Enroll in Applied Computer Business Skills I with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the
basic computer skills required during your college education and when pursuing a career. This
course has 20 lessons organized into five units, plus five Unit Activities. Each lesson contains
one or more Lesson Activities.
Additionally, there are two Course Activities that you need to work on throughout the duration of
the course. These activities are long-term projects spread over the length of the course. The
due dates for these activities are to be determined by the course instructor.
This course will cover the needs for technology in business organizations and how businesses
use hardware, software, Internet, and emerging technologies. This course also covers
productivity applications such as word processing software and spreadsheet software.
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work on the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit respectively; and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Learn about the different career choices in the field of Business Information Management.
Understand the importance of technology in business organizations.
Learn about the various risks and rewards of developing and using information systems in
Explore the role and use of the Internet and its various applications.
Learn how to browse and communicate through the Internet.
Explore security risks and concerns associated with the use of computers.
Learn how to use word processing software to create, enhance, and review documents.
Learn how to use spreadsheet software to perform basic calculations and present data
visually in the form of graphs and charts.