Interrelated Cooperative Education is designed for senior students interested in pursuing careers in the various occupations. Students may be released from school for their paid cooperative education work experience and must participate in weekly related classroom instruction. Classroom instruction focuses on providing students with job survival skills and career exploration skills related to the job and improving students abilities to interactpositively with others. The course content includes the following broad areas of emphasis: further career education opportunities, planning for the future, job-seeking skills, personal development, human relationships, legal protection and responsibilities, economics and the job, organizations, and job termination. For skills related to the job, refer to the vocational development course outlines and the task list of the desired occupational program. Written training agreements and individual student training plans are developed and agreed upon by the employer, student and coordinator. The coordinator, student and employer assume compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
This course provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of
software on the microcomputer. These learning activities include Windows 7, word processing, spreadsheet design, database management, Internet access, and a presentation program.
This class can be taken for dual credit; Three college credit hours are availablethrough Lake Land College. Fees will include book rental fees as well as lab fees.
- This required course stresses the importance of the student’s career choice. Students examine personal values, skills, and interests. Details of a variety of careers are explored using the Internet. Tools to assist gaining employment including letters of application, resume s, and application forms are among the topics discussed.