Examine the decision-making process by exploring theories in career development and other factors such as familial, social and cultural issues that influence career and lifestyle choices. Utilize self-assessment inventories to identify individual interests, values, skills and personality types as they relate to career/college major options. Become familiar with career development software, related technology and develop skills to enhance the job search process.
Instructor Information: Pauline Wethington
Phone: (408) 864-8413
Office Location: Counseling
Office Hours: By appointment.
Advisory EWRT 211
and Read 211 (LART 100 or ESL 273.)
Participation is extremely important; there will be some group sessions, which include interaction in the class. Attendance for the entire class session is required; usefulness and essential in order to full understand and apply the career life planning process. Class exercise and interpretations of test require class participation for the course. Materials must be brought to each class meeting. Requirements
Read chapters 1-11 in the textbook. The tests you will need to take are Myer-Briggs, Strong Interest Inventory Skills and True Colors. You will take the Myer-Briggs and Strong Skills test online and you will need to go to this web site (http://online.cpp.com).
Look at course lesson for directions on how to get started. Class format will include the following: Lectures, group work, attendance, quizzes, and a final research paper. quizzes, lessons and assignments need to be completed and posted online on due date. Points will be taken away for late papers.
Exploration of individual values, interests skills and personality assessment as they relate to career life planning and career choices. Testing skills identification, lifestyle, decision-making and goal setting. Students will learn to develop a career plan based on his/her strengths and qualifications.
1. describe the process for continue career life planning.
2. identify your interests, skills, values and personality assessment as they relate to careers and goals.
3. describe how your skills are transferable to career all tentative and four year colleges.
4. identify your preferred working and living conditions.
5. identify your preferred geographical and people environments.
6. understand and apply the decision-making process.
7. set career goals and develop a plan of action to attain these goals.
8. explore potential majors and career direction
Material Required (available at De Anza Bookstore) go to distance learning section. Textbook: The Career Fitness Program: Ninth Edition, Diane Sukiennik,William Bendat & Lisa Raufman/Material Fee: $28.00. You need to buy "True Colors Voucher bring it to class *SEE Syllabus for instructions. If you do not have a voucher you will not be able to take the test.
Follow course lessons online and Syllabus on assignments.
Research on major, career and class discussions are required.
Assignments should be posted in the lesson section under the subject area on the due dates. If you have any questions concerning your assignments contact me before the due date.
No Extra Credit.
You can check your grades online.
In order to pass CLP 70, participation is extremely important useful and essential in order to full understand and apply the Career Life Planning. Class exercises and interpretation of the test require class attendances.
Post assignments, complete quizzes on due date and attend classes, There will be several discussions online, if you have any questions regarding your assignments, lessons and quizzes you will be able to discuss them with me online.
(Follow these Instructions To Get Into The Online Class)
This course if offered in Catalyst.
Go to https://catalyst.deanza.edu and bookmark this page, and then follow the instructions for logging into the class. NOTE: You will not be able to log into Catalyst until the first day of the quarter. For late add, it will take up to one day after you register for your account to be created.
Testing / Grading
See break down of grades below
We will meet in the classroom during the quarter, and as a courtesy to the students and Instructor (Be on Time.) There will be several discussions online. If you have any questions regarding your assignments and quizzes you will be able to discuss them with me and other students online.
Assignments are due on the dates given and should be posted in the lessons area under the subject.
If you have any questions concerning your assignments and/or quizzes, contact me before the due date.
If your having trouble loading the assignments contact me ASAP.
Policy on Copying and Cheating:Students who submit the work of others as their own or cheat on exams or other assignments will receive a failing grade in the course and will be reported to college authorities.
This course utilizes Catalyst, De Anza's Online Learning Community. Please view the Catalyst website at https://catalyst.deanza.edu/
to login. Please note that you will be unable
to login until the first day of class
. Be sure you are using your correct username and password - do not use your social security number or international "99" number. If you need help logging in or finding your
student ID, please view the short instructional video at: https://catalyst.deanza.edu/?pg=mod1
. Additional instructions and assistance can be found on the Catalyst website
De Anza College Bookstore Contact Information
De Anza College Library Services are available for all students and faculty, both on and off campus.
Please consult the library website for a complete description of the library services and hours:
De Anza College Library: http://www.deanza.edu/library/
Services of particular interest to off campus students include:
- Access to the Library Catalog
which includes books, DVDs, and course reserves. Here is a link to the library catalog:
- Article Databases and Research Databases The library subscribes to several electronic databases which
provide access to thousands of full-text journals, newspapers, and magazine articles. Research databases
include: LEXIS NEXIS Academic, Encyclopedia Britannica Online and a Practice Test Database which contains
Nursing Exams, TOEFL Preparation, College Entrance Exams, and many more.
To use the article or research databases from an off campus computer, log in with your 14 digit library
number or eight digit student id number. These instructions are repeated on the first page of the library
website along with descriptions of all the online resources provided.