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Learning for Earning, 6th Edition


Learning for Earning, 6th Edition
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By: John A. Wanat, E. Weston Pfeiffer, and Richard Van Gulik

ISBN: 978-1-59070-946-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2009
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 6-9
Retail Price: $68.64
School Price: $51.48

Description

Learning for Earning presents the skills students need to succeed in school, on the job, and on their own. The 16 career clusters, with career pathways and options, are presented to give students a comprehensive overview of careers. This exciting design of the text, along with Key Concepts, Check Your Reading questions, and Community Connections and Making a Difference features engage student interest and attention. The text includes a running glossary to highlight new terms presented in the chapters. End-of-chapter activities that focus on building career skills include the following topics:
  • Building Academic Skills
  • Building Technology Skills
  • Building Career Knowledge and Skills
  • Building Workplace Skills

Previous Edition
Learning for Earning, 5th Edition

Related Title(s)
Career Success: The Attitude Advantage, 2nd Edition


Table of Contents

Part One: Exploring the World of Work
  1. The Importance of Work
  2. The Changing Workplace
  3. The Law in the Workplace

Part Two: Exploring Career Options
  4. Learning About Careers
  5. Types of Careers
  6. A Business of Your Own

Part Three: Making Plans for Career Success
  7. Learning About Yourself
  8. Making Decisions
  9. Options for Education and Training
10. Making a Career Plan

Part Four: Acquiring Workplace Skills
11. Job Search Skills
12. Interviewing Skills
13. Good Employee Skills
14. Being a Team Player
15. Keeping Safety First
16. Handling Changes in Job Status
Part Five: Developing Personal Skills for Job Success
17. Basic Skills for Job Success
18. Time Management and Study Skills
19. Communication Skills
20. Your Appearance
21. Good Health and Job Success
22. Developing Leadership Skills

Part Six: Managing Your Money
23. Paychecks and Taxes
24. Budgets
25. Checking Accounts
26. Savings
27. Credit
28. Insurance

Part Seven: Growing Toward Independence
29. A Place to Live
30. Transportation
31. Being a Responsible Citizen

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Text
   sample Chapter 1 (PDF, 832 KB)
   sample Chapter 5 (PDF, 1.40 MB)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint Individual License
   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 6.65 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Career Education)
 
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

Correlations

Alabama
   PDF Career Cluster Explorations (PDF, 62 KB)
Arkansas
JAG Apprenticeship/Work-Based Learning, Grades 6-8
Career Orientation, Grades 6-8
Career Guidance, Grades 7-8
Kentucky
Career Choices, Grades 6-9
Louisiana
   PDF Journey to Careers (PDF, 281 KB)
North Carolina
   PDF Exploring Career Decisions 6-8 (PDF, 69 KB)
Oklahoma
 
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

John A. Wanat - is executive director of the Monmouth County Division on Aging, Disabilities, and Veterans' Interment and author of numerous textbooks, articles, and audiovisual materials. Previously he managed several New Jersey State Department of Education bureaus and implemented a statewide program that found jobs for 10,000 high school graduates not bound for college. Wanat's career has included coordinating degree and nondegree programs for the Center for Occupational Education at Jersey City State College. He also has served as vice president of a security training institute, director of an adult learning center, and publisher/editor of two national education magazines.

E. Weston Pfeiffer - provides consulting services to major corporations, the World Bank, and numerous education agencies. Pfeiffer began his career as a teacher, then joined the New Jersey Department of Education's Division of Vocational Education. There he was state supervisor of cooperative industrial education, lead program specialist for trade and industrial education, and state director for apprentice training. Recently Pfeiffer has served as advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor on technical and vocational training programs in Europe and the Middle East. He is a founding member of the Cooperative Work Experience Education Association.

Richard Van Gulik - is assistant director for curriculum at Withlacoochee Technical Institute. Previously he was superintendent of Hunterdon County Polytech and principal of Salem County Vocational School. While he was principal, Salem County Vocational School was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the top 10 vocational programs in the nation. Van Gulik also served as program specialist in trade and industrial education for New Jersey's Department of Education. He is a leader in initiating programs that address the employment needs of his county and in creating school-to-career and mentoring opportunities for students in vocational programs.

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