Introduction to Business Computer Applications (IBCA) Syllabus

 

 

 

 

Course Description:

 

This course is designed to provide students with basic computer application skills for accessibility. Students will be introduced to the touch method of operating a computer keyboard to produce business documents. Emphasis is placed on learning more about computer concepts (hardware and software), word processing, presentation, spreadsheet applications, supported with effective and accessible methods of Internet research and project based learning. Computer technology will be presented that could lead to the student’s ability to obtain certification in basic information technology. This course is a prerequisite for most business courses.

 

Objectives:

 

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Web Browsers, Search Engines and Web Accessibility        
  • Social and Ethical Issues                                                                                           
  • Word Processing/Keyboarding                                                                                  
  • Spreadsheets                                                                                                              
  • Databases                                                                                                                   
  • Presentations                                                                                                              
  • Software Application Integration
  • Opportunity to become industry certified

 

 Software/Equipment:

 

  • Microsoft Office 2010/Windows 7/Mac OS

 

Evaluations:

 

  • Daily/Weekly/Monthly Project Assignments
  • Objective Tests
  • Classwork and Participation

 

Each student is expected to follow the guidelines for discipline in the Louisiana Schools for the Visually Impaired handbook.