838 - INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING

Grades 9, 10, 11, 12 • 1 period per day • .50 credits • Elective • Fee • Prerequisites: None

This practical hands-on course in problem solving covers common hardware and software solutions for Macintosh and Windows based PCs. The course focuses on the operating systems and hardware of both Mac and PC platforms, including investigation into the most frequent difficulties found in specific applications. An emphasis is placed on the best solution to the most common work interruptions caused by software and hardware conflicts. Issues including printing, viruses, lost files, surge protection, extensions/drivers, and hardware and software installation are also covered. No typing experience is required. Students should have a desire to learn how to solve computer problems and the ability to attend to detail.

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A+ Certification Material

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Ubuntu

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All Programs are Open Source and are free to download and use

Object Dock

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Archimedes - The Open CAD

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Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder

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Blender 3D

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Celtx - Integrated Media Pre-Production

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GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program

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Google SketchUp

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Inkscape. Draw Freely.

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Nvu Web Authoring Software

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Pencil - a traditional 2D animation software

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Scribus Open Source Desktop Publishing

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OpenOffice.org - The Free and Open Productivity Suite

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Alice

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