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Introductory Course: The I.T Factor

This course prepares students with the technical skills required to support networks and network users.

Age Group

11 - 14

Grade Level: 

Middle School

Total Hours

10 hours

Course Modules

• What Is The Internet And How It Works • Online Safety • Phish in the sea? • Digital Footprint • Privacy • Components (Hardware, Software, and Data) • Cyberspace • Web Development • Data Scientist • Artificial Intelligence • Future Jobs

Learning Outcomes

• Understand the concept and functioning of the internet. • Learn about online safety measures and how to protect oneself in cyberspace. • Identify and avoid phishing attacks, and know what to do if targeted. • Recognize the importance of managing and protecting one's digital footprint. • Explore privacy protection mechanisms and strategies for safeguarding personal data online. • Gain knowledge about different career opportunities in web development, data science, artificial intelligence, and future jobs related to computer science.

Course Elements

• Quizzes • Video Quests • Video Scenarios • Hands-on Activities • Downloadables • Videos

Course Overview

The Information Technology cluster focuses on the design, implementation, and management of linked systems of computers, peripherals, and associated software

This course includes:

4 Quizzes
5 Video Quests
4 Video Scenarios
5 Hands-on Activities
3 Downloadables

Related careers:

Web Developer
Data Scientist

Skills you will gain:

Thinking skills
Cognitive skills
Observation skills

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Client Reviews

My daughter absolutely loved the I.T Factor course! She learned so much about online safety and protecting her digital footprint. The handson activities were especially engaging and helped reinforce the concepts taught in the course. Highly recommend it! Sarah H.

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