ERIC Number: ED106586
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Careers in International Travel, Trade and Communications.
Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
The career exploration program for grades 9 through 10, as part of a comprehensive K through 10 career development program, attempts to develop an awareness of and appreciation for work, extend knowledge of the variety of career opportunities, and provide experiences in career areas of individual interest. The document, a collection of materials consisting of student learning experience packets, a resource list, sample forms, instructional materials, and evaluation instruments, is designed to introduce the students to careers in international travel, trade, and communications. The introduction offers a career area definition, course objectives, a course strategy, procedures, and a suggested time table. The learning activities are organized into objectives, procedures, and resources and cover the following areas: introductory activities, foreign language careers, translating--interpreting, foreign service, teaching a foreign language, airline services, customs and immigration, travel agents, related careers, and self-evaluation of career maturity. Teaching strategies include role playing, discussion, information-gathering, interviews, and field trips. The appendix contains job titles, forms, worksheets, sample travel documents, self-evaluation checklists, and a resource guide. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Communications, Curriculum Guides, Grade 10, Grade 9, Instructional Materials, Interpreters, Language Role, Learning Activities, Occupational Information, Overseas Employment, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Translation, Travel
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.