# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist I--Preparation NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
39 Identify computer system components. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Identify components of hardware.
40 Perform basic computer operations. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Describe features of operating systems that can be personalized. ♦ Install and customize operating systems and utilities.
41 Key alphabetic, numeric, and symbolic information, using a touch system and correct techniques. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Apply a variety of input technologies to maximize productivity. ♦ Demonstrate proper safety techniques using input technologies. ♦ Describe ergonomic issues related to input technologies. ♦ Develop proper input techniques (e.g., keyboarding, 10-key touch pad, scanning, speech recognition, handtyping, digital inking, digital cameras, student response systems, and the use of a touch screen, mouse or stylus).
42 Manipulate data/software/operating system, using icons, touch screens, ribbons, and drop-down menus. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Develop proper input techniques (e.g., keyboarding, 10-key touch pad, scanning, speech recognition, handtyping, digital inking, digital cameras, student response systems, and the use of a touch screen, mouse or stylus). ♦ Select appropriate input technology to optimize performance.
43 Use file and data management techniques such as save and open. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Use various input technologies to enter and manipulate information appropriately.
44 Improve keyboarding techniques. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Develop proper input techniques (e.g., keyboarding, 10-key touch pad, scanning, speech recognition, handtyping, digital inking, digital cameras, student response systems, and the use of a touch screen, mouse or stylus).
45 Improve keyboarding speed and accuracy. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Develop proper input techniques (e.g., keyboarding, 10-key touch pad, scanning, speech recognition, handtyping, digital inking, digital cameras, student response systems, and the use of a touch screen, mouse or stylus).
47 Maintain workstation, equipment, materials, and supplies. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Adhere to privacy, safety and security policies and legislation (e.g., acceptable use policy, Web page policies, student photo policies, computer crime, fraud, abuse). ♦ Discuss basic issues related to responsible use of technology and describe personal or legal consequences of inappropriate use. ♦ Identify and select controls for personnel, facilities, data, communications systems, and applications appropriate to specific risks. ♦ Identify risks to personnel, facilities, data, communications systems, and applications. ♦ Implement controls to prevent loss of integrity of data and other information resources.
48 Key addresses on envelopes and/or labels. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Identify productivity software appropriate for specific tasks. ♦ Use the collaborative features of productivity software to accomplish organizational tasks.
49 Format columns and tables. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Identify productivity software appropriate for specific tasks. ♦ Use the collaborative features of productivity software to accomplish organizational tasks.
50 Format letters, memos, and reports from prepared, rough-draft, or student-composed materials. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Use productivity software to create documents, research topics and take notes, categorize data, and perform calculations to improve academic achievement across the curriculum.
51 Use available resources, references, and tools to prepare documents. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Identify and research sources of information about information technology hardware and software. ♦ Identify, evaluate, and use resources (e.g., hardware, software, and online) for problem identification and resolution. ♦ Use help features and reference materials to learn software and solve problems.
52 Describe ergonomic guidelines related to safe computer use. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Apply ergonomic techniques to information technology tasks to avoid injury. ♦ Discuss basic issues related to responsible use of technology and describe personal or legal consequences of inappropriate use. ♦ Identify the risks of information technology to personal health and safety and privacy.
53 Troubleshoot computer problems (e.g., cable hookups, power sources, and operational supplies). NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Identify and use appropriate help resources for hardware (e.g., help desks, online help, manuals). ♦ Identify, evaluate, and use resources (e.g., hardware, software, and online) for problem identification and resolution. ♦ Troubleshoot advanced hardware and supportive software problems.
60 Identify emerging trends in telecommunications. NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology: Analyze and compare society's influence on information technology and information technology's influence on society. ♦ Assess how information technology changes the manner in which training is offered and implemented. ♦ Assess the impact of information technology in a global society. ♦ Identify, analyze, and evaluate emerging communications technologies for use in organizations.