This course develops the student’s ability to use the personal computer as a tool for academic and professional work. The student learns the basics of computer history, design, operation peripherals and programming. The student learns in detail how to use common applications for numerous endeavors, including word processing, accounting, social media and image utilization. Upon completion of the course the student will be able to effectively use the personal computer as a tool for academic, professional and personal endeavors. This class uses the IMac computers in the school computer lab, but the Windows environment, system and applications will also be covered.
All material will be referenced and available to the students on the World Wide Web. Multiple sources will be used.
In this course the student is expected to aggressively pursue his development of personal computing skills and will be graded on his ability to:
Since this course actively develops the student’s capability through repetitive practice and participation, the successful student will: