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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.


GRADING

Weighted Caterories for this class will be as follows:

- 60% Assessment (projects, tests, quizzes, presentations, assignments)
- 30% Practice, Collaboration, & Participation ( assignments/homework, in-class work, partner/group work)
- 10% Participation (soft skills, daily work, attendance)

CURRICULUM

We will be using an online student workbook & simulation from B.E. Publishing called The Restaurant Entrepreneur

- Sign into your student account using this link. The Account ID is: crosby182

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
C.R.A.P DESIGN
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Word Processing Software

Spreadsheet Software

Presentation Software

Web Design

Final Project