CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN COMPUTER STUDIES AND ICT

Subject :

COMPUTER STUDIES

INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Topic :

Career Opportunities in Computer Science or INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT)

Class :

Primary 6/ Basic 6

Term :

Third Term

Week :

Week 3

Instructional Materials :

Functional computer 

Previous Knowledge :

Pupils have been taught The use of computer in our society at small scale and large-scale 

Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

1. LIST CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN ICT

 

2. MENTION VARIOUS ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN COMPUTER STUDIES

Reference Materials 

  • Online Resource Materials
  • Various Textbooks
  • Lagos State Upper Primary Scheme of Work

 

Content :

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN COMPUTER STUDIES

 

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. Teaching

To teach at primary, secondary and tertiary levels on how to use computers

 

2. Computer Programming

To teach students on how to write instructions that can be decoded or understood by computers. These instructions are called programming.

 

3. Computer Engineering

These are the people that deal with how to arrange,  assemble and repair computer hardwares

 

4. Computer Analysts

These are professionals that work with computers to determine, inspect and analyze programs that work inside a computer system

 

5. Hardware Maintenance and Support

These people are specialists that are expert when it comes to how to service computer parts

 

6. Business Analyst

They Offer solution to real life problems by making use of computer software to proffer solutions to business problems.

 

7. Database Management Support

These are professionals that use computers to store data and information for easy retrieval at a later date. They are likely to be employed by National Bureau Of Statistics in Nigeria, Nigeria national population commission or any organization that process data and information on a very large scale

8. Telecommunications Engineers

These are the people that take care of mobile phones, masts and other telecommunication equipment or gadgets

 

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 correctly used and they also make sure that security is not breached or compromised

 

11. Computer Security

To ensure protection of computer and data.

 

12. Linguists are the people that make use of computers to different languages

 

Presentation

The topic is presented step by step

 

Step 1: The class teacher revises the previous topics

 

Step 2. He introduces the new topic

 

Step 3: The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise

 

Evaluation :

List and mention five career opportunities in ICT

1…………………….

2……………………..

3……………………….

4……………………….

5………………………..

 

Conclusion :

 

THE class teacher marks and does the necessary corrections

 

Assignment :

Read about the Misuse and abuse of computers in preparation for the next lesson

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