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Standards Framework

for Indiana Principles of Computing Standards


Standards in this Framework

Standard Description
7183.D1.1 Discuss different aspects of the nature of information from a human and mechanical standpoint.
7183.D1.2 Demonstrate awareness of the history of computing.
7183.D1.3 Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer hardware basics and the ability to use the available productivity software.
7183.D1.4 Demonstrate a knowledge of Software, different categories, and how it is developed.
7183.D1.5 Understand cloud computing, virtualization, and the Internet
7183.D1.6 Discuss the basic use of data visualization, statistics, and reporting within an organization.
7183.D1.7 Discuss the concepts of logical and physical data storage as they apply locally and in the cloud, including the use of database structures and storage area network technology.
7183.D1.8 Explain the fundamental concepts of an information system, including the life cycle, components, and flow of information within an organization.
7183.D1.9 Summarize how informatics can support the organization, including general management, operations, human resources, and financial management.
7183.D1.10 Discuss the importance of security within informatics, including its application in various aspects of the computing disciplines.
7183.D1.11 Discuss the importance of ethics, bias, and effective dissemination of technological knowledge.
7183.D2.1 Identify the standard documentation tools of displaying algorithms such as pseudocode, flowchart symbols and UML.
7183.D2.2 Apply basic logical structures, file handling, matrices, and arrays to program algorithms.
7183.D2.3 Apply truth tables, Boolean logic, control structures, relational and logical operators to program algorithms.
7183.D2.4 Use set theory and logic gate theory to develop program algorithms.
7183.D2.5 Document and express code and algorithms in an easily understandable manner using tools such as data flow diagrams, flowcharts, use case diagrams, activity diagrams, and state tables.
7183.D2.6 Develop a simple program and/or script using a compiled, object-oriented scripting language like Python.
7183.D2.7 Compare key techniques to visually represent data such as graphs, charts and tables.
7183.D2.8 Create applications that interact with users, demonstrating proper formatting of data.
7183.D2.9 Apply base numbering systems techniques to convert numeric data to any base numbering format, including binary, decimal, and hexadecimal.
7183.D2.10 Identify the uses of various programming and scripting languages in computer systems.
7183.D2.11 Compare and Contrast software development methodologies as it pertains to software development and problem solving.
7183.D2.12 Discuss the concepts and justifications for using secure design techniques.
7183.D2.13 Demonstrate secure code by means of data validation.
7183.D2.14 Describe the different methods for encoding data such as BCD, 1’s complement, 2’s complement, ASCII, and Unicode.
7183.D2.15 Describe the components of a computer architecture.
7183.D2.16 Understand and implement the fundamentals of Integrated Development Environment (IDE).
7183.D2.17 Successfully identify and debug errors in applications produced by themselves or others.
7183.D2.18 Use puzzles and games to enhance problem-solving skills.
7183.D2.19 Apply critical thinking and problem-solving methodologies.
7183.D2.20 Show the ability to delegate tasks into user defined procedures for the purpose of efficiency.