Principles of Information Technology A / B
|Principles of Information Technology, Semester A is the first part of a two-semester course. It is designed to help you learn the basics of information technology. You will learn the fundamentals of computer systems, identify basic computer hardware components, describe input and output devices and peripheral devices, and compare different types of storage devices. You’ll also learn about operating systems and application software. You’ll learn to install, configure, and maintain software and hardware. You’ll explore the internet and the World Wide Web, and various ways to communicate using the internet while minimizing security risks. You’ll discuss legal and ethical issues in information technology. You’ll learn to use word processors, presentation software, and spreadsheets, and learn about techniques to extract information from a database. This course has 16 lessons organized into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Most lessons contain one or more Lesson Activities. Semester B is the second part of a two-semester course. It is designed to help you go deeper in your study of information technology. You’ll explore emerging technologies, multimedia applications, and computer programming concepts and programming languages. You’ll learn about different types of computer networks and the need for network security and administration. You’ll explore web development tools and web design techniques, and you’ll learn to use HTML to design web pages and websites. Finally, you’ll explore different career pathways in the field of information technology, and you’ll identify the key skills and certifications you will need for these careers. This course has 14 lessons organized into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Most lessons contain one or more Lesson Activities.
$420.00 – $595.00