Project 3 - Career Research

  General Information

Lead Teacher(s): Karen Antle
School: Grandy's River Collegiate
P.O. Box 40
Burnt Islands
NF
A0M 1C0
Grade Level: Levels I, II, III
Number of Students: 50 - 60
Project Start and Finish Dates: April 12, 1999
June 11, 1999
Project's URL:

  Project Overview


Students have been deciding, by using the Choices program, what they might want to study at a post secondary institution. They will search the World Wide Web for different careers they might like to pursue. Then they will write a research paper relating to the field they have researched.
Goals:
  • Students will understand how the World Wide Web operates.
  • Students will create a research paper to be submitted.
  • Students will search for a career that corresponds with the students interests and ambitions.

  Curriculum Connections


Language Arts 2101

Career Education 1101

  • Due to the rapidly occurring changes many new careers are opening. Students will use technology to research new careers that will give them an edge to market or prepare themselves for future opportunities.
  • With the World Wide Web as a new research tool, students will obtain the latest information for the developing of research proposals and assignments.
Outcome for Technology Education:

The project also addresses the intended outcomes for technology education at the senior high level. These include:

  • Evaluate the impact of global economic decisions on future careers and lifestyles.
  • Examine and consider careers in communications and communication related fields.

  Resource Connections


  Evaluation


  • Students will submit a research paper on the career researched.
  • Students will demonstrate on understanding by presenting information found on careers.

  Project Summary

Summaries will be added as they become available.

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