ERIC Number: ED106671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Independent Career Education. Grades 9-10.
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, instructional materials, and resources is designed to introduce the individual student to independent career exploration. The introduction includes an overview of the unit, course objectives, course strategies, and a suggested time table. The lesson plans, organized according to objectives, activities, and resources, cover: introductory strategies, a self-analysis quiz, learning to use occupational information, independent career exploration, decision making, and student self-evaluation of career maturity. Suggestions are offered for activities focusing on decision making, additional individualized lessons, interpretation and administration of student self-analysis tests, and group counseling. Teaching strategies include audio-visual presentations, student displays and reports, simulations, a career exploration notebook, role playing, demonstrations, and exploration trips. The appendix contains procedures, suggestions, and forms for exploration and field trips; student handouts; the self-analysis questionnaire; and resources. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Curriculum Guides, Grade 10, Grade 9, Instructional Materials, Interest Inventories, Learning Activities, Questionnaires, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Self Evaluation, Student Interests, Teaching Methods, Vocational Interests
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Note: For related documents see CE 003 746-64