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9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand C. Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications Career Cluster
Pathway (2) Journalism & Broadcasting
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Communication Skills: All clusters rely on effective oral and written communication strategies for creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas that incorporate technical terminology and information.
9.4.12.C.(2).1 Demonstrate writing processes used for a range of journalism media to build a base of skills for careers in the field.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(2).2 Demonstrate writing processes used for broadcast media to build a base of skills for careers in the field.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.C.(2).3 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how technical support can be used to enhance broadcast productions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.C.(2).4 Examine and summarize business issues related to the pathway to gain awareness of factors that influence programming, content, and distribution in this industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.C.(2).5 Examine and summarize ethical and legal issues related to the pathway to build awareness of responsible conduct of employees in this industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Employability and Career Development: Employability skills and career and entrepreneurship opportunities build the capacity for successful careers in a global economy.
9.4.12.C.(2).6 Examine and summarize careers in this pathway to build an understanding of available opportunities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.C.(2).7 Demonstrate the ability to plan and deliver a broadcast production to exhibit readiness for completing key functions in the field.