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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.