• Digital Communications

    The vast majority of businesses in North Carolina and throughout the United States are small firms.  These small businesses are a critically important factor in maintaining a retinal scannerproductive and prosperous economy.  Advancements in computer-based technology provide new opportunities and challenges for both small and large businesses within our state. Digital Communication Systems is designed to provide students with the competencies necessary to prepare them for information technology jobs in the future.  Combined with traditional application software packages, this course forges into the future with an integrated approach focusing on speech recognition, handheld computers, and various alternative input and communication devices. Skills in critical thinking are reinforced in this course along with oral and written communication skills. Simulations and projects will help develop student proficiency with the subject matter.

    Digital Communications Course of Study

    Section

    Description

    1

    Explore computer systems.

    2

    Use the touch method in operating a keyboard.

    3

    Use speech recognition to input data.

    4

    Examine alternative input devices and connectivity.

    5

    Create documents using traditional and alternative input devices.

    6

    Use spreadsheet software with traditional and alternative input devices.

    7

    Use database software with traditional and alternative input methods.

    8

    Produce straight-copy materials rapidly and accurately with traditional and handwriting and speech recognition devices.

    9

    Demonstrate leadership and employability skills.

     

     

    A

    Team Projects Video Presentations

    B

    VOCATS Review

    C

    VOCATS Exam