# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Fashion Marketing Task 1411502129

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research a fashion occupational interest.

Definition

Research should include job descriptions, employment education requirements, salary, job outlook, advantages and disadvantages of the occupational field, and opportunities for advancement for a fashion industry career. Fashion career categories should include advertising, design, manufacturing, sales, promotion, textiles, entrepreneurship, buying, and management.

Many Web sites offer career exploration resources, including the Virginia Department of Education's Career Planning Guide.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can the fashion industry recruit sufficient numbers of employees to meet the future needs of the industry?
  • What is the short-term outlook for employment in the fashion industry? The long-term outlook?
  • What resources are available to research a career in the fashion industry? How can a researcher evaluate career resources to ensure their validity?
  • How can a person obtain the needed education and training for a career in the fashion industry?
  • How can a mentor affect a person's career choice?
  • How can job shadowing influence a job choice?
  • How do benefits packages influence job choices?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.8

The student will find, evaluate, and select credible resources to create a research product.
  1. Verify the accuracy, validity, and usefulness of information.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias.
  3. Evaluate and select evidence from a variety of sources to introduce counter claims and to support claims.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Participate in career planning to enhance job-success potential.