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Learning Objectives

This section breaks down the objective that are covered in each Unit:

Unit Name

Objectives covered

Welcome

  • identify and demonstrate positive work behaviors
  • employ effective reading and writing skills
  • employ effective verbal and nonverbal communication skill
  • demonstrate ethical use of online resources
  • adhere to copyright rules and regulations
  • differentiate between copyright and trademarks
  • examine the consequences of plagiarism

Word Processing

  • identify the terminology associated with word-processing software and its functions
  • improve the touch-system skill using the keyboard and keypad to input data
  • edit a variety of text documents using functions such as pagination, appropriate white space, tab settings, and font style, size, and color
  • create professional letters using advanced word-processing features
  • apply formatting techniques to a multi page research paper using approved publication standards such as American Psychological Association and Modern Language Association
  • produce desktop publishing documents incorporating both text and graphics such as business cards, newsletters with mastheads, and advertisement flyers
  • demonstrate file protection and security

Spreadsheets

  • identify the terminology associated with spreadsheet software and its functions
  • format and organize numerical content to perform mathematical processes such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; percentages and decimals; and order of operations principle
  • employ both student-created formulas and preprogrammed functions to produce documents such as budget, payroll, statistical tables, and personal checkbook register
  • create and analyze spreadsheets incorporating advanced features such as lookup tables, nested IF statements, subtotals, cell protection conditional formatting, charts, and graphs
  • edit a variety of spreadsheets by performing data management procedures using simple and multiple search parameters to locate, sort, search, and filter data

Database

  • identify the terminology associated with database software and its functions;
  • create, populate, edit, maintain, and save database files
  • differentiate the nature and interrelationships of fields and records
  • perform data management procedures such as locating, sorting, searching, querying, organizing, and outputting data; use data management procedures using multiple search parameters
  • produce organized reports with calculated figures

Presentation

  • identify the terminology associated with presentation software and its functions
  • create, save, edit, and produce presentations with appropriate handouts and speaker notes
  • create a non-linear presentation incorporating links, hyperlinks, audio, and graphics
  • identify the terminology associated with interactive media
  • demonstrate ethical use of online resources adhere to copyright rules and regulations
  • demonstrate ethical use of Internet and online resources, including citation of source

Capstone

  • identify and demonstrate positive work behaviors
  • adhere to copyright rules and regulations
  • identify and implement proper safety procedures
  • demonstrate planning and time-management skills such as project management and storyboarding
  • send and receive text information and file attachments using electronic methods such as email, electronic bulletin boards, and instant message services
  • demonstrate effective Internet search strategies, including keywords and Boolean logic using various available search engines
  • demonstrate ethical use of Internet and online resources, including citation of source
  • use available reference tools such as user manuals, both online and written, as appropriate
  • demonstrate proficiency in the use of a variety of input devices such as mouse, keyboard, microphone, digital camera, printer, scanner, and optical disk reader
  • demonstrate understanding of file extensions and the purpose of file types across software products
  • demonstrate proper file management techniques such as creating, naming, organizing, copying, moving, and deleting files
  • edit a variety of text documents using functions such as pagination, appropriate white space, tab settings, and font style, size, and color
  • create professional letters using advanced word-processing features
  • produce desktop publishing documents incorporating both text and graphics such as business cards, newsletters with mastheads, and advertisement flyers;
  • format and organize numerical content to perform mathematical processes such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; percentages and decimals; and order of operations principle
  • employ both student-created formulas and preprogrammed functions to produce documents such as budget, payroll, statistical tables, and personal checkbook register
  • create, populate, edit, maintain, and save database files
  • differentiate the nature and interrelationships of fields and records
  • perform data management procedures such as locating, sorting, searching, querying, organizing, and outputting data
  • use data management procedures using multiple search parameters
  • produce organized reports with calculated figures
  • create, save, edit, and produce presentations with appropriate handouts and speaker notes
  • create a web page containing links, graphics, and text