PTI305: Database Software App (2011-2012)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Database Software Applications
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
COURSE LENGTH: 18-36 weeks
About the Program:
Database Software Applications prepares students for careers in business. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals using database software as well as pre-employment and employment skills.
Major Concepts/Content: Database Software Applications provides students with the opportunity to develop professional level skills in database management. Skills include structuring a database, creating and formatting database elements, entering and modifying data, creating and modifying queries, presenting and sharing data, managing and maintaining databases.
Major Instructional Activities: Instruction will be provided in a lab utilizing individualized instruction and electronic learning services. Students successfully completing this course will be eligible to take an exam for database certification.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Assessment will be accomplished by checking student work in progress to ensure that each student adheres to the timelines throughout the course and that the assignments are successfully completed. In addition, objective and problem-solving tests, projects and other means deemed appropriate by the facilitator will be used.
Essential Software: The focus of this course will be the use of Microsoft Access to produce a variety of databases, tables and forms.
Course Notes: For Certification and Credit-computer or careers. May be taken as an 18 week course for half-credit, or 36 for full credit.