Computer Systems Syllabus Quarter 3

Week

Lesson Focus

Weekly Objectives

TN Standards

Assessments

Additional Notes

1

Preventive Maintenance

 

  • Explain why preventive maintenance must be performed on personal computers.
  • Explain how to troubleshoot computer problems

Standard 17

 

  • Observation
  • Simulation
  • Hands on
  • Rubric

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2

 

 

 

 

Maintaining and Managing Your Devices

  • Describe how to troubleshoot problems with computing devices
  • Discuss how to avoid potential health problems caused by using computers

Standard 17

  • Observation
  • Create a database
  • Presentation
  • Rubric

E-Book chapter 8

3

Windows Installation

  • Explain operating system requirements.
  • Install a Microsoft Windows operating system.

 

Standard 10

  • Observation
  • Lab
  • Rubric

Virtual Machine

 

4

Windows Configuration and Management

  • Perform routine system management tasks with common Microsoft Windows tools.
  • Configure virtualization on a computer.
  • Maintenance Techniques for Operating Systems

Standard 10,11

  • Observation
  • Create a
  • Presentation
  • Rubric

N/A

5

Windows Configuration and Management

  • Use common preventive maintenance techniques for Microsoft Windows operating systems.
  • Explain how to troubleshoot Microsoft Windows operating systems.

 

Standard 11

  • Observation
  • Hands on
  • Chapter exercises
  • Rubric

None

 

6

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 11

  • Observation
  • Hands on
  • Chapter exercises

Rubric

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7

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 27

  • Observation
  • Hands on
  • Chapter exercises

Rubric

None

8

Printers

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

 

Standard 22, 23, 24

 

  • Observation
  • Hand on activities
  • Chapter exercises
  • Rubric

None

9

Security

  • Explain security threats.
  • Configure IT security.
  • Maintenance Techniques for Security
  • Manage IT security on an ongoing basis.
  • Explain how to troubleshoot basic security problems.

 

Standard 18

 

  • Observation
  • Lab
  • Rubric

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