2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Computer Solutions (6607/9 weeks)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.are considered optional
Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Work-Based Learning
Demonstrating Keyboarding Skills
- Identify computer system components.
- Boot, access, and exit operating system and software.
- Key alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information, using a touch system and correct techniques.
- Improve keyboarding techniques, speed, and accuracy.
- Proofread copy.
- Edit copy.
- Describe ergonomic guidelines related to safe computer use.
Using Word Processing Software to Solve Problems
Using Database Software to Solve Problems
Using Spreadsheet Software to Solve Problems
Using Telecommunications to Solve Problems
- Identify emerging telecommunication technologies available to solve problems.
- Identify local and worldwide network communication systems.
- Use search strategies to retrieve electronic information.
- Use electronic sources (e.g., encyclopedias, almanacs, indexes, and catalogs) to retrieve and select relevant information.
- Analyze a problem to determine the telecommunication options needed for a solution.
- Apply telecommunication skills to solve a problem.
Solving Ethical and Security Problems Relating to Computers
- Identify security issues related to computer hardware, software, and data.
- Analyze problems involving integrity, courtesy, and confidentiality related to information and communications systems.
- Analyze the impact of regulations such as copyright and licensing agreements in computer software applications.