Course Title: Information and Communication Technology in Business, Grade 9 or 10, Open (BTT1O, BTT2O)
Course Code: BTT1O/BTT2O
Grade: 9 or 10
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Department: Business Studies

Course Description

This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary 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 and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.

Course Outline
  • BTT1O/BTT2O Unit1 Overview
  • Accessibility to BTT1O/BTT2O Unit1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Types of Devices and Tools(A1.1)
  • U1L2 Key Terms(A1.2)
  • U1L3 Information and Communication Technology Terms(A1.3)
  • U1L4 Functions of Computer Components(Part 1)(A2.1)
  • U1L5 Functions of Computer Components(Part 2)(A2.1)
  • U1L6 Purpose of an Operating System (Part 1)(A2.2)
  • U1L7 Purpose of an Operating System (Part 2)(A2.2)
  • U1L8 Perform Word Processing Tasks (Part 1)(B1.1)
  • U1L9 Perform Word Processing Tasks (Part 2)(B1.1)
  • U1L10 Use Word Processing Software (Part 1)(B1.2)
  • U1L11 Use Word Processing Software (Part 2)(B1.2)
  • U1L12 Designing an Effective Electronic Presentation(Part 1)(C1.1)
  • U1L13 Designing an Effective Electronic Presentation(Part 2)(C1.1)
  • U1L14 Create Electronic Presentations(C1.2)
  • U1L15 Enhance Presentations(C1.3)
  • U1L16 Characteristics of Effective Business Documents and Communications(D1.1)
  • U1L17 Effective Business Documents and Communications(D1.2)
  • U1L18 Edit, Revise, and Proofread(Part 1)(D1.3)
  • U1L19 Edit, Revise, and Proofread(Part 2)(D1.3)
  • U1L20 Legal Issues(Part 1)(E1.1)
  • U1L21 Legal Issues(Part 2)(E1.1)
  • U1L22 Ethical Issues(E1.2)
  • U1L23 Impact of Access and Equity Issues(E1.3)
  • U1L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in BTT1O/BTT2O Unit1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • BTT1O/BTT2O Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to BTT1O/BTT2O Unit2 Assignment
  • U2L1 User Interface Elements and Functions(A2.3)
  • U2L2 Stand-Alone and Networked Computer Environments(Part 1)(A2.4)
  • U2L3 Stand-Alone and Networked Computer Environments(Part 2)(A2.4)
  • U2L4 Efficient Use of a Computer Workstation(Part 1)(A2.5)
  • U2L5 Efficient Use of a Computer Workstation(Part 2)(A2.5)
  • U2L6 Name Files and Folders (Part 1)(A3.1)
  • U2L7 Name Files and Folders (Part 2)(A3.1)
  • U2L8 Organize Files and Folders(A3.2)
  • U2L9 Use Support Tools and Features (Part 1)(B1.3)
  • U2L10 Use Support Tools and Features (Part 2)(B1.3)
  • U2L11 Input, Organize, and Format Data (Part 1)(B2.1)
  • U2L12 Input, Organize, and Format Data (Part 2)(B2.1)
  • U2L13 Perform Specific Spreadsheet Tasks(B2.2)
  • U2L14 Use Effective Presentation Skills(Part 1)(C1.4)
  • U2L15 Use Effective Presentation Skills(Part 2)(C1.4)
  • U2L16 Use Desktop Publishing Features (Part 1)(C2.1)
  • U2L17 Use Desktop Publishing Features (Part 2)(C2.1)
  • U2L18 Business Communications and Collaboration(D1.4)
  • U2L19 Communicate Business-Related Information (D1.5)
  • U2L20 Communicate Electronically in Business (D2.1)
  • U2L21 Purpose and Content (E1.4)
  • U2L22 Privacy and Security Issues (E2.1)
  • U2L23 Keep Information Secure and Confidential (E2.2)
  • U2L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in BTT1O/BTT2O Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • BTT1O/BTT2O Unit3 Overview
  • Accessibility to BTT1O/BTT2O Unit3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Appropriate Drives(A3.3)
  • U3L2 Connect to the Internet(A4.1)
  • U3L3 Functions of Devices that Can Connect to the Internet (Part 1)(A4.2)
  • U3L4 Functions of Devices that Can Connect to the Internet (Part 2)(A4.2)
  • U3L5 Internet Service(Part 1)(A4.3)
  • U3L6 Internet Service(Part 2)(A4.3)
  • U3L7 Electronic Tools (Part 1)(A5.1)
  • U3L8 Electronic Tools (Part 2)(A5.1)
  • U3L9 Produce Spreadsheet Documents (Part 1)(B2.3)
  • U3L10 Produce Spreadsheet Documents (Part 2)(B2.3)
  • U3L11 Produce Charts(Part 1)(B2.4)
  • U3L12 Produce Charts(Part 2)(B2.4)
  • U3L13 Design and Create Publications(C2.2)
  • U3L14 Compare the Purposes and Target Audiences(Part 1)(C3.1)
  • U3L15 Compare the Purposes and Target Audiences(Part 2)(C3.1)
  • U3L16 Compare the Purposes and Target Audiences(Part 3)(C3.1)
  • U3L17 Use of E-mail Software(D2.2)
  • U3L18 Use Etiquette Appropriate to the Audience and Purpose(Part 1)(D2.3)
  • U3L19 Use Etiquette Appropriate to the Audience and Purpose(Part 2)(D2.3)
  • U3L20 Use Etiquette Appropriate to the Audience and Purpose(Part 3)(D2.3)
  • U3L21 Analyse the Form and Potential Impact of Computer Viruses(Part 1)(E2.3)
  • U3L22 Analyse the Form and Potential Impact of Computer Viruses(Part 2)(E2.3)
  • U3L23 Anti-Virus Software Applications(E2.4)
  • U3L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in BTT1O/BTT2O Unit3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • Unit3 Online Test
  • BTT1O/BTT2O Unit4 Overview
  • Accessibility to BTT1O/BTT2O Unit4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Use the Features of a Web Browser(Part 1)(A5.2)
  • U4L2 Use the Features of a Web Browser(Part 2)(A5.2)
  • U4L3 Use the Features of a Web Browser(Part 3)(A5.2)
  • U4L4 Use the Features of Search Engines (Part 1)(A5.3)
  • U4L5 Use the Features of Search Engines (Part 2)(A5.3)
  • U4L6 Evaluate Websites(Part 1)(A5.4)
  • U4L7 Evaluate Websites(Part 2)(A5.4)
  • U4L8 Use an Accepted Citation Format (Part 1)(A5.5)
  • U4L9 Use an Accepted Citation Format (Part 2)(A5.5)
  • U4L10 Use an Accepted Citation Format (Part 3)(A5.5)
  • U4L11 Common Database Terminology (Part 1)(B3.1)
  • U4L12 Common Database Terminology (Part 2)(B3.1)
  • U4L13 Locate and Organize Information (Part 1)(B3.2)
  • U4L14 Locate and Organize Information (Part 2)(B3.2)
  • U4L15 Locate and Organize Information (Part 3)(B3.2)
  • U4L16 Develop Effective Websites(Part 1)(C3.2)
  • U4L17 Develop Effective Websites(Part 2)(C3.2)
  • U4L18 Design and Create Web Pages(C3.3)
  • U4L19 Skills and Competencies(D3.1)
  • U4L20 Personal Competencies and Skills(D3.2)
  • U4L21 Create and Maintain a Portfolio(D3.3)
  • U4L22 Work Environment(E3.1)
  • U4L23 Personal Health Risks(E3.2)
  • U4L24 Impact of Information and Communication Technology on the Environment(E3.3)
  • Finish and Hand in BTT1O/BTT2O Unit4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • Unit4 Online Test
  • Final Exam
  • Final Project
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