ERIC Number: ED450223
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Trade Up! Careers in Construction: What's in the Construction Industry for Me? Teacher Guide.
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Learning and Teaching Resources Branch.
This teacher guide is designed to help Alberta, Canada, youth discover, explore, and more fully understand careers and career paths in the four sectors of the construction industry--commercial, industrial, residential, and road building. An introduction discusses potential uses of the materials and explains why Alberta students need to know more about careers in the construction industry. Section 2 describes materials on and use of the CD-ROM. Section 3 suggests courses for which this teacher guide and the CD-ROM are suitable resources and gives two examples of how they might be used as teaching and learning resources. Section 4 shows career paths in construction and explores apprenticeship pathways. Section 5 answers frequently asked questions about working in construction. Section 6 contains materials designed to encourage junior and senior high school students to learn more about the construction industry, where they might fit into it, and how to plan for a career in this area. These materials include 5 student handouts and 10 student activities. Answer keys are provided as necessary. (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Building Trades, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Construction Industry, Construction (Process), Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Technology Education, Trade and Industrial Education
Director, Learning and Teaching Resources Branch, Alberta Learning, 11160 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5K 0L2; Tel: 780-427-2984; Fax: 780-422-3745.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Learning and Teaching Resources Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada