2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Electronics Systems II (8412/36 weeks)
All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
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.
Introducing the Electronics Industry
Exploring Semiconductor Devices
- Describe the characteristics, operation, and applications of basic semiconductor devices.
- Identify semiconductor materials and the rationale behind their use.
- Identify types of semiconductor memories.
- Compare Direct Current (DC) and Actual Current (AC) waveforms, using an oscilloscope.
- Describe the basic characteristics of amplifiers.
- Construct an amplifier circuit.
- Describe the characteristics, operation, and applications of power-supply circuits.
- Identify schematic symbols for circuit components.
- Describe inductance.
- Construct a power-supply circuit.
- Describe modulation methods.
- Describe integrated circuit (IC) chip transistor type and terminals.
- Classify integrated circuits.
- Test the amplifier circuits.
- Design circuits containing integrated circuit components.
- Describe the operation of basic semiconductor devices.
- Identify the main function of a diode.
- Identify diode materials and components.
- Describe the types of diodes and their applications.
- Connect a PN junction.
- Forward-bias a diode.
- Reverse-bias a diode.
- Compare the functions and characteristics of diodes.
Implementing Digital Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
- Compare analog and digital devices.
- Describe the function of major components used in implementing digital circuits.
- Describe the input and output interfaces of microprocessors and microcontrollers.
- Design a device to be controlled by a microcontroller.
- Manipulate the microcontroller device, using object-oriented programming.
Investigating Digital Electronics and Logic Circuits
- Convert between the binary and decimal number systems.
- Describe Boolean logic and its role in logic circuits.
- Describe the operation of basic logic circuits.
- Describe logic gates and their functions.
- Describe the characteristics of sequential and combinational logic circuits.
- Compare combinational and sequential logic.
- Describe the function of AND, OR, and inverter gates.
- Design a basic logic circuit.
- Simulate a simple, combinational logic circuit designed with AND, OR, and inverter gates.
- Construct a functional, combinational logic circuit, using logic gates.
- Describe the function of a D flip-flop.
- Simulate a simple, sequential logic circuit design with D flip-flops.
- Construct logic circuits to meet design-brief goals.
- Analyze values in AC circuits.
- Construct AC circuits from schematics.
- Describe the operation and function of a transformer.