6607

Computer Solutions
TASKS/COMPETENCIES

Activity

Yes, No or In Progress

 

Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities

Required

1

Demonstrate creativity and innovation.

All Activities

Y

Required

2

Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.

All Activities

Y

Required

3

Demonstrate initiative and self-direction.

All Activities

Y

Required

4

Demonstrate integrity.

All Activities

Y

Required

5

Demonstrate work ethic.

All Activities

Y

 

Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills

Required

6

Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.

All Activities

Y

Required

7

Demonstrate listening and speaking skills.

All Activities

Y

Required

8

Demonstrate respect for diversity.

All Activities

Y

Required

9

Demonstrate customer service skills.

VJS

N

Required

10

Collaborate with team members.

All Activities

Y

 

Demonstrating Professional Competencies

Required

11

Demonstrate big-picture thinking.

All Activities

Y

Required

12

Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.

VJS

N

Required

13

Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.

All Activities

IP

Required

14

Manage time and resources.

All Activities

Y

Required

15

Demonstrate information-literacy skills.

All Activities

Y

Required

16

Demonstrate an understanding of information security.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

IP

Required

17

Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

IP

Required

18

Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

Required

19

Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.

VJS

N

Required

20

Demonstrate professionalism.

All Activities

Y

Required

21

Demonstrate reading and writing skills.

All Activities

Y

Required

22

Demonstrate workplace safety.

All Activities

Y

 

Addressing Elements of Student Life

Required

23

Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.

VJS

N

Required

24

Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.

VJS

N

Required

25

Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.

All Projects

Y

Required

26

Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

 

Exploring Work-Based Learning

Required

27

Identify the types of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities.

VJS

N

Optional

28

Reflect on lessons learned during the WBL experience.

VJS

N

Required

29

Explore career opportunities related to the WBL experience.

VJS

N

Optional

30

Participate in a WBL experience, when appropriate.

All activities

Y

 

Demonstrating Keyboarding Skills

Required

31

Identify computer system components.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

IP

Required

32

Boot, access, and exit operating system and software.

Aeseducation.com

Y

Required

33

Key alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information, using a touch system and correct techniques.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

Required

34

Improve keyboarding techniques, speed, and accuracy.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

Required

35

Proofread copy.

Proofreading marks

Y

Required

36

Edit copy.

Aeseducation.com

Y

Required

37

Describe ergonomic guidelines related to safe computer use.

Ergonomic project

N

 

Using Word Processing Software to Solve Problems

Required

38

Key and format documents (e.g., letters, memoranda, reports, outlines, flyers, newsletters, and tables).

Aeseducation.com

Y

Optional

39

Compose documents (e.g., letters, memoranda, reports, outlines, and tables).

Aeseducation.com

Y

Required

40

Apply word-processing skills to solve a problem.

Aeseducation.com

Y

Optional

41

Use word-processing program to develop notetaking skills.

Aeseducation.com

Y

 

Using Database Software to Solve Problems

Required

42

Create a database by defining fields and designing formats.

Aeseducation.com

N

Required

43

Populate the database.

Aeseducation.com

N

Required

44

Process material using database features such as sort and merge.

Aeseducation.com

N

Required

45

Apply database skills to solve a problem.

Aeseducation.com

N

 

Using Spreadsheet Software to Solve Problems

Required

46

Input data and formulas.

Aeseducation.com

N

Required

47

Edit data within the spreadsheet (e.g., retrieve, update, move, and save).

Aeseducation.com

N

Required

48

Create graphs and charts to visually represent data.

Aeseducation.com

N

Required

49

Apply spreadsheet skills to solve a problem.

Aeseducation.com

N

 

Using Telecommunications to Solve Problems

Required

50

Identify emerging telecommunication technologies available to solve problems.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

Required

51

Identify local and worldwide network communication systems.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

Required

52

Use search strategies to retrieve electronic information.

Word Project

Y

Required

53

Use electronic sources (e.g., encyclopedias, almanacs, indexes, and catalogs) to retrieve and select relevant information.

Word Project

Y

Optional

54

Analyze a problem to determine the telecommunication options needed for a solution.

 

 

Optional

55

Apply telecommunication skills to solve a problem.

 

 

 

Solving Ethical and Security Problems Relating to Computers

Required

56

Identify security issues related to computer hardware, software, and data.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

Required

57

Analyze problems involving integrity, courtesy, and confidentiality related to information and communications systems.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

Required

58

Analyze the impact of regulations such as copyright and licensing agreements in computer software applications.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

 

Solving Problems Relating to Computer Maintenance

Required

59

Identify safety precautions associated with computer use.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

Required

60

Describe the care necessary for internal and external storage devices.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y

Required

61

Describe methods of preventing the spread of computer viruses.

Typing.com/Digital literacy

Y