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These are the group assignments used in class on July 1, 2009.

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    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri-C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 1 Topic: Choosing a Career Read the blog entry found on the above website on Choosing a Career. Resource: Occupational Outlook Handbook (website) Either click the link in the blog entry to Occupational Outlook Handbook, or use your favorite search engine to find it. Assignment • With your partner, choose an occupation to investigate. • Using the instructions on the Web page, locate information about the career you chose. • Review the entry and note what kind of information is presented. • Form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate this resource for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson
    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri-C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 2 Topic: Choosing a College Read the blog entry found on the above website on Choosing a College. Resource: College Blue Book (electronic reference book) Either click the link in the blog entry to College Blue Book, or use Tri-C’s library catalog to search for the book by title. (You’ll need Vol. 3 for this exercise.) Assignment: Find a list of colleges offering a particular degree • With your partner, choose a degree to investigate. • Using Vol. 3 of the College Blue Book, find a list of schools by state that offer the degree you chose. • Choose a college that offers the degree you choose. • Using Vol. 1 of the College Blue Book, find information about that college. Review the entry and note what kind of information is presented. • Form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate this resource for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson
    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri-C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 3 Topic: Choosing a College Read the blog entry found on the above website on Choosing a College. Resource: LearningExpressLibrary (electronic resource) Either click the link in the blog entry to LearningExpressLibrary, or use Tri-C’s library catalog to search for the resource by title. (You’ll need to create an account for this exercise.) Assignment: • With your partner, create an account to access LearningExpressLibrary • Review the exam options, and choose one to investigate. • Form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate this resource for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson
    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri-C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 4 Topic: Resumes and Cover Letters Read the blog entry found on the above website on Resumes and Cover Letters. Resource: CCPL’s Resumes & Cover Letters Either click the link in the blog entry to CCPL’s Resumes & Cover Letters or use Cuyahoga County Public Library’s website to navigate to the section. (Research > Research by Subject Area) You will not need the Greater Access Library Card. Assignment: • With your partner, select one of the listed resources under both the Other Resume Formatting Tools category and the Sample Resumes & Advice category. • Investigate your choices and form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate these resources for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson
    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri-C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 5 Topic: Finding Job Leads Read the blog entry found on the above website on Finding Job Leads. Resource: CCPL’s Career Information guide Either click the link in the blog entry to CCPL’s Career Information guide or use Cuyahoga County Public Library’s website to navigate to the section. (Research > Research by Subject Area) You will not need the Greater Access Library Card. Assignment: • Select Job Search – Work Categories from the right side of the page under “Online Resources”. • Choose one website from the General category and one website from another category of your choice. • Investigate your choices and form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate these resources for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson
    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri-C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 6 Topic: Finding Job Leads Read the blog entry found on the above website on Finding Job Leads. Resource: CCPL’s Career Information guide Either click the link in the blog entry to CCPL’s Career Information guide or use Cuyahoga County Public Library’s website to navigate to the section. (Research > Research by Subject Area) You will not need the Greater Access Library Card. Assignment: • Select Job Search – Special Groups from the right side of the page under “Online Resources”. • Choose any two websites of your choice. • Investigate your choices and form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate these resources for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson
    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri-C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 7 Topic: Researching Potential Employers Read the blog entry found on the above website on Researching Potential Employers. Resource: Business Source Complete (business database) Either click the link in the blog entry to Business Source Complete, or use Tri-C’s library website to locate it. Assignment: Find a company profile • Search for company profiles by using the Company Profile feature under the “More” tab. • Find a company profile for Marriott or another company of your choice. • Review the entry and note what kind of information is presented. • Form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate this resource for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson
    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri-C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 8 Topic: Researching Potential Employers Read the blog entry found on the above website on Researching Potential Employers. Resource: Cleveland Plain Dealer (newspaper database) Either click the link in the blog entry to Cleveland Plain Dealer, or use Tri-C’s library website to locate it. Assignment: Find company information on local businesses • Search for articles on local businesses by entering the name of the business into the search box. • Find articles on a Tremont business called, “A Cookie & A Cupcake” • Review the articles and note what kind of information is presented. • Form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate this resource for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson
    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri- C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 9 Topic: Interviewing Skills Read the blog entry found on the above website on Brush Up on Your Interviewing Skills. Resource: Tri-C’s Library Catalog Either click the link in the blog entry to Tri-C’s Library Catalog, or use Tri-C’s library website to locate it. Assignment: Find books on interviewing • Use a Subject search to find books on interviewing. • Use a Keyword search to find books on interviewing. • What differences in the result lists did you find? What type of search was best? • Try these same searches in OhioLINK and CPL. • Form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate this resource for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson
    • Summer 2009 Library Services Tri-C HOSP 186E – Hospitality Practicum Use this website - http://hosp186e.blogspot.com/ - to complete the assignment below. You will work in teams of two to discover a career or college resource. Be prepared to demonstrate your resource to the class. You will also need to tell your classmates why the resource is useful or what it could be used for. Group 10 Topic: Resumes and Cover Letters Read the blog entry found on the above website on Resumes and Cover Letters. Resource: Tri-C’s Library catalog Either click the link in the blog entry to Tri-C’s Library Catalog, or use Tri-C’s library website to locate it. Assignment: Find books on Resumes and on Cover Letters • Use a Subject search to find books on Resumes. Use a Subject search to find books on Cover Letters. • Use a Keyword search to find books on Resumes. Use a Keyword search to find books on Cover Letters. • What differences in the result lists did you find? What type of search was best? • Try these same searches in OhioLINK and CPL. • Form a recommendation: Is it useful? Why? What would you use this resource for? • Demonstrate this resource for the class when called upon. July 1, 2009 | Mary Thompson