CURRICULUM MAP: 10240.map
Foundations of Technology (SCP) 614
Unit--PowerPoint and Input Technologies
TIME FRAME: 9 Weeks
MAP LEVEL: 2
12.0 BUSINESS EDUCATION
-- Students will communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on personal and professional levels.
-- Students will use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication.
-- Students will assess the impact of information technology on society.
-- Students will identify, evaluate, select, install, use, upgrade, customize, and diagnose and solve problems with various types of operating systems, environments, and utilities.
-- Students will identify, evaluate, select, install, use, upgrade, and customize application software; diagnose and solve problems resulting from an application software’s installation and use.
-- Students will use input technologies appropriately to enter and manipulate text and data.
04.2 LRIT - COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY
-- Students will produce a variety of products using the advanced features of personal productivity software
-- Students will use technology tools and resources for managing and communicating personal/professional information
How do you apply effective oral presentation techniques and develop effective mult-media presentations?
How do you choose and apply effective PowerPoint features for increased productivity?
How do you input technologies appropriately and accurately to enter and manipulate text and data?
Enhancing a PowerPoint Presentation
Working With Visual Elements
Expanding on PowerPoint Basics
Using Advanced Text Features
Creating Tables and Charts
Working With Visual and Sound Objects
Students will be able to:
1. Create presentations
2. Insert and modify text
3. Insert and modify visual elements
4. Modify resentation formats
5. Print presentations
6. Work with data from other sources
7. Manage and deliver presentations
8. Collaborate in work-groups
9. Use input technologies appropriately to enter and manipulate text and data
1. Students will realize that knowledge and mastery of specific hardware or software skills are not the end-goals of information technology courses.
2. Students will develop the ability to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate situations at home, school, or work and then apply technology to solve problems and complete tasks effectively and efficiently.
3. Students will develop input technology skills for acceptable speed and accuracy.
(National Standards For Business Education, 2001)
Sam and Tom (on-line tutorial and test)
Critical Thinking Activities
Student demonstration of teacher-led class activities using computer overhead LCD
Input technology speed and accuracy assessment
Templates (Student Data Files)
On-line/networked tutorial and testing
foundations of Technology is a required course for graduation as of 2004.
Students may opt to test up into a higher level computer course to fulfill the requirement.