Grade 9 Computer Studies

ICS 2O1: Introduction to Computer Studies, Grade 10 Open
This course introduces students to computer programming. Students will plan and write simple computer programs by applying fundamental programming concepts, and learn to create clear and maintainable internal documentation. They will also learn to manage a computer by studying hardware configurations, software selection, operating system functions, networking, and safe computing practices. Students will also investigate the social impact of computer technologies, and develop an understanding of environmental and ethical issues related to the use of computers. (Computer Studies: The Ontario Curriculum Grades 10 to 12, Revised, 2008)
Prerequisite: None

Students may take ICS2O1 in either grade 9 or grade 10

Exploring Computer Technology
This course introduces students to computer systems, networking, and interfacing, as well as electronics and robotics. Students will assemble, repair, and configure computers with various types of operating systems and application software. Students will build small electronic circuits and write computer programs to control simple peripheral devices or robots. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways and career opportunities in computer technology. (Technological Education: The Ontario Curriculum grades 9 and 10, revised , 2008)
Prerequisite: None.

Students may take TEJ2O1 in either grade 9 or grade 10


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