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COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY
*Computer Tech has IT"

 

This program is designed to give the students hands on experience in a high tech lab while using state-of-the-art equipment.  Students can work at their own pace on many of the projects. 

 

Computer Science Principles (CSP)

Computer Science Principles (CSP) introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world.  It is a full-year, rigorous, entry-level course that introduces students to the foundations of modern computing and covers a broad range of foundational topics such as programming, algorithms, the Internet, big data, digital privacy and security, and the societal impacts of computing. The course works for beginners and students with experience in our other courses.

The Business of Computer Technology

 

If you like computers and money, this course could be for you!  This course is designed for students who have an interest in computer science and want to develop workplace skills that can lead to creating their own small businesses. Students will learn skills such as customer service, collaborative problem solving, giving and receiving constructive feedback, and personal responsibility. Students will also gain foundational skills for developing business plans, accounting, marketing, and compliance with laws related to operating a small business.

Computer Technology I - PC Repair

 

The IT Essentials course covers computer hardware and software fundamentals, security, networking, and the responsibilities of an IT professional.  It is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and students who want to gain a functional knowledge of computers. Students who complete the course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot issues using system tools and diagnostic software.

 

 

Computer Technology II - Introduction to Networking

 

This course consists of two modules, Introduction to Networks; and Routing and Switching Essentials. Upon completing intro to Networks, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform initial router and switch configurations, and implement IP addressing schemes. R&S Essentials will teach students to build increasingly complex networks using advanced configuration and troubleshooting techniques. Students who complete the course will be prepared for the CCENT exam.

 

Computer Tech III

This course is for third year Computer Tech students.  It is project based and adapts to fit the interests and needs of the students.

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Computer Technology Advisory Board members:

 

Mike Dunn-SAD 17

Ann Brett- Norway Savings Bank

Gerald Wright- Husson College

Scott Larsen Mingle Analytics

Tony Lauvat- Western Maine Health

Emily Butterfield- CMCC

Myles Noel- student

Michael Pittman- student. 

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Instructor: Richard Byrne

Phone: (207) 743-7756 ext. 2239
Fax: (207) 743-0667
Email: r.byrne@msad17.org