Distance Learning

Independent Study Option

Information and Communication Technology

The Independent Study Option offers the following courses in Information and Communication Technology. Please list the Subject Code, Subject Designation, and the ISO Designation on the application to identify the course(s) required.

Course Name Subject Code Subject Designation ISO Designation
Grade 10 Digital Pictures 0226 25S 000
Grade 10 Keyboarding (25S) 1270 25S 001

Each listing of a subject name is followed by a unique 10-digit code made up of three parts:

  • Subject code. A 4-digit number that identifies each subject.
  • Subject designation. A 3-character code that identified the grade and level of a course.
  • ISO designation. A 3-digit number that identifies the course version.

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Grade 10 Digital Pictures (25S) 1/2 credit (2010)

Course Code 0226 25S 000

Class # 1242

Tutor/Marker: S. Hawryshko

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This half credit course is designed so that students have the flexibility in how they photograph, what is photographed, and how one learns. The choices that the student makes will tailor this course to their unique needs and talents. Students will start by using the camera in fully automatic mode. They will learn how to improve pictures by applying more control. It is structured as follows:

  • Module 1: Creating Pictures
  • Module 2: Manipulating Your Pictures

Evaluation is based on:

Assignments 75%
Final Exam* 25%
Total 100%

*Before writing the exam, students will take three pictures and bring them to the exam on a flash drive or CD. In addition three Picture Creation forms entitled portrait, food and macro must be completed and brought to the exam sitting. These forms are found in the course and on the ISO downloads website. During the exam the pictures will be manipulated using image editing software. Student must make arrangements and ensure that the image editing software is installed on the computer that is being used for the 2.5 hour examination. This computer must also be capable of burning a CD (this will be provided) or access to e-mail from the examination computer to forward your zipped (compressed) photographs electronically. All exam supervisors/proctors will be contacted by the ISO due to the technical nature of the exam.

All assignments must be attempted, a minimum mark of 40% is required on all supervised pieces of assessment (midterm and final exam), and an overall final mark of 50% or greater must be obtained in order for the Distance Learning Unit to issue a final mark.

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* If a hard copy is required, please contact the DLU.

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Grade 10 Keyboarding (25S) 1/2 credit (2011)

Course Code 1270 25S 001

Class # 1408

Tutor/Marker: S. Hawryshko

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This half credit course will improve students typing accuracy and speed on computer keyboards, using the touch-keying technique (keeping ones eyes on the copy and/or screen, not the keyboard, while typing). Each module consists of lesson that provide opportunities to practise and apply keyboarding skills in order to create, edit and format a variety of types of documents efficiently. Learning Activities throughout this course provide students with the opportunities to practise their skills prior to completing assignments. It is structured as follows:

  • Module 1: The Alphabetic Keyboard
  • Module 2: Numeric Keys on the Alphabetic Keyboard
  • Module 3: The Numeric Keypad

Evaluation is based on:

Assignments 70%
Final Exam (after Module 5) 30%
Total 100%

All assignments must be attempted, a minimum mark of 40% is required on all supervised pieces of assessment (midterm and final exam), and an overall final mark of 50% or greater must be obtained in order for the Distance Learning Unit to issue a final mark.

RESOURCES

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See Course Preview (Adobe Icon 661 KB) for required/suggested resources.

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