EXP 105 Week 5 DQ Learning From The Past
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Learning from the Past [CLO: 5]. 1st Post Due by Day 3.
Prepare: Many students list launching a new career or career enhancement as one of their motivations for returning to school. A successful job search involves planning and persistence. Let’s jump start that journey by exploring some resources available to assist with career planning.
Watch the videos Building your career pathway and Discover career services at Ashford University, or review the transcripts. Career development plans provide a logical and multiphase approach to achieving career goals so you yield a high return on your learning investment. Building a career pathway does not occur by chance; it occurs when you intentionally and systematically develop your options. Ashford’s Career Services department can assist you in finding resources and tools to search for jobs, plan your career, and achieve your greatest career potential.
Reflect: One of the best ways to decide about your future career path is to look at your past experiences. For this discussion, think about your work history up through your most current job or your most recent position. For the purposes of this discussion, work history can also include volunteer work or managing your home or family responsibilities full-time.
Write: Pick one position you’ve held and address the following:
List the title and briefly describe the job. For example, “I have worked as a Special Education Instructional Aide at an elementary school from 2008 to now. As a 1-on-1 Instructional Aide, I provide personalized attention to the student and help them with social and academic skill development.”
• Describe at least three tasks or responsibilities required for the job that you most enjoyed and explain why they were enjoyable. Decode the tasks or...