Computing for College and Careers A
This course will cover basic computer hardware and software and productivity applications such as word processing software, spreadsheet software, and presentation software. This course also covers the Internet and emerging technologies.
|Course Title (District):
||Computing for College and Careers A
|Course Title (NCES SCED) :
|Course Provider :
||Parchment School District
|Content Provided By :
||My Virtual Academy
|Online Instructor Provided By :
||Parchment School District
|Standards Addressed :
||Michigan Merit Curriculum
|Academic Terms :
||Accelerated, Open Entry / Open Exit, Semester, Trimester
|NCES SCED Code :
|Subject Area :
||Computer and Information Sciences
|Course Identifier :
|Course Level :
||High School (Secondary)
|Available Credit :
||1 of 2
How To Enroll:
Students and Parents: It is important to work closely with your local school counselor or
registrar to follow the school's enrollment procedures. By clicking the "Start Registration
Request" button below, you will be able to notify the school of your interest in registering for
the online course. However, it is the responsibility of the district or school to review the
registration request and approve or deny the request. Please make a note to follow up with
your school after submitting a registration request.
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Additional Course Information:
- Email: [email protected]
- Phone: 8002972119
At the end of this course students will be able to:
Explore the basics of computer hardware and software.
Familiarize yourself with the emerging technologies in the field of computers.
Learn about the different career choices in the field of computers.
Learn how to use word processing software to create, enhance, and review documents.
Learn how to use spreadsheet software to present data in the form of tables, graphs, and
Learn how to use presentation software to create, enhance, and customize slideshows with
the help of graphics and illustrations.
Explore the role and use of the Internet and its various applications.
Learn how to browse and communicate through the Internet.
Explore the various security risks and concerns associated with the use of computers.
Unit 1: Fundamentals of Computers
Unit 2: Working with Documents
Unit 3: Working with Spreadsheets and Databases
Unit 4: Working with Presentations
Unit 5: Browsing and Communicating Using the
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||# of Seats
||Potential Additional Costs
In order to be successful in our program, it is important for the student to remain in constant communication with the online instructor. The online instructor will be communicating with the student 1-2 times per week. Communication between the student and online instructor will be phone, email, texting, and/or discussion boards. Online instructors provide families with their weekly office hours and My Virtual Academy is open Monday – Thursday from 8 AM – 8 PM, Friday from 8 AM – 4 PM and Saturday from 8AM – 2 PM with staff available to answer questions/concerns. Messages received after hours will be returned the next school day. Parents/Guardians/Students will have access to the curriculum and gradebook 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
My Virtual Academy Tech Support is available Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 8 PM, Friday 8 AM - 4 PM, and Saturday 8 AM - 2PM.
Edge (latest), Internet Explorer® 11, Chrome (latest), Firefox (latest), and Safari (latest).
Adobe Flash®, Java, Office compatible software. For a small percentage of our legacy content, you may need the following plug-ins: Shockwave® and/or Plato® Xtras.
How to turn off pop-up blockers
Mobile Browser Support:
We support the following tablet configurations:
OS - Android; Browser- Chrome (Latest version)
OS - iOS; Browser - Safari (Latest version)
Please note, voice recorder for World Languages works with Flash.