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BCC591: IB Inf Tec (2014-2015)

CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: IB Info Tech
CALENDAR YEAR: 2014-2015
GRADE LEVEL: 11-12
CODE: BCC591
TYPE: REG
CREDITS: 1.00
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks

About the Program:
The IB Informational Technology in a Global Society is a course that studies and evaluates the impacts of information technology on individuals and society. Students learn to do the following: 1. evaluate social and ethical considerations arising from widespread use of IT by individuals, families, communities, organizations and societies at the local and global level 2. develop understanding of the capabilities of current emerging IT systems to evaluate their impact on a range of stakeholders 3. apply their knowledge of existing IT systems to various scenarios and make informed judgments about the effects of IT developments on them 4. use their knowledge of IT systems and practical IT skills to create and justify IT solutions for a specified client or end user 5. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the technical concepts within the IT systems strand

Major Concepts/Content: Social and ethical issues of IT include reliability and integrity, security, privacy and anonymity, intellectual property, authenticity, the digital devide and equality of access, surveillance, globalization and cultural diversity, policies, standards and protocols, people and machines, and digital citizenship. IT topics covered are hardware, software, networks, internet, personal and public communication, multimedia/digital media, databases, spreadsheets, modeling and simulations, and introduction to project management

Course Objectives: 1. evaluate social and ethical considerations arising from widespread use of IT by individuals, families, communities, organizations and societies at the local and global level 2. develop understanding of the capabilities of current emerging IT systems to evaluate their impact on a range of stakeholders 3. apply their knowledge of existing IT systems to various scenarios and make informed judgments about the effects of IT developments on them 4. use their knowledge of IT systems and practical IT skills to create and justify IT solutions for a specified client or end user 5. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the technical concepts within the IT systems strand