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IT120 - FIT - Presentation Jan 8 2013

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IT120 - FIT - Presentation Jan 8 2013

  1. 1. Focus on InformationTechnologyInformation Technology 120January 8, 2013
  2. 2. Information Technology 120 IT120 BOM CS ENT TS DT
  3. 3. The Big Ideas of IT120(GCOs) IT Perspective ICT Project Management Software Applications
  4. 4. GCO #1 – IT Perspective Students will understand key IT function components and how they contribute to enterprise effectiveness
  5. 5. GCO #2 – ICT Project Mgmt Students will apply formal project management knowledge, principles and practices during the project lifecycle Managements of resources, time, cost, quality, risk and communication
  6. 6. GCO #3 – Software Applications Word Spreadsheet Processing Desktop Presentation Publishing Database
  7. 7. GCO #3 – Software Applications Word Excel Publisher PowerPoint Access
  8. 8. GCO #3 – Software Applications Writer Calc Desktop Impress Publishing Base
  9. 9. GCO #3 – Software Applications 20 20 Word Excel 12 16 Publisher PowerPoint Access 12
  10. 10. Top Course Objectives Prepare students to apply their knowledge to real-world, unpredictable situations Engage students Promote student-led exploration
  11. 11. Access to the Course ADD SCREENSHOT OF JAMIE O’TOOLE’S SITE
  12. 12. FOR NOW… PBWORKS Thanks to Kim Black
  13. 13. Example of PBL Assignment
  14. 14. The Point… You should have enough to get you through the course without having to reinvent the wheel Students should be able to adapt the assignments/projects to different versions of Word or even OpenOffice/GoogleDocs
  15. 15. Tutorial Presentations
  16. 16. PBL Assignments
  17. 17. IT Perspective (GCO #1) This should be evident during the duration of the course ◦ Understand key IT function components KNOW  Programming concepts using a structured language  Macros with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)  Especially in Word and Excel  Excel Formulas
  18. 18. IT Perspective (GCO #1) ◦ Understand key IT function components KNOW  Testing and Documentation Concepts  Macros with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)  Especially in Word and Excel  Excel Formulas Testing Macros Testing Formulas Documentation of Procedures
  19. 19. IT Perspective (GCO #1)1.1 ◦ Programming and Testing Concepts KNOW  Understand technical and operational safeguards required to protect information  Teacher-led instruction at the beginning of the course  File Management  Protecting Data  Concept of off-site storage of information, cloud- computing  Project-Based Learning reinforcing the concept
  20. 20. IT Perspective (GCO #1)1.1 ◦ Programming and Testing Concepts DO  Understand technical and operational safeguards required to protect information  Project-Based Learning reinforcing the concept  Identify problems that can be addressed by applications  Evaluate/compare technical and operational safeguards to protect information  Debug problems  Conduct simple tests at the application level
  21. 21. IT Perspective (GCO #1)1.2 ◦ Design/Manage Info and Databases KNOW  How to Use Data to Create/Organize Info  Teacher-led instruction throughout to reinforce this  Create and Organize Information  Basic Project Management Concepts  The Project Lifecycle  Role of the Project Manager  The Concept of a Platform
  22. 22. IT Perspective (GCO #1)1.2 ◦ Design/Manage Info and Databases DO  How to Use Data to Create/Organize Info  The PBL will be more evident when using Access  Manipulate an existing database  In other applications, manipulating info will happen  Basic understanding of databases and database management  Define the need for computing infrastructure and be able to perform basic platform procedures  The bulk of the course
  23. 23. IT Perspective (GCO #1)1.3 ◦ Understand Key IT Functions/Components KNOW  Types of ICT Work  Teacher-led instruction or PBL  Types of ICT work  IT occupations in Canada  Where/How different parts of the IT function interacts with enterprise effectiveness
  24. 24. IT Perspective (GCO #1)1.3 ◦ Understand Key IT Functions/Components DO  Types of ICT Work  The PBL could be accomplished in Publisher/PowerPoint  Types of ICT work (research)  Marked against a rubric  IT occupations in Canada (research)  Where/How different parts of the IT function interacts with enterprise effectiveness  Interviews with IT professionals from community
  25. 25. ICT Project Management (GCO #2)2.1 ◦ Apply Formal Project Mgmt Knowledge KNOW  What is Project Management?  Why Project Management Aptitude is an Important Skill to Acquire in any enterprise  How Projects are Planned and Executed  How to Plan a Project in Detail  How to Cost Out a Project and Understand its Importance
  26. 26. ICT Project Management (GCO #2)2.1 ◦ Apply Formal Project Mgmt Knowledge DO  What is Project Management?  Why Project Management Aptitude is an Important Skill to Acquire in any enterprise  How Projects are Planned and Executed  How to Plan a Project in Detail  How to Cost Out a Project and Understand its Importance Interview with Project Presentation Mgr Research on MS Project
  27. 27. Software Applications (GCO#3) The Meat and Potatoes of the Course
  28. 28. Software Applications(GCO#3) Days 12 20 Word Excel 16 Publisher PowerPoint Access 20 12
  29. 29. Software Applications Flexible enough to provide enough rigor to prepare interested students for MOS certification Interesting enough to attract a wide range of students Basics should be familiar enough for many students to help them learn more about each application in-depth
  30. 30. Word Processing (20 days) Create/format/customize documents Personalize the application Organize documents/content to make them easier to find
  31. 31. Word Processing (20 days) Formatting content ◦ Text ◦ Paragraphs ◦ Pages Manipulate text Control pagination
  32. 32. Word Processing (20 days) Work with Visual Content ◦ Insert/Format Illustrations and Images  Problem solving (editing externally)  Copyright implications ◦ Format Text Graphically  Leading up to the desktop publishing section ◦ Insert/modify text boxes, shapes, symbols
  33. 33. Word Processing (20 days) Organize Content ◦ Structure content using Quick Parts ◦ Use tables and lists to organize content ◦ Modify/troubleshoot tables ◦ Insert/format references and captions ◦ Merging documents and source data into documents
  34. 34. Word Processing (20 days) Reviewing Documents ◦ Navigating through documents ◦ Comparing documents (review) ◦ Merge document versions ◦ Manage tracked changes ◦ Insert/modify/delete comments
  35. 35. Word Processing (20 days) Sharing and Securing Content ◦ Prepare documents for sharing ◦ Converting to PDF, RTF, others ◦ Control document access (passwords) ◦ Attach digital signatures ◦ Emailing to classmates / publishing
  36. 36. Spreadsheet (20 days) Creating and Manipulating Data ◦ Insert Data using AutoFill ◦ Ensuring Data Integrity ◦ Modify Cell Content and Format ◦ Change Worksheet Views ◦ Manage Worksheets
  37. 37. Spreadsheet (20 days) Format Data and Content ◦ Formatting Cells and Worksheets ◦ Inserting rows/columns ◦ Formatting Cell Content ◦ Format Data as a Table
  38. 38. Spreadsheet (20 days) Creating/Modifying Formulas ◦ Basics of formulas ◦ Basic functions ◦ Absolute / Relative Cell Referencing ◦ Summarizing Data ◦ Conditionally Summarize Data ◦ Look Up ◦ Format/Modify text based on formula ◦ Display and Print Formulas
  39. 39. Spreadsheet (20 days) Presenting Data Visually ◦ Create/Modify/Format Charts ◦ Conditional Formatting re: charts ◦ Insert/Modify Illustrations ◦ Outline Data ◦ Sort/Filter Data
  40. 40. Spreadsheet (20 days) Collaborating and Securing Data ◦ Manage changes to workbooks ◦ Protect/share workbooks ◦ Prepare workbooks for distribution ◦ Set Print Options for Printing Data/Worksheets/Workbooks ◦ Linking Data between Office applications
  41. 41. Desktop Publishing (12 days)
  42. 42. Presentation Applications Students will research and develop effective presentation techniques ◦ Create and format presentations  Slide Masters (discover and edit) ◦ Create and change presentation elements ◦ Rearranging slides
  43. 43. Presentation Applications Creating and Formatting Slide Content ◦ Insert/format text boxes ◦ Manipulate text ◦ Add and link existing content (hyperlinks to external sites, internal files, slides) ◦ Apply/customize/modify animations
  44. 44. Presentation Applications Working with Visual Content ◦ Create/Modify SmartArt (diagrams) ◦ Insert/Customize ClipArt/Images/Shapes ◦ Arranging illustrations and other content ◦ Insert/modify charts and tables ◦ Link to external content (charts/data)
  45. 45. Presentations Applications (16days) Collaborating On / Delivering… Presentations ◦ Review/protect/secure and share presentations ◦ Prepare printed material ◦ Prepare for and rehearse presentation delivery
  46. 46. Database (12 days) Database and Information Design Management  Define data needs and types  Database concepts  Creating a database  Setting the primary key (or unique data field)  Define/print table relationships (concept)
  47. 47. Database (12 days) Creating and Formatting Database Elements ◦ Create databases ◦ Create/modify tables ◦ Create fields and modify field properties ◦ Create forms ◦ Create reports ◦ Modify the design of reports/forms
  48. 48. Database (12 days) Creating and modifying queries ◦ Create/modify queries
  49. 49. Database (12 days) Presenting and Sharing Data ◦ Sort/Filter Data ◦ Create/modify charts ◦ Export Data ◦ Save Database Objects as Other File Types ◦ Print Database Objects
  50. 50. End of Semester Projects Business Plan Wedding Planner

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