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Technology Foundations Class Syllabus



Technology Foundations is designed as a middle or high school course in technology education. Students acquire a foundation of knowledge in technological material, information gathering and apply processes associated with the technological thinker.

This course is designed to be a one-year course, 1 credit. Technology Foundations is a required class for graduation in the state of Mississippi.

Expectations: You are expected and required to come to class prepared everyday.  Being prepared for class includes, but is not limited to bringing appropriate writing tools (pencil or pen), notebook, positive attitude, and an open mind and willingness to work with others!!! Since this is a computer class no homework will be given.

CLASSROOM RULES

*      Be Prepared

*      Be Cooperative

*      Be Responsible

*      Be Intelligent

*      Be in Uniform

*      No cellphone (electronic device) or earplug is allowed.

*      No food or drink is allowed in the computer lab.

MATERIAL NEEDED

*      Notebook w/paper

*      Pencil or Pen

*      Flashdrive

*     One time $20.00 lab fee (this fee covers paper, ink/toner, and software) must be paid by August 25, 2017 in order to remain in this class.

 

DAILY PROCEDURE

*      Personal Needs (Bathroom, Prepare for class)

*      Bellringer

*      Instructional Time

*      Dismiss

GRADING SCALE

100-90         A

89-80            B

79-70            C

69-60            D

59 or below F

Course Outline

 

Unit Number

Unit Name

1

Orientation and Ethics

2

Internet Tools in the Classroom

3

Computing Fundamentals

4

Windows and Operating Systems

5

Keyboarding

6

Word Processing/Desktop Publishing

7

Multimedia Presentations

8

Spreadsheet Applications

9

Social Media

10

Career Exploration


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