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Beginner Level

Approx. 21 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 21 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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University System of Georgia

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

What is Career Planning?: Career Exploration Infographic

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 10 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Course Introduction Video3m
Beginning Your Career Plan5m
4 readings
Learning Objectives2m
The 80,000 Hour Career Quiz and Guide20m
Optional - StrengthFinders and More10m
Optional Career Exploration Self-Assessments10m
2 practice exercises
Examining a Social Impact Career - Test Your Existing Knowledge!8m
Assess what you've learned so far!20m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Hot Careers and Job Trends: Where the Future Lies

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 3 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
7 readings
Learning Objectives2m
What Teachers Make3m
Stand the Test of Time20m
Importance of Networking20m
Fastest Growing Occupations20m
What Makes For A Dream Job?20m
WANTED: Top 10 Future Jobs10m
2 practice exercises
Practice What You've Learned!20m
Hot Careers and Job Trends Quiz10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Marketplace Realities: Who Am I Relative to the Job I am Seeking?

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 readings
Learning Objectives2m
Frayed Prospects, Despite a Degree20m
Self Evaluation Tool20m
Got Hope?20m
Student Success Measures20m
What Does The Marketplace Tell Us About Opportunity?20m
2 practice exercises
Self-Evaluation and Market Realities Practice Quiz12m
Marketplace Realities10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

RightPathing Your Future: The Importance of Whole-Life Career Planning

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 32 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
What Is RightPathing Your Future?2m
Understanding Our Behaviors: The X-Ray6m
Understanding Our Behaviors: The MRI5m
Understanding Our Skills, Work Values and Passions4m
Understanding and Articulating Our Life Purpose6m
An Expert's Advice on Achieving Career Success2m
4 readings
The Learning Objectives1m
"How I Landed the Job that I Wanted? Career Planning!"20m
"Examples of Life Purpose Statements"10m
The Power of Vulnerability, TEDx Talk by Brene Brown20m
2 practice exercises
RightPathing Your Future, Practice Quiz20m
RightPathing Your Future, Graded Quiz10m

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