# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Engineering Studies Task 479119498

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Participate in a mock interview.

Definition

Participation should include
  • deciding on the purpose of the interview
  • preparing for the interview (e.g., researching background information, creating specific questions to ask to elicit needed information)
  • stating the purpose of the interview
  • phrasing questions clearly and succinctly
  • listening carefully
  • taking notes (key words and phrases needed for recall later)
  • recording the interview with permission
  • asking for clarification as needed
  • keeping on track.
The interview process should also include reviewing written notes and/or recording soon after the interview and following up by writing detailed notes, as needed.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is it important to prepare properly for interviewing someone?
  • Why is listening carefully perhaps the most important aspect of interviewing someone?
  • What steps can one take to be assured that one can remember exactly what the interviewee says?
  • Why is it necessary to ask the interviewee's permission to make a recording of the interview?
  • What are the possible ethical and unethical uses of such a recording?
  • Why is it important to review one's written notes and/or the recording soon after the interview?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.1

The student will make planned multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Make strategic use of multimodal tools.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse teams including setting rules and goals for group work such as coming to informal consensus, taking votes on key issues, and presenting alternate views.
  4. Assume responsibility for specific group tasks.
  5. Include all group members and value individual contributions made by each group member.
  6. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  7. Respond thoughtfully and tactfully to diverse perspectives, summarizing points of agreement and disagreement.
  8. Choose vocabulary, language, and tone appropriate to the topic, audience, and purpose.
  9. Access, critically evaluate, and use information accurately to solve problems.
  10. Use reflection to evaluate one’s own role and the group process in small-group activities.
  11. Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, use of evidence, rhetoric, and identify any faulty reasoning.

11.1

The student will make planned informative and persuasive multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Select and effectively use multimodal tools to design and develop presentation content.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
  4. Respond thoughtfully and tactfully to diverse perspectives, summarizing points of agreement and disagreement.
  5. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  6. Anticipate and address alternative or opposing perspectives and counterclaims.
  7. Evaluate the various techniques used to construct arguments in multimodal presentations.
  8. Use vocabulary appropriate to the topic, audience, and purpose.
  9. Evaluate effectiveness of multimodal presentations.

12.1

The student will make planned persuasive/argumentative, multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Select and effectively use multimodal tools to design and develop presentation content.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
  4. Anticipate and address alternative or opposing perspectives and counterclaims.
  5. Evaluate the various techniques used to construct arguments in multimodal presentations.
  6. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  7. Critique effectiveness of multimodal presentations.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

10. The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving

 

3. The Relationships Among Technologies and the Connections Between Technology and Other Fields