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Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Information Technology (9 - 12)
Title: Multimedia Careers
Description: Students may be surprised that Computer Careers aren’t all found under “Computer” in the Occupation Handbook. Students will conduct guided research of careers related to Multimedia Design and/or Multimedia Publication course objectives.  They will then focus on one career. The goal is to present the information to someone who isn’t familiar with the assignment, as if the student has picked a career and is defending his decision. They will create a presentation in free Google Docs to summarize information about the career, where to get training, accreditation, certification, and a job. This is a commerce and information technology lesson plan.  This lesson should be taught near the end of the school year after students have had a taste of the various multimedia skills covered in the class. Students share the presentation and post a link to a Moodle database for easy access.


Subject: English Language Arts (11), or English Language Arts (11), or Information Technology (9 - 12)
Title: Plath, Personification, and Figurative Language
Description: This project based activity will use Sylvia Plath's poem, Mirror, to examine the use of personification and figurative language. The activity may also incorporate the use of technology to produce a multimedia project. This allows collaboration with the Business Tech/Multimedia Publication instructor.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Information Technology (9 - 12)
Title: FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for Dummies Brochure
Description: This lesson gives students the opportunity to take a hands-on approach to learning about FAFSA. Students will research and compile information and graphics to create a professional, tri-fold brochure containing information about FAFSA using a variety of software programs. This lesson plan contains a financial aid component. Authors: Mona Coan and Stefanie Weaver


Subject: Information Technology (9 - 12)
Title: Warning! An Identity Theft Brochure
Description: Create a brochure that warns young adults about Identity Theft and Phishing. This brochure is created from information from the FDIC website. This is a Commerce and Information Technology Lesson Plan.


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