TEJ4M Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Technology
University / College Prep.
Ministry of Education Course Title: Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 12, University/College Preparation
Course Code: TEJ4M
Grade Level: 12
Prerequisite: Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
Department: Technological Education
This course extends students’ understanding of computer systems and computer interfacing with external devices. Students will assemble computer systems by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software, and will learn more about fundamental concepts of electronics, robotics, programming, and networks. Students will examine related environmental and societal issues, and will explore postsecondary pathways leading to careers in computer technology.
Total Time: 110 hours
Unit 1 Computer Technology Fundamentals
A1. demonstrate an understanding of internal buses and storage devices, and of advances in computer technology;
A2. demonstrate an understanding of system optimization and of permissions, attributes, firmware, and communication standards used in computer systems;
A3. demonstrate an understanding of devices and electronic circuits in interfaces and control systems;
A4. demonstrate an understanding of network addressing and routing;
A5. demonstrate an understanding of computer logic circuits and the representation, manipulation, and transmission of data by computers.
Unit 2 Computer Technology Skills
B1. build computer systems and connection media to meet specific requirements, using appropriate procedures, tools, and equipment;
B2. maintain and troubleshoot a variety of computer hardware and software;
B3. design, build, test, and troubleshoot interfaces and other circuits that meet specific design requirements;
B4. design, build, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot networks, and set up various network services for users;
B5. demonstrate an understanding of programming concepts, and create programs that interact with external devices.
Unit 3 Technology, The Environment, and Society
C1. analyse environmental issues related to the widespread use of computers and associated technologies, and apply strategies to reduce environmental harm from computer use;
C2. analyse societal issues related to the widespread use of computers and associated technologies.
Unit 4 Professional Practice and Career Opportunities
D1. explain the importance of safety standards and practices, and use appropriate techniques to avoid health and safety problems;
D2. describe ethical and security issues related to the use of computers and related technology;
D3. assess career opportunities related to computer technology and electronics, and explain the importance of postsecondary education and lifelong learning in the computer technology industry