Introduction to Computer Applications Course
In an increasingly digital world, proficiency in core computer applications isn't just an asset—it's a necessity. Excel High School's STEM - Introduction to Computer Applications course is meticulously designed to equip students with the skills they need to navigate the foundational tools that power businesses globally. Dive deep into the intricacies of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, each an industry standard in its own right. But this course goes beyond mere familiarity. As students delve into the coursework, they not only gain a holistic understanding of these pivotal applications but also learn how to integrate them, ensuring seamless workflows across platforms.
Utilizing the renowned textbook, "Computer Applications" by Lumen Learning, students will embark on a comprehensive journey, beginning with a foundational introduction to computers. As the course progresses, it effectively ties in practical internet research, aiding in the development of a competent workflow. By its culmination, students won't just be familiar with the trio of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; they'll be proficient, confidently employing these tools in any professional setting.
Introduction to Computer Applications
This course introduces students to the essential computer applications used in nearly all industries around the world. After completing this course, the student will be prepared to be able to communicate by means of three of the most important computer applications used today: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Textbook: Computer Applications – (Lumen Learning CC BY-SA 4.0)
- Receive an introduction to computers
- Relate Internet research to practical workflow
- Gain a thorough understanding of the three main computer applications
- Learn how to integrate the products of the three main computer applications
- Display proficiency using the three main computer applications
- Chapter 1: Introduction to Computers
- Chapter 2: Internet Research
- Chapter 3: Microsoft Word: Part 1
- Chapter 4: Microsoft Word: Part 2
- Chapter 5: Microsoft Word: Part 3
- Chapter 6: Microsoft Excel Part 1
- Chapter 7: Microsoft Excel Part 2
- Chapter 8: Microsoft PowerPoint Part 1
- Chapter 9: Microsoft PowerPoint Part 2
- Chapter 10: Integration
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How Much Does It Cost?
Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality education accessible for every student.
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Single course options at Excel High School range in price depending on their difficulty. Single course prices are below:
- Standard High School Courses: $225
- Honors High School Courses: $325
- (AP) High School Courses: $599
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