• 2010/2011 Competency-Based Task/Competency List

    Tasks/competencies designated by bullets in the left-hand column are considered essential statewide and are required of all students. In some courses, all tasks/competencies have been identified as essential. Tasks/competencies without bullets are considered optional; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. Tasks/competencies marked with an asterisk (*) are considered sensitive, and teachers should obtain approval by the school division before teaching them.

    Please note: Each task number links to additional framework information, including the task definition, SOL correlation, and other related data.
    co-op not available
    18 weeks
    Technology Foundations
      Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
    001 Demonstrate positive work ethic.
    002 Demonstrate integrity.
    003 Demonstrate teamwork skills.
    004 Demonstrate self-representation skills.
    005 Demonstrate diversity awareness.
    006 Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
    007 Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.
      Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
    008 Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
    009 Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
    010 Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
    011 Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
    012 Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
    013 Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
    014 Demonstrate job acquisition and advancement skills.
    015 Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
    016 Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
    017 Demonstrate customer-service skills.
      Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
    018 Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
    019 Demonstrate information technology skills.
    020 Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
    021 Demonstrate telecommunications skills.
      All Aspects of Industry
    022 Examine planning at the level of both an individual business and the overall industry.
    023 Explain management in terms of methods typically used to manage enterprises over time within the industry, as well as methods for expanding and diversifying workers' tasks and broadening worker involvement in decisions.
    024 Examine finance in regard to ongoing accounting and financial decisions and different methods for raising capital to start or expand enterprises.
    025 Describe technical and production skills that cover specific production techniques and alternative methods for organizing the production work, including methods that diversify and rotate workers' jobs.
    026 Examine the underlying principles of technology that provide an integrated study across the curriculum of the mathematical, scientific, social, and economic principles that underlie the industry's technology.
    027 Examine labor issues in terms of worker rights and responsibilities, labor unions and labor history, and methods for expanding workers' roles.
    028 Describe community issues in terms of the impact of the industry on the community and the community's impact on and involvement with the industry.
    029 Examine concepts of health, safety, and environmental issues in relation to both the workers and the larger community.
      Addressing Elements of Student Life
    030 Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
    031 Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
    032 Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
    033 Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
      Using Information as a Technological Resource
    034 Obtain information through interviews, computer databases, and media resource centers.
    035 Convey three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface, using conventional and computer technology.
    036 Use various technologies to prepare and present information regarding technological solutions.
    037 Identify career opportunities in a variety of technological systems.
      Using Materials as a Technological Resource
    038 Identify materials by the major family groups.
    039 Trace materials used in common products to their source.
    040 Use tools, machines, and processes to change materials.
    041 Select materials for specific applications according to their properties.
    042 Recycle materials for useful means.
    043 Apply safety procedures and practices.
      Using Energy as a Technological Resource
    044 Identify the sources of energy used in technological devices.
    045 Describe major forms of energy.
    046 Control the use of energy with mechanical, electrical, fluidic, and thermal systems.
    047 Conserve energy through technological modification.
      Analyzing Consumer Products
      048 Identify ways that consumer products have impacted people, society, and the environment.
      049 Select a consumer product to analyze.
      050 Gather product information.
      051 Record information about the product, using computer technology.
      052 Present information about the product, using computer technology.
      053 Analyze how the product works, using mathematical and scientific concepts.
      054 Identify an innovation that would improve the product.
      055 Draw illustrations or construct models of the improved product.
      056 Construct a display to explain the improved product, emphasizing mathematical and scientific concepts.
      057 Report results of data collection, product analysis, and product improvement.
      Understanding Technological Systems
    058 Explain the concept of a technological system.
    059 Distinguish between a system and a subsystem.
    060 Describe the impacts of technological systems on people, society, and the environment.
      Designing and Building a System Controlled by Computers or Electronics
    061 Analyze a problem whose solution uses computer or electronic controls.
    062 Obtain information on the computer- or electronically-controlled options for solving the problem.
    063 Design the computer- or electronics-controlled application to be used for solving the problem.
    064 Construct a model of the application.
    065 Control the application with computers or electronics.
    066 Present information about the application, demonstrating how the controls work.
      Designing a New or Improved Product to Solve a Problem
      067 Identify the needs and wants of people in school, home, community, or world that could be solved through technological change.
      068 Write a statement of the technological problem to be solved.
      069 Gather information about the technological problem to be solved.
      070 Create ideas, sketches, notes, and graphics of alternative solutions.
      071 Select the best solution by applying knowledge of mathematics, science, technology, and other subjects.
      072 Build a prototype of the best solution.
      073 Evaluate the solution by comparing it with the problem statement.
      074 Present the new or improved product to others.
Last Modified on August 13, 2010