Academic standards list

Computer Literacy — 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.
 
Demonstrates progress toward developing skills and behaviors through portfolios and reflection.
 

2.0   Students will understand basic operations and concepts of technology

 
Standard 2.0 — Students will understand basic operations and concepts of technology
 
Learning Expectation
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems.
 
Students are proficient in the use of technology.
 
Performance Indicator
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will make informed choices among technology systems,
 

3.0   Students will understand the importance of social, ethical, and human issues associated with technology.

 
Standard 3.0 — Students will understand the importance of social, ethical, and human issues associated with technology.
 
Learning Expectation
Students understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
 
Students practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software.
 
Students develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.
 
Performance Indicator
Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will identify capabilities and limitations of contemporary and emerging technology resources and assess the potential of these systems
 
Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will analyze advantages and disadvantages of widespread use and reliance on technology in the workplace and in society as a whole.
 
Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will make informed choices among technology systems, resources, and services.
 
Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will demonstrate and advocate for legal and ethical behaviors among peers, family, and community regarding the use of technology and
 

4.0   Students will use technology productivity tools.

 
Standard 4.0 — Students will use technology productivity tools.
 
Learning Expectation
Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
 
Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technologyenhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works.
 
Performance Indicator
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will use technology tools and resources for managing
 
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will investigate and apply expert systems,
 

5.0   Students will use technology communications tools.

 
Standard 5.0 — Students will use technology communications tools.
 
Learning Expectation
Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.
 
Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences.
 
Performance Indicator
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will use technology tools and resources for managing
 
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will use to investigate and apply expert systems,
 

6.0   Students will select and use appropriate technology research tools.

 
Standard 6.0 — Students will select and use appropriate technology research tools.
 
Learning Expectation
Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.
 
Students use technology tools to process data and report results.
 
Students evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.
 
Performance Indicator
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will evaluate technology-based options, including
 
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will routinely and efficiently use online information
 
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will select and apply technology tools for research,
 
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will investigate and apply expert systems,
 
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will collaborate with peers, experts, and others to
 

7.0   Students will utilize technology problem-solving and decision-making tools.

 
Standard 7.0 — Students will utilize technology problem-solving and decision-making tools.
 
Learning Expectation
Students use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions.
 
Students employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real world.
 
Performance Indicator
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances. Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will routinely and efficiently use online information
 
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances.Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will investigate and apply expert systems, intelligent
 
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances.Prior to completion of Grade 12 students will collaborate with peers, experts, and others to
 
 
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