teach your child the necessary computer skills to be successful in
today's world? Alpha Omega Publications has the perfect elective
course for you: LIFEPAC Business Computer Information Systems! This
fun, consumable elective course comes complete with ten individual
worktexts, a helpful teacher's guide, and an interactive,
multi-media CD. Flexible, self-paced homeschool lessons cover
topics your child will need to know in real life like communication
skills, presentation technology, telecommunications technology,
computer operating systems, networks, and more! Designed for grades
9-12, this computer elective is a wonderful supplement for
homeschoolers who want to pursue a degree with computers, work in
the business world, or enjoy using technology for personal
There's more. Rather than using one bulky textbook, this exciting
elective is divided into ten separate, manageable worktexts to
encourage your child's learning! Daily instruction and application
as well as quizzes and tests for evaluation are all included. Plus,
to aid comprehension, this step-by-step course emphasizes mastery
learning techniques so your child can work independently with
confidence! To assist parents as they homeschool, the LIFEPAC
teacher's guide contains must-have resources like teaching notes,
answer keys, alternate tests, and a variety of enriching
activities. What could be more convenient? Give your child the
tools he needs to succeed in tomorrow's business
environments. This course is designed to cover 2
semesters and upon successful completetion would equate to
one high school elective.
Technology that includes 2 sections called Overview of Business
Technology and Business Solutions (Business solutions, emerging
technology, technical terms, etc.)
Processing that includess 2 sections called Keyboarding Skills (your
student will be required to take a timed test at the end of this
section) and Creating Business Documents (business letters, resumes,
newsletter, research papers, business reports, etc).
Sheets that includes 3 sections called Spreadsheet Basics, Spreadsheet
Formulas, and Spreadsheet Applications (the four projects in this third
section include a personal budget, estimating income taxes,
business spreadsheets, balance and profit-and-loss statements).
Databases that include 2 sections called Database Basics and
Features (working with queries, importing and exporting data,
creating business reports). This unit also
includes a semester review and a semester exam.
– Telecommunications Technology that includes 3 sections
Telecommunications Industry, Using and Choosing Telecommunications
Technology from email -- and beyond, Doing It Right (email ethics,
work habits, netiquette, etc).
Unit 7 –
Desktop Publishing Technology that includes 3 sections called
Publishing, an Introduction, Desktop Publishing
Procedures, (design planning and considerations) and
Publishing (your student will complete an instruction
manual as a final project).
Unit 8 –
Presentation Technology that includes 3 sections called
Introduction to Presentation Technology, Presentation Guidelines
(working with text, graphs, and special effects) and
Planning. In this last section your student will create a
Unit 10 -
Computer Operation Systems that includes 3 sections
Introduction to Operation Systems, Types of Operation
Systems (Mac, Windows, Linux), and Using the Operation
Systems This last unit will wrap up with a
project to customize your Desktop.
It also includes a semester exam.
9/11/2010 – If my high schooler wanted to get hands-on experience while taking this course, what software would he need to have/purchase? For example: Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint, etc. Thanks.
Response From R.O.C.K. Solid: The lessons in this course are intended to provide general information about using different software. They do not specifically use Microsoft products. There are units on word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, computer networks and operating systems, presentation technology, and more!
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