, Brooke; Ingram, Kaitlyn – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2020
Though often ignored or stereotyped in school settings, African American females have the strengths and resiliency needed to explore postsecondary options. Yet, current college and career readiness interventions does not meet the unique needs of this population. This article will integrate two models that may be effective in facilitating college…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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Walker, Becca; Bair, Andrea R.; Macdonald, R. Heather – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2022
Drawing from examples of career development initiatives implemented by SAGE 2YC Faculty Change Agents, this chapter illustrates the role of career development in supporting the success of all community college students and guides faculty, administrators, and professional societies on how to advance student career development on a variety of…
Descriptors: Career Development, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Science Education
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Turan, Erkan; Çelik, Eyüp; Turan, Mehmet Emin – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2014
The aim of this study was to examine whether adolescents' career exploration is predicted by perceived social support. Participants were 718 seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth grade students. In this research, simultaneous regression analysis assessed the contributions of perceived social support to the adolescent's career exploration. Perceived…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Predictor Variables, Career Exploration, Grade 7
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Chin, Mun Yuk; Blackburn Cohen, Chelsea A.; Hora, Matthew T. – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: Campus career services are increasingly scrutinized as the primary career development resource for undergraduates. The purpose of this paper is to use Career Construction Theory to examine all sources of career information used by undergraduate business students and their contributions toward career exploration and development.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Information Sources, Career Development
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Stebleton, Michael J.; Diamond, Kate K. – Journal of College and Character, 2018
First-year students enter college with significant concerns about career and major decision-making, including questions about purpose, vocation, and meaning. Some students have opportunities to actively explore and engage in the reflection process--yet many do not. Higher education professionals will need to identify and expand resources to…
Descriptors: Career Development, College Freshmen, Career Planning, Career Counseling
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Paolini, Allison C. – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
This article describes the pivotal role that school counselors play in preparing and helping students feel prepared and equipped to enter the workforce upon graduation. This brief commentary addresses the necessity for school counselors to work collaboratively with their students, so they are knowledgeable about college and career exploration. In…
Descriptors: School Counselors, College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students
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Edwin, Mary; Prescod, Diandra – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
Career development is a lifelong process that begins in childhood and has been linked to student success in other aspects of their development in childhood and adulthood (Blackhurst, Auger, & Wahl, 2003). This article presents a fifth-grade technology-based career development curriculum that engages students in a 10-week long exploration of…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Exploration, Grade 5, Academic Achievement
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Lazarides, Rebecca; Rohowski, Susanne; Ohlemann, Svenja; Ittel, Angela – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study focused on students enrolled in obligatory vocational education courses in German secondary schools that aim to support students' career exploration. The study examined the relations between student-perceived classroom characteristics (support for autonomy, competence and relatedness), students' intrinsic motivation and their career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Environment, Student Motivation, Career Exploration
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Gibbons, Melinda M.; Hardin, Erin E.; Taylor, Anna Lora; Brown, Emily; Graham, Danielle – Journal of Career Development, 2020
Students underrepresented in higher education often require unique support throughout their career and college planning. Rural Appalachian youth characterize a large population of underrepresented students. This article describes a theory-based multiweek career education curriculum aimed at increasing career and college readiness that was…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Career Education, Rural Areas, Rural Youth
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Bourhill, Taryn; Rancourt, Derrick – Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching, 2020
Many students find it difficult to transition into the workforce successfully. They often accept unsuitable positions through happenstance rather than actively planning their career trajectories. This is due to their unawareness of career exploration and mapping. We use informational interviewing as an in class experiential learning assignment to…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Interviews, Professional Personnel, Professional Development
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Comess, Jill; Burwell, Cynthia – Learning Communities Research and Practice, 2021
This perspective article discusses how a health-related learning community was incorporated to help freshman students learn about health and wellness and prevent weight gain at an HBCU. Freshman students often gain weight during their first year away from home. These students make poor diet and exercise choices during their transition to college…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Freshmen, Health Promotion, Wellness
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Rogers, Mary E.; Creed, Peter A.; Praskova, Anna – Journal of Career Development, 2018
We surveyed Australian adolescents and parents to test differences and congruence in perceptions of adolescent career development tasks (career planning, exploration, certainty, and world-of-work knowledge) and vocational identity. We found that, for adolescents (N = 415), career development tasks (not career exploration) explained 48% of the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Adolescent Attitudes, Career Development, Vocational Interests
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Hok-ka, Carol Ma; Wing-fung, Chad Chan; Cheung-ming, Alfred Chan – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
Service-learning (SL) is a relatively new pedagogy in Hong Kong and so far, no study of SL's long-term impact in Hong Kong exists. To explore SL's impacts on Hong Kong students, researchers conducted a quantitative study to compare graduates with SL experience to graduates without SL experience in terms of three domains: (1) adaptability, brain…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Foreign Countries, Career Exploration, Service Learning
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