Class Outline

"It's not about the technology. It's about what you do with the technology."

Media Technology, Mr. Edwards, RM21


Week 01

  • Typing Performance: Unit 01, Typing. Test 01, Typing tutorial. Goal setting. 20 WPM.
  • Technology: What will we do? What is a portfolio? dliteracy.com. Unit 02, Online Safety Journal.
  • Leadership: Be thoughtful of yourself and others. Choose your seat and work as a team.
  • Class Discussion: Do you have a $150,000 education plan to help you reach your future goals?

Week 02

  • Typing Performance: Test 02, Typing tutorial. Graphing and charting performance with Excel spreadsheets.
  • Technology: Unit 03, File Management. Unit 04, Personal Expository. Unit 05, Digital Literacy. (LHP Video.) Comparing the one room school house from the 1870's to the digital classroom of today. Think about what technology you did not see in the video to help you understand what makes us digitally literate today. Unit 06. Skills Evaluation.
  • Leadership: Leadership worksheet explained.
  • Class Discussion: Do students know how to protect their personal information online?

Week 03

  • Typing Performance: Test 03, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 07 - 10 Introduction to HTML.
  • Leadership: Flight Academy applications due.
  • Class Discussion: How much time should you spend in front of a screen each day and why?

Week 04

  • Typing Performance: Test 04, Typing tutorial. Graphing typing performance.
  • Technology: Units 11 Graphics and Digital Photos.
  • Leadership: Flight Academy.
  • Class Discussion: What does it mean to be addicted to technology?

Week 05

  • Typing Performance: Test 05, Typing tutorial. Charting typing performance.
  • Technology: Unit 04, Typing homepage and graphing. Unit 13 Internet Library. HTML Tables.
  • Leadership: Stampeder Pride, Spirit, CCAIRRacter, and Leadership Worksheets.
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Week 06

  • Typing Performance: Test 06, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 14-16, Letterhead and Business Letters.
  • Leadership:
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Week 07

  • Typing Performance: Test 07, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 17, Budgeting, Fundraising, and Giving.
  • Leadership:
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Week 08

  • Typing Performance: Test 08, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 18-19. Legal Issues and Personal Safety. Understanding illegal file sharing and cyber-stalkers.
  • Leadership:
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Week 09

  • Typing Performance: Test 09, Typing tutorial. Typing homepage.
  • Technology: Units 20 - 26. Resumes.
  • Leadership:
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Week 10

  • Typing Performance: Test 10, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 27-29. Style and Personal Branding.
  • Leadership:
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Week 11

  • Typing Performance: Test 11, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology:
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Week 12

  • Typing Performance: Test 12, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology:
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Week 13

  • Typing Performance: Test 13, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 27 - 28. Stylesheets and Backgrounds. Unit 29. Personal Brand.
  • Leadership:
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Week 14

  • Typing Performance: Test 14, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 30 Health Fitness. Unit 31 Computer Repair.
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Week 15

  • Typing Performance: Test 15, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 32 Business Plan.
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Week 16

  • Typing Performance: Test 16, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 33 High School Plan.
  • Leadership:
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Week 17

  • Typing Performance: Test 17, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 34 - 35. Operating Systems and Programming.
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Week 18

  • Typing Performance: Test 18, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 36 Video Biography.
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Week 19

  • Typing Performance: Test 19, Final performance review and charting.
  • Technology: Unit 38 - 39. Interviews and Presentations. Course Wrap Up.
  • Leadership:
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