The Evolution of College/Career Readiness
David Conley is a noted and prolific researcher on the topic of college- and career-readiness. His work began in 2000 in Understanding University Success (Conley, 2003) and has continued with his latest book, your course text, Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core: What Every Educator Needs to Know (Conley, 2013).
- Conduct an analysis of Conleyâ€™s work, particularly his definition of career readiness. How has Conleyâ€™s definition of college readiness evolved to include career readiness descriptors? Why do you think he made the changes? How would you evaluate the most recent version compared to previous versions?
Support your statements with evidence from the required studies and your research. Cite and reference your sources in APA style.
Conley, D. T. (2003). Understanding university success: A report from Standards for Success: A project of the Association of American Universities and the Pew Charitable Trusts. Eugene, OR: University of Oregon Center for Educational Policy Research. Retrieved from http://webhost.bridgew.edu/rsylvester/frosh.pdf
Conley, D. T. (2013). Getting ready for college, careers, and the Common Core: What every educator needs to know. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.