Academic standards list

Computer Applications — Computer Technology

Introduction

Academic standards define the expectations for knowledge and skills that students are to learn in a subject by a certain age or at the end of a school grade level. This page contains a list of standards for a specific content area, grade level, and/or course. The list of standards may be structured using categories and sub-categories.

1.0   The student will develop and apply concepts related to human relations, safety, career development, communications, and leadership skills for a global workplace.

 
Standard 1.0 — The student will develop and apply concepts related to human relations, safety, career development, communications, and leadership skills for a global workplace.
 
Learning Expectation
Demonstrate sensitivity to personal, societal, corporate, and governmental responsibility to community and global issues.
 
Demonstrate the interpersonal, teamwork, and leadership skills needed to function in diverse business settings, including the global marketplace.
 
Communicate effectively as writers, listeners, and speakers in diverse social and business settings.
 
Apply the critical-thinking and soft skills needed to function in students
 
Analyze and follow policies for managing legal and ethical issues in organizations and in a technology-based society.
 
Investigate the life-long learning skills that foster flexible career paths and confidence in adapting to a workplace that demands constant retooling.
 
Assess personal skills, abilities, aptitudes, and personal strengths and weaknesses as they relate to career exploration and apply knowledge gained from individual
 
Examine the goals and principles of a professional organization. (Ex. Computer Science Club, BETA Club, FBLA)
 
Investigates online and office safety procedures and passes a written safety examination with 100% accuracy.
 
Demonstrates parliamentary procedure through office staff/chapter organizational meetings.
 
Apply appropriate typography concepts to industry documents.
 
Performance Indicator
The student develops a presentation, applying typography guidelines, that illustrates ethical and legal behavior in written and spoken portions of the presentation, and
 
The student models and role-plays examples of behavioral expectations in the workplace, including soft skills and team building.
 
The student demonstrates skills necessary for safety and environmental protection in the workplace and passes a written safety exam with 100% accuracy.
 
The student develops a presentation, applying typography guidelines illustrating ethical behavior in what are written, spoken or presented and legal issues recognizing the
 
The student illustrates modeling and role playing of examples of behavioral expectations in the workplace including soft skills and team building.
 
The student demonstrates parliamentary procedure through office staff/chapter organizational meetings.
 
The student participates in professional development leadership activities.
 
The student demonstrates progress toward developing skills and behaviors through portfolios and reflection.
 

2.0   The student will examine new and emerging technologies and evaluate the impact and applications of computers in society.

 
Standard 2.0 — The student will examine new and emerging technologies and evaluate the impact and applications of computers in society.
 
Learning Expectation
Analyze and explore the use and impact of computer technology on individual lives, employment opportunities, and various industries such as business, recreation, medical,
 
Explore emerging computer technologies and forecast future trends.
 
Analyze different types of computer applications and the types of hardware and software needed to complete each.
 
Performance Indicator
The student compares and contrasts the benefits and limitations of computer technology in various industries.
 
The student researches and reports on current trends and emerging technologies through the use of videos, Internet, magazines, newspapers, etc.
 
The student connects potential employment opportunities to emerging technologies.
 

3.0   The student will apply skills appropriate to the computer operating system and the keyboard.

 
Standard 3.0 — The student will apply skills appropriate to the computer operating system and the keyboard.
 
Learning Expectation
Operate the alphabetic, numeric, and special characters on the keyboard using the touch system.
 
Demonstrate speed and accuracy using the touch system of keying by attaining a minimum of 35 NWAM on a two-minute timed writing.
 
Apply operating system commands in the use of computer components and functions.
 
Demonstrate proficiency in the care and operation of computer technology.
 
Performance Indicator
The student applies correct body and hand position for keyboarding.
 
The student uses the touch system to reach the alphabetic, numeric and special characters keys.
 
The student keys a minimum of 35 NWAM on a two-minute timed writing.
 
The student demonstrates the features of the operating system.
 
The student utilizes the operating system environment to analyze the types of files shown in a directory.
 
The student utilizes the operating system environment to create directories (folders) and sub directories.
 
The student utilizes the operating system environment to rename existing files and directories (folders).
 
The student utilizes the operating system environment to save or move files to a variety of storage media.
 

4.0   Apply mailability standards to all software output.

 
Standard 4.0 — Apply mailability standards to all software output.
 
Learning Expectation
Apply appropriate capitalization, punctuation, number expression, and grammar concepts to produce mailable documents.
 
Revise and critique documents using proofreading and editing marks.
 
Performance Indicator
The student applies language arts skills to all documents.
 
The student demonstrates document productivity by using appropriate proofreading and editing skills.
 
The student inputs, edits, and formats documents for a specific communication project.
 

5.0   The student will create a variety of word processing documents.

 
Standard 5.0 — The student will create a variety of word processing documents.
 
Learning Expectation
Differentiate between the functions and terminology of word processing software.
 
Apply accurate formatting skills to create and revise a variety of academic and business documents. (CLE 3101.1.2, CLE 3102.1.2, CLE 3102.4.2, CLE 3108.1.2, CLE 3108.4.7,
 
Performance Indicator
The student creates a variety of business documents.
 
The student designs documents applying typography concepts.
 
The student inputs and formats documents for a specific communication project.
 
The student inserts and formats graphics.
 
The student demonstrates document productivity by using appropriate proofreading skills and editing skills.
 

6.0   The student will create and design spreadsheets to produce and manipulate alpha/numeric data.

 
Standard 6.0 — The student will create and design spreadsheets to produce and manipulate alpha/numeric data.
 
Learning Expectation
Compare and contrast the uses of word processing and spreadsheet software.
 
Differentiate between the functions and terminology of spreadsheet software.
 
Analyze and construct functions and formulas. (CLE 3102.1.7, CLE 3102.2.1, CLE 3102.3.6, CLE 3102.3.1, CLE 3102.3.5, CLE 3102.3.6, CLE 3102.3.9, CLE 3103.1.7, CLE
 
Create charts and graphs. (CLE 3102.1.2, CLE 3102.5.1, CLE 3102.5.2, CLE 3101.1.2, CLE 3103.2.4, CLE 3103.3.2, CLE 3103.3.5, CLE 3103.5.1, CLE 3103.5.2, CLE 3103.5.3, CLE
 
Performance Indicator
The student demonstrates the functions and terminology of spreadsheet software.
 
The studet creates spreadsheets using appropriate inputting, editing, and formatting skills.
 
 
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