Technical Applications 7th Grade
Teacher Mrs. Palm
Table of Contents
*Course Goals *Expectations
*Course Topics *Course Outline
Students will learn skills necessary to operate a computer and multimedia technology
systems; for example digital camera, scanners, and printers. Students will create multimedia
productions using excel, power point, and word. Students will learn to develop certificates and
fliers, create power point presentations, and design games. Research skills such as using the
library, copyright laws, work cited, and online book searches will be completed. Students will
develop the skills necessary to develop effective searching strategies, learn Internet safety tips,
and be able to evaluate good websites. This course will be a Technical Applications Intro
Course. More difficult projects will be done in Technical Applications 8th Grade class.
The course will emphasize
*Creating pieces of work using word (fliers, certificates, etc)
*Developing power point presentations
*Locating library research materials
*Defining copyright laws
*Learning to use online book searches
*Promoting good search strategies and safety tips
What I Expect From You
*Be on time for class.
*Treat others with respect.
*Be honest and submit your original work.
*Participate in class discussions.
*Complete all assignments.
*Do homework if it is assigned.
*Check your syllabus frequently for due dates for assignments.
*Ask questions if you do not understand.
*Try hard and do your best.
What You Can Expect From Me
*I will be an interesting and responsive teacher.
*I will guide you in your assignments.
*I will be here to answer questions in and out of class.
*I will check assignments in a timely manner.
*Keyboarding will be done the first 10 minutes of each class period.
Topics Weeks Assignments Due Dates
Technology For 1. Digital
Week 1 - 2 scanner, and
Word 2. Basic
5. Flier Design
Excel 1. Power point
Slide Show (your
Power Point Week 3- 4 choice of topic)
2. Partner Project –
Create a game.
3. Study Island
1. Location of
Library Skills Week 5 - 6
2. Using Online
Library Vocab. Book Search
6. Study Island
Internet Week 7, 8, 9 1. Internet
5. Lifecycle of an
7. Timeline of
Last Day Course Evaluation
This course will be graded as a pass/fail course. Students are expected to turn in all work on or
before the due date on this syllabus. If students fail to turn in 4 or more assignments they will
fail the 9 week Technical Applications course.