Essential Question: How do software updates and system maintenance manage the performance and increase the security of a computer?
- In this unit, students will be introduced to the basic components of a computer. This unit will provide students with the background knowledge and understanding of computers and their functions.
Computers and Society
Essential Question: How does understanding computer policies influence environmental stewardship and sustainability? How does the legal and ethical use of computers help the community?
- In this unit, students will be introduced to the basic social impact of technology and gain an understanding of environmental and ethical issues related to the use of computers. The unit will provide students with background knowledge and an understanding of computers and society. Students will learn the relevance of computers to education and the profession.
Introduction to Programming
Essential Question: How does using simple programming concepts help apply basic coding techniques when writing programs?
- In this unit, students will be introduced to the basic fundamental concepts and constructs of programming. They will plan and write simple C# programs using the Console Application in Visual Studio Express/Community. This approach to programming is simple because it does not involve a Graphical User Interface (GUI). This is a great learning tool for Program beginners and for learning a new language.