Computer Applications Learning Targets
Business-Mktg, Computer Applications
ALT 1 - Technology Operations and Concepts
Demonstrate a sound understanding of computer technology: what types of technology exist, how types of technology function, what component parts work with specific technologies.
AST 1.1 - Computer Hardware, Peripherals : Demonstrate understanding of computer hardware, peripherals and troubleshooting.
AST 1.2 - Computer Software : Understand, evaluate, and use computer software.
AST 1.3 - Operating Systems : Explore and demonstrate understanding of managing operating systems.
ALT 2 - Productivity Apps - Word Processing
Understand and effectively use the common application functions with word processing.
AST 2.1 - Format Documents : Explore and demonstrate understanding of managing operating systems.
AST 2.2 - Automate Processes : Be able to use word-processing tools to automate processes: document review, security, collaboration.
AST 2.3 - Tables and Lists : Use and modify tables and different lists.
AST 2.4 - Page Layout Options : Use and modify page layout options (e.g. numbering, columns, margins, and alignment of text in paragraphs and tables, tabs and rulers, and orientation).
ALT 3 - Productivity Apps - Spreadsheets
Understand and effectively use the common application functions with spreadsheets.
AST 3.1 - Manage Worksheet Data : Modify, organize and manage worksheet data, structure and formatting (e.g., budgets, statistics, inventory).
AST 3.2 - Modify Cells, Columns, Rows : Modify cells, columns, and rows (e.g. insert, delete, adjust the width/height, change alignment, locate, merge and un-merge cells).
AST 3.3 - Formulas and Functions : Sort, calculate and manipulate data using formulas and functions and create/build simple, effective charts.
AST 3.4 - Create, Modify Graphs : Apply knowledge of spreadsheets to create and modify charts and graphs.
ALT 4 - Productivity Apps - Presentation Software
Understand and effectively use the common application functions with presentation software.
AST 4.1 - Modify Slide : Insert and modify text, tables, multimedia, charts, and shapes on a slide.
AST 4.2 - Modify Order of Slides : Add, remove, and modify the order of slides.
AST 4.3 - Layout of Slides : Change the layout of slides.
AST 4.4 - Animations and Transitions : Add and modify animations and transitions.
AST 4.5 - Present Presentations : Design, manage, modify and present presentations for a variety of audiences and purposes .
ALT 5 - Productivity Apps - Databases
Understand and effectively use the common application functions with databases.
AST 5.1 - Modify Data in Database : Add, delete, and modify data in a database.
AST 5.2 - Reports : Create and run basic reports.
AST 5.3 - Query : Use and modify a basic query.
ALT 6 - Comm. Networks, Internet, Digital Citizen
Understand and be able to effectively use and navigate networks and the Internet.
AST 6.1 - Using Computers : Interact with and be a part of using computers.
AST 6.2 - Network Fundamentals : Identify network fundamentals.
AST 6.3 - Digital Citizenship : Demonstrate skills for digital citizenship.
ALT 7 - Electronic Comm. and Collaboration
Use multiple processes of communication and understand what appropriate means of communication is most beneficial for a given task's purpose and audience.
AST 7.1 - Electronic Communication : Interact with and identify different types of electronic communication/collaboration: e-mail, cell phones, blogs, teleconferencing, social networks, email and other electronic devices/tools.
AST 7.2 - Search Effectively : Search Effectively
ALT 8 - Applications
Apply features in a variety of applications.
AST 8.1 - Default Settings : Identify and change default settings.
AST 8.2 - Screen Components : Identify and customize screen components (toolbars, ruler, status bar, document window, task pane, etc.) in each application.
AST 8.3 - Graphic Objects : Utilize graphic objects (examples: clipart, pictures, WordArt, drawing tools, text boxes)
AST 8.4 - Utilize Functionality : Utilize headers and footers, spell check, zoom and view, format painter.
ALT 9 - Word Processing Advanced Features
Build on word processing skills to create and edit documents using advanced features.
AST 9.1 - Tables : Tables
AST 9.2 - References : References
AST 9.3 - Formatting and Page Layout : Formatting and Page Layout
AST 9.4 - Mail Merge : Mail Merge
ALT 10 - Spreadsheet Worksheets
Build on spreadsheet skills to create and edit worksheets.
AST 10.1 - Formatting and Layout : Formatting and Layout
AST 10.2 - Formulas and Function : Formulas and Function
AST 10.3 - Charts : Charts
AST 10.4 - Database Features : Database Features
AST 10.5 - Printing : Printing
ALT 11 - Presentation Slideshows
Build on electronic presentation skills to create and edit slideshows.
AST 11.1 - Create and Modify : Create and Modify
AST 11.2 - Present a Slideshow : Present a Slideshow
ALT 12 - Manage Data Acquire database skills to manage data.
AST 12.1 - Tables : Create and Manage tables
AST 12.2 - Queries : Create and manage queries
AST 12.3 - Reports : Create and manage reports
ALT 13 - Integrate Software
Integrate word processing, spreadsheet, and electronic presentation software.
ALT 14 - Apply, Demonstrate Metacognitive Skills
Apply and demonstrate key professional metacognitive skills to facilitate business success and to progress in business, marketing, sales and service careers.
AST 14.1 - Collaboration : COLLABORATION: Students work effectively with others; respect diversity; are empathetic, cooperative, and willing to compromise; assume shared
AST 14.2 - Communication : COMMUNICATION: Students effectively communicate and listen through oral, written, visual, and nonverbal formats in both formal and information
AST 14.3 - Leadership : LEADERSHIP: Students inspire and influence others to achieve a common goal by capitalizing on strengths to coordinate tasks; motivating and guiding others; taking initiative and responsibility for outcomes; being decisive, assertive, and authoritative; developing others' skills; and negotiating conflict.
AST 14.4 - Self-Efficacy : SELF-EFFICACY: Students are confident in their ability to obtain academic success; persist to overcome challenges; and are not defeated by failure.
AST 14.5 - Integrity : INTEGRITY: Students work in a systematic and organized fashion to develop precise and accurate products that comply with procedures and directions; have high standards; and maintain personal and academic integrity.
AST 14.6 - Adapatability : ADAPTABILITY: Students respond and adapt well to change; are comfortable with ambiguity; adjust priorities and thinking in response to change; manage pressure and setbacks; and maintain an optimistic outlook.