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									Career Choices

 John A. Ferguson Senior High




                    Ms. Lissette Alvarez
BASIC SEARCH - Resources

   Print
     Reference
     Nonfiction

     Periodicals

     Biographies

   Nonprint such as videos
   Radio/TV
   Electronic
Electronic Resources

   Search engines
     Yahoo.com
     Google.com

     Teoma.com

   Use Advanced search options
    (Boolean search)
Boolean Search

        College OR University




   College             University
Boolean Search
        Poverty AND Crime




  Poverty                   Crime
Boolean Search

        Radiation NOT Nuclear




  Radiation                 Nuclear
    Disadvantages of Internet
             usage
   Who is the author?
   What is the author’s
    credentials?
   Where did the author get his/her
    information from?
   When was the information last
    updated?
   Who edits the information prior
    to posting?
Reliable Sources

   Author’s name listed with
    authority
   Date page was last updated
   Information is read and checked
    for accuracy
   Paid subscriptions to reputable
    sites
   Be careful of .com sites
Virtual Library

   Paid subscription to reliable and
    reputable sources
   Offers many articles and
    reference resources
   Available to M-DCPS students
   Accessed via Ferguson website
   miamidade
John A. Ferguson website

   http://ferguson.dadeschools.net/
Career Choices - Websites

   Florida e-Choices
    Choices Explorer
       https://access.bridges.com/auth/lo
        gin.do?sponsor=7


   Occupational Outlook Handbook
       http://www.bls.gov/oco
Taking Notes

   Use a graphic organizer to take
    notes
   Write phrases – not sentences
   Use your graphic organizer to
    develop your sentences and
    paragraphs
   Cite your sources
Bibliographies

   MLA style used at JAF
   Written differently for each type
    of format
   Sample available on the JAF
    website
Getting started

   Use the directions sheets and
    graphic organizers to complete
    your teacher’s assignment.

								
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