Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

This course is designed to enable students to develop basic computer skills essential in today’s marketplace because computers are found in almost every workplace. This course starts with a focus on keyboarding skills and speed; once those skills are mastered the students will move on to learning the basics of formatting and editing using Microsoft Word. They will produce documents such as personal and business letters, emails, tables and outlines. The students will learn about shortcuts and the use of graphics. Also organizing data and enhancing data will be introduced. The basics of Google Docs will also be taught. This is an important class to take to help make students more marketable in the work place and to increase their keyboarding skills for class work in high school and college.