Courses of Study: Technical Education

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Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
1.) Explain data encryption procedures.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
2.) Diagnose hardware and software problems.

Examples: viruses, error messages

•  Applying strategies to correct malfunctioning hardware and software
•  Performing routine hardware maintenance
•  Describing the importance of antivirus and security software
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 23
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 19
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
3.) Demonstrate advanced technology skills, including compressing, converting, importing, exporting, and backing up files.

•  Transferring data among applications
•  Demonstrating digital file transfer
Examples: attaching, uploading, downloading

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 41
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 39
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
4.) Utilize advanced features of word processing software, including outlining, tracking changes, hyperlinking, and mail merging.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 29
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 29
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
5.) Utilize advanced features of spreadsheet software, including creating charts and graphs, sorting and filtering data, creating formulas, and applying functions.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 90
Learning Activities: 5
Lesson Plans: 84
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 1
6.) Utilize advanced features of multimedia software, including image, video, and audio editing.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 5
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 4
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
7.) Utilize advanced features of database software, including merging data, sorting, filtering, querying, and creating reports.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 2
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
8.) Practice safe uses of social networking and electronic communication.

•  Recognizing dangers of online predators
•  Protecting personal information online
Example: recognizing risk of identity theft

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 70
Learning Activities: 6
Lesson Plans: 63
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 1
9.) Practice ethical and legal use of technology systems and digital content.

•  Explaining consequences of illegal and unethical use of technology systems and digital content
Examples: cyberbullying, plagiarism

•  Interpreting copyright laws and policies with regard to ownership and use of digital content
•  Citing sources of digital content using a style manual
Examples: Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychological Association (APA)

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 13
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 12
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
10.) Analyze capabilities and limitations of current and emerging technologies.

•  Assessing effects of technology on culture, economics, politics, and the environment
•  Comparing capabilities of various technologies to address personal, social, lifelong learning, and career needs
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 92
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 91
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
11.) Critique digital content for validity, accuracy, bias, currency, and relevance.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 50
Learning Activities: 7
Lesson Plans: 42
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 1
12.) Use digital tools to publish curriculum-related content.

Examples: Web page authoring software, coding software, wikis, blogs, podcasts

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 34
Learning Activities: 5
Lesson Plans: 29
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
13.) Demonstrate collaborative skills using curriculum-related content in digital environments.

Examples: completing assignments online; interacting with experts and peers in a structured, online learning environment

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 16
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 16
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
14.) Use digital tools to defend solutions to authentic problems.

Example: disaggregating data electronically

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 1
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
15.) Forecast technology innovations based on trends.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 12
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 10
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
16.) Create a product that integrates information from multiple software applications.

Example: pasting spreadsheet-generated charts into a presentation

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
17.) Create an interactive digital product using programming logic.

Examples: products—digital games, interactive learning tools

- programming logic—"if-then" statements, authoring software