Course Title: Designing Your Future, Grade 11, Open (GWL3O)
Course Code: GWL3O
Grade: 11
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Department: Guidance and Career Education

Course Description

This course prepares students to make successful transitions to postsecondary destinations as they investigate specific postsecondary options based on their skills, interests, and personal characteristics. Students will explore the realities and opportunities of the workplace and examine factors that affect success, while refining their job-search and employability skills. Students will develop their portfolios with a focus on their targeted destination and develop an action plan for future success.

Course Outline
  • GWL3O Unit1 Overview
  • Accessibility to GWL3O Unit1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Personal Strengths, Interests,Skills, and Competencies(Part 1)(A1.1)
  • U1L2 Personal Strengths, Interests,Skills, and Competencies(Part 2)(A1.1)
  • U1L3 Personal Strengths, Interests,Skills, and Competencies (Part 3)(A1.1)
  • U1L4 Transferable Skills and Personal Management Skills (Part 1)(A1.2)
  • U1L5 Transferable Skills and Personal Management Skills (Part 2)(A1.2)
  • U1L6 Transferable Skills and Personal Management Skills (Part 3)(A1.2)
  • U1L7 Occupations and Career Goals and Areas of Growth(Part 1)(A1.3)
  • U1L8 Occupations and Career Goals and Areas of Growth(Part 2)(A1.3)
  • U1L9 Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork Skills (Part 1)(B1.1)
  • U1L10 Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork Skills (Part 2)(B1.1)
  • U1L11 Use of Interpersonal and Teamwork Skills (Part 1)(B1.2)
  • U1L12 Use of Interpersonal and Teamwork Skills (Part 2)(B1.2)
  • U1L13 Use of Interpersonal and Teamwork Skills (Part 3)(B1.2)
  • U1L14 Make Effective Decisions (Part 1)(C1.1)
  • U1L15 Make Effective Decisions (Part 2)(C1.1)
  • U1L16 Make Effective Decisions (Part 3)(C1.1)
  • U1L17 Research and Sources(Part 1)(C1.2)
  • U1L18 Research and Sources(Part 2)(C1.2)
  • U1L19 Acquire Information(C1.3)
  • U1L20 The ability to Communicate Effectively(C1.4)
  • U1L21 Understanding of Career Development as a Lifelong Process(D1.1)
  • U1L22 Practical and Psychological Challenges(D1.2)
  • U1L23 Planned and Unplanned Changes(D1.3)
  • U1L24 The Stages of a Transition Process(D1.4)
  • Finish and Hand in GWL3O Unit1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • GWL3O Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to GWL3O Unit2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Benefits of the Portfolio Process as a Strategy(Part 1)(A2.1)
  • U2L2 Benefits of the Portfolio Process as a Strategy(Part 2)(A2.1)
  • U2L3 Purpose and Content(Part 1)(A2.2)
  • U2L4 Purpose and Content(Part 2)(A2.2)
  • U2L5 Select and Organize Documentation(Part 1)(A2.3)
  • U2L6 Select and Organize Documentation(Part 2)(A2.3)
  • U2L7 Select and Organize Documentation(Part 3)(A2.3)
  • U2L8 Communicate with Audiences and in Situations (Part 1)(B1.3)
  • U2L9 Communicate with Audiences and in Situations (Part 2)(B1.3)
  • U2L10 Respectful and Responsible Behaviours(Part 1)(B2.1)
  • U2L11 Respectful and Responsible Behaviours(Part 2)(B2.1)
  • U2L12 Respectful and Responsible Behaviours(Part 3)(B2.1)
  • U2L13 Group Diversity and Group Dynamics(B2.2)
  • U2L14 The Ability to Obtain and Interpret Career-Related Information(C1.5)
  • U2L15 The Impact of Economic and Societal Trends(C2.1)
  • U2L16 Work, Jobs, Self Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities(C2.2)
  • U2L17 Employment-Related Trends(C2.3)
  • U2L18 Strategies that Help People Adjust to New Situations(D1.5)
  • U2L19 Abilities to Manage Planned and Unplanned Change(D1.6)
  • U2L20 Work Opportunities(Part 1)(D2.1)
  • U2L21 Work Opportunities(Part 2)(D2.1)
  • U2L22 Identify and Expand the Network of Contacts(D2.2)
  • U2L23 Opportunities and Resources for Self-Employment(D2.3)
  • U2L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in GWL3O Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • GWL3O Unit2 Online Test
  • GWL3O Unit3 Overview
  • Accessibility to GWL3O Unit3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Choices of Specific Portfolio Items (Part 1)(A2.4)
  • U3L2 Choices of Specific Portfolio Items (Part 2)(A2.4)
  • U3L3 Choices of Specific Portfolio Items (Part 3)(A2.4)
  • U3L4 Personal Management Skills ,Habits and Characteristics(Part 1)(A3.1)
  • U3L5 Personal Management Skills ,Habits and Characteristics(Part 2)(A3.1)
  • U3L6 Personal Management Skills ,Habits and Characteristics(Part 3)(A3.1)
  • U3L7 Internal and External Influences (Part 1)(A3.2)
  • U3L8 Internal and External Influences (Part 2)(A3.2)
  • U3L9 Internal and External Influences (Part 3)(A3.2)
  • U3L10 Conflict-Resolution Strategies (Part 1)(B2.3)
  • U3L11 Conflict-Resolution Strategies (Part 2)(B2.3)
  • U3L12 Conflict-Resolution Strategies (Part 3)(B2.3)
  • U3L13 Skills in Various Situations (Part 1)(B2.4)
  • U3L14 Skills in Various Situations (Part 2)(B2.4)
  • U3L15 Use the Inquiry Process (Part 1)(C3.1)
  • U3L16 Use the Inquiry Process (Part 2)(C3.1)
  • U3L17 Compare Selected Occupations(C3.2)
  • U3L18 Assess Secondary School Options(C3.3)
  • U3L19 Selected Community Involvement and Leisure Opportunities(C3.4)
  • U3L20 Expand Employment Opportunities(C3.5)
  • U3L21 Prouce Resumes and Cover Letters(D2.4)
  • U3L22 The ability to Complete Job Applications(D2.5)
  • U3L23 The ability to Prepare and Conduct Themselves(D2.6)
  • U3L24 Evaluate Selected Postsecondary Options with Reference(D3.1)
  • Finish and Hand in GWL3O Unit3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • GWL3O Unit4 Overview
  • Accessibility to GWL3O Unit4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Differences in How People Deal With Issues (Part 1)(A3.3)
  • U4L2 Differences in How People Deal With Issues (Part 2)(A3.3)
  • U4L3 Differences in How People Deal With Issues (Part 3)(A3.3)
  • U4L4 Use of Time and Priority Management Strategies (Part 1)(A3.4)
  • U4L5 Use of Time and Priority Management Strategies (Part 2)(A3.4)
  • U4L6 Effective Risk, Stress, and Anger Management Strategies(Part 1)(A3.5)
  • U4L7 Effective Risk, Stress, and Anger Management Strategies(Part 2)(A3.5)
  • U4L8 Effective Risk, Stress, and Anger Management Strategies(Part 3)(A3.5)
  • U4L9 Ways to Contribute to the Development of Community or Members(Part 1)(B3.1)
  • U4L10 Ways to Contribute to the Development of Community or Members(Part 2)(B3.1)
  • U4L11 The Ability to Develop Networks and Other Supportive Relationships (Part 1)(B3.2)
  • U4L12 The Ability to Develop Networks and Other Supportive Relationships (Part 2)(B3.2)
  • U4L13 Types of School and Community Support Services (Part 1)(B3.3)
  • U4L14 Types of School and Community Support Services (Part 2)(B3.3)
  • U4L15 Summarize the Results of Careerrelated Research(C3.6)
  • U4L16 Businesses and Employment Opportunities(Part 1)(C4.1)
  • U4L17 Businesses and Employment Opportunities(Part 2)(C4.1)
  • U4L18 Examples of Ethical Behaviour(C4.2)
  • U4L19 Key Features(C4.3)
  • U4L20 Labour Unions(C4.4)
  • U4L21 Continue and Finance Learning after Secondary School(D3.2)
  • U4L22 Use Problem-Solving Strategies(D3.3)
  • U4L23 Apply a Decision-Making Process(D3.4)
  • U4L24 Financial Implications(D3.5)
  • Finish and Hand in GWL3O Unit4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • GWL3O Unit4 Online Test
  • Final Exam
  • Final Project
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