Computer Applications is a one-year course. This course is A-G Approved.
This course also provides the opportunity to earn 3 units of Mt. Sac Credit for Microsoft Word.
TEXTBOOKS: Edutyping software for the Keyboarding portion of the course. Paradigm Benchmark Microsoft Office 2019 for the Office applications.
*Students will receive a textbook for home use, and a class set will be available as well. Students do not need to bring their home copy to school. Online software can be accessed off-site, and the Benchmark Office 2019 book offers an e-book and online simulation for home use as well. NOTE: The new curriculum will not be available until mid September 2020. For the start of the school year, students will be issued the previous version of the textbook for Office 2016.
(In a physical classroom environment)
*There is minimal homework as all assignments are performed in the classroom. However, students might be required to complete assignments if they don't finish assignments during class time. Also, students may need to study for chapter exams if they do not utilize class time.
(In a virtual classroom environment 2020-2021)
*Students will have independent work outside of virtual learning time. HW information will be posted in the Bitmoji Virtual Classroom
*Exams and quizzes will be assigned in the Benchmark online simulation. All Exams, and Assignments will be announced in the Bitmoji Virtual Classroom.
Parent/Student Information Document: (SYLLABUS)
*Please see the attached "Parent Letter" file for the grading policy, discipline policy, and classroom expectations.
Back to School Night Course Video is attached in the Posts and Video sections.
Student testimonials on the benefits of Computer Applications:
Former RHS students gave testimonials on the benefits of Computer Applications (formerly Info Tech) Please click on the JaneATestimony and TiffanyTestimonial links below.