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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 K. Information Technology Career Cluster
Pathway (3) Web & Digital Communication
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.K.(3).1 Prepare specifications for digital communication products to communicate specifications to various audiences.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.K.(3).2 Create and implement a digital communication product to meet customer needs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • 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.K.(3).3 Gather and analyze customer requirements for digital communications to best meet consumer needs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.K.(3).4 Define the scope of work in a written form to summarize and meet customer requirements for digital communication.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.K.(3).5 Identify and implement quality assurance processes to deliver quality digital communication products and services.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
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.K.(3).6 Consider intellectual property issues when creating Web pages and comply with intellectual property rights statutes and regulations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.K.(3).7 Iterate through the design and development process to create a uniform Web-based or digital product.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.K.(3).8 Participate in a user-focused design and development process to produce Web-based and digital communication solutions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.K.(3).9 Design and employ the use of motion graphics to create a visual Web-based or digital design.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.K.(3).10 Demonstrate the effective use of tools, including tools for product development, product management, and production, to complete Web-based or digital communication projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.K.(3).11 Employ knowledge of Web design, programming, and administration to develop and maintain Web-based applications.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.K.(3).12 Perform maintenance and customer support functions for digital communication products to maintain quality products that meet customer needs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.K.(3).13 Test a digital communication product to evaluate its functionality.