Information Technology Design Foundations Course Description
Designed to prepare students in grades 9-10 with work-related skills for advancement in the telecommunications and information technology career paths. Content provides students the opportunity to acquire basic foundational knowledge and skills in both theory and practical applications in direct current, alternating current, and power supply circuits. Course content includes fundamentals of networking concepts for personal computers (PC), networking, determining system requirements, setting up equipment, and performing installation tests for the end user. Content provides the opportunity to evaluate and install peripheral devices and become familiar with operating systems. Course content provides students the opportunity to acquire basic fundamental skills in both theory and practical applications of language, structure, and typography. Standards 11 through 13 stress layout and design guidelines as applied in the design of markup language documents. Course content will be delivered through virtual training and hands-on methods. Competencies mastered during this course help prepare students toward acquiring A+ and or Net + certification and/or Web Design employment.