Digital Literacy (8th grade)
Description. This course provides an introduction to computer application software including how a computer works and the ethics of computer use. Students will also learn to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in Microsoft Office, cite internet research correctly, and demonstrate correct keyboarding techniques. Throughout their studies, students will explain technology operations and concepts; use productivity application software; use communication networks; understand and implement sound practices of digital citizenship and safety; use multiple processes of electronic communication and collaboration; integrate course knowledge in other general education classes.
Credit Hours: 0.5
Price: $250 [$200.00 Course Fee | $50.00 Admin Fee]
Subjects: Middle School
This course is designed to prepare you for the workplace by helping you become comfortable using a computer. When you complete this course, you should be able to do the following:
- Explain technology operations and concepts.
- Use productivity application software.
- Use communication networks, the Internet, and digital citizenship.
- Use multiple processes of electronic communication and collaboration.
- Integrate course knowledge in another general education class.
- Reliable access to a computer and internet connection
- A computer with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access (Microsoft Office Suite). Equivalent software found in Google Docs or on Macintosh computers may also be used, but be aware that versions of software will be different and may or may not have the tools to complete parts of the assignments.