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The 16 Career Clusters: A Project-Based Orientation 1st Edition

South-Western Educational Publishing

  • Published
  • 192 Pages

Overview

Welcome to the world of job and career exploration. THE 16 CAREER CLUSTERS: A PROJECT-BASED ORIENTATION TEXT / iMPACT CD PACKAGE contains a chapter of hands-on activities for each of the U.S. Department of Education's 16 career clusters plus an iMPACT interactive text CD. Now students can explore job and career options through activities that help them discover what skills and traits are needed to be successful in each career field. The iMPACT Interactive text CD is a fully functioning version of the textbook delivered via CD-ROM, offering a fresh new way of learning. Most of the activities can be completed on the computer using the built-in forms provided on the CD. Students can print their completed activity forms or e-mail them directly to the instructor. Interactive elements include hypertext links from the Table of Contents to subsections of the text, live Internet links, and animations to help students complete the activities. The Career Cluster approach has been implemented in many classes today. It allows students to explore a wide range of career opportunities from entry level through management and professional levels. In the process of completing this book, students learn more about their own talents and interests while thinking about each job or career as it relates to them, their plans, and their dreams for the future. They will learn about--and make decisions about--hiring practices, business ethics, emerging technologies, finances, and globalization.

South-Western Educational Publishing,

South-Western Educational Publishing, a partner within the leading Cengage Learning, offers the most extensive selection of Business Education materials on the market today for secondary and higher education as well as corporate and retail business environments. For more than 100 years, South-Western has assembled expert authorship to deliver best-in-class business learning content to equip individuals with the tools and resources necessary to excel and maintain professional success.
  • Packaged with every text is an iMPACT Interactive text CD, a fully functioning version of the textbook delivered via CD-ROM, offering a fresh new way of learning. Students can print their completed activity forms or e-mail them directly to the instructor.
  • Interactive elements of the iMPACT Interactive text CD include hypertext links from the Table of Contents to subsections of the text, live Internet links, and animations to help students complete the activities.
  • Interactive elements of the iMPACT Interactive text CD include hypertext links from the Table of Contents to subsections of the text, live Internet links, and animations to help students complete the activities.
  • Cross-curricular activities involving math, science, history, geography, and art enhance instruction.
  • Each independent chapter can be completed in any order, allowing for flexibility of instruction.
  • This text explores a wide range of career opportunities from entry level through management and professional levels and provides an easy solution to implementing careers into any class.
  • Because students have many different interests, there is a broad range of activity topics including: technology, safety, budgeting, credit, investing, the environment, sports, nutrition, inventions, our government, etc.
BUSINESS, MARKETING, AND MANAGEMENT.
Marketing, Sales & Service.
Business, Management & Administration.
Hospitality & Tourism.
Finance.
HUMAN SERVICES AND RESOURCES.
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security.
Government & Public Administration.
Human Services.
Education & Training.
HEALTH SCIENCES.
Health Science.
INDUSTRIAL, MANUFACTURING, AND ENGINEERING SYSTEMS.
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics.
Architecture & Construction.
Manufacturing.
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics.
COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS.
Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications.
Information Technology.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS.
Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133467237
  • ISBN-13: 9781133467236
  • STARTING AT $13.99

  • ISBN-10: 0538449713
  • ISBN-13: 9780538449717
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $70.50
  • RETAIL $93.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

The 16 Career Clusters: A Project-Based Orientation

ISBN: 9780538449717
Welcome to the world of job and career exploration. THE 16 CAREER CLUSTERS: A PROJECT-BASED ORIENTATION TEXT / iMPACT CD PACKAGE contains a chapter of hands-on activities for each of the U.S. Department of Education's 16 career clusters plus an iMPACT interactive text CD. Now students can explore job and career options through activities that help them discover what skills and traits are needed to be successful in each career field. The iMPACT Interactive text CD is a fully functioning version of the textbook delivered via CD-ROM, offering a fresh new way of learning. Most of the activities can be completed on the computer using the built-in forms provided on the CD. Students can print their completed activity forms or e-mail them directly to the instructor. Interactive elements include hypertext links from the Table of Contents to subsections of the text, live Internet links, and animations to help students complete the activities. The Career Cluster approach has been implemented in many classes today. It allows students to explore a wide range of career opportunities from entry level through management and professional levels. In the process of completing this book, students learn more about their own talents and interests while thinking about each job or career as it relates to them, their plans, and their dreams for the future. They will learn about--and make decisions about--hiring practices, business ethics, emerging technologies, finances, and globalization.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9780538449588
The Instructor's Resource CD includes Word files--For the Teacher, Quiz Answers for Career Clusters, and Sample Occupations for Career Clusters. In addition, there is a folder called Personal Assessment--Careers, which contains extra activities students can use to assess their interests and skills. A pdf file of the entire student text is also included.

FOR STUDENTS

The 16 Career Clusters: A Project-Based Orientation

ISBN: 9780538449717
Welcome to the world of job and career exploration. THE 16 CAREER CLUSTERS: A PROJECT-BASED ORIENTATION TEXT / iMPACT CD PACKAGE contains a chapter of hands-on activities for each of the U.S. Department of Education's 16 career clusters plus an iMPACT interactive text CD. Now you can explore job and career options through activities that help you discover what skills and traits are needed to be successful in each career field. The iMPACT Interactive text CD is a fully functioning version of the textbook delivered via CD-ROM, offering a fresh new way of learning. Most of the activities can be completed on the computer using the built-in forms provided on the CD. You can print your completed activity forms or e-mail them directly to the instructor. Interactive elements include hypertext links from the Table of Contents to subsections of the text, live Internet links, and animations to help students complete the activities. The Career Cluster approach has been implemented in many classes today. It allows you to explore a wide range of career opportunities from entry level through management and professional levels. In the process of completing this book, you will learn more about your own talents and interests while thinking about each job or career as it relates to you, your plans, and your dreams for the future. You will learn about--and make decisions about--hiring practices, business ethics, emerging technologies, finances, and globalization.