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Magnusson, Kris; Redekopp, Dave – Journal of Employment Counseling, 2011
Coherent career practice is conceptualized as an integrated reciprocal system involving 4 core elements: (1) career literacy; (2) career gumption; (3) career context; and (4) career integrity. It also accounts for "career integration", or the process by which these elements are assembled and reassembled. The source of client difficulties may…
Descriptors: Integrity, Career Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Objectives
Lalande, Vivian; Magnusson, Kris – Canadian Journal of Counselling, 2007
There is a lack of knowledge regarding the value and impact of career development services, particularly in Canada. The goals of this research were to better understand career development services' evaluation practices and the value of these practices from the perspectives of Canadian agencies, practitioners, policy makers, and employers. Data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Counseling, Evaluation Methods, Career Development
Magnusson, Kris – 1995
The context in which career decisions are made is dynamic--occupations are changing rapidly and society is becoming increasingly complex. This digest describes a model that uses five processes which are critical to effective career planning: initiation, exploration, decision making, preparation, and implementation. The first process, initiation,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Planning
Baudouin, Robert; Bezanson, Lynne; Borgen, Bill; Goyer, Liette; Hiebert, Bryan; Lalande, Vivian; Magnusson, Kris; Michaud, Guylaine; Renald, Celine; Turcotte, Michel – Canadian Journal of Counselling, 2007
The findings from recent Canadian research indicate that while agency managers and front-line workers agree that evaluation is important, they seldom evaluate their work with clients. With the current emphasis on evidence-based practice and outcome-focused intervention, it is important to be able to demonstrate the value of career services in a…
Descriptors: Career Development, Delivery Systems, Formative Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
Paseluikho, Michele; Magnusson, Kris – 1992
A Youth Career Centre in South Alberta has been proposed to fulfill the career development needs of youth. The center should be based on the tenets of career development theory that suggest that five basic processes are necessary to facilitate the career development of youth: initiation, exploration, decision making, preparation, and…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Planning, Community Centers, Community Programs
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Bernes, Kerry; Magnusson, Kris – Journal of Counseling & Development, 1996
Explores the scope and nature of career development services within organizations. Information gathered from interviews indicated that descriptions and the intended outcomes for career development services were consistent, but specific services were not aligned with specific goals. Overall results suggest that career development is practiced in a…
Descriptors: Business, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Exploration
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Magnusson, Kris; And Others – Guidance & Counselling, 1993
Effective services for youth in transition can be delivered through a five-phase process approach to skill acquisition in which the level of intervention is appropriate for the target population. A hierarchical model of self-directed adaptation, consisting of seven levels of intervention, is proposed as a context for program development. (LKS)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Intervention, Job Search Methods
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Magnusson, Kris; Osborne, John – Journal of Educational Thought/Revue de la Pensee Educative, 1990
Presents a deconstructionist perspective of competency-based educational (CBE) technology. Traces the growth of CBE, emphasizing the political and philosophical context. Identifies the mechanisms of power and knowledge that form the constituent elements of CBE technology. Discusses the impact of the implementation of CBE at personal,…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Technology
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Hambley, Laura A.; Magnusson, Kris – Canadian Journal of Counselling, 2001
Explores the receptivity of career practitioners toward career development resources on the Internet. Results demonstrate that career practitioners are generally receptive toward Internet resources; they reacted somewhat positively toward the Internet; and are beginning to utilize it. However, there remain a number of concerns, most of which can…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Counselor Attitudes, Counselors
Collins, Sandra; Hiebert, Bryan; Magnusson, Kris; Bernes, Kerry – 2001
The need for trained counselors/counseling psychologists, and for counselor education, training, and accreditation, are topics of continued discussion within professional organizations, accrediting bodies, universities, and other training institutions. Following an exploratory meeting in 1998 to discuss the need for additional graduate counselor…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Counseling, Counselor Certification, Counselor Training