work of this unit takes the place of a final exam. Here you will use
an interactive web site to respond to several simple questions in a Myers-Briggs survey designed
to explore your personality, likes, dislikes, and personal preferences
concerning many of the circumstances and actions common to the world of
work. You'll then take a number of steps to:
All of the actions and responses listed above are orchestrated by an instructional checklist form that you download from
the hyperlink provided below. This reflective work is intended to take
about 2.5 hours, roughly the same amount of time you would expect to
spend in a final exam.
- Assess the extent to which you agree or disagree with the career field suggestions that the Myers-Briggs survey provides to you.
- Consider the types of careers that you have already thought about or are suggested by the survey.
which of several possible career fields associated with your strengths,
likes, and dislikes you are most likely to pursue based on your interests.
several types of on-the-job responsibilities and actions a person
working in your chosen career field must assume and perform.
how modern information technology has affected and is likely to affect
work in your chosen career field, and the IT skills a person working in
that career field will have to possess to be a productive professional.
- Inventory your present level
of competency with the IT skills that will be needed to perform well in your chosen
career field and develop a plan for how you will acquire any of those
skills that you currently do not adequately possess.
- Read the brief articles provided presenting predictions
of how technology in general may change the world and human life in the next
two decades, and discuss your own opinion of how accurate or unlikely those predictions are.
a short imaginative essay of 250 words describing what a typical day in
your life may look like and consist of in the year AD 2035.
Required project in Contemporary Computing, 4th edition
underlined page number below is an active hyperlink that provides
access to a list of links to web resources for your reflective work. It
is required that you follow each link in the list you'll access
Reflective work: Video, survey site link, form download, and links to three futuristic articles 152
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