Introduction to Digital Technology
Introduction to Digital Technology is the foundational course for Web & Digital Communications, Programming, Advanced programming, Information Support & Services, and network Systems pathways. The course is designed for high school students to understand, communicate, and adapt to a digital world as it impacts their personal life, society, and the business world.
Exposure to foundational knowledge in hardware, software, programming, web design, IT support, and networks are all taught in a computer lab with hands-on activities and project focused tasks. Students will not only understand the concepts but apply their knowledge to situations and defend their actions/decisions/choices through the knowledge and skills acquired in this course.
Employability skills are intergrate into activities, tasks, and projects throughout the couse standards to demonstrate the skills required by business and industry. Various forms of technologies will be highlighted to expose students to the emerging technologies impacting the digital world. Professional communication skills and practices, problem-solving, ethical and legal issues, and the impact of effectie presentation skills are taught in this course as a foundational knowledge to prepare students to be college and career ready.
The knowledge and skills taught in this course build upon each other to form a comprehensive inroduction to digital world.