IT Exploration
$1,999.00
  • Description
  • What's Included
  • Curriculum Layout
  • Course Standards
  • Technical Requirements & Downloads
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Product Description

FREE FOR MN RESIDENTS! 

STEM Fuse has partnered with the Minnesota State – IT Center of Excellence to provide a new and improved version of IT Exploration on the Educate learning platform. The course serves as a hands-on survey and introduction to information technology and the associated skills and competencies within the industry. IT Exploration focuses on the development of real world projects that students can use to demonstrate their IT skills and exposes students to careers within the field. 

  • Module 1 - Office Productivity
  • Module 2 - Digital Media
  • Module 3 - Computing Systems & IT Services
  • Module 4 - Networks & the Internet
  • Module 5 - Game Development & Design
  • Module 6 - Programming & Software Development
  • Module 7 - Data Analytics
  • Module 8 - IT Careers & Capstone Project

While ideally used as a stand-alone course, the materials can be used in-part to complement an existing technology course offering. The extensive IT Exploration materials introduces students to the myriad of IT careers, and the range of computer-based skills and competencies employers are seeking.

What's Included

The IT Exploration course includes over 135 Hours of classroom course materials! Each module topic includes the following content:
  • Teacher's Guides
  • Interactive Digital Lessons 
  • Digital & Hands-On Activities
  • Video & Careers Explorations
  • Topic Readings & Resources
  • Digital Self-Grading Assessments
  • Teacher Resources

Curriculum Layout

  • Module 0 - Getting Started with the ITX Course
  • Module 1 - Office Productivity
  • Module 2 - Digital Media
  • Module 3 - Computing Systems & IT Services
  • Module 4 - Networks & the Internet
  • Module 5 - Game Development & Design
  • Module 6 - Programming & Software Development
  • Module 7 - Data Analytics
  • Module 8 - IT Careers & Capstone Project
  • Module 9 - Industry Exam Resources

Course Standards

The IT Exploration course is aligned to national computer science standards, the ISTE student standards, and industry exam standards. To view the course alignments, see below:
For state specific standard alignments, please contact sales@stemfuse.com.

Technical Requirements

IT Exploration can be taught out of the box using most basic computer setups. Students will need access to the following to complete the course:
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Audio-enabled workstation (required for some activities)
  • Access to Google Apps or Microsoft Office
  • Access to YouTube
Download the course technical requirements here.