# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Networking Hardware Operations I Task 324827325

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research converged network services.

Definition

Research should lead to
  • description of network convergence
  • comparison/contrast of Internet service providers (ISPs) offering converged services
  • identification of companies or public institutions that use convergence technologies.

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.8

The student will collect, evaluate, organize, and present information to create a research product.
  1. Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate, synthesize, and communicate information.
  2. Develop the central idea or focus.
  3. Verify the accuracy, validity, and usefulness of information.
  4. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias.
  5. 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).
  6. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of sources to produce a research product.
  1. Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate, and communicate information.
  2. Narrow a topic and develop a plan for research.
  3. Collect information to support a thesis.
  4. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  5. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias.
  6. Synthesize and present information in a logical sequence.
  7. 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).
  8. Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy, and depth of information.
  9. Edit writing for grammatically correct use of language, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and sentence/paragraph structure.
  10. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.

12.8

The student will write documented research papers.
  1. Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate, and communicate information.
  2. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Synthesize information to support the thesis and present information in a logical manner.
  5. 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).
  6. Revise writing for clarity, depth of information, and technique of presentation.
  7. Edit writing for language, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, syntax, and paragraphing as appropriate for standard English.
  8. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.

History and Social Science

GOVT.6

The student will apply social science skills to understand local, state, and national elections by

  1. describing the nomination and election process, including the organization and evolving role of political parties;
  2. examining campaign funding and spending, including the impact of Supreme Court decisions, the nationalization of campaign financing, and the role of issue groups;
  3. analyzing the influence of media coverage, campaign advertising, public opinion polls, social media, and digital communications on elections;
  4. investigating and explaining the impact of reapportionment and redistricting on elections and governance;
  5. describing how amendments have extended the right to vote; and
  6. analyzing voter turnout in local, state, and national elections.

VUS.14

The student will apply social science skills to understand political and social conditions in the United States during the early twenty-first century by

  1. assessing the development of and changes in domestic policies, with emphasis on the impact of the role the United States Supreme Court played in defining a constitutional right to privacy, affirming equal rights, and upholding the rule of law;
  2. evaluating and explaining the changes in foreign policies and the role of the United States in a world confronted by international terrorism, with emphasis on the American response to 9/11 (September 11, 2001);
  3. evaluating the evolving and changing role of government, including its role in the American economy; and
  4. explaining scientific and technological changes and evaluating their impact on American culture

WG.17

The student will apply social science skills to analyze the impact of globalization by

  1. identifying factors, including comparative advantage, that influence the distribution of economic activities and trade;
  2. describing ways that economic and social interactions change over time; and
  3. mapping, describing, and evaluating economic unions.