Computer Science Foundations Syllabus Quarter 3

Week

Lesson Focus

Weekly Objectives

TN Standards

Assessments

Additional Notes

1

Big Data

  • Explain the concept of Big Data.
  • Describe the sources of Big Data.
  • Explain the challenges and solutions to Big Data storage.
  • Explain how Big Data analytics are used to support Business.

 

Standard 11, 28

  • Observation
  • Create a chart
  • Presentation
  • Rubric
  • Packet Tracer

N/A

 

2

 

 

 

 

Education and Business Opportunities

  • Explain the challenges and opportunities that exist in the digitized world.
  • Describe the educational opportunities and communities of interest related to IoT.

 

Standard 7,8

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

N/A

3

Printers

  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of different types of printers.
  • Install a printer.
  • Configure printer sharing.
  • Explain how to improve printer availability

 

Standard 11,12

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

N/A

4

Mobile, Linux, and OS X Operating Systems

  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of mobile operating systems.
  • Explain methods for securing mobile devices.
  • Explain how to configure network connectivity and email on mobile devices.

 

Standard 10

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

None

5

Mobile, Linux, and OS X Operating Systems

  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of Linux and OS X operating systems.
  • Explain how to troubleshoot other operating systems.

 

Standard 10

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

None

6

Introduction to Logical Thought Process

  • Using various resources, research, identify, and explain the steps involved in the process

     

  • Research, identify, and describe the specific activities involved at each step of the troubleshooting process
  • Demonstrate an understanding of flowcharts and know what various symbols mean

 

Standard 10, 16, 17

  • Observation
  • Simulation
  • Hands on
  • Rubric

Laboratory Activity

 

7

The IT Professional

  • Explain why good communication skills are a critical part of IT work.
  • Explain appropriate behavior when faced with the legal and ethical issues that arise in the IT industry.
  • Explain the call center environment and technician responsibilities.

 

Standard 7,8

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

N/A

8

Advanced Troubleshooting

  • Review Troubleshooting Steps
  • Troubleshoot computer components and peripherals.

 

Standard

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

None

9

Advanced Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshoot operating systems.
  • Troubleshoot networks.
  • Troubleshoot security.

 

Standard

  • Observation
  • Create a flowchart
  • Rubric

 

None