2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Digital Technology Foundations (formerly Digital Input Technologies) (6161/36 weeks)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.are considered optional
Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Work-Based Learning
Exploring the Digital Input Technologies Mix
- Apply ergonomic guidelines for safe computer use.
- Identify ergonomic hazards in the workplace.
- Key alphabetic, numeric, and symbolic information, using a touch system.
- Use keyboarding techniques to improve typing speed and accuracy.
- Research developments in relevant and emerging technologies.
- Identify technologies, tools, and applications and their uses for lifelong learning.
- Explain the functions of computing systems.
- Demonstrate booting, accessing, and exiting an OS and applications.
Practicing Digital Skills
- Manipulate data, software, and OS.
- Use file-management techniques to manipulate and organize folders and files.
- Edit copy.
- Collaborate using web-based resources.
- Format documents.
- Format tables, graphs, and charts.
- Create a spreadsheet.
- Format addresses on labels and envelopes.
- Incorporate graphic elements in documents.
- Create a multimedia presentation.
- Troubleshoot computer input/output problems.
- Use verbal-input applications.
Using Digital Tools and Resources
Exploring Mobile Devices, Cloud Computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT)
Applying Digital Literacy Skills
Preparing for a Career
- Research the use of digital technology in careers within the sixteen career clusters.
- Identify personal interests, aptitudes, and attitudes found in successful students and professionals.
- Develop a career plan.
- Identify the importance of social media in the job-acquisition process.
- Develop a digital portfolio.
- Identify potential employment barriers for nontraditional groups and ways to overcome the barriers.