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: Dr. Vicki Bealman (Room 206)

Email: vicki.bealman@tvcs.org

Phone: 352-259-3777 Ext. 204                                                            AUGUST 24, 2015 - AUGUST 28, 2015

MOODLE:

  • All Classes are using Moodle

  • All Study Materials, Study Guides, and Activities are detailed and available

  • Students are able to access materials for study outside of class if necessary

  • Students who miss class are able to review what was covered and not fall behind

Required Materials:

All students must have supplies!

  • 3-Ring Binder

  • USB Flash Drive

  • Plenty of pens or pencils for taking notes

  • Headphones

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***COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS***

Course Description:

This course provides instruction for Computer Fundamentals.  Enhanced workplace performance will be discussed throughout course.  Students will have a general knowledge of different operating systems.  The students will have an understanding of the information technology industry, and any emerging technologies, they will be aware of.  The students will have a keen awareness of microprocessors, digital computers, and programming languages.  There will be a general understanding of the seven layers of the Open Systems Interface (OSI) model.  Students will also have knowledge of hardware, software, how to best utilize email, and a general understanding of some management functions.  Learn to utilize presentation software and equipment proficiently.

CHAPTER 2: The Internet

Students will have mastered the material in Chapter Two when they can:
  • Discuss the evolution of the Internet
  • Briefly describe various broadband Internet connections
  • Describe the purpose of an IP address and its relationship to a domain name
  • Describe features of browsers and identify the components of a web address
  • Describe ways to enter effective search text
  • Explain benefits and risks of using social networking sites
  • Describe uses of various types of websites: search engines; online social networks; informational; media sharing and bookmarking; news, weather, sports, and other mass media; educational; business, governmental, and organizational; blogs; wikis; health and science; entertainment; financial; travel and mapping; shopping and auctions; careers and employment; e-commerce; and portals
  • Identify and briefly describe the steps required for web publishing
  • Explain how the web uses graphics, animation, audio, video, and virtual reality
  • Explain how email, email lists, instant messaging, chat rooms, discussion forums, VoIP, and FTP work
  • Identify the rules of netiquette

 

Required student assignments;

  • Chapter 2 Study Guide Part 1 (In Moodle) 25 Points
  • Chapter 2 Study Guide Part 2 (In Moodle) 25 Points
  • Chapter 2 Study Guide Part 3 (In Moodle) 25 Points

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***FOUNDATIONS OF PROGRAMMING*** 

Course Description:

This course introduces concepts, techniques, and processes associated with computer programming and software development.  Topics covered in this course include careers in software development, data types,  iterative and non-iterative program control structures, different types of programming languages, software development and maintenance, software testing, program design, and information security associated with programming.

Last week we previewed Visual Basic. We learned the important parts of a Visual Basic Express project.  We saw that a project is built on a form using controls (also called objects).

 

This week, the objectives for students are;

In this second class, we will learn the beginning steps of building our own Visual Basic Express projects by looking at the different parts of the project and where they fit in the Visual Basic Express design environment.  Like Class 1, there are also a lot of new terms and skills to learn.

 Parts of a Visual Basic Express Project

 Parts of the Visual Basic Express Environment

                 Starting a New Visual Basic Express Project

                 Main Window

                 Solution Explorer Window

                 Design Window

                 Toolbox Window

                 Properties Window

                 Moving Around in Visual Basic Express

                 Solution Explorer Window

                 Properties Window

                 Code Window

 

Students will:

Required (In Moodle)

This required Comprehensive Learning Activity will;

  • Expose students to Chapter 2 Concepts
  • Require research
  • Require Critical Thinking
  • Require Patience
  • Facilitate learning of complex concepts for application

50 POINTS

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 ***PROGRAMMING ESSENTIALS***

Course Description:

This course will provide students with the knowledge and tools necessary for basic computer programming. The programming software used will be Microsoft Visual Basic, and Game Development Software. Students will learn to design, code, and test, maintain, and document structure programs.

Lat week we;

  • Learned how to open Visual Studio
  • Create Form
  • Create Text Box
  • Change Colors
  • Change Properties
  • Save
  • Print

This week we will:

  • Create our First Visual Basic Application

 

  •     What is Visual Basic?
  •             Visual Basic History
  •             A Brief Look at Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  •             Structure of a Visual Basic Windows Application
  •             Steps in Developing a Windows Application
  •             Starting Visual Basic
  •             Visual Basic Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
  •             Saving a Visual Basic Project
  •             Drawing the User Interface
  •             Example 1-1: Stopwatch Application - Drawing Controls
  •             Opening a Saved Visual Basic Project
  •             Setting Properties of Controls at Design Time
  •             Setting Properties at Run Time
  •             How Names Are Used in Control Events
  •             Use of Form Name Property
  •             Example 1-2: Stopwatch Application - Setting Properties
  •             Writing Code
  •             Variables
  •             Visual Basic Data Types
  •             Variable Declaration
  •             Arrays
  •             Constants
  •             Variable Initialization

 

 

Required student assignments;

  • Chapter 1 Example 1-1 (In Moodle)
  • Chapter 1 Example 1-2 (In Moodle)
  • Chapter 1 Example 1-3 (In Moodle)
 

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***DATABASE ESSENTIALS***

August 6, 2015 – December 18, 2015

Course Description:

Students will develop an awareness of the changes taking place in the information age and how they fit into an evolving society. They will develop the “big picture” of database design and how to best organize data according to business rules and/or client needs strategies.

Last week;

VISUAL BASIC REVIEW/REFRESHER TUTORIAL

EXAMPLES 2-1 through 2-4 (80 POINTS)

PRACTICE PROBLEMS 2-1 through 2-5 (50 POINTS)

PROBLEMS 2-1 through2-5 (100 POINTS)

 

This week students will learn;

  •        Data Object Preview
  •        Connection Object
  •        Connection Object – Access Database
  •        Access Databases and 64 Bit Operating Systems
  •        Connection Object – SQL Server Database
  •        Command Object
  •        Command Object – Access Database
  •        Command Object – SQL Server Database
  •        DataAdapter Object
  •        DataAdapter Object – Access Database
  •        DataAdapter Object – SQL Server Database
  •        DataSet Object
  •        DataTable Object
  •        DataRow Object
  •        Data Bound Controls
  •        CurrencyManager Object
  •        Data Wizards

Required student assignments;

  • Chapter 3 Example 3-1 (ALL 4 PARTS)
  • Chapter 3 Example 3-2 (ALL 2 PARTS)
  • Chapter 3 Example 3-3

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***WEB DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES***

January 6, 2016 – May 20, 2016

Course Description:

Students will demonstrate proficiency on the principles of design, demonstrate proficiency planning an effective website, demonstrate proficiency formulating a website, demonstrate proficiency using web development tools and techniques, demonstrate proficiency using specialized web design software, demonstrate proficiency gathering and preparing web content, demonstrate an awareness of preparing a website for launch, use oral and written communication skills in creating, expressing and interpreting information and ideas, and solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity and innovation.

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As always, if you have any questions or concerns, PLEASE do not hesitate to contact me!

Contact: vicki.bealman@tvcs.org

PDF documents
2015-2016 SCHOOL CALENDAR - 2015-2016 SCHOOL CALENDAR
COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS COURSE SYLLABUS - COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS COURSE SYLLABUS
DATABASE ESSENTIALS COURSE SYLLABUS - DATABASE ESSENTIALS COURSE SYLLABUS
Dr Bealman Classroom Management Plan 2015-2016 - Dr Bealman Classroom Management Plan 2015-2016
FOUNDATIONS OF PROGRAMMING COURSE SYLLABUS - FOUNDATIONS OF PROGRAMMING COURSE SYLLABUS
PROGRAMMING ESSENTIALS COURSE SYLLABUS - PROGRAMMING ESSENTIALS COURSE SYLLABUS
WEB DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES COURSE SYLLABUS - WEB DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES COURSE SYLLABUS

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