Foundations of Technology

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1 Course Syllabus
- LMS
- Email
- OneDrive
- Computer Login Information
- SLO Test
2 Microsoft Word - Lesson #1-3 FT 1.1 Modify and manipulate paragraphs and paragraph formatting
Move to a specific location or object in a document
Change page setup options for a section FT 1.3 Customize document formatting
Inspect document for compatibility issues
Quiz FT 1.7 Use help features
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3 Work Day
4 Microsoft Word - Lesson #4-6 FT 1.2 Use tables to enhance documents
Apply a text highlight colors to text selections
Table -  merge and split cells FT 1.6 Format characters
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5 Work Day
6 Microsoft Word - Lesson #7-10 FT 1.5 Create and use features of word processing software
Restart or continue list numbering
Add alternative text to objects for accessibility
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7 Work Day
8 Review
Tutorial Assignment
9 Microsoft Word Test
10 Microsoft Excel - Lesson #1-3
Insert and remove hyperlinks
Change magnification by using zoom tools
Inspect a workbook for hidden properties or personal information
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11 Work Day
12 Microsoft Excel - Lesson #4-6 FT 2.1 Format a spreadsheet o enhance its appearance
Apply cell styles
Add or remove table rows and columns FT 2.3 Manipulate data within and between workbooks
Remove duplicate records
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13 Work Day
14 Microsoft Excel Lesson #7-10 FT 2.2 Insert formulas into a worksheet to enhance its functionality
Perform statistical operations by using the COUNTIF function
Analyze data by using Quick Analysis FT 2.4 Create charts with a spreadsheet to represent data graphically
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15 Microsoft Excel/Word Lesson #1 FT 1.4 Create a mail merge document
Create a mail merge
16 Review Guide
Tutorial Assignment
17 Test
18 PowerPoint - Lesson #1-3 FT 3.1 Create a presentation using presentation software
Insert slide headers, footers, and page numbers
Rename sections FT 3.2 Modify a presentation
Rehearse slide show timing
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19 Work Day
20 PowerPoint - Lesson #4-6 FT 3.3 Add visual appeal and animation to a presentation
Insert hyperlinks
Display alignment tools FT 3.4 Add visual element to a presentation
Change the chart style of a chart
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21 Work Day
22 PowerPoint - Lesson #4-6
Insert hyperlinks
Display alignment tools
Change the chart style of a chart
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23 Work Day
24 PowerPoint - Lesson #7-10 FT 3.5 Share and present professional presentations
Set media timing options
Set animation effect options
Review comments
Export presentations to other formats
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25 Review Guide
Tutorial Assignment
26 Test
27 Microsoft Access Lesson #1-3
Delete database objects
Display objects in the Navigation Pane
Recover data from backup
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28 Work Day
29 Microsoft Access Lesson #4-6 FT 7.1 Create a database table
Import tables from other databases
Filter records
Using input masks
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30 Work Day
31 Microsoft Access Lesson #7-10 FT 7.2 Create relationships between database tables
Sort data within queries
Set form control properties FT 7.3 Perform queries and filter records
Insert images
Add and modify labels FT 7.4 Create forms in the database
Control report positioning
Quiz FT 7.5 Create reports in the database
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32 Review Guide
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33 Test
34 Publisher Lesson #1-3
Apply Schemes
Save a Publication in Different Formats
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35 Work Day
36 Review
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37 Test
38 Microsoft Outlook #1-3 FT 9.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of privacy and security within relevant technological tools
Add an account
Search by using advanced find
Configure junk e-mail and clutter settings
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39 Work Day
40 Microsoft Outlook #4-6 FT 9.2 Analyze the effect of technology on relationships and communications
Flag outgoing messages for follow up, importance, and sensitivity
Add a signature to specific messages FT 9.3 Demonstrate the complexity of safe, legal and responsible creation of digital footprints and reputations
Automate repetitive tasks by using Quick Steps
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41 Work Day
42 Microsoft Outlook #7-10 FT 8.1 Demonstrate various methods of backing up files using different options
Display multiple calendars
Schedule resources FT 8.3 Explain the importance of antivirus software
Update individual or recurring calendar items
Share contacts
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43 Work Day
44 Review Guide Final Test
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45 Quarter Final Test
46 Hardware Lesson #1-3 FT 4.1 Use an operating system's file manager to navigate using various methods to different locations and manage files
PC Hardware Components
Networks FT 4.2 Manipulate the operating system's built-in search features.
The Internet
Quiz FT 5.1 Demonstrate knowledge of features in the operating system
Assignment
FT 5.2 Analyze operating system capabilities and restrictions
FT 8.2 Conduct Internet browser maintenance
47 Work Day FT 6.1 Demonstrate advanced search techniques within a search engine
FT 6.2 Analyze different search engines
FT 6.3 Evaluate different Internet browsers
FT 9.5 Effectively decipher reliable information on the web
48 Review Guide
Tutorial Assignment
49 Test
50 Adobe Photoshop Lesson #1-3 FT 9.4 Follow ethical and legal guidelines in gathering and using digital information and applications
Demonstrate knowledge of standard copyright rules for images and image use.
Demonstrate knowledge of image resolution, image size, and image file formats for web, video, and print.
Demonstrate knowledge of color correction using Photoshop.
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51 Work Day
52 Adobe Photoshop - Lesson #4-6
Identify elements of the Photoshop user interface and demonstrate knowledge of their functions.
Demonstrate knowledge of producing and reusing images.
Use Photoshop guides and rulers.
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53 Work Day
54 Adobe Photoshop - Lesson #7-10
Demonstrate knowledge of retouching and blending images.
Demonstrate knowledge of filters.
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55 Work Day
56 Review Guide
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57 Test
58 inDesign - Lesson #1
Demonstrate knowledge of standard copyright rules for content use in page layouts.
Demonstrate knowledge of the appropriate properties of page layouts for print, web, and digital publishing.
Demonstrate knowledge of typography.
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59 Work Day
60 inDesign - Lesson #2
Use nonprinting design tools in the interface.
Demonstrate knowledge of exporting, packaging, saving, and organizing files.
Demonstrate knowledge of how to use frames in a page layout.
Add text to a page layout.
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61 Work Day
62 Review Guide
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63 GIS - Lesson #1 FT 8.4 Communicate an understanding of the importance of password creation and management
Identify a map feature
Edit (Add features)
Rubber band zoom
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64 Work Day
65 Review Guide
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66 Test
67 Work Day
68 Windows Movie Maker - Lesson #1
Trimming and splitting video clips
Creating transitions between clips
Creating slow motion video
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69 Work Day
70 Windows Movie Maker - Lesson #2
Importing pictures
Editing clips
Adding music
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71 Work Day
72 Review Guide
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73 Test
74 Audacity - Lesson #1
Recording streaming audio playing on the computer
Audacity Setup and Configuration
Navigation Tips, Playback Tips and Audio Alignment Tips
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75 Work Day
76 Audacity - Lesson #2
Latency when recording overdubs
Sync-Locked Track Groups
Preferences - changing your settings and reset to default
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77 Work Day
78 Review Guide
Tutorial Assignment
79 Test
80 STEM Project
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86 Visual Studio - Lesson #1
Understanding General Software Development
Understanding Databases
Building the User Interface by Using HTML5: Organization, Input, and Validation
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87 Work Day
88 Work Day
89 Semester test review guide
90 Semester test  
91 Microsoft SharePoint Designer - Lesson #1
Sign in to your web site
Upload site template
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92 Work Day
93 Microsoft SharePoint Designer - Lesson #2
Edit page content
Creating a new page
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94 Work Day
95 Microsoft SharePoint Designer - Lesson #3
Saving a new page
Edit drop down menus
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96 Work day
97 Microsoft SharePoint Designer - Lesson #4
Viewing Site Online
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98 Work Day
99 Review Guide
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100 Test
101 HTML Coding Day #1
Header information - Note pad
Color of text
Lesson #1
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102 Work Day
103 HTML Coding Day #2
Linking
Adding a picture
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104 Work Day
105 HTML Coding Day #3
Adding alternative text
Using tables
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106 Work Day
107 Review
108 HTML Test
109 Wix Lesson #1
Create a new site
Add text
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110 Work Day
111 Wix Lesson #2
Add picture
Change color schemes
Change pictures
Change background
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112 Work Day
113 Wix Review
114 Wix Test
115 SWAY
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116 SWAY
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117 SWAY
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Review Guide
118 Capstone project
Research
SWAY Test
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123 Capstone project
Note Cards
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128 Capstone project
References
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133 Capstone project
Paper
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138 Capstone project
Presentations
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143 Capstone project
Class presentations
144 Presentations
145 Presentations
146 Presentations
147 Presentations
148 E-Portfolio
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153 Tutorial Assignment - Wix
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158 Tutorial Assignment - SharePoint
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163 Tutorial Assignment - HTML Coding
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168 Tutorial Assignment - SWAY
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173 Tutorial Assignment - Audacity/Movie Maker
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