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Learning for Earning, 5th Edition

Learning for Earning, 5th Edition
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By: John A. Wanat, E. Weston Pfeiffer, and Richard Van Gulik

ISBN: 978-1-59070-551-3
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2006
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 6-9
Retail Price: $55.96
School Price: $41.97


Learning for Earning presents the skills students need to succeed in school, on the job, and on their own. Teacher's Wraparound Edition provides teaching aids in the page margins for reviewing and reinforcing text content plus challenging activities that extend learning. The text includes a running glossary to highlight new terms presented in the chapters.

Related Title(s)
The Attitude Advantage

Table of Contents

  1. The Importance of Work
  2. The Changing Workplace
  3. The Law in the Workplace
  4. Job Search Skills
  5. Interviewing Skills
  6. Good Employee Skills
  7. Being a Team Player
  8. Keeping Safety First
  9. Handling Changes in Job Status
10. Basic Skills for Job Success
11. Time Management and Study Skills
12. Communication Skills
13. Your Appearance
14. Good Health and Job Success
15. Developing Leadership Skills
16. Learning About Careers
17. Types of Careers
18. A Business of Your Own
19. Learning About Yourself
20. Making Decisions
21. Options for Education and Training
22. Making a Career Plan
23. Paychecks and Taxes
24. Budgets
25. Checking Accounts
26. Savings
27. Credit
28. Insurance
29. A Place to Live
30. Transportation
31. Being a Responsible Citizen

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   sample Chapter 14 (PDF, 495 KB)
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Career Investigations
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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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