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The Ferguson Career Guidance Center

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FergusonsCareerCenter.m4v
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Creator:

Tina Hancock and Jennifer Sanders


School/Organization:

Scottsboro City Schools/ Alabama Virtual Library

Overview:

This podcast was created as a tutorial on using the Ferguson Career Guidance Center.  The Ferguson Career Guidance Center can be accessed through the Alabama Virtual Library website.  The Ferguson Center provides information on job profiles, job hunting techniques, college planning and financial aid.  The Ferguson Center also provides an interest assessment which will match a person's interests to careers and industries.


Length: 5;05

Content Areas: Career and Technical Education, Technology Education, Professional Development

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

CG (K-12)
28. A:B2.7 - identify postsecondary options consistent with interests, achievement, aptitude and abilities
 
CG (K-12)
31. A:C1.3 - understand the relationship between learning and work
 
CG (K-12)
34. A:C1.6 - understand how school success and academic achievement enhance future career and vocational opportunities
 
CG (K-12)
35. C:A1.1 - develop skills to locate, evaluate and interpret career information
 
CG (K-12)
36. C:A1.2 - learn about the variety of traditional and nontraditional occupations
 
CG (K-12)
37. C:A1.3 - develop an awareness of personal abilities, skills, interests and motivations
 
CG (K-12)
45. C:A2.1 - acquire employability skills such as working on a team and problem-solving and organizational skills
 
CG (K-12)
46. C:A2.2 - apply job readiness skills to seek employment opportunities
 
CG (K-12)
47. C:A2.3 - demonstrate knowledge about the changing workplace
 
CG (K-12)
48. C:A2.4 - learn about the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
 
CG (K-12)
50. C:A2.6 - learn how to write a resume
 
CG (K-12)
51. C:A2.7 - develop a positive attitude toward work and learning
 
CG (K-12)
52. C:A2.8 - understand the importance of responsibility, dependability, punctuality, integrity and effort in the workplace
 
CG (K-12)
54. C:B1.1 - apply decision-making skills to career planning, course selection and career transition
 
CG (K-12)
55. C:B1.2 - identify personal skills, interests and abilities and relate them to current career choice
 
CG (K-12)
56. C:B1.3 - demonstrate knowledge of the career-planning process
 
CG (K-12)
57. C:B1.4 - know the various ways in which occupations can be classified
 
CG (K-12)
58. C:B1.5 - use research and information resources to obtain career information
 
CG (K-12)
59. C:B1.6 - learn to use the Internet to access career-planning information
 
CG (K-12)
60. C:B1.7 - describe traditional and nontraditional career choices and how they relate to career choice
 
CG (K-12)
61. C:B1.8 - understand how changing economic and societal needs influence employment trends and future training
 
CG (K-12)
62. C:B2.1 - demonstrate awareness of the education and training needed to achieve career goals
 
CG (K-12)
63. C:B2.2 - assess and modify their educational plan to support career
 
CG (K-12)
64. C:B2.3 - use employability and job readiness skills in internship, mentoring, shadowing and/or other work experience
 
CG (K-12)
65. C:B2.4 - select course work that is related to career interests
 
CG (K-12)
66. C:B2.5 - maintain a career-planning portfolio
 
CG (K-12)
67. C:C1.1 - understand the relationship between educational achievement and career success
 
CG (K-12)
69. C:C1.3 - identify personal preferences and interests influencing career choice and success
 
CG (K-12)
70. C:C1.4 - understand that the changing workplace requires lifelong learning and acquiring new skills
 
CG (K-12)
74. C:C2.1 - demonstrate how interests, abilities and achievement relate to achieving personal, social, educational and career goals
 

AQTS_3.D.1: Technology [Knowledge of available and emerging technologies that support the learning of all students.]
AQTS_3.D.2: Technology [Knowledge of the wide range of technologies that support and enhance instruction, including classroom and school resources as well as distance learning and online learning opportunities.]
AQTS_3.D.3: Technology [Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.]
AQTS_3.D.4: Technology [Ability to facilitate students' individual and collaborative use of technology, including classroom resources as well as distance and online learning opportunities when available and appropriate.]

 


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