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Solberg, V. Scott; Phelps, L. Allen; Haakenson, Kristin A.; Durham, Julie F.; Timmons, Joe – Journal of Career Development, 2012
Individualized learning plans (ILPs) are being implemented in high schools throughout the United States as strategic planning tools that help students align course plans with career aspirations and often include the development of postsecondary plans. Initial indications are that ILPs may be an important method for helping students achieve both…
Descriptors: Intervention, Teaching Methods, Career Counseling, Strategic Planning
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Simpson, Gwyned – Journal of Career Development, 1996
A study to identify factors influencing African American women (n=340) to enter the legal profession found that influences included value placed on educational and occupational achievement, having a working mother and other black women as role models, their parents' nonsexist attitude, early work experience, and educational opportunities provided…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Blacks, Career Choice, Educational Opportunities
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Mullins, Sue Rife; McDaniels, Carl – Journal of Career Development, 1998
The Leisure/Occupational Connection Search is a self-assessment instrument that measures transferable skills developed in leisure pursuits. When used by 112 displaced workers, 74% felt it helped develop awareness of their transferable skills; over 60% increased awareness of their occupational and educational options. (SK)
Descriptors: Dislocated Workers, Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Leisure Time