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Creating Your High School Portfolio Third Edition

A Guide for Documenting and Planning Your Education, Career, and Life

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Creating Your High School Portfolio Third Edition
ISBN: 978-1-59357-665-3

Regular Price: $20.95

Special Price: $16.77

Pages: 160

Length: 8.5 x 11

Edition: Third

Copyright: 2009 JIST Works

The Editors at JIST

Order 20 or more copies of the workbook and receive a free copy of Creating Your High School Portfolio Instructor's Guide CD-ROM.

Creating Your High School Portfolio has been used by tens of thousands of students to plan their educations and careers. Worksheets and activities take students through self-assessment, education and career planning, and portfolio development to showcase their performance, special skills, course accomplishments, and other successes.

This workbook includes updated information on creating electronic portfolios and materials that discuss SCANS competencies. This edition features revised content and updated career information, new career and job search tips, and an appendix of career resources.

Besides the practical portfolio development and career development skills that this workbook helps foster, it also enhances students' self-esteem and self-analysis. As students create their portfolios, they improve their writing, critical thinking, organizing, and planning skills.

Table of Contents

Part One: Creating a Portfolio
Chapter 1: Introduction to Portfolios
Chapter 2: More About Portfolios

Part Two: Understanding Yourself
Chapter 3: Who You Are
Chapter 4: What You Have to Offer

Part Three: Reaching Your Career Goals
Chapter 5: Exploring Career Options
Chapter 6: Deciding On a Career
Chapter 7: Getting More Education After High School
Chapter 8: Getting and Keeping a Job

Author Bio

The Editors at JIST have dedicated their careers to helping people by making complicated occupational and job search information understandable, accessible, useful, and beneficial to readers at all levels. Together, they have more than 80 years of experience in writing, editing, teaching, training, supervision, libraries, and retail sales. They are deeply immersed in the career development field and are constantly on the lookout for the newest and most helpful books for job seekers.