John McCrae Tech Department

Communication Technology Notes


Sample Course Outline

Common Assessment Tools
  • What is it that we expect them to learn?
  • How will we know when they have learned it?
  • How will we respond when they don't learn?


TECH DEPARTMENT - TTI10
Expectations Identified from Ministry Guidelines
  1. File Management - 3-4 Days (Jenn) - "... use correctly file management techniques to create, name, copy, move, delete, and organize files"
  2. Computer Hardware & Software - 2-4 Days (Eric) - "... demonstrate knowledge of computer hardware"
  3. * Design Process Ongoing - Incorporated into all modules (Jeff / Eric) - "... use the design process correctly in the completion of projects"
  4. * Careers Ongoing - Incorporated into all modules ( ) - "... identify technology-based careers and their educational requirements"
  5. Module A. Programming 10-15 Days (Gary) - "... write simple computer programs to manipulate text and graphics"
  6. Module B. Web Publishing 10-15 Days (Jenn) - "... share information using media tools and a variety of technologies"
  7. Module C. Graphics 10-15 Days (Dan) - "... share information using media tools and a variety of technologies"
  8. Module D. CAD 10-15 Days (Eric) - "... use various forms of communication techniques to document a project"
  9. Module E. Information Management - Databases 5 Days (Jeff) - "... use a variety of software applications, such as databases and spreadsheets, to do research and solve specific problems"
  10. SUMMATIVE PROJECTS 15-20 Days -

How will we know that the student has learned:
  • Tests & Quizzes
  • Assignments and Projects
  • Summative
  • Portfolio
  • Student Galleries & Presentations

SAMPLE COURSES