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Introduction to Computer Science*

School Year: 2022-2023
Subject: Computer Science
Course ID: 60479
College Concurrent: No
School District: Crook County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Crook County School District #1 Virtual Education Program
Course Capacity: 20
Grade Level(s): 11-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Edgenuity
Delivery Method: Video Streaming
Curriculum Type: Edgenuity
Credits: 0.00
Standards: Wyoming standards alignment available from the district upon request
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: Scheduled class time daily
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 23, 2022 - May 25, 2023
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
This course introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can affect the world. Students have creative, hands-on learning opportunities to create computer programs, develop web pages, design mobile apps, write algorithms, and collaborate with peers while building strong foundational knowledge. This course provides a solid foundation for more advanced study as well as practical skills that students can use immediately.
Course Prerequisites:
Required Materials:
Computer and Internet access
Course Accessibility:
Access to this course will be the same as all other district courses
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Edgenuity has tools to track a student's progress. In addition, each section of this course is assigned an on-site teacher to monitor coursework completion, attendance, and progress.
  • No
  • Student is expected to particpate daily in this virtual class while attending a brick and morter school.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • When this course is taken by a student in a school with a district-assigned learning coach, seat time attendance may be used to document participation.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course on a daily basis.
  • Students have direct communication and ongoing interaction with the virtual instructors throughout all courses. Communications and interactions include chat, email, whiteboard sessions, group classes, and one-on-one sessions. Each virtual instructor has office hours and additional established communication hours / methods so that students can participate in live group or one-on-one sessions with the instructor as needed.