Career Opportunities in Computer (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 6

THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Computer and Society – Small and Large Scale Applications of Computer in the Society (Primary 6)

TOPIC: CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN COMPUTING 

LEARNING AREA 

Career Opportunities in Computer

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to –

1. List career opportunities associated with computer usage;

2. Mention their future career.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

functional computer system.

 

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book – Computer Studies for Primary Schools Book 6

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note Computer Studies (Information Technology) Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

There are various career opportunities in the computer or IT profession as it is commonly referred to now as every area of human activity use it.

Also, most engineering based products have one computer – based device or another working inside it.

 

 

CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES IN COMPUTER

There are many careers opportunities in computer, these include:

1. Teacher

To teach at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.

 

2. Computer Programming

To write computer programs.

 

3. Computer Engineering

To assemble and repairs computers.

 

4. Computer Analysts

To determine programs inside computers.

 

5. Hardware Maintenance and Support

To service computers.

 

6. Business Analyst

Offer computer solutions to business problems.

 

7. Database Management Support

To take care of data stored.

 

8. Telecommunications Engineers

To take of mobile phones, masts and other equipment.

 

9. Computer Operations

Computer operator, data entry clerk, librarian, etc. that work daily with the computer.

 

10. Computer Auditing

To check that the use of the computer is correct.

 

11. Computer Security 

To ensure protection of computer and data.

 

12. Linguists

To write technical and user manuals in different languages.

 

LESSON TWO – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT 

As stated in performance or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Guide the pupils in discussing various career opportunities associated with computer usage;

3. Pupils’ Activities – Choose their future career.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to 

1. list five (5) career opportunities associated with computer usage;

2. mention their future career.

 

 

 

 

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