BIM Syllabus - Boerne High School
Instructor Contact Information
Conference Time: A days, 3rd period 12:05 - 1:40 p.m.
B days, 7th period 12:05 - 1:40 p.m.
Phone: 830 - 357-2789 /(830) 357-2858
- Students recognize, evaluate, and prepare for a rapidly evolving global business environment that requires flexibility and adaptability.
- Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and to make a successful transition to the workforce and/or postsecondary education.
- Students analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health, safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace.
- Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies.
- Students develop a foundation in the economical, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of business to become competent consumers, employees, and entrepreneurs.
- Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communications, and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment
- Black or blue pen.
- Handouts, periodicals, Internet, and other materials as identified by the instructor will be used throughout the course of this class.
- Microsoft Office Suite will be used to complete projects and assignments for the course.
Class Rules and Procedures
- Arrive on time and be in your seat at the beginning of class.
- Be prepared and follow class procedures.
- Be respectful of classmates and the teacher.
- Follow the rules published in the Student Handbook.
- Absolutely no food or drinks allowed in class.
- Computer screens are to be left as is. Do not change the background, no screensavers.
- Do not download any programs or software, pictures or games.
- 1st - Warning and student conference.
- 2nd - Conference and phone call to parent.
- 3rd - Office referral to assistant principal.
- Flagrant violation of district or school policies will result in student being sent to the assistant principal immediately.
- A conduct grade of "U" will be awarded along with a zero for the assignment, test, or project if a student is found involved in academic dishonesty.
- An orderly classroom in which maximum learning can occur.
- Verbal praise from teacher.
- Positive comments on progress report and report card.
Grades will be calculated every nine weeks with progress reports at 3 weeks. The distribution is as follows:
Daily Work/Quizzes 40%
Semester Exam - 20% of final semester average
Weeks 1-2: Introduction
- Copyright Laws
- Internet usage
Weeks 3-11: MS Word
- Sorting and Calculating
- Customizing Tables and Creating charts
- Merging form documents, directories, mailing labels, and envelopes
- Formatting columns and sections
- Formatting graphics and text boxes
- Working with long documents
- Editing workgroups
- Creating forms and working with web documents
- Customizing features
- Creating indexes, tables of contents, figures, and authorities
Weeks 12-16: MS Access
- Modifying table design
- Relationships in tables and queries
- Advanced form features
- Analyzing data
- Advanced queries and filters
- Advanced report features
- Importing and exporting data
- Creating macros and switchboards
- Working with web features
- Using management tools
Weeks 17-18: Review and Exams
Weeks 1-9: MS Excel
- Applying advanced formats to worksheets and charts
- Printing workbooks
- Using lists
- Filtering and extracting data
- Working with analysis tools and pivot tables
- Creating macros and menus
- Importing and exporting
- Using templates and protection
- Working with multiple worksheets and workbooks
- Working with shared workbooks
- Using outlines, subtotals, and grouping
Weeks 10-16: MS PowerPoint
- Using advanced text features
- Creating tables and charts
- Working with visual and sound objects
- Customizing options
- Importing and exporting information
- Using advanced presentation features
Weeks 17-18: Review and Exams