This course introduces students to the software program entitled Windows. Students will learn to use icons and menus to direct the computer to perform various actions. Time will be spent working with the latest integrated software package entitled Microsoft Office.
Emphasis will be placed on the slide show presentation program titled PowerPoint and also the database program titled Access. Students will prepare and present slide shows in the PowerPoint unit including use of the scanner and digital camera. Students will build, manipulate and prepare reports in the database unit. Employers are now looking for employees to have proficiencies with these programs. Students will also have the opportunity to earn Microsoft Office User Specialist certifications.
Length: (1) Trimester
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Keyboarding or the ability to touch-type at 20 wpm
Cum Laude Points: 0.5