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ERIC Number: ED360535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Sep
Pages: 468
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Introduction to Technologies. Preparing Students for Mid-Level Technology Careers. Teacher's Guide.
Wallace, Johnny M.
This curriculum guide contains materials for a 1-semester high school course designed to introduce students at the 9th or 10th grade level to technology in the workplace. The course gives students hands-on experiences, knowledge about changes in the workplace, and exploration of career opportunities associated with those changes. The nine units of the course cover the following topics: (1) the changing world of work; (2) personal inventory; (3) midlevel technology careers; (4) self-esteem; (5) job searching skills; (6) life skills; (7) making college study a reachable goal; (8) entrepreneurship; and (9) study skills. Three appendixes contain a list of resources, handouts for the activities in the course, and background articles and documents. Units consist of information sheets, student activities, checklists, quizzes, and answer keys. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Academic and Career Education, Pendleton, SC.