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6-12 Education College & Career

School to Career, 10th Edition

By: J.J. Littrell, Ed.D., James H. Lorenz, Ed.D., and Harry T. Smith, Ed.D.
ISBN: 978-1-61960-304-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2014
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 9-12
Description
School to Career provides students with a foundation for creating career goals using the 16 career clusters as a guide. College and career readiness activities covering writing, speaking, and listening are included. Career Ready Practices are also included.
  • A Lifespan Plan project based activity opens each unit to guide students in the creation and evaluation of their own short- and long-term career and life goals.
  • College and Career Readiness Portfolio activities provide students an opportunity to create personal portfolios for use when exploring volunteer, education and training, or career opportunities.
  • Aligns with the National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education published by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy®.
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Text 734 978-1-61960-304-2 $98.00 $73.50
School to Career provides students with a foundation for creating career goals using the 16 career clusters as a guide. College and career readiness activities covering writing, speaking, and listening are included. Career Ready Practices are also included.
Student Workbook 216 978-1-61960-309-7 $24.00 $18.00
Designed to help students review content, apply knowledge, and develop critical-thinking skills. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Resource Guide 210 978-1-61960-311-0 $104.00 $78.00 *
Provides numerous instructional resources that support each chapter of the textbook including bulletin board ideas, introductory activities, suggested teaching strategies, test masters, answer keys, reproducible masters, transparency masters, and much more. All of the resources for teaching each chapter are conveniently grouped together.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-312-7 $260.00 $195.00 *
The Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in PDF format.
  • National Standards. Easy-to-read guides to national standards correlations.
  • Instructor's Edition. Instructor's Edition of the student text with annotations provided in PDF format.
  • Chapter Resources. Answer Keys for Checkpoint questions, end-of-chapter review, and assessment activities in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Instructor's Annotated Workbook. Answers to workbook activities provided in PDF format.
  • Activity Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.


System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, Adobe® Reader® (free download).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1350 test questions 978-1-61960-313-4 $248.00 $186.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This CD includes 27 test banks with over 1350 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 600 slides 978-1-61960-314-1 $240.00 $180.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 27 chapters, comprising over 600 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader®(free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 600 slides 978-1-61960-315-8 $600.00 $450.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 27 chapters, comprising over 600 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader®(free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Career Exploration
1. Making the Transition from School to Career
2. Understanding Work-Based Learning
3. What Your Employer Expects
Unit 2: The Job Hunt
4. Finding and Applying for a Job
5. Taking Preemployment Tests
6. Interviewing for Jobs
Unit 3: Skills for Success
7. Teamwork and Problem-Solving Skills
8. Communication on the Job
9. Math in the Workplace
10. Using Technology in Your Career
11. Looking Good on the Job
12. Safety on the Job
13. Leadership and Group Dynamics
14. Participating in Meetings
Unit 4: Career Planning
15. Learning About Yourself
16. Learning About Careers
17. Making Career Decisions
Unit 5: Job Satisfaction
18. Succeeding on the Job
19. Diversity and Workplace Rights
20. Succeeding in Our Economic System
21. Entrepreneurship: A Business of Your Own
Unit 6: Managing Your Income
22. Understanding Income Taxes
23. Managing Spending
24. Using Credit
25. Banking, Saving, and Investing
26. Insurance
27. Managing Family, Work, and Citizenship Roles
Look Inside
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 1 (PPS, 2.39 MB)
Companion Website
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Correlations
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PDF
Career Preparation I (PDF, 299 KB)
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Career Preparation II (PDF, 300 KB)
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Problems and Solutions (PDF, 284 KB)
About the Author(s)

J.J. Littrell, Ed.D. - taught industrial and vocational education to teachers in training at Arizona State University. Littrell began his career teaching industrial education in Nebraska and Oregon public schools. Later he taught engineering at the University of Missouri. He earned degrees from Peru State College in Nebraska, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Missouri.

James H. Lorenz, Ed.D. - is professor emeritus and chair of the department of engineering technology and industrial studies at Middle Tennessee State University. He has taught graduate and undergraduate teacher certification courses and undergraduate drafting courses for over 25 years. Lorenz conducts numerous in-service training programs for teachers and has directed SkillsUSA activities at district and state levels. He began his career teaching drafting and graphic arts at the secondary level. Lorenz holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Georgia.

Harry T. Smith, Ed.D. - is professor of curriculum and instruction at Tennessee Technological University where he has served as program supervisor of industrial education since 1986. Smith's primary responsibility is teaching instructional media technology and occupational education licensure courses to undergraduate and graduate students in the college of education. Earlier, Smith taught industrial education at the secondary level in Missouri and the postsecondary level in Missouri and Michigan. Smith holds degrees from Northeast Missouri State, Central Missouri State, and Michigan State Universities.