2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Computer Systems Technology I (8622/36 weeks, 140 hours)
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.
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
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
Developing Communication Skills and Ethics
Demonstrating Safe Lab Procedures and Tool Use
Examining Personal Computer Hardware
Assembling a Personal Computer
Exploring the Fundamentals of Operating Systems
- Explain the purpose of an operating system.
- Compare purpose, limitations, and compatibilities of operating systems.
- Determine operating system based on customer needs.
- Prepare for operating system installation.
- Install an operating system.
- Navigate a graphical user interface (GUI).
- Apply common preventive-maintenance techniques for operating systems.
- Identify basic procedures for troubleshooting operating systems.
Demonstrating Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting
- Describe the types of printers currently available.
- Describe potential safety hazards and safety procedures associated with printers.
- Describe the installation and configuration process for printers.
- Configure a local printer.
- Configure a network printer.
- Explain procedures for upgrading printers.
- Demonstrate common preventive-maintenance techniques for printers.
- Troubleshoot local and network printers.
- Explain the principles of networking.
- Describe types of networks.
- Describe networking concepts and technologies.
- Describe the physical components of a network.
- Describe LAN topologies and architectures.
- Identify standards organizations.
- Identify IEEE standards.
- Compare OSI and TCP/IP data models.
- Configure a NIC.
- Identify technologies used to establish connectivity.
- Construct an Ethernet cable.
- Identify common network problems and solutions.