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Standards Framework

for Indiana Introduction to Computer Science


Standards in this Framework

Standard Description
4803.D1.1 Students create an understanding of computer science and explore how it impacts their everyday lives.
4803.D1.2 Create a definition of computer science and computational thinking.
4803.D1.3 Demonstrate awareness of the history of computing.
4803.D1.4 Investigate trends in computer science and their impact on society.
4803.D1.5 Summarize ethical issues within computer science.
4803.D2.1 Students connect the process of developing a computing artifact (ex. computer application, web application, operating system, artificial intelligence) with the skills needed during the development process to have a better understanding of what it takes to build a computing artifact.
4803.D2.2 Use the design process to iteratively develop a computing artifact.
4803.D2.3 Demonstrate competencies of programming constructs, including use of data types and variables, control structures (sequencing, looping, branching), and modularity (such as a function).
4803.D2.4 Understand how abstractions hide implementation details when used in everyday objects.
4803.D2.5 Use abstraction to manage program complexity (such as a function to create recallable code).
4803.D2.6 Formulate algorithms using programming structures to decompose a complex problem.
4803.D2.7 Assess a program by testing to verify correct behavior.
4803.D2.8 Construct a computing artifact that has a user interface.
4803.D2.9 Produce an artifact that includes rich media.
4803.D2.10 Illustrate knowledge of good programming practice including the use of conventional standards and comment.
4803.D3.1 Students describe the types of data and how it is created, stored, and used by computers.
4803.D3.2 Understand how computers represent data, including: text, sound, images, and numbers.
4803.D3.3 Create data visualizations, models, and simulations.
4803.D3.4 Evaluate data to better understand the world.
4803.D3.5 Explore the relationship between information and data.
4803.D4.1 Students analyze computer devices and other technologies to build an understanding of their impact on society and how to use them appropriately.
4803.D4.2 Demonstrate understanding of the hardware and operating systems of computers.
4803.D4.3 Discuss the ethical and appropriate use of computer devices.
4803.D4.4 Explore the fundamental principles and components of computer networking.
4803.D4.5 Examine the impact of the Internet on society.
4803.D4.6 Investigate the use of artificial intelligence by individuals and society.
4803.D4.7 Investigate innovations in computing, including robotics.
4803.D5.1 Students collaborate to complete various tasks.
4803.D5.2 Design a solution to a problem by working in a team.
4803.D5.3 Explore technologies that can be used to collaborate with others of various cultures and career fields.
4803.D5.4 Utilize a problem-solving approach to develop a solution using technology.
4803.D5.5 Analyze the work of peers and provide feedback.
4803.D5.6 Program a solution to a problem using pair programming or other methods.
4803.D6.1 Examine the dynamic between privacy and security.
4803.D6.2 Explain the privacy concerns related to the collection and generation of data through implicit and explicit processes.
4803.D6.3 Evaluate the social and emotional implications of privacy in the context of safety, law, and ethics.
4803.D6.4 Give examples to illustrate how sensitive data can be affected by malware and other attacks.
4803.D6.5 Recommend security measures to address various scenarios based on factors such as efficiency, feasibility, and ethical implications.
4803.D6.6 Discuss the laws surrounding intellectual property.
4803.D7.1 Students will investigate various careers within the field of computer science.
4803.D7.2 Identify computer science occupations and the roles and responsibilities of each.
4803.D7.3 Report job outlook, demand, and projected wages for computer science careers.
4803.D7.4 Explore the job opportunities that are available in computer science.
4803.D7.5 Investigate post-secondary training opportunities and industry certifications that are available.