•  CE1 Title

    2015-­‐16 Framework Revised Feb. 2016

     

     

    Pacing Guide (Recommended hours of instruction: 135-­‐180)

     

     

    ExplorNet

    CET
    Objective

    Unit Titles/Competency and Objective Statements (The learner will be able to:)

    Course Weight

    Hours

     

     

    100%

    180

     

    A. COMPUTER OPERATION BASICS

    12%

    21.6

    101

    Understand fundamental procedures and expectations used in computer industry

    8%

    14.4

    101.01

    Use appropriate safety procedures.

    2%

    3.6

    101.02

    Explain environmental impacts and controls.

    2%

    3.6

    101.03

    Demonstrate proper communication and professionalism.

    2%

    3.6

    101.04

    Explain the fundamentals of dealing with prohibited content/activity.

    2%

    3.6

    102

    Understand the various uses, characteristics and functions of computer and device types

    4%

    7.2

    102.01

    Describe how computers and their uses have changed over time.

    2%

    3.6

    102.02

    Categorize types of computers, their uses, characteristics, and functions.

    2%

    3.6

     

    B. MANAGING PC HARDWARE

    60%

    108.0

    103

    Understand core PC components

    25%

    45.0

    103.01

    Differentiate between motherboard components, their purposes, and properties.

    9%

    16.2

    103.02

    Differentiate among various CPU types and features and select the appropriate cooling method.

    6%

    10.8

    103.03

    Compare and contrast RAM types and features.

    6%

    10.8

    103.04

    Give examples of appropriate power supplies for various scenarios.

    4%

    7.2

    104

    Understand additional PC components

    20%

    36.0

    104.01

    Explain characteristics and functions of storage devices.

    4%

    7.2

    104.02

    Explain configuration of expansion cards.

    3%

    5.4

    104.03

    Classify types and features of display devices.

    3%

    5.4

    104.04

    Explain characteristics and functions of peripheral devices including printers.

    7%

    12.6

    104.05

    Categorize connector types and cables.

    3%

    5.4

    105

    Understand compatibility and configuration

    15%

    27.0

    105.01

    Explain the causes of various compatibility issues.

    2%

    3.6

    105.02

    Compare appropriate components for custom configurations.

    4%

    7.2

    105.03

    Explain hardware and display components for laptop configuration.

    6%

    10.8

    105.04

    Describe BIOS settings.

    3%

    5.4

     

    C. NETWORKING

    28%

    50.4

    106

    Understand networking fundamentals

    13%

    23.4

    106.01

    Classify various types of networks.

    2%

    3.6

    106.02

    Compare and contrast network devices, their functions and features

    2%

    3.6

    106.03

    Differentiate among various types of network cables and connectors.

    2%

    3.6

    106.04

    Compare and contrast WAN connection types and features.

    2%

    3.6

    106.05

    Explain network protocols and services.

    5%

    9.0

    107

    Install and configure networks

    15%

    27.0

    107.01

    Use appropriate tools for network cabling and connections.

    2%

    3.6

    107.02

    Install, configure, and deploy a SOHO wireless/wired router using appropriate settings.

    6%

    10.8

    107.03

    Resolve common problems with wired and wireless networks.

    7%

    12.6