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Computer Applications


Class Info

Course Description: Microsoft Office has been the industry standard productivity software for decades, but the market is changing. Web-based solutions, like Google Docs, are being leveraged by businesses and organizations. Through projects and simulations, students will learn to use a variety of productivity software that will prepare them for post-secondary education and today’s ever-changing workforce. The course will explore applications used to create spreadsheets, documents, presentations, databases, and other modern technologies.



CURRICULUM

We will be using online student workbooks & simulations from B.E. Publishing. The book we will use most is called The Restaurant Entrepreneur. 

SAVING FILES

When saving files in class always remember two things:
1. Give the file a good name
2. Tell the computer where to save the file

TAKING NOTES

Good note taking is a skill you will use throughout high school and college. Look at the examples on the Course Docs.

WRITING FRAME

The writing frame can be used to create well composed written works. It gives you a structure that can be applied to school papers or standardized tests. Look at the example under the Course Docs.

RUBRIC



Projects & Resources
lego ctrl

GCFLearnFree
In Pictures

Word Processing Software

Spreadsheet Software

Excell It! & Excellent Adventures

Presentation Software

Web Design

Final Project


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