Information Technology Schools

 

Applied Information Technology

 

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Information Technology career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Information Technology career cluster.

 

Business Computer Programming

 

Students who choose a career in Business Computer Programming write, test, and maintain the detailed instructions, called programs, that computers must follow to perform their functions.

 

They also conceive, design, and test logical structu-res for solving problems by computer. Business Computer Programmers apply the principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the design, development, testing, and evaluation of the software and systems that enable computers to perform their many applications.

 

The content of this program includes converting problems into detailed plans, writing code into computer language, testing, monitoring, debugging, documenting, and maintaining computer programs, and designing programs for specific uses and machines.

 

Computer Systems & Information Technology

 

Students choosing a career in Computer Systems and Information Technology, can demonstrate the technical understanding of computer technology, networking and security of computer sytems and networking to become Computer Systems Technicians, Network Support Specialists, or with further education, Computer Systems Administrators or Information Security Analysts.

 

This program is a planned sequence of instruction aligned with industry standards, intended to prepare students with knowledge and skills necessary for a career in IT support. Instructional content includes hardware installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting.

 

Digital Media Technology

 

Students choosing careers in Digital Media Technology have obtained proficiency configuring and operating equipment and software applications used in the creation and delivery of digital video, and may work as Digital Media Technicians.

 

The instructional content of this program includes technical skills of creating, packaging and delivery of digital media production on Internet-based streaming systems; DVDs and other hardware; and mobile communication devices.

 

Game/Simulation/Animation Programs

 

Students choosing a career in Game, Simulation and Animation may work in very different aspects of this industry, such as designing, animating, creating special effects, software development or computer programming.

The three programs below offer a sequence of courses that provide technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as a Game Simulation Designer, Game Programmer, and Game Software Developer.


Game/Simulation/Animation Audio/Video Effects

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content to prepare for further education and a career such as, Computer Animator, Game/Simulation Designer, Digital Media Artist, and Digital Media Specialist.

 

Game/Simulation/Animation Programming

This program includes content such as, practical experiences in game/simulation conceptualization, design, storyboarding, development methodologies, essential programming techniques, and implemen-tation issues. Specialized programming skills involving advanced mathematical calculations and physics are also integrated into the curriculum.


 

 

Game/Simulation/Animation Visual Design

 

This program content includes but is not limited to practical experiences in game/simulation conceptualization, design, storyboarding, development methodologies, 2D/3D animation design and production, and implementation issues.

Specialized skills involving graphic animation software are used to produce a variety of two and three dimensional components.

 


Geospatial/Geographic Information Systems Technology

 

Geospatial/Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology is a rapidly developing field. GIS professionals are in high demand and this program will prepare students for entry into the field. Students are introduced to the concepts of Geospatial/Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) Technology — an organized collection of computer hardware, specialized software, and geographic data designed to efficiently capture, store, update, manipulate, analyze, and display all forms of geographically referenced (spatial) information.

 

Students will research and learn detailed information about global and local matters related to political, environmental, commercial, and other areas, through the use of specialized geospatial tools and products.


Java Development & Programming

Students choosing a career in JAVA Development and Programming have an understanding of JAVA code and are skilled at creating regular and specialized applications using the Java programming language.

 

The content includes but is not limited to the fundamentals of programming and software development; procedural and object-oriented programming; creating regular and specialized applications using the Java programming language, including testing, monitoring, debugging, documenting, and maintaining Java computer applications.

 

Network Support Services

Students who choose a career in Network Support Services provide IT support in software application, hardware configuration and troubleshooting, networking technologies, security, and administration, and digital media positions. Positions within this area of IT include Network Support Help Desk Assistants, Network and Computer Systems Administrators, and Wireless Network Administrator.

 

The content includes but is not limited to instruction in computer literacy; software application support; basic hardware configuration and troubleshooting; networking technologies, troubleshooting, security, and administration; and customer service and human relations skills.

 

Network Systems Administration - CISCO

 

Students who choose a career in Network Systems Administration provide IT support in software application, hardware configuration and troubleshooting, networking technologies, security, and administration, and digital media positions. Positions within this area of IT include Network Support Help Desk Assistants, Network and Computer Systems Administrators, and Wireless Network Administrators.

 

This program offers a sequence of courses that prepares students for further education and careers specifically for CISCO Systems Network support and administration.

 

Technology Support Services

 

Students choosing careers in Technology Support Services are skilled in networking, security, installation, configuration, and management operations for both client and server drives.

 

The program content includes but is not limited to understanding and practical experiences of network management tasks and methodologies; implementing a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN); network security threats and mitigation techniques.


Web Development

Students who choose a career in Web Development are trained in industry based web design software applications, to design, organize, plan, script and develop web pages and websites.

 

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as an Assistant Web Designer, a Web Designer, and Senior Web Designer.

 

 

 

 

CTE Students with Special Needs
Grades 6-12

 

Curriculum Standards

Career Education for Students with Disabilities (Repeatable for multiple credit)

 

ADULT EDUCATION

 

Cisco Networking Academy at Miami Lakes Ed. Center


CompTia Academy at Robert Morgan Ed. Center


Microsoft IT Academy at The English Center