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Overview

Further your success with a career in continuing education!

Get started in a career that has a promising future and is financially rewarding. Opportunities in Adult Education Careers provides you with a complete overview of the job possibilities, salary figures, and experience required to enter the field of adult education.

This career-boosting book will help you:

  • Determine the specialty that's right for you, from continuing education to administration to counseling
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of adult education
  • Find out what kind of salary you can expect
  • Understand the daily routine of your chosen field
  • Focus your job search using industry resources

ENJOY A GREAT CAREER AS AN:

Dean of students • ESL teacher • Computer lab instructor
• ABE teacher • Career counselor • GED instructor

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071493062
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/18/2008
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Adult Education Field     1
Main areas of adult education
Employment settings
Choosing your area of specialization
Working conditions
Education and training
Job outlook
Salaries
Job hunt
Adult Continuing Education     11
Personal enrichment
Skills upgrading
Salaries
Profiles
A final thought
Adult Basic Education     45
Differences between adult basic education and adult remedial education
ABE and literacy programs
ESL programs
GED programs
Citizenship programs
Employment settings
Education and training
Job outlook
Salaries
Profiles
A final thought
Adult Vocational-Technical Education and Prebaccalaureate Training     71
Vocational-technical education and the law
Employment settings
Duties of the voc-tech and prebaccalaureate instructor
Education and training
Job outlook
Salaries
Profiles
A final thought
Career and Vocational Counseling     103
Areas of specialization
Features of a successful counseling program
Clients and employment settings
Opportunities for career and vocational counselors
Working conditions
Education and training
Advancement opportunities
Job outlook
Salaries
Profiles
A final thought
Adult Education Administration     133
Job titles and responsibilities
Working conditions
Employment figures
Education and training
Advancement opportunities
Job outlook
Salaries
Profiles
A final thought
AdditionalResources     155

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