Computer Literacy has become a necessity if students are to compete in the global job market.

Desert Ridge Academy
Computer Technology


Expected Learning Outcomes


Students will:

A. Demonstrate knowledge of current basic computer hardware and software terminology

B. Demonstrate competency in basic troubleshooting techniques

C. Demonstrate competency in basic keyboarding skills

D. Demonstrate competency in the use of a word processing program.

E. Demonstrate competency in the use of a multimedia presentation program.

F. Demonstrate competency in the use of a database program

G. Demonstrate competency in the use of a spreadsheet program

H. Demonstrate competency in the use of a desktop publishing program

I. Demonstrate competency in the use of a web publishing program

J. Use technology skills to assist in development of History Day project

K. Use technology skills to assist in development of Science Fair project

L. Use technology skills to support other school projects


M. Create an electronic portfolio to document technology skills


N. Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of the legal, ethical and societal issues concerned with the use of computer-based technology.