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                                                            WEEK OF MARCH 30- APRIL 3, 2015

                                                               NO CLASSES - SPRING BREAK!!!

 

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


***************************************************************COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS***************************************************************

  • March 23 - March 27 we completed the CREATING ACCESS DATABASE PROJECT.
  • After Spring Break. we will complete Chapter 11 - Information and Data Management: Organizing, Verifying, Maintaining, and Accessing.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Students will have mastered the material in Chapter Eleven when they can:

  • Define the term, database, and explain how a database interacts with data and information
  • Define the term, data integrity, and describe the qualities of valuable information
  • Differentiate among a character, field, record, and data file
  • Describe file maintenance techniques (adding records, modifying records, deleting records) and validation techniques
  • Differentiate between the file processing approach and the database approach
  • Discuss functions common to most database management systems: data dictionary, file retrieval and maintenance, data security, and backup and recovery
  • Describe characteristics of relational, object-oriented, and multidimensional databases 
  • Discuss web databasesIdentify database design guidelines and understand the responsibilities of database analysts and administrators
  • Describe various information systems used in an enterprise

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

 Chapter 11 CREATING ACCESS DATABASE PROJECT WORTH 100 POINTS DUE FRIDAY MARCH 27

 

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****FINAL PROJECT DUE FRIDAY MAY 15, 2015****

FINAL PROJECT WORTH 100 POINTS

  • Go to; http://alison.com/courses/ABC-IT
  • Sign Up for a Free Student Account
  • Email me proof of your registration; vicki.bealman@tvcs.org

Students will complete all modules of the “ALISON ABC IT” course.

Earn Your Diploma in IT

Improve your computer skills and IT knowledge today

Course Description

ALISON ABC IT is free online self-certifiable IT course which comprehensively introduces the beginner and near beginner to IT literacy. ABC IT introduces the learner to the basic concepts of computing and teaches how computing can be an everyday feature of life and work.

This IT online training course provides learners with the IT skills so necessary in today's workplace. It covers basic Microsoft Office computer applications and touch typing training.

Learning Outcomes

  1. You will understand the functions of a computer.
  2. You will learn about IT safety and environmentally friendly ways to dispose of computer parts.
  3. You will know the legal matters involved in IT and
  4. Gain a greater knowledge of computer software and hardware.
  5. You will have the skills to manage the desktop on your computer and the ability to manage files effectively.
  6. You will know the steps involved when reviewing a virus on your computer.
  7. How to touch type as well as how to use email, word processing applications, and many more important tasks that will help you to accomplish your goals successfully.

REQUIRED MODULES

  1. ABC IT - Introduction
  2. ABC IT-1: Basic Concepts
  3. ABC IT-2: Software Applications
  4. ABC IT-3: Practical IT Skills

STUDENTS MUST EMAIL ME CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Certification

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

GRADING RUBRIC

  • ALL STUDENTS WHO SUBMIT THEIR ALLISON DIPLOMA BY DUE DATE WILL SCORE 100 POINTS.

DUE DATE

FRIDAY MAY 15, 2015

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********************************************FOUNDATIONS OF PROGRAMMING**************************************************************

March 23 - March 27  Unit 2 GAME:IT Careers, Science, and Math in Game Development

 

March 30 - April 3:

STENCYL Lesson 3 ; "Add Events"

STENCYL Lesson 4; Add Variables

GAME PROGRAMMING & DESIGN WITH STENCYL

 

 

***************************************************************PROGRAMMING ESSENTIALS***************************************************************

 

 

March 23 - March 27  Unit 2 GAME:IT Careers, Science, and Math in Game Development

March 30 - April 3:

Unit 3 GAME:IT

GAME PROGRAMMING & DESIGN WITH GAME MAKER

 

 

 

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****FINAL PROJECT DUE FRIDAY MAY 15, 2015****

FINAL PROJECT WORTH 100 POINTS

Go to;http://alison.com/courses/Diploma-in-Programming-in-C

Sign Up for a Free Student Account

Email me proof of your registration; vicki.bealman@tvcs.org

Students will complete all modules of the “Diploma in C Programming” course.

Earn Your Diploma in C Programming

Learn about software programming using the C programming language.

Course Description

The C programming language is one of the most popular and widely used programming languages and is commonly used to program operating systems such as Unix. It is a general-purpose programming language and one of the main advantages of programming in C is that it allows the programmer to write directly to memory.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to program in C;

  • Learn about program flow;

  • Learn about functions, methods and routines;

  • How to use arguments and return values; 

  • How to run a simple C program;

  • Understand the basics of numeric overflow;

  • Understand how numbers are encoded as characters in ASCII;

  • Learn about the connection between function return values and variables;

  • Learn about variables when programming in C;

  • Understand the use of arrays and pointers;

  • Understand the concept of control flow;

  • Learn more about the use of statements and logic in C programming;

  • Understand the mechanisms for controlling flow statements;

  • Learn how to implement simple statements in C;

  • Learn more about logical operators such as OR, GOTO and the While loop;

  • Using pointers for direct memory access and manipulation in C;

  • How to change the memory address contained within a pointer;

  • Understand why you need to learn pointers;

  • Learn more about the char pointer;

  • Introduce constants and string literals in C;

  • Introduce the character string as an array of characters in C;

REQUIRED MODULES

  1. Introduction to Programming
  2. Binary and Hexadecimal
  3. How Programming Works
  4. Program Flow 
  5. Writing Your First Program
  6. Programming in C - First Assessment
  7. Numbers
  8. Variables
  9. Arrays and Pointers
  10. Programming in C - Second Assessment
  11. Using Pointers
  12. Constants and String Literals
  13. Programming in C - Third Assessment
  14. Conditional Flow Statements
  15. Using Statements
  16. Programming in C - Fourth Assessment
  17. Programming in C - Final Assessment

 

STUDENTS WILL EMAIL ME SCREEN SHOTS OF ALL SUCCESSFULLY PASSED ASSESSMENTS

SCORE OF 80% or GREATER to PASS  

Total of 5 Assessments

Certification

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

GRADING RUBRIC

ALL STUDENTS WHO SUBMIT THEIR ALLISON DIPLOMA WILL SCORE 100 POINTS.

PASS 4 ASSESSMENTS SCORE 80 POINTS

PASS 3 ASSESSMENTS SCORE 60 POINTS

PASS 2 ASSESSMENTS SCORE 40 POINTS

PASS 1 ASSESSMENT SCORE 20 POINTS

DUE DATE

FRIDAY MAY 15, 2015

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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

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