Class Syllabus

 

Career Planning I

Ms. R. Hiers

 

COURSE OBJECTIVE:

 

Touch Systems is a course for personal, school, and career use.  Through participation in this course, the student will be provided keyboarding skills including correct technique, speed, and accuracy proficiencies.  The student will also receive academic preparation in English, Math and an insigh into college life.  The students will receive valuable academic skills that will enhance their education success.
 
 STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO LEARN HOW TO:

 

  • Operate various computer parts
  • Push for speed and accuracy
  • Format business letters and reports
  • Develop good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Work in a group/team setting
  • Plan and complete work with deadlines
  • Organize work materials
  • Manage time effectively
  • Give individual and group oral presentations

 

CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES

 

  • Daily Warm-ups (written and typed)
  • Lectures (providing facts, procedures, and concepts)
  • Keyboard practices 
  • Compositions (written and typed)
  • Group/Teamwork
  • Self checks, quizzes, exams
  • Spelling quizzes
  • Student project and presentations

 SUPPLIES (Required every day):

 

  •  Pencil
  • Computers  (In-class set)

BINDER REQUIREMENTS & SET UP:

 

  • You are required to have a binder.
  • All papers, handouts, returned homework, etc. will be placed in your binder.  
Your binder will have five sections:
1.  Worksheets and Homework
2. Graded/Printed Computer Work
3. Test, Quizzes, and Exams
4. Miscellaneous Items  
 
You will have a binder check which may be equivalent to a test grade.

 

SYLLABUS OVERVIEW  - PACES CLASSES

 

Week 1                                       Reviewing school and classroom rules 

Weeks 2                                     Learning the parts of the computer
Week 3-18                                 Self-paced learning       
 
SYLLABUS OVERVIEW - CO-OP CLASSES
 
Week 1                                       Reviewing school and classroom rules and learning the parts of the computer
Week 2                                       Learning how to fill out a job application
Week 3-4                                   Resume Building
Week 5                                       Interviewing Skills
Week 6                                       Safety in the Workplace
Week 7                                       Dress Attire
Week 8                                       Sexual Harassment in the workplace
Week 9                                       Career Resource   

Weeks 10-13                              Formatting business letters and envelopes

Weeks 14-15                              Horizontal and Vertical Centering

Weeks 16-17                              Formatting Reports

Week 18                                      Nine-Weeks Project

 

Nine Final Exam

 

This is subject to change depending on available time.

 

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FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION

YOU HAVE EVERY CHANCE TO SUCCEED

 

REACH FOR THE STARS!

 

 

 

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Percentages are as follows:

 

1st Nine Weeks

 

Formative 50%

Summative 50%

 

2nd Nine Weeks

 

Formative 50%

Summative 50%

Final Semester Project

 

Final Course Grade Scale

 

90-100% = A

80-89%   = B

75-79%   = C

70-74%   = D

Below 70 =F

 

 

I HAVE READ THE ABOVE COURSE OUTLINE AND SYLLABUS.  I UNDERSTAND WHAT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE, WHAT I CAN EXPECT TO LEARN, AND HOW THE GRADING SYSTEM WORKS. I ALSO GIVE MY CHILD PERMISSION TO BE VIDEO TAPED OR PHOTOGRAPHED FOR THE PURPOSE OF SCHOOL EVENTS AND SHOWCASING.

 

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                 Student Name – Printed                                Student’s Signature                                                   Date

 

 

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               Parent/Guardian Signature                         Daytime Phone Number                                                Date

 

 

 

It is the policy of Edgewood ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap in it’s educational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 50-4 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

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Last Modified on March 6, 2013