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School to Career, 11th Edition

School to Career, 11th Edition
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By: J.J. Littrell, Ed.D., James H. Lorenz, Ed.D., and Harry T. Smith, Ed.D.

ISBN: 978-1-63126-615-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2018
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $112.00
School Price: $84.00


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, as well as Career Ready Practices.
  • 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.

Previous Edition
School to Career, 10th Edition

Table of Contents

Career Exploration
  1. Making the Transition from School to Career
  2. Understanding Work-Based Learning
  3. What Your Employer Expects

The Job Hunt
  4. Finding and Applying for a Job
  5. Taking Preemployment Tests
  6. Interviewing for Jobs

Skills for Success
  7. Teamwork and Problem-Solving Skills
  8. Communicating 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
Career Planning
15. Digital Citizenship
16. Learning about Yourself
17. Learning about Careers
18. Making Career Decisions

Job Satisfaction
19. Succeeding on the Job
20. Diversity and Workplace Rights
21. Succeeding in Our Economic System
22. Entrepreneurship: A Business of Your Own

Managing Your Income
23. Understanding Income Taxes
24. Managing Spending
25. Using Credit
26. Banking, Saving, and Investing
27. Insurance
28. Managing Family, Work, and Citizenship Roles

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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
   sample Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
   sample Chapter 15 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Chapter 15 (PPS, 1.47 MB)
Companion Website
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   PDF Preparing for College and Careers (PDF, 120 KB)
Precision Exams
   PDF Preparing for College & Careers (PDF, 1.01 MB)
   PDF Career Preparation I Foundation (PDF, 126 KB)
   PDF Career Preparation II Foundation (PDF, 117 KB)
Occupational Experiences
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About 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.


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