# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Electronics Systems II Task 1967420620

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research occupational opportunities.

Definition

Research should include
  • using career cluster resources to identify career pathways and occupations related to electronics
  • accessing job-search (e.g., Monster, CareerBuilder, Dice) and employment outlook sites (e.g., Virginia Employment Commission, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, O*Net)
  • narrowing the search to a sample of occupational titles (below) and comparing the elements of each, such as educational requirements, salary expectations, and professional demands
    • computer engineering
    • design
    • build
    • operation
    • repair
    • factory design
    • data center
    • homes
  • identifying career opportunities at national, state, and local levels.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the major career paths within the field of electronics? What are the qualifications for each?
  • What typical tasks are performed in each path?
  • What types of entry-level jobs are there for electronics professionals in the energy industry?
  • How are different careers in electronics endorsed by professional organizations?

Related Standards of Learning

English

9.8

The student will find, evaluate, and select credible resources to create a research product.
  1. Verify the validity and accuracy of all information.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Evaluate and select evidence from a variety of sources to support claims and introduce counterclaims.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased information using a standard method of documentation such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Avoid plagiarism by using own words and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

10.8

The student will find, evaluate, and select credible resources to create a research product.
  1. Verify the accuracy, validity, and usefulness of information.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias.
  3. Evaluate and select evidence from a variety of sources to introduce counter claims and to support claims.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Science

PH.4

The student will investigate and understand how applications of physics affect the world. Key concepts include
  1. examples from the real world; and
  2. exploration of the roles and contributions of science and technology.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

16. Energy and Power Technologies

 

19. Manufacturing Technologies

 

4. The Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Effects of Technology

 

Suggested Resources for Topics in Energy

Exploring Careers in the Field of Energy

Exploring Pathways to Six Key Energy Careers

Planning an Education and Career in Energy