Career exploration interests secondary students (grades 9-12) as they prepare
themselves for the world of work and for being productive citizens. Using a variety of technological tools to
gather and organize information, students conduct in-depth research
about careers of interest to them.
Students use the Internet, CD-ROM encyclopedias, discovery software, videotapes,
and printed library materials for research about their career of choice. They use graphing software to organize
their information/data and presentation software to create a multimedia slide
show to interpret and share their information. Use of a scanner, digital camera, and other technology
incorporated in the multimedia presentation.
teacher provides a self-assessment rubric for the students to evaluate and
revise the project throughout its development.
Required aspects would include title slide, appropriate
backgrounds and layouts, effective use of graphic design, clip art, photos, organization
chart, graph, suitable use of sound file and/or recorded sound.
final multimedia presentation is critiqued by peers as well as the