Project 3: Communications Technology 2104/3104 (School - to - Work Transition Project)
Herdman Collegiate is presently one of twenty sites across Canada participating in the School - to - Work Transition Project funded by Human Resources Canada. Students enrolled in the project must do two courses in Communications Technology including curriculum supplements prepared by the Sectoral Skills Council. The goal is to give students better entry level skills for the work force, in particular, the electronics/electrical sector. Curriculum implementation requires access to the Internet in order to fully maximize the student learning environment.
Major Course Goals Includes:
With the money provided by HRD for this project, we have equipped a technology lab with twelve networked computers, two printers and a fullpage scanner. The lab is full functional and ready for Internet access. Other resources include CD-ROMs, automation Control Labs, computer sound cards, video capture cards, video camera, animation and morphing software, CAD software and desktop publishing software. The STELLAR Schools Internet connection would allow students to utilise these resources to their fullest potential.
Students will be able to: