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Description - Workplace Companion by Carl Sargent

For courses in Career Education, Professional Technical Education, Co-Op Work Experience Education, Marketing Programs, and subject area courses that have a work-based component.A key component for all work-based learning programs, this unique personal student workbook is user friendly, sequential, easy to follow, and pertinent to daily student work experiences. It allows instructors to review important concepts students must grasp before entering the workplace and the essential skills employers want from young people; and it gives students a way to express concerns, thoughts and feelings about their experiences, to address individual career goals, and to tie classroom instruction and learning to real-world experiences. It serves as an excellent resource and data collection for student portfolios. Progressive and flexible in approach, it is designed to be used systematically throughout a 10-week session in a variety of program designs.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780130931061
ISBN-10: 0130931063
Format: Paperback
(278mm x 210mm x 5mm)
Pages: 70
Imprint: Pearson
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 15-May-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Carl Sargent

Carl Sargent, a native of Seattle, has been in education for over 20 years, teaching and counseling students at various stages of their educational and career development. He believes current educational goals and restructuring can be achieved through partnerships between schools and the community. Work-based learning activities are a significant part of this process at all educational levels. In the last ten years, Sargent has been involved in Oregon's school-to-work efforts as a Transition Services Coordinator, providing work-based learning opportunities to special population students. He is a member of several local community and educational committees. Sargent has written four books related to including all students in workplace learning programs and connecting activities between business and education. He has been a presenter on special populations and school-to-work issues at local, state, and national conferences.