BTT 10/20

This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research & communication skills, as well as current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.

Titles and Descriptions

1 - Digital Literacy

2 - Productivity & Design Software

3 - Business Communications

4 - Ethical & Social Issues
  • demonstrate an understanding of IT terminology 
  • demonstrate an understanding of the computer workstation environment
  • manage files & folders
  • analyze options for accessing the internet
  • apply effective techniques when conducting electronic research

  • use word processing software to create common business documents
  • use spreadsheet and  presentation software
  • create digital forms to collect data
  • store & manage information in a cloud computing environment
  • design web pages & sites using a variety of methods

  • demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of effective business documents & communications
  • use appropriate technology to facilitate effective communications
  • maintain a portfolio of effective work that illustrates their skills in information & communication technology

  • demonstrate an understanding of legal, social, and ethical issues relating to information & communication technology
  • analyse privacy and security issues 
  • assess the impact of information & communication technology on personal health & the environment