Computer Technology

Enhancing students' computer literacy, developing critical 21st century skills for college and life.
  • The only constant in computer technology is change.
  • Curriculum is continually evaluated and updated to match student interest and software trends.

Curriculum

  • A range of courses use technology in different ways.
  • C++ and Web Design develop programming skills.
  • Accounting, Google Docs, and Personal Business build life skills.

Programming Skills

  • C++ introduces students to design, code, document, test and debug computer programs (Math credit).
  • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop explores the uses of Photoshop as a creative tool for image editing, commercial design and use as a painting program (Fine Arts credit).
  • Web Design teaches students to create and maintain a website, master hyperlinks, tables, frame styles and web management.
  • Application Development for iPad and iPhone

Life Skills

  • Accounting is an introduction to the terminology, principles and understanding of Accounting.
  • Google Docs focuses on the next great technologies. It enables students to learn some of the newer technologies that are available and becoming part of everyday lives.
  • Personal Business develops students’ computer skills and awareness for planning their personal financial future.

Technology Resources

  • Saint Viator is a wireless campus
  • Two computer labs and one wireless lab
  • Wireless lab outfitted with 32 laptop computers
  • Three instructional labs are devoted to software courses
  • Computers in science labs
  • Computers in the Academic Commons
  • All classrooms have SMART Boards