11.0901 - Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications (2011 Implement by Fall 2012)

Essential Standards

I. ACADEMIC FOUNDATIONS: Achieve additional academic knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of career and postsecondary education opportunities within a career cluster.

B. Demonstrate language arts knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of post-secondary education and career opportunities..

1. Model behaviors that demonstrate active listening.
2. Adapt language for audience, purpose, situation. (i.e. diction/structure, style).
3. Organize oral and written information.
4. Compose focused copy for a variety of written documents such as agendas, audio-visuals, bibliographies, drafts, forms/documents, notes, oral presentations, reports, and technical terminology.
5. Edit copy to create focused written documents such as agendas, audio-visuals, bibliographies, drafts, forms/documents, notes, oral presentations, reports, and technical terminology.
6. Comprehend key elements of oral and written information such as cause/effect, comparisons/contrasts, conclusions, context, purpose, charts/tables/graphs, evaluation/critiques, mood, persuasive text, sequence, summaries, and technical subject matter.
7. Evaluate oral and written information for accuracy, adequacy/sufficiency, appropriateness, clarity, conclusions/solutions, fact/opinion, propaganda, relevancy, validity, and relationship of ideas.
8. Identify assumptions, purpose, outcomes/solutions, and propaganda techniques.
9. Predict potential outcomes and/or solutions based on oral and written information regarding trends.
10. Present formal and informal speeches including discussion, information requests, interpretation, and persuasive arguments.


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