Information And Communication Technology – Grade 10

This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.

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Overall Curriculum Expectations

Digital Literacy
By the end of this course, students will:
• demonstrate an understanding of the terminology associated with information and
communication technology;
• demonstrate an understanding of the computer workstation environment;
• manage electronic files and folders;
• analyse options for accessing the Internet;
• apply effective techniques when conducting electronic research.

Productivity Software
By the end of this course, students will:
• use word processing software to create common business documents;
• use spreadsheet software to perform a variety of tasks;
• manage information, using database software.

Design Software
By the end of this course, students will:
• use presentation software to create and deliver effective presentations;
• use desktop publishing software to create publications;4
• demonstrate an understanding of the uses and design of effective websites, and develop their own web pages.

Business Communications
By the end of this course, students will:
• demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of effective business documents and communications;
• use appropriate technology to facilitate effective communication;
• maintain a portfolio of exemplary work that illustrates their skills in information and communication technology, including the ability to create effective business
communications.

Ethics and Issues in Information and Communication Technology
By the end of this course, students will:
• demonstrate an understanding of legal, social, and ethical issues relating to information and communication technology;
• analyse privacy and security issues relating to information and communication technology;
• assess the impact of information and communication technology on personal health and the environment.

Course Details

Course Code BTT2O
Course Type Open Preparation
Format Online School Course
Prerequisite  None (Note if you have already taken BTT1O you cannot take BTT2O to earn a credit)
Tuition Fee 650 – 1300
Department Business Studies
Course Title Information And Communication Technology
Grade Grade 10
Credit Value 1.0

Outline of Course Content

Unit Title Time
1 Computer and Technology Literacy – How ICT Works 20 hours
2 Research & Microsoft Skills 25 hours
3 Communicating in the Business World 25 hours
4 Design, Spreadsheet & Presentation Skills 35 hours
  Final Project 5 hours
  Total 110 hours

Course Details

Course Code BTT2O
Course Type Open Preparation
Format Online School Course
Prerequisite  None (Note if you have already taken BTT1O you cannot take BTT2O to earn a credit)
Tuition Fee 650 – 1300
Department Business Studies
Course Title Information And Communication Technology
Grade Grade 10
Credit Value 1.0

Overall Curriculum Expectations

Digital Literacy
By the end of this course, students will:
• demonstrate an understanding of the terminology associated with information and
communication technology;
• demonstrate an understanding of the computer workstation environment;
• manage electronic files and folders;
• analyse options for accessing the Internet;
• apply effective techniques when conducting electronic research.

Productivity Software
By the end of this course, students will:
• use word processing software to create common business documents;
• use spreadsheet software to perform a variety of tasks;
• manage information, using database software.

Design Software
By the end of this course, students will:
• use presentation software to create and deliver effective presentations;
• use desktop publishing software to create publications;4
• demonstrate an understanding of the uses and design of effective websites, and develop their own web pages.

Business Communications
By the end of this course, students will:
• demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of effective business documents and communications;
• use appropriate technology to facilitate effective communication;
• maintain a portfolio of exemplary work that illustrates their skills in information and communication technology, including the ability to create effective business
communications.

Ethics and Issues in Information and Communication Technology
By the end of this course, students will:
• demonstrate an understanding of legal, social, and ethical issues relating to information and communication technology;
• analyse privacy and security issues relating to information and communication technology;
• assess the impact of information and communication technology on personal health and the environment.

Outline of Course Content

Unit Title Time
1 Computer and Technology Literacy – How ICT Works 20 hours
2 Research & Microsoft Skills 25 hours
3 Communicating in the Business World 25 hours
4 Design, Spreadsheet & Presentation Skills 35 hours
  Final Project 5 hours
  Total 110 hours
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