Discover how to create web applications, how they communicate with web browsers to prevent errors, and how to improve application software with Switched-On Schoolhouse Software Development Tools. Available on CD-ROM, this six-unit CTE course uses vivid graphics, videos clips, audio files, animation, and learning games to liven up lessons and clarify concepts.
Help students apply practical tools to software development with this CTE elective for grades 9-12. Throughout this six-unit course, students learn how applications are created in commonly used software development tools, discover how web applications communicate with web browsers to prevent errors, and learn various testing strategies to improve the quality of application software.
Students also put their newfound knowledge into practice by designing a software application that showcases creative design choices, effective information management and organization, and knowledge of hardware and software architecture. Additional lesson content includes software development environments, prototyping techniques, language specific tools, and quality assurance of software products.
New for Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014:
Save projects to your computer and upload to the SOS database when finished
See a list of reusable custom assignments while creating new custom assignments
Create recurring events or activities once using the school or student calendar
Allow students to enter their own activities into the Activities Log
Simplified assignment of alternate or supplemental assignments
Ability to export Lesson Plan Report to PDF, .doc, .rtf, .xls, .xlsx, or .csv
New SOS Student Reports: Daily Work Report and a Past Due Report covering selected date ranges
New teacher reports that display the percentage complete for each course and units assigned and a Daily Homework Report showing assignments due that day
Updated user interface, audible notifications for new messages, and more!