Soft Skills in High School
|Abstract||Soft skills encompass a wide variety of skills that are necessary to be successful in school and in the workplace. From time management to goal setting, communication and collaboration, the non-cognitive, or soft skills, are fundamental to academic success However, even with their importance, soft skills are often not explicitly taught. The purpose of this action research study was to explore the impact of teaching soft skills to high school students.
A soft skills curriculum was created using self-efficacy theory which serves as the heart of Bandura’s (1977) Social Learning Theory. Specifically, the soft skills were taught, modeled, and then practiced by the participants. The Soft Skills Training Group (SSTG) consisted of eight sessions ... (more)
|Contributor||Glaittli, Michelle (Author) / Henriksen, Danah (Advisor) / Foulger, Teresa (Committee member) / Metz, A.J. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)|
|Subject||School counseling / Educational psychology|
|Note||Doctoral Dissertation Leadership and Innovation 2018|
|Collaborating Institutions||Graduate College / ASU Library|
|Additional Formats||MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS|