PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
2018-2019 COURSE SYLLABUS
INSTRUCTOR: J. Kung
In Principles of Information Technology, students will develop computer literacy skills to adapt to emerging technologies used in the global marketplace. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. Students will enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the information technology environment.
Pencil or pen, notebook, USB Flash drive, headphones/ear buds
Employability (Investigating IT Employment Opportunities)
Software (File Types and Extensions; Software and Information Systems)
ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD, GUM, CANDY, OR DRINKS ALLOWED IN THE COMPUTER LAB.
Arrive to class on time, prepared and ready to learn.
Treat everyone with courtesy and respect.
Treat personal and school property with respect.
Actively participate in classroom activities and discussions.
Act responsibly and accept consequences for your actions.
Students will be responsible for completing all assignments, homework, and projects ON TIME.
Any assignments grade below 70 and missing assignment due to absences, students will have to make up all the missing assignments no later than one school days in your own time.
When you first enter the classroom:
Be seated in assigned seat
Read new posts on classroom HUB
Begin Do Now activity
When bell rings at end of period:
Clean up and organize your workstation based on procedures
Return materials in their rightful place
Stay in your assigned seat until dismissed
Consequences for Violation of Classroom Rules
1st Offense: Verbal Warning
2nd Offense: Student-Teacher Conference
3rd Offense: Phone Call Home
4th Offense: Parent-Student-Teacher Conference
5th Offense: Office Referral
Cell Phone Policy
The use of cell phones during class is strictly prohibited. This includes but not limited to receiving, sending and checking text messages among such other uses. First violation of this policy will result in the confiscation of the cell phone until the end of the school day at which it would be return to student. Repetitive cell phone violations will result in the confiscation of the cell phone, which will then be turned into the Main Office. Parents/Guardian will need to come in to the main office and pay $15 dollars fine to have the cell phone back.
40% Summative Assessments (major projects, tests, GPS projects etc.)
50% Formative Assessments (daily assignments, quizzes etc.)
10% Daily Works/Homework (class participation)