Workplace Companion

Workplace Companion : A Student Work-based Learning Notebook

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 206 x 272 x 8mm | 240.41g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130931063
  • 9780130931061

About 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.show more

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"Workplace Companion: A Student Work-Based Learning Notebook " is a key component for all work-based learning programs. This unique personal student workbook is user-friendly, easy to follow, and pertinent to daily student work experiences. It allows instructors to share important concepts students must grasp before entering the workplace and review the essential skills employers want from young people. This notebook provides: Readiness skills: Students who complete this notebook will have met state and national career-related learning standards and demonstrated specific work readiness skills. Program flexibility: The notebook can be used with a variety of work-based learning programs. Portability: It is designed to be taken to job sites and into the community. Journal pages: This feature ties classroom instruction to real-world experiences and serves as a data source for student portfolios. Progressive and flexible in its approach, this book is designed to be used systematically throughout a 10-week session in a wide variety of programs. www.prenhall.com/success Features include: Majors Exploration Career Advice Web Links Tips from Successful Students Student Bulletin Boards Faculty Resourcesshow more

Table of contents

1. Student Information & Review. What Is Work-Based Learning? Why Is Work-Based Learning? What Employers Expect from Students. Essential Skills & Competencies (SCANS). General Information. 2. Program. Using Your Work-Based Learning Notebook. Program Procedures & Requirements. My Work-Based Learning Plan. Work-Based Learning Contract. The Business I Work For. Program Directory. Work-Based Learning Waiver Form. 3. Journal. Using Your Personal Journal. Requirements and Reminders. Journal Entries 1-10. Reflections. 4. Final Presentation. Presentation Guidelines. Presentation Evaluation. 5. Evaluations. Student Performance Evaluation Form. Student Self-Evaluation. Career Pathway Experience Form. Program Completion Checklist.show more