WILLIAM A SHINE

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT             COURSE:  Individual Projects Lab

 

 

The Individual Projects Lab offers students the opportunity to develop skills and design practical projects for their own use.  Their choice of areas may be that of woods, plastics, and metals.  The thrust of the lab experience can be in one area or more.  The student will receive instruction on the various tools and machines that are available for use in our lab.  As part of the lab experience the students will be given help in design aspects, as well as planning for project construction.

 

The grade will be an average of the following components.

 

Project Work:                         Students will complete a minimum of one project per quarter.  These will be graded on the basis of effort in design and execution.

 

Design and Planning:           All projects will be accompanied by a design drawing or plan.  These will be graded on effort and originality.

 

Lab Regimen:                        This includes equipment set-up procedures, lab maintenance and daily housekeeping.

 

Safety Quiz:                           All students must take and pass a safety procedures quiz, before they can operate power equipment.

 

Plagiarism Statement:          Plagiarism is defined as presenting the thoughts, writings, and ideas of other people as your own.  Integrity of the academic process requires that credit be given where credit is due.  Accordingly, it is unethical to present as one’s own work, the ideas, representations, or words of another or to permit another to present as one’s own work without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources.

 

Attendance:                           Regular attendance and punctuality are expected.  Cutting is not permitted.  If you intentionally absent yourself from a class without a legitimate reason you will not be entitled to make up any assignments or exams missed during that period.  Intentional absences are a clear message that you are not interested in doing your best.  Excessive illegal absence or any cutting will result in parental notification and will impact 50% of the grade.

 

 

 

WILLIAM A SHINE

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT              COURSE:  PC Repair

                                                                                                                     A+ Certification

 

 

In PC Repair the students will be introduced to “Scantek” technology.  This technology allows the students to work on a computer-based form of education.  There are three areas of study they will master, Investigating Computers, Computer Troubleshooting and Computer Maintenance and Upgrading.  These areas of study will take students from basic computer knowledge through complex, hands-on hardware work.  The program allows for live work on computers as well as the exploration of older technology so that the students can gain proper work habits when working with these now very necessary tools for our homes and our jobs.  They will be required to prepare for the comp TIA A+ Certification.

 

The following requirements must be fulfilled by all students who wish to obtain credit for this course:

 

Notebook:                A notebook containing Lab. sheets, notes information sheets, and tests results (both pre-and post-).

 

Test:                          All tests must be taken as assigned during the semester.

 

Lab. Work:               All Lab. activity work must be completed along with study questions.

 

Online Study:           Studying online resource materials up to and exceeding forty hours is also required.

 

Other Factors:         Attendance, this is a Lab. based course; therefore lateness, absences, and cutting are not acceptable.  It is the responsibility of the student to arrange for in class make-up for any time missed in class.  In Technology Dept. Lab classes, illegal absence can impact 50% of the grade.

 

                                    Participating in daily maintenance of the Lab.

                                    Safe behavior is required at all times in the Lab.,

                                    No exceptions to this safety code.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WILLIAM A SHINE

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT              COURSE:  KNOW YOUR CAR

 

 

In class the students will gain important knowledge of the car that they will drive for most of their lifetime.  It seems to our department that all students who are going to drive should have such a class before they are out of high school.  They will get hands on experience with their cars and/or lab cars so that they are able to perform basic maintenance.  The students will learn about the major systems of the automobile and the principles behind its functions.  Although study does not include major work, like rebuilding an engine, the student acquires the necessary knowledge to recognize symptoms of car problems.  They should be better able to deal with the auto repair industry and become wiser consumers.

 

The following requirements must be fulfilled by all students who wish to obtain credit for the course:

 

1.         Notebook – A notebook containing lab sheets, notes and information sheets is required. 

 

2.         Tests – Bi-weekly quizzes on material covered.

 

3.         Lab work – Lab activity sheets showing work accomplished must be completed and turned in each quarter.

 

4.         Report – One written report will be due per semester (due date to be assigned).

 

5.         Other factors in Determining Grades –

 

·        Attendance:   Regular attendance and punctuality are expected.  Cutting is not permitted.  If you intentionally absent yourself from a class without a legitimate reason you will not be entitled to make up any assignments or exams missed during that period.  Intentional absences are a clear message that you are not interested in doing your best.  Excessive illegal absence or any cutting will result in parental notification and will have a negative impact on 50% of the grade.

·        Participating in the daily maintenance of the work area.

·        Safety:  An examination pertaining to safe working habits and safety precautions must be completed satisfactorily before beginning lab work, and must comply with the safety code in the lab.

·        Final:  (in class) examination will be counted as 1/9th of the final grade

 

6.         Make-up - no make-up of an exam or other work will be allowed for an unexcused                               absence.

 

                                                                                   

 

Plagiarism Statement

 

7.         Plagiarism is defined as presenting the thoughts, writings, and ideas of other people as you own.  Integrity of the academic process requires that credit be given where credit is due.  Accordingly, it is unethical to present as one’s own work, the ideas, representations, or words of another or to permit another to present one’s own work without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WILLIAM A SHINE

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT                               COURSE:  SET DESIGN

                                                                                                                     AND CONSTRUCTION

 

In this class the students will be introduced to Set Design techniques and the principles behind set construction.  The students will be given a chance to design sets and the movement of various set members.  They will learn the logistics and flow of sets during the show.  The students will construct their individual stage and set design problems.  It is expected that the students in class will work with the drama department, the opera, and other various programs during the year.

 

The following requirements must be fulfilled by all students who wish to obtain credit for the course:

 

  1. Regular participation in class discussions of related information                       25%

 

  1. Tests and quizzes related to class discussions, demonstrations,

And lab activities.                                                                                                      25%

 

3.   The lab practicum will consist of a series of regular lab assign-

      ments assigned throughout the year                                                                       50%

 

4.   Make-up policy – No make-up will be offered for unexcused absences.

 

5.   Safety policy – All students must comply with the safety code of the lab.  Specifics will be explained during the first week of the class.  Insubordination will result in immediate exclusion from the course.

 

6.   Required materials – A standard three ring lose leaf binder.

 

7.   Attendance – Regular attendance punctuality are expected.  Cutting is not permitted.  If you intentionally absent yourself from a class without a legitimate reason you will not be entitled to make up any assignments or exams missed during that period.  Intentional absences are a clear message that you are not interested in doing your best.  Excessive illegal absence or any cutting will result in parental notification and will have a negative impact on how your class participation will be factored into you quarter and final grade.

 

8.         Plagiarism is defined as presenting the thoughts, writings, and ideas of other people as you own.  Integrity of the academic process requires that credit be given where credit is due.  Accordingly, it is unethical to present as one’s own work, the ideas, representations, or words of another or to permit another to present one’s own work without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources.

 

 

WILLIAM A SHINE

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT               COURSE:  BASIC ELECTRONICS

 

In this basic electronics class the students will explore solid-state electronics and the principles of electricity.  The student will learn what the various electronic components do for the circuits, how they control.  Through study and experimentation the students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to work with electrical integrated circuits.  The students will learn to use diagnostic equipment.  They will study and create several different projects that reflect the principles of the electronic area of study.

 

The following requirements must be fulfilled by all students who wish to obtain credit for the course:

 

  1. Papers due:                           1 per semester of equivalent project
  2. Work required:                      2 projects per quarter – minimum
  3. Text material:             student notebooks/class notes
  4. Tests:                                      final exam
  5. Grading procedures:            lab work                      80%

Notebook                  

Research paper        20%

Final exam    

                           _________

                                 100%

 

6.   Make-up policy:                     No exam or other make-up will be allowed for

                                                 unexcused absences.

 

7.   Safety policy:                         All students must comply with the shop safety code.

                                                    Repeated non-compliance will lead to exclusion from

                                          the shop.

 

8.   Required Materials:              Composition type notebook

 

9.   Attendance:                           Regular attendance and punctuality are expected. 

                                                 Cutting is not permitted.  If you intentionally absent

yourself from a class without a legitimate reason you

will not be entitled to make up any assignments or exams   missed during that period.  Intentional absences are a clear message that you are not interested in doing your best.  Excessive illegal absence or any cutting will result in parental notification and will impact 50% of the grade.

 

 

 

 

                       

Plagiarism Statement

 

10.       Plagiarism is defined as presenting the thoughts, writings, and ideas of other people as you own.  Integrity of the academic process requires that credit be given where credit is due.  Accordingly, it is unethical to present as one’s own work, the ideas, representations, or words of another or to permit another to present one’s own work without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources.

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WILLIAM A SHINE

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT                      COURSE:  ROBOTICS

 

 

In this class students will gain knowledge in the importance that robots have in our society.  This full year course will provide an in depth study into the field of robotics that will involve extensive hands-on work.  The past present and future of these important technical devices will be examined.  Students will learn important safety rules and also the varied manufacturing and construction processes that go into developing an actual robot.  They will also learn the many components and major systems that robots utilize.  Students will ultimately design, build and operate robots in class.  Trouble-shooting and redevelopment of the robot will also be stressed and adapted into the classroom setting.  A team atmosphere will be prevalent throughout the entire year as it is hoped that the students will enter and compete in robotic contests.  This class should prepare students for a variety of post high school technological fields.

 

The following requirements must be fulfilled by all students who wish to obtain credit for the course.

 

 

1.      Notebook – A notebook containing lab sheets, notes and other handouts is    required.

 

2.      Tests – Tests and quizzes will be given in accordance with the various units of study.  A final exam will also be given at the end of the year.

 

3.      Lab work – Lab work sheets are required to be filled out and turned in when applicable.  Since this is a hands-on based class, class participation is vital to a students’ success.

 

4.      Attendance – Regular attendance and punctuality are expected.  Cutting is not permitted.  If you intentionally absent yourself from a class without a legitimate reason, you will not be entitled to make up any assignments or exams missed during the period.  Excessive illegal absence or cutting will result in parental notification and will have a negative impact on your grade.

 

5.      Participation in the daily maintenance of the work area.

 

6.      Safety – An examination pertaining to safe work habits and safety precautions in the lab must be satisfactorily completed before beginning work.

 

 

7.      Plagiarism Statement - Plagiarism is defined as presenting the thoughts, writings, and ideas of other people as you own.  Integrity of the academic process requires that credit be given where credit is due.  Accordingly, it is unethical to present as one’s own work, the ideas, representations, or words of another or to permit another to present one’s own work without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WILLIAM A SHINE

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT                   COURSE:  FURNITURE DESIGN       & CONSTRUCTION

 

 

This course will allow students who have completed the course in Personal Projects to

further their studies in the area of furniture design and construction.  It will provide students

with a further look into the use of tools, equipment and design processes when

constructing furniture.  Students will ultimately design and build their own detailed piece of

furniture.

 

The grade will be an average of the following components.

 

1.      Project Work:  Students will complete a minimum of one project per semester.  These will be graded on the basis of effort in design and execution.

 

2.      Design and Planning:  All projects will be accompanied by a design drawing or plan. These will be graded on effort and originality.

 

3.      Lab Regimen:  This includes equipment set-up procedures, lab maintenance and daily housekeeping.

 

4.      Safety Quiz:  All students must take and pass a safety procedures quiz, before they can operate power equipment.

 

Plagiarism Statement:

 

Plagiarism is defined as presenting the thoughts, writings, and ideas of other people as you own.  Integrity of the academic process requires that credit be given where credit is due.  Accordingly, it is unethical to present as one’s own work, the ideas, representations, or words of another or to permit another to present one’s own work without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources.

 

Attendance:

 

Regular attendance and punctuality are expected.  Cutting is not permitted.  If you intentionally absent yourself from a class without a legitimate reason you will not be entitled to make up any assignments or exams missed during that period.  Intentional absences are a clear message that you are not interested in doing your best.  Excessive illegal absence or any cutting will result in parental notification and will impact 50% of the grade.

 

 

 

WILLIAM A SHINE

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT            COURSE:  Architectural Drawing                          Advanced

 

This class is a study in advanced architectural drafting and design.  The student will have an opportunity to continue their study in the area of architecture.  The student will be introduced to CAD Chief Architectural 10.0 software, keep and develop a hand sketching book, and learn model making in group activities.  They will be involved in more advanced design problems, learn terrain design, and produce high level renderings of their work.  They will use advanced lighting and color in their presentations.

 

The following requirements must be fulfilled by all students who wish to obtain credit for the course.

 

1.      Paper due:                 A working sketching book with various assignments.

2.      Work Required:         4 major projects and a group model making project.

3.      Text Material: Student notebook/class notes.

 

Textbooks:

 

Elements of Mechanical Drawing,

Yascon, Delmar Publishers, Albany, New York 1976

 

Basic Technical Drawing,

Spencer/Dygom, MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. New York

1980

 

Basic Technical Drawing Problems,

Spencer/Sygom, MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. New York

1980

 

Architecture-Drafting and Design,

Hepler and Wallach, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York 1965

 

 

4.      Test Materials:           Tests, quizzes, final exam.

5.      Grade Procedures:   Lab work                                80%

Notebook                   )

Research Paper        )           20%

Final Exam                 )       _____

                                                100%

 

6.      Make-Up Policy:        No exam or other make-up work will be allowed for unexcused                          absences.

7.      Required Materials:  Student Notebook

Portfolio

 

Attendance:             Regular attendance and punctuality are expected.  Cutting is not permitted.  If you intentionally absent yourself from a class without a legitimate reason you will not be entitled to make up any assignments or exams missed during that period.  Intentional absences are a clear message that you are not interested in doing your best.  Excessive illegal absence or any cutting will result in parental notification and will impact 50% of the grade.

 

 

Plagiarism Statement:

 

Plagiarism is defined as presenting the thoughts, writings, and ideas of other people as you own.  Integrity of the academic process requires that credit be given where credit is due.  Accordingly, it is unethical to present as one’s own work, the ideas, representations, or words of another or to permit another to present one’s own work without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WILLIAM A SHINE

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT            COURSE:  Architectural Drawing

                        

 

This class is a study in architectural drafting and design.  The student will learn the principles of good design and presentation working through various design problems, students find solutions that will help them to understand what good design is and what scale is, and what proportional drawings are.  The student will spend the majority of their time working with our CAD Chief Architectural 8.0 software.  This is a professional level drawing program.

 

The following requirements must be fulfilled by all students who wish to obtain credit for the course.

 

1.      Paper due:                 1 per semester or equivalent project.

2.      Work Required:         4 plates per quarter.

3.      Text Material: Student notebook/class notes

 

Textbooks:

 

Elements of Mechanical Drawing,

Yascon, Delmar Publishers, Albany, New York 1976

 

Basic Technical Drawing,

Spencer/Dygom, MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. New York

1980

 

Basic Technical Drawing Problems,

Spencer/Dygom, MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. New York

1980

 

Architecture-Drafting and Design,

Hepler and Wallach, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York 1965

 

 

4.      Test Materials:           Tests, quizzes, final exam.

5.      Grade Procedures:   Lab work                                80%

Notebook                   )

Research Paper        )           20%

Final Exam                 )       _____

                                                100%

 

6.      Make-Up Policy:        No exam or other make-up work will be allowed for unexcused                          absences.

7.      Required Materials:  Student Notebook

Portfolio

 

Attendance:             Regular attendance and punctuality are expected.  Cutting is not permitted.  If you intentionally absent yourself from a class without a legitimate reason you will not be entitled to make up any assignments or exams missed during that period.  Intentional absences are a clear message that you are not interested in doing your best.  Excessive illegal absence or any cutting will result in parental notification and will impact 50% of the grade.

 

 

Plagiarism Statement:

 

Plagiarism is defined as presenting the thoughts, writings, and ideas of other people as you own.  Integrity of the academic process requires that credit be given where credit is due.  Accordingly, it is unethical to present as one’s own work, the ideas, representations, or words of another or to permit another to present one’s own work without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

COURSE EXPECTATION SHEET

 

 

BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY  DEPARTMENT           Course: Video Communications

 

Course Description: This class is designed to provide an in-depth study in the field of Video Communications and is geared towards students with an interest in video production, basic filming, editing and production. An offering like this would tie in material from many areas of our school and community. This class will be a half-year, and can be used to satisfy the computer application requirement.

 

Learning Objectives:

1.     Utilization of many techniques such as: filming, editing, and production.

2.     Students will be able to film raw footage and go through the complete production process.

3.     Students will be able to turn in a polished and finished video piece at the completion if this course.

4.     The techniques learned will be used to form the beginnings of school wide communication utilizing a television news format.

5.     Through the various assignments, this class will lend itself to a large amount of inter-disciplinary exposure.

 

Expectations:

1.     Treat yourself, myself and fellow classmates with RESPECT!

2.     Be on time!

3.     Be prepared!

4.     Complete all assignments and try your best!

5.     Respect the computers!

 

In my class, students will demonstrate qualities essential for success in the business/technology world: punctuality, reliability, cooperation, teamwork, listening skills, ability to follow oral and written directions, and respect for others.

 

 

Makeups:

 The student is responsible for making up work missed when absent or excused and the student should make personal arrangements to meet with the teacher before or after school, or at a mutually convenient time.

 

Grading:

  1. Tests = 40%  
  2. Projects/ Assignments = 30% 
  3.  Participation = 30%

 

Attendance:

Regular attendance and punctuality are expected. Cutting is not permitted. Intentional absences are a clear message that you are not interested in doing your best. Excessive illegal absence or any cutting will result in parental notification and will have a negative impact on how your class participation will be factored into your quarter and final grades.

 

Plagiarism Statement

Plagiarism is defined as presenting the thoughts, writings, and ideas of other people as your own.  Integrity of the academic process requires that credit be given where credit is due. Accordingly, it is unethical to present as one's own work, the ideas, representations, or words of another or to permit another to present one's own work without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources.