A Field Guide to Internships: An Interactive Resource for Discovering Your Career
Author(s): Sakile Camara, Angela Cooke-Jackson, Ronda R. Picarelli, Kathy Beasley
Summary of Book:
The rise in global competition for a talented and innovative workforce brings opportunities for students to gain a competitive edge. This book challenges student to use their analytical skills and reflection to apply new ideas gained from classroom learning to the workplace. This text emphasizes the following topics:
- setting personal goals,
- interviewing skills,
- labor laws,
- the importance of mentoring,
- making connections.
Although it sounds like every other internship guide, this guide is unique. This text comes with a state-of-the-art workbook for gradable assignments and an e-portfolio solution from Bravofolio. The e-portfolio can be used as a final evaluation of how students use technology to develop a professional online identity.
Communication Training & Development: Exploring the Cutting Edge
Author(s): Sakile Camara, Mark Orbe, Sidney Kozhi Makai, Lea Gilinets, Rodney Reynolds, Vince Cyboran, Denis Collins, Morgan Jones, Orlando Jr Blake, Patricia Burnett, Kathy Beasley, Sally Fox, Raymonda Burgman, Margaret Baker, Michael Zirulnik, Kathleen Iverson, Leigh Ann Howard, Paul Archer, Bridget Sampson, Alica Boards, Stephanie Sanders, J. Lynn Reynolds, Daniel Lawrence, Serena Santillanes
Summary of Book:
This is a progressive look at training from multiple perspectives including scholars in various fields and practitioners. This book also provides an interesting, practical discussion of the interrelationship between communication skills and the field of training and development. It also incorporates new material on diversity and inclusion, storytelling as a training methodology, contracts, and a host of communication topics for workplace training. The i-Traine toolkit is a major feature of the solution, which is a robust training program with resources for developing, designing and planning a training.