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Information Management

KEYBOARDING 9 KB 9
KEYBOARDING 11 KB 11
The purpose of this course is to develop keyboarding proficiency on the computer as a personal life skill and as a foundation for career development. Students will develop keyboarding speed and accuracy, correct keyboarding techniques, composition, editing, formatting, design and display techniques, and other personal and business applications and be encouraged to apply their skills to relevant work in other courses. Programming is not part of this course.

This course will be taught 100% of the time on computers. It is highly recommended that students take this course before taking any other computer courses.

APPLIED KEYBOARDING SKILLS 9/10 XKB 9/10
Learn the various skills necessary for making the computer a useful tool for you in the modern world while improving your keyboarding, word processing, desktop publishing, and problem solving skills.

This is a half semester course which may be combined with CAPP 9 or CAPP 10.

COMPUTER KEYBOARDING ESSENTIALS 10/11 CKE 10/11LD
This course is useful for all students who wish to continue developing their keyboarding and computer skills, increasing their ability to apply the computer to personal, school, and business life. Topics will include word processing using Word Perfect for Windows, desktop publishing, keyboarding speed and accuracy, and career opportunities. Students may also use the computer for projects of their choice in areas such as art, creative writing, etc. Programming is not part of this course.

This course will be taught 100% of the time on computers.

Prerequisite: Keyboarding 9/11

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 11 IM 11
This is a second level keyboarding course. This course introduces students to the creation and processing of business information using modern office technology, and continues the development of keyboarding and computer skills to employable levels. The course emphasizes the application of acquired skills to business documents and reinforces the communications and problem-solving skills, work habits and attitudes acceptable in a business environment.

This course will be taught 100% of the time on computers and students will be introduced to industry-standard software such asWordPerfect and electronic mail programs.

Prerequisite: Keyboarding 9/11 or equivalent skill level in keyboarding.

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 11 CA 11
(Data Processing)
This is a 100% computer applications course which develops knowledge on most aspects of a computer (word processing, database, spreadsheet, telecommunications and graphics), but it does not include programming or keyboarding training. The integrated program,Microsoft Works, is the main one used, and additional major software programs are available for enrichment. The student will gain an understanding of the computer as a problem-solving tool, be encouraged to use the computer for other school projects, and research computer careers.

There is no prerequisite, although prior keyboarding skills are highly recommended.

APPLIED COMPUTER APPLICATION SKILLS 11 XCA 11
Students will have the opportunity to improve their skills in using computers, to explore several popular programs, and to develop competency in a variety of applications. The programs examined include Excel, Corel Draw, and Word Perfect Presentations.

This is a half semester course which may be combined with CAPP 9 or CAPP 10.

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 12 IM 12
This is the third course (after KB 9/11 and IM 11) that continues the development of keyboarding and computer skills to an employable, professional standard. Students will become proficient in WordPerfect and desktop publishing software. Other topics include job search skills, career exploration, business meetings and travel, and electronic mail.

Prerequisite: Information Management 11

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 12 CA 12
(Data Processing)
In this advanced, 100% computer applications course, the student is introduced to the use of industry-standard software tools for the analyzing and solving of business problems and the productions and presentation of professional quality computer reports. Students will learn the most popular advanced database, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, and communications programs used in business today.

Prerequisite: Data Processing 11