• 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.

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    co-op not available
    18 weeks
    Technology Foundations
    TASKS/COMPETENCIES
     
    Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
    Demonstrate positive work ethic.
    Demonstrate integrity.
    Demonstrate teamwork skills.
    Demonstrate self-representation skills.
    Demonstrate diversity awareness.
    Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
    Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.
     
    Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
    Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
    Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
    Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
    Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
    Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
    Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
    Demonstrate job acquisition and advancement skills.
    Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
    Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
    Demonstrate customer-service skills.
     
    Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
    Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
    Demonstrate information technology skills.
    Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
    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