• COMPUTER SKILLS & APPLICATIONS

    Keyboarding & Basic Word Processing

    Course Descriptions

     

    Computer Skills and Applications (Keyboarding Module 2 – Alpha Keys)

    Description:

    This module is designed to teach basic keying skills, consisting of fluent manipulation of all alphabetic letters.  Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.

     

    Computer Skills and Applications (Keyboarding Module 3 – Number/Symbol and Numeric Keypad)

    Description:

    This module is designed to teach basic keying skills, consisting of fluent manipulation of all numeric keys as well as the symbols and the numeric keypad.  Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.

     

    Computer Skills and Applications (Keyboarding Module 4 – Building Speed and Accuracy)

    Description:

    This module is designed to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy when using the touch method.  Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system, speed and accuracy skill building techniques and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.  

     

    Computer Skills and Applications (Module 5:  Word Processing - Basics and Business Correspondence)

    Description:

    This module is designed to teach the basic skills in word processing as well as document formatting rules for letters and tables in the business community.  Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.  

     

    Computer Science Discoveries 

    An introductory Computer Science course from code.org that empowers students to create authentic artifacts and engage with Computer Science as a medium for creativity, communication, and problem-solving.

    Computer Science Discoveries is appropriate for 6 - 10th grade students and can be taught as a semester or year long introductory course (3-5 hours per week of instruction for 9+ weeks). The course takes a wide lens on computer science by covering topics such as programming, physical computing, HTML/CSS, and data. The course inspires students as they build their own websites, apps, games, and physical computing devices.