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									                                                           CTE Course Description & Cross-walk
                                                                                                                                            EED USE       Date:
 Course Name: A+ (PC Maintenance and Repair)                            District Name:     Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District        ONLY
 Course Number:     8520                                                Developed by:   Trish Zugg                                          Approval Status:
 Date: May 2008                                                         Adapted from:

 Career Cluster/Pathway: Information Technology                                    Prerequisite Course(s):Information Technology, Technology Applications,
                                                                                                          or teacher approval
 Is this the final course offered by district? YES            NO        Next Course In Sequence: N+ or Networking 1 – Cisco Academy
 High School Credit =          .5       This course will be offered:     every year? OR       every other year?
 Technical Assessment Title & publisher:
 Is this course part of a CTE Program of Study agreement? YES                 NO
 If Yes, list postsecondary institution & attach the CTEPS Agreement:
 Is this course brokered through another institution or agency?                No     OR        Yes
 If Yes, list institution/agency:
 Tech Prep:          No     OR        Yes If Yes, (1) List Postsecondary Institution: Mat-Su College (MSC), Charter College (CC), AVTEC (Av)
                                  (MSC): CNT A210 PC Technician Fundamentals (3 credits)
                                  (CC): DET 124 Computer Hardware Essentials (3.25 Qt Hrs) *student must have
                                  taken Information Technology at MSBSD also to get these credits
                                  (Av): IT 103 PC Operating Systems & IT 104 Peripheral Devices, if MSBSD student
                                  has taken both A+ and Information Technology then IT 101 Personal Computer
         (2) Name of Course: Technologies (adv. Placement)                                                            Number of postsecondary credits <
 Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License or credential at conclusion of this course?                  No   OR          Yes
 If Yes, identify Certificate(s) or License: CompTIA A+

  Course Description: A+ (Microcomputer Maintenance and Repair) will help prepare students for taking the industry recognized A+ certification test. The
instruction will be primarily lecture with a hands-on lab component. Students will discuss hardware, software, operating systems, troubleshooting, networks,
printers and basic safety. Customer service and care are strongly emphasized.

 Content Headings/Topics:
   • Introduction to the Personal Computer
   • Safe Lab Procedures and Tool Use
   • Basics of Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting
   • Fundamental Operating Systems
   • Fundamental Laptops & Portable Devices
   • Fundamental Printers and Scanners
   • Fundamental Networks
   • Fundamental Security
   • Communication Skills
   • Advanced Personal Computers
   • Advanced Operating Systems
   • Advanced Laptops and Portable Devices
   • Advanced Printers and Scanners
   • Advanced Networks
Form #05-08-048                                                             Bus -- 88                                              MSBSD/Information Technology
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
                                                            CTE Course Description & Cross-walk
    •    Advanced Security
    •    Entrepreneurship
    •    Ethics
    •    Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSO)s

Source of Occupational Skills Standards
                                                                                                             Section, Chapters, etc.
                                                                                                                 referenced in                      Date
   Source/Organization/Agency                  Acronym       Website or Location of Information          Performance Standards             of Edition or Version
                                                                                                        Information Technology:
                                                                                                        Foundation, Network Systems, and
States Career Cluster Initiative             SCCI        www.careerclusters.org                         Information Support and Services   2008
National Business Education                                                                             Career Development, Computation,
Association                                  NBEA        www.nbea.org                                   and Information Technology,        2007
International Society for Technology in
Education                                    ISTE        www.iste.org                                   NETS for students                  2007
                                                                  Specific   Alaska Reading,
                                                                Occupational Writing, Math,     Alaska      Alaska                         How Will Students Be
        Student Performance Standards                              Skills        Science     Employability Cultural         All Aspects         Assessed?
 (Learner Outcomes or Knowledge & Skill Statements)              Standards   4th Ed. PSGLE’s  Standards Standards           of Industry     (Formative Level)
Define information technology (IT) and describe the                IT II                  R 4.1                                PT, TP       Module Assessment,
components of a personal computer                                C04, C10,                                                                   Final Exam, and
                                                                   PB01                                                                     CompTIA A+ Exam
                                                                     6
Protect the student against accidents and injury, protect          IT II          R 4.1, 4.2, 4.4   A                           HSE         Module Assessment,
equipment from damage, protect data from loss, and protect       C04, C06,        M 1.4, 3.4, 3.6                                            Final Exam, and
the environment from contamination                               C10, PB01              SE                                                  CompTIA A+ Exam
                                                                     6
Perform a step by step assembly of a desktop computer tower        IT II          R 4.1, 4.2, 4.4                              PT, TP       Module Assessment,
Explain the purpose of preventive maintenance and identify       C04, C10,                                                                   Final Exam, and
the elements of the troubleshooting process                        PB01                                                                     CompTIA A+ Exam
                                                                     6
Explain, install, and navigate an operating system; upgrade        IT II          R 4.1, 4.2, 4.4                              PT, TP       Module Assessment,
components based on customer needs and perform preventive        C04, C10,                                                                   Final Exam, and
maintenance and troubleshooting                                    PB01                                                                     CompTIA A+ Exam
                                                                     6
Describe, remove, and replace select components of a laptop;       IT II          R 4.1, 4.2, 4.4                              PT, TP       Module Assessment,
upgrade components based on customer needs and perform           C04, C10,                                                                   Final Exam, and
preventive maintenance and troubleshooting                         PB01                                                                     CompTIA A+ Exam
                                                                     6

Describe, remove, and replace select components of a                IT II         R 4.1, 4.2, 4.4                              PT, TP       Module Assessment,
printer/scanner; perform preventive maintenance and               C04, C10,                                                                  Final Exam, and
troubleshooting                                                     PB01                                                                    CompTIA A+ Exam

Form #05-08-048                                                               Bus -- 89                                           MSBSD/Information Technology
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
                                                             CTE Course Description & Cross-walk
                                                                   Specific   Alaska Reading,
                                                                 Occupational Writing, Math,     Alaska      Alaska                         How Will Students Be
      Student Performance Standards                                 Skills        Science     Employability Cultural         All Aspects         Assessed?
 (Learner Outcomes or Knowledge & Skill Statements)               Standards   4th Ed. PSGLE’s  Standards Standards           of Industry     (Formative Level)
                                                                          6
Describe and install a network; upgrade components based on          IT XII       R 4.1, 4.2, 4.4                              PT, TP       Module Assessment,
customer needs and perform preventive maintenance and             C04, C10,                                                                  Final Exam, and
troubleshooting                                                       PB01                                                                  CompTIA A+ Exam
                                                                        6
Perform advanced installation of a desktop computer tower;            IT II       R 4.1, 4.2, 4.4                              PT, TP       Module Assessment,
select components based on customer needs and perform             C04, C10,                                                                  Final Exam, and
preventive maintenance and troubleshooting                            PB01                                                                  CompTIA A+ Exam
                                                                        6
Upgrade security components based on customer needs and            IT II, XIV     R 4.1, 4.2, 4.4         A                    P, TP        Module Assessment,
perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting                C04, C10,                                                                  Final Exam, and
                                                                      PB01                                                                  CompTIA A+ Exam
                                                                        6
Apply good communication skills and professional behavior         C III, C IV,            R 4.2,          A                     PWH         Module Assessment,
while working with customers                                         IT XVI               W 4.2                                              Final Exam, and
                                                                  C02, C07,                                                                 CompTIA A+ Exam
                                                                      C09
                                                                        2
Recognize entrepreneurship opportunities and the role of              C09                                A, B     B, E8       P, M,TP       BPA Workplace Skills
employer vs. employee.                                                                                                                          Assessment

Encourage CTSO involvement.                                                               R4.2            A         B         P, TP, C,     BPA Workplace Skills
                                                                                          W4.4                                  PWH             Assessment
                                                                                          M2.4
                                                                                           SE
Research career opportunities in the Business/IT career area.      C I – VI                              A, B     E8, D6       P, TP,             Portfolio
                                                                     C09                                                      PWH, C
Demonstrate safe use of tools and equipment, cyber safety            C06             R 3.4, R4.2          A                  HSE, PWH       AK EED Safety Manual
and ergonomic safety in the workplace.                                                                                                     for Bus & Info. Systems
Practice and promote ethics and ethical behavior in the          CD.III                             A1          A1, A6,      P, M, F,      CTSO Participation
workplace.                                                       IT.XV                                          B3, C2, E7   TP, PT, L,
                                                                                                                             C, HSE,
                                                                                                                             PWH




Form #05-08-048                                                               Bus -- 90                                           MSBSD/Information Technology
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
                                                     CTE Course Description & Cross-walk
List of Major Instructional Resources: (websites, textbooks, essential equipment, reference materials, supplies)
CompTIA Approved A+ Training Guide
IT Essentials I – Cisco Networking Academy
A+ Exam Cram

LEGENDS:

  Occupational Skills Standards                                                    Alaska PSGLE (grade appropriate)   Alaska Cultural
  SCCI – (Information Technology):                                                 R      -   Reading                 A       -   Community
            C        – Foundation                                                  W      -   Writing                 B       -   Personal & Academic Success
            PA       – Network Systems                                             M      -   Math                    C       -   Participate
            PB       – Information Support and Services                            S      -   Science                 D       -   Learning Activities
                                                                                                                      E       -   All Elements
  NBEA:                                                                            Alaska Employability
            CD       – Career Development                                          A      - Transitioning             All Aspects of Industry
            Comp     – Computation                                                 B      - Career Options            P       - Planning
            IT       – Information Technology
                                                                                                                      M       - Management
                                                                                                                      F       - Finance
  ISTE:                                                                                                               TP      - Technical and Production
            1        –   Creativity and Innovation                                                                    PT      - Principles of Technology
            2        –   Communication and Collaboration                                                              L       - Labor Issues
            3        –   Research and Information Fluency                                                             C       - Community Issues
            4        –   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making                                      HSE     - Health, Safety, and Environment
            5        –   Digital Citizenship                                                                          PWH     - Personal Work Habits
            6        –   Technology Operations and Concepts




Form #05-08-048                                                                         Bus -- 91                         MSBSD/Information Technology
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development

								
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