Computer Applications 1


  • Prerequisite Course(s): None
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional): Information Support and Services
  • Career Cluster Area: Information Technology
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards: National Business Education Association (NBEA)
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: Computer Applications 1 exposes students to computer technology. Students are introduced to computer hardware and uses of various software programs. Students will review keyboarding, learn basic word processing and uses of the internet, and be able to integrate skills in all academic subject areas.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Basic keyboarding review
    2. Computer hardware/software overview
    3. Basic internet/e-mail
    4. Office skills
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Demonstrate paragraph formatting and the use of tabs and margins.NBEA ISS.7W4.3Tech BA2TechnicalLab
2. Demonstrate an ability to move, copy, and revise text.NBEA ISS.7Tech BA2TechnicalObservation
3. Demonstrate an ability to print and use proper formatting skills.NBEA ISS.7W4.3Tech BA2TechnicalObservation
4. Create tables and columns.NBEA ISS.7MathEA2TechnicalLab
5. Correctly use styles, templates, and mail merges.NBEA ISS.8Tech BA2TechnicalLab
6. Properly use graphics.NBEA ISS.8Tech BA2B4TechnicalLab
7. Understand ethical considerations of computing.NBEA XVITech E 2,3,4A1
8. Use peripherals, cameras, scanners, printers, and multi-media projectors.NBEA ISS.1Tech AA2B4TechnicalDemonstration

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