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Business writing clear and simple. by LearningExpress (Organization)(SAGE)1885306;
System requirements: Adobe Reader or other PDF reader.In today's business world, effective writing is more essential than ever. This e-book teaches the basics of good business writing, from organizing your thoughts and ideas to keeping your correspondence clear and concise. It covers the fundamentals of composition, form, and style such as basic grammar and punctuation, the main components and formats of a business letter, and sample business letters for every situation, including e-mail. In addition it gives great tips for enhancing your writing and sharpening your writing skills with easy-to-follow examples. 1. Basic training -- Organize your thoughts -- Analyze your audience -- Be clear and concise -- Keep it simple -- Accentuate the positive -- Avoid certain words -- Add a personal touch -- Tailor your content -- 2. Composition -- Use correct formats -- Business letter formats -- Parts of a business letter -- Memorandums -- Electronic correspondence -- International correspondence -- Salutations and closings -- Resumes and cover letters -- Paper and envelopes -- 3. Sample letters -- Acknowledgements -- Adjustments -- Announcements -- Apologies -- Appointments -- Appreciation -- Collection -- Complaints -- Confirmations -- Credit -- Employees -- Follow-up -- Goodwill -- Guest speaker -- Haven't heard from you in a while -- Inquiries -- Instructions -- Introduction -- Invitations -- Motivational -- Orders -- Proposals -- Reassurance -- Recommendations -- Reference -- Refusal -- Reminders -- Reports -- Requests -- Reservations -- Sales -- Sympathy -- Thank you -- Transmittals -- Welcome -- 4. Grammar -- Parts of speech -- Sentences -- Punctuation -- Capitalization -- Spelling.Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed April 17, 2014).
Subjects: Business writing; Business education; Career education;
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Managing career transitions : your career as a work in progress / by Hayes, Kit Harrington(SAGE)1886486;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-232) and index.
Subjects: Career changes; Continuing education; Career development;
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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Education and Careers [electronic resource]. by Lopus, Jane S.(SAGE)1585355;
Cover; Contents; Introduction; 1: Education in the United States; 2: The Costs of a College Education and How to Pay for It; 3: The Benefits of Education; 4: Planning for the Future: Your Education; 5: Planning for the Future: Your Career; 6: On the Job; Test Your Knowledge; Glossary; Bibliography; IndexIn order to obtain financial well-being, students should determine if their financialgoals are insync with their education and career goals. Education and Careers discusses various education and careerpaths, as well as how these paths influence a person's financial future.Filled with full-color photographs and illustrations, an index, bibliography, glossary, sidebars, and student quizzes, this insightful new resource will be invaluable to high school and college students interested in learning more about personal finance.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Careers.; Education; Occupations -- Choice.;
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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101 Careers in Education [electronic resource]. by Carlson, John, PhD.; Carlson, Richard, MA.;
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Share 101 Careers in Education; Part I: Introduction to a Career in Education; Chapter 1: What is a Career in Education?; Chapter 2: Linking Talents and Passions to Careers in Education; Part II: Careers in Schools: Serving All Students; Chapter 3: Careers Working in Early Childhood Education; 1. Preschool Teacher; 2. Head Start Teacher; 3. Early Childhood Classroom Consultant; 4. Home Visitor; 5. Parent Educator; Chapter 4: Careers Working in K-12 Schools; 6. Kindergarten Teacher; 7. Second-Grade Teacher; 8. Fifth-Grade Teacher9. Elementary School Counselor10. Elementary School Library Media Assistant; 11. Middle School Math Teacher; 12. Middle School Science Teacher; 13. Middle School Language Arts Teacher; 14. Middle School Foreign Language Teacher; 15. Middle School Technology Teacher; 16. Advanced Placement Calculus Teacher; 17. Economics Teacher; 18. High School Art Teacher; 19. High School Physics Teacher; 20. High School Physical Education Teacher; 21. High School Psychology Teacher; 22. Advanced Placement English Literature Teacher; 23. High School Performing Arts Director24. High School Band/Orchestra DirectorChapter 5: Careers Working in Postsecondary Education; 25. Teaching Assistant, College of Education; 26. Graduate Assistant, College of Education; 27. Lecturer; 28. Technical College Instructor; 29. Adjunct Professor; 30. Tenure-Track Professor; 31. Career Counselor; 32. University Librarian; Chapter 6: Part-Time Careers in Education; 33. Substitute Teacher; 34. High School Coach; 35. Activities Director; 36. Student Council Advisor; 37. Grant Writer; 38. Tutor; Part III: Careers in Schools: Serving Special PopulationsChapter 7: Careers Working With Students With Special Needs39. Early Intervention Specialist; 40. Early Childhood Special Education Teacher; 41. Paraprofessional-Autism Spectrum Disorder; 42. Reading Specialist; 43. Special Education Teacher-Autism Spectrum Disorder; 44. Special Education Teacher-High-Incidence Disabilities: Resource/Inclusion; 45. Special Education Teacher-Low-Incidence Disabilities; 46. Special Education Teacher-Emotional Impairment; 47. Adapted Physical Education Teacher; 48. Music/Art Therapist; 49. Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired50. English as a Second Language Teacher51. Bilingual Teacher; 52. Overseas English Teacher; Chapter 8: Careers Working Within Systems of Care for Students With Disabilities; 53. Occupational/Physical Therapist; 54. Response-to-Intervention Coordinator; 55. School Psychologist; 56. School Social Worker; 57. Speech and Language Pathologist; 58. Gifted and Talented Coordinator; 59. Educational Diagnostician; Part IV: Careers in Schools: Serving Groups and Systems; Chapter 9: Careers Working in Educational Administration and Leadership; 60. Preschool Director; 61. Mental Health Coordinator62. Head Start Health Manager
Subjects: Electronic books.;
© 2015., Springer Publishing Company,
On-line resources: CGCC Online access;
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Job interviews that get you hired. by LearningExpress (Organization)(SAGE)1885306;
System requirements: Adobe Reader or other PDF reader.Includes bibliographical references and index.This e-book thoroughly covers all the information you need to have a successful interview experience. Career experts lead you through the critical steps to take before you even set up the interview. Learn how to gather your resources, contact and expand your network, and create and submit the ultimate resume/cover letter package.Chapters: Getting started -- Gathering your resources, networking, and embarking on your job search -- First impressions -- Your resume and cover letter -- Doing your homework -- Researching the company and deciding on a career -- Before your foot reaches their door -- Preparing yourself for the interview -- The interview -- Your success stories in action -- Other types of interviews and how to handle them -- Off-site, group, panel, campus, case, recruiter, and the internal interview -- Troubleshooting -- Tricky questions and the top 25 interview mistakes; the 50 most common interview questions; and getting another interview if youve been declined -- The job offer -- Negotiation strategies, when and how to say "yes" and "no" to the offer -- Appendices: A. Print resources -- B. Online resources -- C. Sample resumes -- D. Sample letters -- E. Sample resume package -- F. Sample resume package -- G. Sample case interviews.Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed April 17, 2014).
Subjects: Employment inteviewing.; Job hunting; Career education;
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Growing as a Teacher [electronic resource] : Goals and Pathways of Ongoing Teacher Learning by Beck, Clive.(SAGE)1634799; Kosnik, Clare.;
TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF TABLES; PARTICIPANT LIST, AUGUST 2012; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; The Need for Continued Teacher Growth; Our Inquiry into Teacher Growth; Goals of Teacher Growth; Pathways of Teacher Growth; Teacher Growth and the Current Crisis in Education; PART I: GOALS OF TEACHER GROWTH; CHAPTER 1: HONING A TEACHING VISION; MARISA'S EMERGING VISION OF TEACHING: A CASE STUDY; ONGOING DEVELOPMENT OF A TEACHING VISION: PRINCIPLES, STRATEGIES, AND EXAMPLES; 1. Fostering Student Learning and Well-Being across a Broad Spectrum2. Making Learning Relevant to the Real World and Students' Way of Life3. Identifying Priorities and Deciding How Much Emphasis to Give to Each Area and Topic; 4. Integrating Learning around Themes, "Issues," and "Big Ideas"; 5. Individualizing Learning to Accommodate Different Talents, Needs, and Learning Styles; 6. Fostering Student Choice, Ownership, and Autonomy; 7. Collaboration and Co-Learning among and between Teachers and Students; 8. Building a Genuine Class Community and a Strong Teacher-Student Relationship9. Emphasizing Inclusion and Equity in the Academic Program and the Life of the Classroom10. Pursuing Work-Life Balance for Teacher and Students Alike; SUMMARY: AREAS OF GROWTH IN VISION OF TEACHING; CHAPTER 2: REFINING PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT; TANYA'S GROWTH IN PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: A CASE STUDY; REFINING PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: PRINCIPLES, STRATEGIES, AND EXAMPLES; 1. Program Planning: Less Detailed and More Flexible; 2. Judicious Use of Texts and Teaching Materials; 3. Teaching through Activities; 4. Teaching through Strategies and Routines; 5. Greater Program Integration6. Increased Program Individualization7. Collaborative Program Development: Finding a Balance; SUMMARY: REFINING PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT; CHAPTER 3: ENHANCING STUDENT ASSESSMENT; SERENA'S DEVELOPING APPROACH TO ASSESSMENT: A CASE STUDY; DEVELOPING A SOUND APPROACH TO STUDENT ASSESSMENT: PRINCIPLES, STRATEGIES, AND EXAMPLES; 1. Seeing Assessment as Getting to Know Your Students; 2. Seeing Assessment as Part of Teaching; 3. Giving Feedback Quickly; 4. Individualizing Assessment; 5. Making Assessment Feasible; 6. Reducing Emphasis on Stand ardized Tests; SUMMARY: ENHANCING STUDENT ASSESSMENTCHAPTER 4: INCREASING THE RELEVANCE OF LEARNINGCARRIE'S ONGOING GROWTH IN MAKING TEACHING RELEVANT: A CASE STUDY; INCREASING THE RELEVANCE OF LEARNING: PRINCIPLES, STRATEGIES, AND EXAMPLES; 1. Linking Learning to the Real World; 2. Supporting Students' Way of Life Development; 3. Thematic, Integrated Teaching; 4. Multiple Literacies - Especially Digital Technology - in the Classroom; 5. Critical Teaching and Learning; 6. Creating a Classroom Environment that Supports Real-World and Way of Life Learning; 7. Teachers' Own Ongoing Growth in Real World Knowledge and Life SkillsSUMMARY: INCREASING THE RELEVANCE OF LEARNINGTeacher learning doesn't end with initial preparation; many insights and skills remain to be added. This book is concerned with ongoing teacher learning, its goals (Part I) and pathways (Part II). It is based on a longitudinal study of 42 teachers: 20 over their first 8 years of teaching and 22 over their first 5 years. The areas of continued teacher learning identified in our study were: vision of teaching, program planning, assessment, relevance, subject content and pedagogy, classroom organization and community, inclusion, and professional identity. The pathways of learning included informa
Subjects: Electronic books.; Career development; Education; EDUCATION / Essays.; Teachers -- Training of.;
© 2014., SensePublishers,
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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Resume builder. by LearningExpress (Organization)(SAGE)1885306;
System requirements: Windows XP: current versions of Chrome or Firefox ; Windows 7: Internet Explorer 8 or 9, or current versions of Firefox or Chrome ; Windows 8: Internet Explorer 10, or current versions of Firefox or Chrome ; Mac OS X: current versions of Safari, Firefox, or Chrome ; JavaScript and cookies enabled.Text (Electronic publication).This step-by-step resume builder will help you create and publish the most effective resumes possible. As you build, you'll find expert advice, easy-to-follow instructions, and helpful resume samples to help you through each step of the process.
Subjects: Job hunting; Career education; Vocation guidance.; Adult education;
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What to Consider If You're Considering College [electronic resource] : New Rules for Education and Employment by Coates, Ken S.; Morrison, Bill(SAGE)1656296;
Cover; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; Appendix; Notes; Copyright; NavigationIf you listen to the general chatter from parents, guidance counselors, and politicians, you would think that college is the only option that ensures your future success. That's no longer true. This book is designed to help anyone who is under thirty and lives in the United States make the best possible educational and career choices.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Career education; Education, Higher; Postsecondary education; Vocational guidance;
© 2015., Dundurn,
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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Spotlight on careers in education [electronic resource (video)] / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; Joy of Giving Something, Inc.;
Virginia Jose: A Unique Approach (3:29) -- Virginia Jose: Staying Strong (1:35) -- Virginia Jose: Staying Committed (1:23) -- Gaston Caperton: Early Challenges (1:56) -- Gaston Caperton: The College Board (1:24) -- Gaston Caperton: Building Character (1:21) -- Gaston Caperton: Pursuing a Mission (1:58) -- Gaston Caperton: Wisdom from Experience (1:50)Gaston Caperton overcame dyslexia to become the Governor of West Virginia and President of the College Board-provider of the SAT, AP exams, and CLEP tests. In section one of this program, Caperton explains how his struggle with dyslexia fueled his dedication to the promotion of education. In section two, Virginia Jose, an art educator at South Bronx Preparatory School and a practicing professional artist, discusses what teaching means to her. She also shares why art is so important to her-a message she also strives to communicate to her more than 120 students each week.9 & up.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Education and training services industry.; Education; Teaching;
© [2007], c2007., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Becoming a nurse / by Muscari, Mary E.,author.(SAGE)1885090; LearningExpress (Organization)(SAGE)1885306;
System requirements: Adobe Reader or other PDF reader.This e-book provides an overview of nursing and the variety of positions available, from nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse, and registered nurse to myriad specialties, such as diabetes educator, case manager, hospice care, midwifery, disaster/bioterrorism nursing, and others. It includes descriptions of the various types of workplaces for nurses, including hospitals, home or long-term care, occupational health, and public health facilities. A suitability test lets you know whether or not nursing is for you. This is followed by information on how to choose a nursing program and guidance on finding scholarships and funding. Details include information on the highest-paying and fastest-growing positions, including earnings potential and what kind of benefits to expect.Why nursing? -- The pros and cons of nursing -- Entry level education -- Advanced nursing education -- Licensure, certification, continuing education -- Nursing as a career -- Wrapping it all up : what it means to be a nurse.Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed April 17, 2014).
Subjects: Nursing; Career education;
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