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Respect others regardless of their differences.

Assist all students to meet their full potential for obtaining academic succes

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Vision:            South Stanly Middle School, a world-class school of excellence, fosters an

atmosphere of trust, respect, and social tolerance, which cultivates 21st century

learners through rigorous academic excellence.


Mission:              S-Student Centered  

S-Socially Responsible  

M-Mentoring Academic Excellence  

S-School Pride









Contact Information:

Ms. Chaundra P. Snuggs
Business Education Teacher

Email: chaundra.snuggs@stanlycountyschools.org
(Best method for faster response)

Phone: 704-474-5355

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Course Description:

This course is composed of instructional modules designed to provide hands-on instruction in basic keyboarding skills, computer concepts and software applications. The software applications include word processing, desktop publishing, presentation software, spreadsheets, and databases. Communication skills and basic mathematical concepts are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are field trips and job shadowing.



Picture of a computer


Modules:

Digital Literacy
Keyboarding Module 1 – Alpha Keys
Keyboarding Module 2 – Number/Symbol and Numeric Keypad
Keyboarding Module 3 – Building Speed and Accuracy
Word Processing Basics and Business Correspondence
Word Processing Advanced Business Documents
Spreadsheet Basics and Formulas
Spreadsheet Charts and Advanced Features
Database Basics
Presentation Basics
Presentations Techniques
Desktop Publishing Basics



Computer Skills and Applications Modules



Digital Literacy

This module is web-based e-learning designed to teach basic computer concepts and skills in order to be successful with technology in everyday life. The module covers these topics: Computer Basics, Internet and the World Wide Web, Productivity Programs (software fundamentals), Computer Security and Privacy, and Digital Lifestyles.

 

Topics: Computer Basics, The Internet and World Wide Web, Productivity Programs, Computer Security and Privacy, Digital Lifestyles

 

 

Keyboarding

This module is designed to teach basic keying skills, consisting of fluent manipulation of all alphabetic letters. Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.

Topics: Finger Placement, Homerow Keys, Posture


 

Word Processing Basics and Business Correspondence

This module is designed to teach the basic skills in word processing as well as document formatting rules for letters, memorandums and emails in the business community. Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.

 

Topics: Understand formatting skills.


 Spreadsheets Basic

This module is designed to teach the basic skills in spreadsheets and utilizing formulas for everyday use in the business community. Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.

 

Topics: Understand the basics of a spreadsheet

 

Presentation Basics

This module is designed to teach the basic skills in multimedia presentations. Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess

plan of skill building.

 

Topics: Understand the purpose and procedures for developing a multimedia presentation. 

 

Desktop Publishing Basics

This module is designed to teach the basic skills in desktop publishing. Topics may include the production of business cards, brochures, advertisements, and newsletters. Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.

 

Topics: Understand business publications







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