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 CodeBTT2O
Course TypeOpen Preparation
FormatOnline School Course
Prerequisite None (Note if you have already taken BTT1O you cannot take BTT2O to earn a credit)
Tuition Fee650 – 1300
DepartmentBusiness Studies
Course TitleInformation And Communication Technology
GradeGrade 10
Credit Value1.0

Outline of Course Content

UnitTitleTime
1Computer and Technology Literacy – How ICT Works20 hours
2Research & Microsoft Skills25 hours
3Communicating in the Business World25 hours
4Design, Spreadsheet & Presentation Skills35 hours
 Final Project5 hours
 Total110 hours

Course Details

Course CodeBTT2O
Course TypeOpen Preparation
FormatOnline School Course
Prerequisite None (Note if you have already taken BTT1O you cannot take BTT2O to earn a credit)
Tuition Fee650 – 1300
DepartmentBusiness Studies
Course TitleInformation And Communication Technology
GradeGrade 10
Credit Value1.0

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

UnitTitleTime
1Computer and Technology Literacy – How ICT Works20 hours
2Research & Microsoft Skills25 hours
3Communicating in the Business World25 hours
4Design, Spreadsheet & Presentation Skills35 hours
 Final Project5 hours
 Total110 hours
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