STUDENT ____________________________ COURSE 70100: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
I. Student Learning Outcomes
All Tamiscal courses share the purpose of helping the student read, write, speak, and solve problems effectively. Introduction to Computers is designed to teach the student to use technology as a tool to access information, analyze/solve problems, and communicate ideas. It is the first course of the computer curriculum. As such, it lays the foundation for students’ technology proficiency and prepares them for the use of computers in high school. Introduction to Computers also begins students’ preparation for collegiate level computer science studies and/or entry level work in the computer industry. The first goal of this course is to prepare students in the basic use of computers. The second goal is to prepare students to be successful using technology in school and in the workplace.
All students will be able to:
Students will use current software, textbooks and tutorials (both in print and online). In addition to the textbook, students are expected to utilize the internet, email, and other relevant media.
Students will be assessed through a variety of means including practice assignments, quizzes and tests and district computer proficiency tests.
Students who pass all 4 tests district computer proficiency tests (keyboarding, word processing software, computer terminology, and presentation software) will receive a B in the class. To receive an A, students must also do a term project.
The agreement is effective until the end of the current semester.
VI. Progress Monitoring
Progress will be monitored at weekly classes; therefore, attendance is required.
Grades and credits will be reported at the quarter and end of the semester.
I accept the terms of this agreement
Student __________________________________________ Date Started _________________
Supervising Teacher ________________________________ Date Completed _______________
Other Staff _______________________________________
Credits Attempted _____________ Credits Earned _______________ Final Grade_____________