Course Navigation

Read Along

The CTE Work-Based Learning training course consists of twelve sections divided into multiple lessons covering one or more topics. For each section there is a short quiz covering the material in that section. View the Course Navigation video or read the tips below to learn how to access and move through this training course.

Create an Account

From the Home page

  1. Click on "Login" at the top of the left navigation panel to go to the login page.
  2. Click on "Create new account" and enter your information.
  3. Click "Create new account" at the bottom of the page.
  4. An activation link will be e-mailed to the address you provided. You won't be able to login until the activation link has been clicked. The activation link will take you back to the course website and automatically login you in.
Navigation Sidebar Menu The Navigation sidebar menu located on the left of the page is available throughout the course to provide easy navigation between sections, lessons, and topics. Use the arrows to the left of the Section titles to expand a section to view its list of lessons.
Top Horizontal Menu Bar

The horizontal menu located near the top of the page is available throughout the course to provide easy access to the Home page and course resource pages: Reference Library, Checklists & Templates, Instructional Resources, Glossary, and CTE Professional Dev.

Course Overview

Clicking on the course title "CTE Work-Based Learning" on the Navigation menu will open an overview of the course. This page shows every section with a summary of the learning objective, a list of lessons, and the section quiz. Jump to any part of the course by clicking on a section introduction, lesson, or quiz.

Course Sections Each course section includes an introduction page, multiple lessons, and a short quiz. To start reviewing the material in a section, click on the Section Introduction link either on the Navigation sidebar or Course Overview page.
Lessons Each course is divided into multiple lessons.  Once you start a lesson, a Lesson Menu will appear in the left Navigation sidebar showing you a list of topics. Jump to any topic by clicking on the link in the Navigation sidebar.
Topics Each topic includes one or more pages. Use the "Next Page" button in lower right corner of each page to move through a lesson to make sure you don't miss any information.
Progress Boxes Once you have viewed all of the pages in a lesson, a check mark will automatically appear next to the lesson on the Course Overview page. This helps keep track of which activities have been completed.
Section Quizzes
  1. Before attempting a quiz, students must view all of the pages in each lesson within the section.
  2. Each quiz consists of five questions randomly selected from the test data bank.
  3. All quiz questions are multiple choice. Choices appear in random order.
  4. Select your answer and click "Next" to move to the next question. Or, use the quiz navigation menu in the left panel.
  5. If you are uncertain of an answer you can flag it by clicking "Flag".
  6. At the end of each quiz is a summary page showing whether questions were answered, flagged, or unanswered.
  7. Use the quiz navigation tool on the left sidebar to return to any flagged or unanswered questions.
  8. Once you are satisfied with your answers, click "Submit all and finish."
  9. A summary of your results will appear. At this point, you can see which questions you answered wrong so you can go back and review the material on that topic.
  10. You will be given three attempts to pass each quiz with a score of 80% or higher.
Course Completion Once you have reviewed the material in all twelve sections and passed all twelve quizzes, you will be able to access the Course Completion page and print a Certificate of Completion.
Course Resources

This training course is designed to be an ongoing resource for educators responsible for work-based learning activities. After completing the course, you will still be able to use your username and password to access the course material anytime. Many sections of the training course include helpful links and teacher resources. Much of this information also can be accessed through the resource libraries found on the CTE Work-Based Learning Home page.

Reference Library The Reference Library contains links to federal and state laws, rules, guidelines, and other reference materials commonly referred to when coordinating work-based learning programs. The library is designed as a searchable table to make it easier to find information on a specific topic. Simply enter one or more keywords in the search tool. Or use the arrows next to each heading to sort by category, resource, description, or topics. 
Checklists & Templates The Checklists & Templates page links to downloadable samples of documents and forms developed by other teacher-coordinators responsible for work-based learning programs. Please note these are samples only and NOT the required or preferred formats. They are provided to give teachers a starting point from which to develop forms and checklists appropriate to their own classes and districts.
Instructional Resources The Instructional Resources page contains links to instructional materials, curriculum, and other teacher resources that might be helpful to a new teacher assigned to teach career preparation, a practicum, or other course involving work-based learning.
Glossary The Glossary is a searchable directory of acronyms and terms commonly used in Texas education and work-based learning.

Last modified: Monday, August 3, 2015, 2:19 PM