LUBBOCK, Texas (March 2, 2017) – Employment in the forensic science industry is expected to grow 27 percent by 2024, faster than the average for all occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To meet the demand for highly trained workers in the field, CEV Multimedia announces the release of a new forensic science course that will introduce high school students to complex scientific and mathematical concepts of forensics in an engaging and practical way.
Using the framework of solving crimes, students explore advanced biology, chemistry, physics and trigonometry. Delivered through iCEV, an online learning platform, teachers have access to an extensive playlist of videos, presentations, lab activities, assessments, lesson plans and more to teach topics related to forensic science.
“Nationally, we’ve seen an increased interest from students seeking opportunities to learn and train for a career in forensic science,” said Clayton Franklin, vice president of brand management at CEV Multimedia. “As the forensic science industry continues to grow, we’re pleased to be able to provide students with course materials to thrive in this field.”
Dependent upon the state, the forensic science course is taught by criminal justice, health science and/or science teachers, and sometimes counts as a science credit towards graduation. The content areas of the course focus on topics such as scientific procedures, forensic thinking & problem solving, evidence collection, trace evidence, fingerprint & impression analysis, DNA analysis, ballistics, document analysis and more.
Written and developed by education and industry professionals, iCEV’s robust curriculum and training resources aid students in concept mastery and the potential acquisition of industry-backed certifications. These opportunities help students stand out from others when pursuing a job in their career path or applying for postsecondary education.
For more information on the forensic science course, please visit http://www.icevonline.com/forensicscience.
About CEV Multimedia
With 34 years of experience, CEV specializes in providing quality Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum and education resources for several major subject areas: Agricultural Science and Technology, Family & Consumer Sciences, Business Education, Marketing Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Health Science, Law Enforcement and Career Exploration. CEV received the U.S Chamber of Commerce’s Blue Ribbon Small Business Award in 2012 and has been honored numerous times for its excellence in content creation and exemplary business practices. In 2012, CEV introduced iCEV, an online platform revolutionizing the way CEV produces and delivers educational content. iCEV is the most comprehensive online resource for CTE educators and students offering learning-on-demand features, video clips streaming and testing and grading capabilities to any device with Internet capabilities. Additionally, iCEV tests for industry-valued certifications. Recognized companies and trade associations, such as Southwest Airlines, the American Meat Science Association and Elanco, utilize iCEV as the testing platform for their certifications. For more information, visit www.icevonline.com.
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