Computer Applications, Intro. Mr. Gayle Topp Homestead High School. Who Am I?. B.S. - Accounting, Ball State University Teaching License, Ball State University 11 th year teaching; 5th year at HHS Courses: Computer Applications, Law, and Advanced Accounting Email: email@example.com
Computer Applications, Intro. Mr. Gayle Topp Homestead High School
Who Am I? • B.S. - Accounting, Ball State University • Teaching License, Ball State University • 11th year teaching; 5th year at HHS • Courses: Computer Applications, Law, and Advanced Accounting • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Phone: 431.2926
Course Description Computer Applications is a business course designed to provide students with computer concepts including Windows 2000 operating system, and Microsoft Office 2000 applications: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Coverage of these applications provide for Core certification in MOUS.
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MOUS Certification • A productivitycertification program designed to validate desktop computer skills using Microsoft Office applications • Proves computer literacy • Identifies opportunities for skills enhancement • Establishes a global standard
Core Expert • Form Letters • Formal Reports • Proposals • Newsletters • Brochures • Manuals • Forms • Letters/Memos • Faxes • Envelopes/Labels • Resumes • Time Sheets Microsoft Office User Specialist Exams Example of Word 2000 Skill Sets
Core Expert • Import Data • Templates • Number Formats • Report Manager • Macros • Grouping and Outlines • Subtotals • Pivot Charts and Tables • Track Changes • Cell Content • AutoFill and AutoFormat • Format Cells • Format Painter • References • Headers and Footers • Print Titles and Options • Link Worksheets • Functions Microsoft Office User Specialist Exams Example of Excel 2000 Skill Sets
Academic Work • The lessons in this course contain the following features designed to promote learning: • Concept text that explores each new feature • Step-by-step exercises • Projects for concept application • Critical Thinking Activities to encourage problem solving
Course Outline For each application: • Pre-Test (Must achieve 85% to test out) • Begin individualized course of study • Test out of each lesson (90% required) • Post-Test (Must achieve 85%)
Grade: Participation points of 3 points each day Completion of 4 units of study: C = Word and Excel B = PowerPoint A = Access Attendance A daily 3 point deduction will occur for all absences! Earn back a point for each quarter hour made up in the lab Evaluation Methods
Supplies Needed: • 2-pocket folder with fasteners • Pen or pencil
Classroom Expectations • Bring materials to class every day! • Pay attention at all times. • Be respectful! • Stay in assigned seat until dismissed by teacher. • Push chair in when dismissed from class!
Computer Lab Agreement • Using objectionable language • Logging in under another user’s ID • Unapproved copying of any program or file • Unauthorized use of a program • Violation of SACS District Internet Use Agreement • Defacing, disassembling, or destroying any computer software or hardware
Please feel free to contact me! • Before school beginning at 6:45 a.m. • Prep period is 10:06 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. • After school until 3:45 p.m. • Email: email@example.com • Phone: 431.2926 • Other arrangements upon request!