Books tagged: vocational

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Resilience: Stories of Adult Learning
Pre-release—available September 8, 2016. You set the price! Language: English. Published by RaPAL (Research and Practice in Adult Literacies). Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
This is a collection of learner stories, in their own words and with some helpful contributions by tutors along the way. It is testimony to the resilience of human lives, the critical role of lifelong learning, and how adult literacies weave through our journeys, visibly and invisibly.
The Solar Return Chart--Your Year Ahead
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Non-formal education
The Solar Return Chart is a unique system of forecasting that creates an entirely new horoscope based on the exact moment the Sun returns to its birth position, revitalizing the Sun’s energy & setting the stage for the year ahead. The solar return should always be evaluated in comparison to the natal chart and the author shows, in step-by-step detail, how to do so.
Ditching Shop Class: How Educators Feed the Achievement Gap
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 198,550. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Within public education, Shop Class, what we once called Vocational Education, has mostly been eliminated, but wonder why kids exit public school with no job-worthy skills. From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we (educators) disposed of Technical/Vocational Ed and teaching of skills leading to middle class lifestyle, and how this feeds expansion of the Achievement Gap.
Living with the Mafia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The true story of an ordinary working-class Englishman that gave up life in the UK and moved to the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Sicily - land of the Mafia. The story is packed with hints, tips and experiences both bitter and sweet, making it essential reading for anyone even vaguely considering living abroad. Light-hearted, humorous and at times perhaps irreverent also.
How Self-Directed Learning Works
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
Self-directed learning (SDL) is an under-valued service in business education. This book defines self-directed learning in simple terms and tackles the big issues head on. With illustrations to show the relationships between the parts of SDL, this book promises to answer many questions about what to expect in a SDL course or program.
Instructor Competence: From Good to Great
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,650. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
In many instances within the vocational education arena, the teacher/instructor enters the classroom with very little training in teaching methodology and structure. Although they are highly regarded for their area of expertise, there can be stumbling blocks to passing their knowledge on to the students. This book offers a supplemental opportunity for training the newly hired educator.
How You Can Get a Job at Walt Disney Studios Without a College Degree
You set the price! Words: 146,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Working for Walt Disney is a childhood dream, shared by millions of people, from all across the world. Since the founding of the studios in 1923, only a small fraction of individuals have ever experienced the bliss of making that dream coming true. After working at the illustrious Studio for more than 6 years, author Eric Muss-Barnes shares his story of how that wish-upon-a-star came true for him.
Detour: Outliving Termination
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Father's Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
My life story is much like a long trip. Two years ago I was terminated from a position that I had held for 18 years. The ensuing journey was replete with twists and turns, doubts, and what appeared on the surface to be dead-end streets. Although from the beginning I had a familiar voice guiding me, I wrestled for control.
Holy Man-Secular Job
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,850. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Father's Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Tom May, writing out of personal experience, helps the reader to grasp the ways in which Christians can be called by God into non-church vocations, but nevertheless still have an awareness that they are on a mission from God to communicate Christ in words and in deeds in the secular workplace.