ERIC Number: ED360535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Sep
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)
Descriptors: Career Education, Course Content, Daily Living Skills, Education Work Relationship, Educational Trends, Employment Opportunities, Entrepreneurship, Futures (of Society), High School Students, High Schools, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Self Actualization, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Technology Education, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Academic and Career Education, Pendleton, SC.