# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Army JROTC IV Task 1322966979

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research postsecondary education opportunities.

Definition

Research should focus on a single career path and include documentation of
  • company and on-the-job training opportunities including apprenticeships and internships
  • the community college system (two-year degree programs)
  • four-year colleges or universities
  • business or trade schools
  • online courses, degree programs, and certifications
  • the military.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What advantages can a postsecondary education provide?
  • What opportunities exist at your local community college?
  • What benefits do online courses provide?

Related Standards of Learning

English

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.