Work-based learning provides students with opportunities to study complex subject matter as well as vital workplace skills in a hands-on, "real life" environment. Students have opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the classroom to tasks performed in the workplace or community.
- Application, expansion and refinement of classroom learning (both academic and technical) in the workplace or community
- Establishment of a clear connection between education and work
- Opportunities to evaluate career possibilities
- Development and practice of positive work related habits and attitudes including the ability to think critically, solve problems, work in teams, and resolve issues that relate to possible careers
- Assessment and understanding the expectations of the workplace
- Establishment of professional contacts
Moore Norman Technology Center has five defined types of work-based learning:
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