Computer Networking Hardware Operations I (10101-1)

Copyright: 2021

Virginia Assignment Code: 8542

Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11

Duration: 18 weeks

Hours: 70

Credits: 0.5

Prerequisites: None


Course Description:

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in information technology (IT). Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install operating systems (OS), and troubleshoot these using software tools and diagnostics. The course covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and advanced concepts such as security, networking, scripting basics, remote access technology use, Internet of Things (IoT) device configuration, documentation and change-management best practices, disaster prevention and recovery methods, virtualization, and cloud computing. This course helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam.

Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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