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  • Computer Courses

    Introduction to Computers
    Introduction to Computers is a one-quarter course for students in Grade 9. Students will learn how to use the school’s network including logging on, saving files, and creating an organized file system. Students will learn how to effectively use the Internet for research and internet safety will be discussed. Students will use the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. How to use MLA formatting in MS Word will also be covered.

    Computer Applications
    Computer Applications is designed as a continuation of the freshman Introduction to Computers course. This course will introduce at an advanced level the de facto industry standard Microsoft Office Suite. The Microsoft Office Suite includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Students will learn to use these applications for more advanced projects in word processing, spreadsheets, graphing, multimedia presentations, and desktop publishing. This course will also cover an introduction to Adobe Photoshop which will include photo editing, image creation and graphic design. Assessments will include daily class work, projects, and quizzes.

    Advanced Computer Topics
    Advanced Computer Topics will cover a variety of more advanced high school level computer related topics. Topics will include an introduction to object oriented programming, 3D design and 3D printing, and computer animation. Careers in Information Technology and Computer Science will also be explored. Assessments will include daily class work, projects, and quizzes.

    Web Design
    This course introduces students to basic web design using HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). This course includes: planning and designing effective web pages, implementing web pages by writing HTML and CSS code, and enhancing web pages with the use of page layout techniques, text formatting, graphics, images, and multimedia. Students will also be introduced to Java scripting. Students will produce a functional, multi-page website as the culminating project. Assessments will include projects and tests.

    Computers in Society
    In this course, students will discuss the social impacts of computing technology. Students will gain an elementary understanding of how computers work, what they can do, what applications of computer technology currently exist or are now in research consideration, and the relationships of these applications to the role of man in society. Also included will be an introduction to computer ethics and to the history of computing and the Internet. It will focus on a number of areas in which computers and information technology are having an impact on society including privacy, freedom of speech, intellectual property, work, distribution of wealth, and the environment.