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Opportunities in Education Careers

Opportunities in Education Careers

by Marjorie Eberts, Peggy Gisler, Mary McGowan

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These new additions to a series of over 100 titles on various professions (VGM Opportunities) offer an overview of their fields helpful to those just starting to think about career options. The title on animation and cartooning, by a writer and editor, covers the definition and history of cartoons as well as surveying various kinds of work in the field, from comic strips in newspapers to types of animation and the use of computers and technology in animation. It includes interviews with a comic book artist, a Disney producer and director, a comic strip cartoonist, a video editor and others in the field, and gives an idea of what earnings can be expected, along with various career tracks and ideas on getting started and submitting work. Appendices include lists of organizations and periodicals as well as major newspaper syndicates and schools. The title on education, written by experienced educators, looks at all kinds of teaching jobs at various levels, including specialized areas like ESL and special education programs, jobs counseling and advising students, school administration, colleges and universities, trade schools and community colleges, jobs with departments of education, and other opportunities, such as education researchers, test preparation centers, textbook writers, editors, and Internet companies. It helpfully provides salary statistics, educational requirements, projected demand, and contact information for organizations and educational institutions. Like the other books in the series, these two new entries will help job-hunters get a sense of the wide variety of positions available in a given field. Newly revised editions of other series titles are now available,including Direct Marketing Careers (0-658-00210-4), Home Economics Careers (0-658-00202-3), Laser Technology Careers (0-658-00204-X), Medical Imaging Careers (0-658-00197-3), Metalworking Careers (0-658-00200-7), Property Management Careers (0-658-00206-6), Teaching Careers (0-658-00195-7), and Technical Writing Careers (0-658-00208-2). KLIATT Codes: JSA—Recommended for junior and senior high school students, advanced students, and adults. 2000, NTC/Contemporary Publishing/VGM Career Horizons, 20cm, 152p, 99-53680, $11.95. Ages 13 to adult. Reviewer: Paula Rohrlick; July 2000 (Vol. 34 No. 4)

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