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Computer Technology I
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Prerequisite: Satisfactory Keyboarding or Business Digital Literacy
Core Standards of the Course
(Technology Operations and Concepts) Students will be introduced to and be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of computer technology: what types of technology exist, how types of technology function, what component parts work with specific technologies (NETS-S 6: a, b, c, d).
Explore and demonstrate understanding of managing operating systems (RST 9-12.3).
(Productivity Applications) Students will understand and effectively use the common application functions with word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software and routinely interact, collaborate, and publish with peers/online communities using these tools and functions (NETS-S 6: a, b, c, d).
(Electronic Communication and Collaboration) Students will use multiple processes of communication. They will understand what appropriate means of communication is most beneficial for a given task's purpose and audience (NETS-S 4: a, b, d & 2: a) (RST 9-12.2, 9 & 10; WHST 9-12.6, 8 & 9).
Interact with and identify different types of electronic communication/collaboration: e-mail, cell phones, blogs, teleconferencing, social networks, email and other electronic devices/tools.
(Course Integration throughout General Education Classes) Students will use their document processing, spreadsheet, and/or electronic presentation skills to complete a cross curricular project during the semester (or trimester, etc.,) in which they are enrolled in the Computer Technology course (NETS 2: a, b, c, d).
Students will use any or all of the following in a project to be presented to the Computer Technology teacher and a cross-curricular teacher: document processing, spreadsheet, electronic presentation.