Enroll in Principles of Information Technology with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand
some of the advanced information technology skills required during your college education. This
course has 20 lessons organized into five units, plus five Unit Activities. Each lesson contains
one or more Lesson Activities.
This course will cover advanced concepts, such as organizational structure and management
functions in IT, as well as legal and ethical procedures that apply to information technology.
Further, the course will also cover emerging technologies, programming software, and computer
networks. Finally, this course will cover advanced productivity applications, and web design and
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work in the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with 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:
Describe advanced career opportunities in information technology.
Explain the legal and ethical procedures that apply to information technology.
Describe different organizational structures and management functions in information technology.
Describe high-end peripheral devices used in information systems, and new and emerging
technologies in the field of computers.
Create an interactive multimedia presentation.
Describe various programming softwares.
Describe different types of computer networks and their components.
Describe the concepts of network architecture and types of network topologies.
Explain the importance of network security.
Perform advanced operations in productivity applications, such as documents,
spreadsheets, databases, and presentation programs.
Design and create web pages.