Business Computer Information Systems LIFEPAC

Business Computer Information Systems LIFEPAC

Publisher: Alpha Omega Publications
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Want to teach your child the necessary computer skills to be successful in today's world? Alpha Omega Publications has the perfect elective course for you: LIFEPAC Business Computer Information Systems! This fun, consumable elective course comes complete with ten individual worktexts, a helpful teacher's guide, and an interactive, multi-media CD. Flexible, self-paced homeschool lessons cover topics your child will need to know in real life like communication skills, presentation technology, telecommunications technology, computer operating systems, networks, and more! Designed for grades 9-12, this computer elective is a wonderful supplement for homeschoolers who want to pursue a degree with computers, work in the business world, or enjoy using technology for personal benefits.

There's more. Rather than using one bulky textbook, this exciting elective is divided into ten separate, manageable worktexts to encourage your child's learning! Daily instruction and application, as well as quizzes and tests for evaluation, are all included. Plus, to aid comprehension, this step-by-step course emphasizes mastery learning techniques so your child can work independently with confidence! To assist parents as they homeschool, the LIFEPAC teacher's guide contains must-have resources like teaching notes, answer keys, alternate tests, and a variety of enriching activities. What could be more convenient? Give your child the tools he needs to succeed in tomorrow's business environments.   This course is designed to cover 2 semesters and upon successful completion would equate to one high school elective. 

 Unit 1 – Communication Skills  that include three sections called Effective Communication Skills,  Desirable Workplace Skills, Habits, and Attitudes, Using Written Information.

Unit 2 – Business Technology that includes 2 sections called Overview of Business Technology and Business Solutions (Business solutions, emerging technology, technical terms, etc.)

Unit 3 – Word Processing that includess 2 sections called Keyboarding Skills (your student will be required to take a timed test at the end of this section) and Creating Business Documents (business letters, resumes, newsletter, research papers, business reports, etc). 

Unit 4 – Spread Sheets that includes 3 sections called Spreadsheet Basics, Spreadsheet Formulas, and Spreadsheet Applications (the four projects in this third section include a personal budget, estimating income taxes, business spreadsheets, balance and profit-and-loss statements).

Unit 5 – Databases that include 2 sections called Database  Basics and Database Features (working with queries, importing and exporting data, creating business reports).  This unit also includes a semester review and a semester exam.

Unit 6 – Telecommunications Technology that includes 3 sections called The Telecommunications Industry, Using and Choosing Telecommunications Technology from email -- and beyond,  Doing It Right (email ethics, work habits, netiquette, etc). 

Unit 7 – Desktop Publishing Technology that includes 3 sections called Desktop Publishing, an Introduction,  Desktop Publishing Procedures, (design planning and considerations)  and Using Desktop Publishing  (your student will complete an instruction manual as a final project).

Unit 8 – Presentation Technology that includes 3 sections called An Introduction to Presentation Technology, Presentation Guidelines (working with text, graphs, and special effects)  and Presentation Planning.  In this last section your student will create a presentation.

Unit 9 – Computer Networks that includes 3 sections called An Introduction to Networking, Networking Basics, and Choosing a Network.    

Unit 10 -  Computer Operation Systems  that includes 3 sections called An Introduction to Operation Systems,  Types  of Operation Systems (Mac, Windows, Linux), and Using the Operation Systems   This last unit will wrap up with a project to customize your Desktop.  It also includes a semester exam.

ISBN 9780740319808

Book Title Business Computer Information Systems LIFEPAC
Publisher: Alpha Omega Publications

Want to teach your child the necessary computer skills to be successful in today's world? Alpha Omega Publications has the perfect elective course for you: LIFEPAC Business Computer Information Systems! This fun, consumable elective course comes complete with ten individual worktexts, a helpful teacher's guide, and an interactive, multi-media CD. Flexible, self-paced homeschool lessons cover topics your child will need to know in real life like communication skills, presentation technology, telecommunications technology, computer operating systems, networks, and more! Designed for grades 9-12, this computer elective is a wonderful supplement for homeschoolers who want to pursue a degree with computers, work in the business world, or enjoy using technology for personal benefits.

There's more. Rather than using one bulky textbook, this exciting elective is divided into ten separate, manageable worktexts to encourage your child's learning! Daily instruction and application, as well as quizzes and tests for evaluation, are all included. Plus, to aid comprehension, this step-by-step course emphasizes mastery learning techniques so your child can work independently with confidence! To assist parents as they homeschool, the LIFEPAC teacher's guide contains must-have resources like teaching notes, answer keys, alternate tests, and a variety of enriching activities. What could be more convenient? Give your child the tools he needs to succeed in tomorrow's business environments.   This course is designed to cover 2 semesters and upon successful completion would equate to one high school elective. 

 Unit 1 – Communication Skills  that include three sections called Effective Communication Skills,  Desirable Workplace Skills, Habits, and Attitudes, Using Written Information.

Unit 2 – Business Technology that includes 2 sections called Overview of Business Technology and Business Solutions (Business solutions, emerging technology, technical terms, etc.)

Unit 3 – Word Processing that includess 2 sections called Keyboarding Skills (your student will be required to take a timed test at the end of this section) and Creating Business Documents (business letters, resumes, newsletter, research papers, business reports, etc). 

Unit 4 – Spread Sheets that includes 3 sections called Spreadsheet Basics, Spreadsheet Formulas, and Spreadsheet Applications (the four projects in this third section include a personal budget, estimating income taxes, business spreadsheets, balance and profit-and-loss statements).

Unit 5 – Databases that include 2 sections called Database  Basics and Database Features (working with queries, importing and exporting data, creating business reports).  This unit also includes a semester review and a semester exam.

Unit 6 – Telecommunications Technology that includes 3 sections called The Telecommunications Industry, Using and Choosing Telecommunications Technology from email -- and beyond,  Doing It Right (email ethics, work habits, netiquette, etc). 

Unit 7 – Desktop Publishing Technology that includes 3 sections called Desktop Publishing, an Introduction,  Desktop Publishing Procedures, (design planning and considerations)  and Using Desktop Publishing  (your student will complete an instruction manual as a final project).

Unit 8 – Presentation Technology that includes 3 sections called An Introduction to Presentation Technology, Presentation Guidelines (working with text, graphs, and special effects)  and Presentation Planning.  In this last section your student will create a presentation.

Unit 9 – Computer Networks that includes 3 sections called An Introduction to Networking, Networking Basics, and Choosing a Network.    

Unit 10 -  Computer Operation Systems  that includes 3 sections called An Introduction to Operation Systems,  Types  of Operation Systems (Mac, Windows, Linux), and Using the Operation Systems   This last unit will wrap up with a project to customize your Desktop.  It also includes a semester exam.

ISBN 9780740319808