Computers Media Skills

In this course students will examine the use of computers, software, and the Internet as a career tool. While students are enhancing their keyboarding skills in this course, they will study Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Web Design, Google and Publisher.  Students create numerous projects using these programs.  

This course is a challenge-based learning course where students collaboratively explore research to identify a problem or challenge that is important or of interest to them.  A problem or challenge can be service oriented, direct, indirect, advocacy or design orientated with the goal of creating a better version of a product or designing a new product to address the identified challenge.   Students are challenged to develop 21st century skills in the areas of collaboration, communication and problem solving using critical thinking and creativity.   Students will be empowered through opportunities in experiential learning, individual awareness and self-evaluation, collaboration, collection of evidence through exploration and individual choice.