Navarro, Diana

Mrs. Diana Navarro-Lopez
(956)254-5250
Email: dnavarro@lfcisd.net
Twitter: @Diana_Navarro15

Schedule
1st BIM II 8:30 - 10:00
2nd BIM II 10:05 - 10:55
3rd Conference 11:30 - 1:05
4th BIM II 1:10 - 2:40
5th BIM II 2:45 - 4:15

Syllabus

Course Description:  Student implements personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce or postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create complex word-processing documents, develop sophisticated spreadsheet using charts and graphs, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate multimedia software.

Course Objectives:

Communications – student demonstrates the use of the concepts, strategies, and systems for obtaining and conveying ideas and information to enhance communication in the workplace 2A-F; 4A-B; 6A-B; 7A-E; 9A-B

Project Management – the student demonstrates project management processes to conduct a business project 1A-E

Informational Resources – Student describes, locates, organizes, and references written information from various sources to communicate with co-workers and clients.  3A-C

Advanced Technical Skills- Student develops and interprets tables, charts, and figures to support written and oral communication.  8A-B; 11A-C(iv)

Presentation Management – Student develops and delivers formal and informal presentations using appropriate media to engage and inform audiences. 5A-F

Public Relations - Student demonstrates public relations skills to increase internal and external customer satisfaction 10A-B

Portfolio Development – student document technical knowledge and skills 12A-B

GRADING GUIDELINES

Nine-week grades are to be calculated utilizing a weighted formula of 50% for mastery grades and 50% for non-mastery grades.  Semester exams will account for 20% of the semester grade. 

                                                50%                                                                        50%

                                (*Mastery Grades)                                          (**Non-Mastery Grades)

                                1.  Major Projects                                            1.  Product Development

                                2.  Weekly Tests                                               2.  Class work

                                3.  Essays                                                           3.  Lab Performances

                                4.  Semester Exams (20%)                              4.  Quizzes

                                                                                                            5.  Participation                                                                                              

                                 * Minimum of 3 grades                             ** Minimum of 9 grades


Course Websites
www.schoology.com
www.sam.cengage.com
www.certiport.com
www.typing.com