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SYLLABUS


Howard High School Spring 2012 COURSE SYLLABUS PROGRAM CONCENTRATION: Business Education & Computer Science CAREER PATHWAY: Computer Applications is a prerequisite for all CTAE Pathways COURSE TITLE: Computer Applications Teacher: Morgan Jarvis Room Number: 406 Semester: Spring 2012 Textbook: MS Office 2010 by Pasewark Textbook Price: $82.25

Email: mjarvis.howardhs@bibb.k12.ga.us Phone Number: 478-779-4927 Tutorial Day: Monday – Thursday Tutorial Hours: 3:00 – 4:00 Tutorial Location: 406

Department Philosophy: The Career Technology Education Department believes that education’s most important function is to provide all students with the skills needed for post-secondary and careers. This is accomplished by providing interest-based programs that meet industry standards. Course Description: The goal of this course is to provide an understanding and application of social, ethical, and human issues related to technology. The course will also provide an introduction to computer technology, decisionmaking, productivity, communications, and problem-solving skills. Areas of instruction include computer applications and integration of word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software as well as use of emerging technologies. In this course, high school students can acquire skills required to create, edit, and publish industry appropriate documents. Areas of study will also include oral and written communications and information research for reporting purposes. Competencies for the co-curricular student organization, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), are integral components of both the core employability skills standards and technical skill standards. Articulation: This course is Bibb County approved and articulated with Central Georgia Technical College’s Introductions to Microcomputers* & Advanced Word Processing & Desktop Publishing Techniques**. * Computing in the Modern World must be taken, in addition to Computer Applications to articulate with Introductions to Microcomputers ** Computer Applications II must be taken, in addition to Computer Applications, to articulate with Advanced Word Processing & Desktop Publishing Techniques

Course Prerequisites: None Career Pathways: Computer Applications serve as a prerequisite to all CTAE Pathways. Bibb County CTAE Pathways Administration/Information Architectural Drawing & Design Basic Agricultural Science & Technology Broadcast & Video Production Computer Systems & Support Computing Construction Culinary Arts Early Childhood Education Financial Management – Accounting Financial Management – Services Flight Operations General Horticulture & Plant Science

Graphic Communication Interactive Media JROTC Law & Justice Marketing & Management Nursery & Landscape Nutrition & Food Science Small Business Development Teaching as a Profession Therapeutic Services – Medical Services Therapeutic Services – Nursing Transportation Logistical Support (Automotive)


Course Schedule Week 1 Introductions/Syllabus Week 2 Word Week 3 Word Week 4 Word Week 5 Word Week 6 Word Week 7 Word Week 8 Excel Week 9 Excel

Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16 Week 17 Week 18

Excel Excel Access Access Access Publisher PowerPoint PowerPoint Finals

Internet Acceptable Use: Use of the Internet must be in support of education and research and consistent with the educational objectives of the Bibb County School System. The use of the Internet is a privilege, not a right, and inappropriate use will result in cancellation of those privileges. Any student user not complying with the Bibb County School System Internet Acceptable Use Agreement shall lose Internet privileges for a period of not less than one week. FBLA: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a co-curricular national student organization designed to offer students the opportunity to participate in leadership activities both in and out of the classroom. Members have the opportunity to go on field trips, participate in competitive events, perform community service, interact with the business community, and attend state and national conferences. Grading Scale* Area

Percentage Area

Daily Assignments Tests Projects

40% 35% 25%

Total Daily assignments, tests, and projects comprise 85% of your final grade.

100%

Percentage

Final Exam

100%

Total The Final Exam comprises 15% of your final grade.

100%

Required Material: Pencil/pen, paper, and notebook/folder/binder/etc. Classroom Expectations: Give Respect, Get Respect. All rules included in the Bibb County Code of Conduct Book will be enforced. Additionally, students will abide by the normal practices of the classroom. These practices include: ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐

Students will respect the teacher, their fellow students, and their environment. Students will not get up out of their seat during class unless called upon. Students will take care of all necessities prior to the beginning of class (sharpening pencils, finding materials, etc.). Students will enter class and immediately begin their Activation Activity. No exceptions. Students may talk quietly during designated time-frames. Under no circumstances should students talk while the teacher is instructing. Students will sit in their assigned seat each day. The teacher reserves to right to redesign the classroom seating chart at any time. Students may not leave the class during the first 20 minutes nor the last 20 minutes of class. Students will not misuse the computers in class in any fashion (Facebook, hacking, games, etc.). Students should come to class prepared with notebook, paper, and writing utensil every day.


Make-up Policy: It is the responsibility of the student to retrieve make-up assignments for missed school days from the teacher. Students have five (5) school days to make up missed work. After-school work can be done via appointment or Monday – Thursdays by appointment from 3:00 – 4:00. Re-Work Policy: Students who make a 69 or below on a project or text can re-do the assignment within five (5) school days. Students will receive a 70 if they pass the assignment on the second attempt. Students will not receive a grade higher than a 70 for a re-work. After-school work can be done via appointment or Monday – Thursdays by appointment from 3:00 – 4:00. * This course does not have an End of Course Test (EOCT) * * All rules included in the Bibb County Code of Conduct book will be enforced * The course syllabus is a general plan for the course; all information contained in the course syllabus/calendar is subject to change. Any changes will be announced in class and a revised syllabus distributed to students to be shared with their parents/guardians.

Acknowledgment of Receipt: By signing below, the student and parent/guardian acknowledge that they have read and understood the contents in the 2012-2013 Computer Applications syllabus.

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Pacing guide


Computer Applications Instructional Focus Calendar Instructional Day #

Calendar Date

Standard Addressed

1

7‐Jan

CTAE-FS-3

2

8‐Jan

CTAE-FS-3

Project-Based Instruction Efficacy - Strong Side/Weak Side Efficacy - GET SMART vs. Brain Theory

CTAE-FS-3

Efficacy - FADAF & POLO

CTAE-FS-3

4

9‐Jan 10‐Jan

5

11‐Jan

CTAE-FS-3

6

14‐Jan

BCS-CA1-3

7

15‐Jan

BCS-CA1-3

Efficacy - D/F/S RSW - Intro to Unit/Current Event Word Lesson 1 Step-bySteps/Projects Word Lesson 2 Step-bySteps/Projects

8

16‐Jan

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 3 Step-by-Steps

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 3 Projects

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Lesson/Article

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 4 Step-by-Steps

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 4 Projects

BCS-CA1-3 BCS CA1 3

Word Lesson 5 Step-by-Steps Step by Steps

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 5 Projects

CTAE-FS-3

Career Lesson Plan

CTAE-FS-3

Career Lesson Plan

CTAE-FS-3

Career Lesson Plan

CTAE-FS-3

Career Lesson Plan

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Lesson/Article

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Seminar #1

CTAE-FS-3

Mock Interview

CTAE-FS-3

Mock Interview

CTAE-FS-3

Mock Interview

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Lesson/Article

3

10

17‐Jan 18‐Jan

11

22‐Jan

9

24

23‐Jan 24‐Jan 24 Jan 25‐Jan 28‐Jan 29‐Jan 30‐Jan 31‐Jan 1‐Feb 4‐Feb 5‐Feb 6‐Feb 7‐Feb 8‐Feb

25

11‐Feb

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 6 Step-by-Steps

26

12‐Feb

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 6 Projects

12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23

FBLA in the Classroom

Spring 2013

Current Event

RSW - Intro to Unit/Current Event

FBLA Scavenger Hunt

RSW - Lesson/Article

FBLA Flyer Activity #1

RSW - Lesson/Article

FBLA Letter Activity

FBLA Flyer Activity #2

RSW - Lesson/Article


Computer Applications Instructional Focus Calendar Instructional Day #

Calendar Date

Standard Addressed

Project-Based Instruction

27

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 7 Step-by-Steps

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 7 Projects

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Lesson/Article

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 8 Step-by-Steps

BCS-CA1-3

Word Lesson 8 Projects

BCS-CA1-3

Word Unit Project

33

13‐Feb 14‐Feb 15‐Feb 19‐Feb 20‐Feb 21‐Feb 22‐Feb

BCS-CA1-3

34

25‐Feb

BCS-CA1-4

35

26‐Feb

BCS-CA1-4

Word Unit Project Excel Lesson 1 Step-bySteps/Projects Excel Lesson 2 Step-bySteps/Projects

36

27‐Feb

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 3 Step-by-Steps

37

28‐Feb

BCS-CA1-4

38

1‐Mar

CTAE-FS-3

Excel Lesson 3 Projects RSW - Writing #1 Argumentative

39

4‐Mar

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 4 Step-by-Steps

40

5‐Mar

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 4 Projects

41

6‐Mar

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 5 Step-by-Steps

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 5 Projects

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Lesson/Article

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 6 Step-by-Steps

28 29 30 31 32

43

7‐Mar 8‐Mar

44

11‐Mar

42

48

12‐Mar 13‐Mar 14‐Mar 18‐Mar

49

19‐Mar

45 46 47

50 51 52

20‐Mar 21‐Mar 22‐Mar

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 6 Projects

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 7 Step-by-Steps

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 7 Projects

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Lesson/Article

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 8 Step-by-Steps

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Lesson 8 Projects

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Unit Project

BCS-CA1-4

Excel Unit Project

FBLA in the Classroom

Spring 2013

Current Event

RSW - Lesson/Article

FBLA Budget Activity

RSW - Lesson/Article

RSW - Lesson/Article


Computer Applications Instructional Focus Calendar Instructional Day #

Calendar Date

Standard Addressed

53

1‐Apr

BCS-CA1-5

54

2‐Apr

BCS-CA1-5

55

3‐Apr

BCS-CA1-5

Project-Based Instruction Access Lesson 1 Step-bySteps/Projects Access Lesson 2 Step-bySteps/Projects Access Lesson 3 Step-bySteps

BCS-CA1-5

Access Lesson 3 Projects

BCS-CA1-5

RSW - Seminar #2 Access Lesson 4 Step-bySteps

57

4‐Apr 5‐Apr

58

8‐Apr

BCS-CA1-5

59

9‐Apr

BCS-CA1-5

60

10‐Apr

BCS-CA1-5

Access Lesson 4 Projects Access Lesson 5 Step-bySteps

BCS-CA1-5

Access Lesson 5 Projects

56

67

11‐Apr 12‐Apr 15‐Apr 16‐Apr 17‐Apr 18‐Apr 19‐Apr

68

22‐Apr

BCS-CA1-6

69

23‐Apr

BCS-CA1-6

Access Unit Project PowerPoint Lesson 1 Step-bySteps/Projects PowerPoint Lesson 2 Step-bySteps

70

24‐Apr

BCS-CA1-6

PowerPoint Lesson 2 Projects

71

25‐Apr

CTAE-FS-3

72

26‐Apr

CTAE-FS-3

73

29‐Apr

BCS-CA1-6

RSW - Lesson/Article RSW - Writing #2 Informative/Technical PowerPoint Lesson 3 Step-bySteps

74

30‐Apr

BCS-CA1-6

75

1‐May

BCS-CA1-6

61 62 63 64 65 66

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Lesson/Article

BCS-CA1-5

Access Lesson 6 Step-by-Steps

BCS-CA1-5

Access Lesson 6 Projects

BCS-CA1-5

Access Unit Project

BCS-CA1-5

Access Unit Project

BCS-CA1-5

PowerPoint Lesson 3 Projects PowerPoint Lesson 4 Step-bySteps

FBLA in the Classroom

Spring 2013

Current Event

FBLA Database Activity

RSW - Lesson/Article

RSW - Lesson/Article


Computer Applications Instructional Focus Calendar Instructional Day #

Calendar Date

Standard Addressed

Project-Based Instruction

76

BCS-CA1-6

PowerPoint Lesson 4 Projects

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Lesson/Article

BCS-CA1-6

PowerPoint Unit Project

79

2‐May 3‐May 6‐May 7‐May

BCS-CA1-6

80

8‐May

BCS-CA1-3

81

9‐May

BCS-CA1-3

PowerPoint Unit Project Publisher Lesson 1 Step-bySteps/Projects Publisher Lesson 2 Step-bySteps/Projects

FBLA Tri-fold Activity

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Lesson/Article

FBLA Tri-Fold Activity

CTAE-FS-3

RSW - Writing #3 - Journal

BCS-CA1-9

Office Integration Project

BCS-CA1-9

Office Integration Project

BCS-CA1-9

Office Integration Project

BCS-CA1-9

Office Integration Project

BCS-CA1-9

Office Integration Project

BCS-CA1-9

Office Integration Project

77 78

82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89

10‐May 13‐May 14‐May 15‐May 16‐May 17‐May 20‐May 21‐May

FBLA in the Classroom

Spring 2013

Current Event RSW - Lesson/Article

RSW - Lesson/Article


Class Projects


Class Project #1


Student Work #1


Stop and Think How can I build a good relationship with my Supervisor? Be reliable Show you are willing to assume responsibilities Be loyal to your company Do not let personal problems affect your work

How can I build good relationships with my co-workers? Treat others with respect Treat co-workers’ property with respect Use good manners, not bad language Avoid unnecessary conversations at work

Allen Duncan


Stop and Think How can I build a good relationship with my Supervisor? Be reliable Show you are willing to assume responsibilities Be loyal to your company Do not let personal problems affect your work

How can I build good relationships with my co-workers? Treat others with respect Treat co-workers’ property with respect Use good manners, not bad language Avoid unnecessary conversations at work

Ashlynn Kilcrease


Stop and Think  How can I build a good relationship with my Supervisor?  Be reliable  Show you are willing to assume responsibilities  Be loyal to your company  Do not let personal problems affect your work 

How can I build good relationships with my co‐workers?  Treat others with respect  Treat co‐workers’ property with respect  Use good manners, not bad language  Avoid unnecessary conversations at work    Austin Cox   


Class Project #2


Student Work #2


Class Project #3


Student Work #3


Current Event Work


Current Event Activity


FBLA Activity


FBLA Work


Student presentations


career development


Teacher  Jarvis                         

Class  Advanced Web Design  Advanced Web Design  Advanced Web Design  Advanced Web Design  Computer Applications  Computer Applications  Computer Applications  Computing in the Modern  World  Fundamentals of Web  Design  Fundamentals of Web  Design  Fundamentals of Web  Design  Fundamentals of Web  Design 

Assignment  Career Portfolio  Career Research Activity  Guest Speaker  Mock Interview  Career Portfolio  Guest Speaker  Mock Interview  Computing Research  Project  Career Portfolio 

Date  Spring  Fall & Spring  Fall & Spring  Spring  Spring  Fall & Spring  Fall & Spring  Fall  Spring 

Career Research Activity 

Fall & Spring 

Guest Speaker 

Fall & Spring 

Mock Interview 

Spring 


Jarvis - Computer Applications (Spring)