Career Technical Education

Are your courses preparing your students for a globally-competitive workforce? 

Expand your course options with Connections Learning. As part of our ongoing commitment to helping all students prepare for post-high school success, Connections Learning has added more than 20 new Career Technical Education (CTE) courses to our course catalog. The new curriculum will give you the opportunity to develop more effective programs of study, increase graduation rates and offer more choices to attract students and teachers. And by giving students the opportunity to discover their interests and aptitudes, you’ll give them the solid foundation they need to navigate their way to a high-demand career or facilitate their transition to college.

CTE Unlike Any Other

Connections Learning's courseware is known for its quality and our CTE courses are no exception. Each course is delivered with award-winning instructional design, including the following enhanced features and functionality:

Courses that lead to Careers

interactive lessonStudent-centric, engaging learning environments
that include stimulating multimedia content, rich imagery, user-specific pacing charts, audio/video elements, and interactive exercises.

create your study guidePersonalized Study Guides that provide metacognitive opportunities for students to evaluate their confidence, while providing targeted diagnostics and recommended study paths.

Responsive_DesignResponsive design makes lessons viewable on any screen size including laptops, tablets, smartphones and projectors.

overview lessonIntuitive navigation makes exploration, learner choice and progress monitoring easy.

quiz screenshotIntegrated formative, performance-based and summative assessments help your students master real-world skills.

 

Our CTE courses are for high school students interested in exploring a variety of careers and gaining career-specific knowledge through engaging multi-media content, personalized study guides, user-specific pacing charts, interactive exercises and more.  Each course is aligned to one of the 16 Career Clusters® developed by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) to ensure you link your student’s school-based learning with knowledge and skills required for success in the workplace.

All courses are 0.5 credits 

Business Management & Administration 

  • Business Communication* 
  • Business Information Systems* 
  • Business Law* 
  • Introduction to Business 

Education and Training

  • Health, Safety and Nutrition 
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education 

Finance 

  • Accounting I* 
  • Introduction to Finance

Health Science

  • Administrative Duties and Office Management* 
  • Anatomy & Physiology and Human Diseases 
  • Introduction to Medical Assisting* 
  • Introduction to Psychology
  •  Medical Terminology Research Methods* 

Human Services 

  • Introduction to Sociology* 
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition 
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education 

 Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security 

  • Criminal Investigation 
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice* 
  • Introduction to Homeland Security* 
  • Introduction to Law 

Marketing 

  •  Principles of Marketing* 

 Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) 

  •  Research Methods* 
  • Introductory Astronomy

 * Course available Spring 2014