Electronics 1-2 Course Syllabus

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ELECTRONICS 1-2 Syllabus for 2015-2016
Welcome to Electronics 1-2! This year long class will count for your graduation credits as math, non -lab science, or
CTE credit. You will spend class time in self-paced labs and projects as well as online curricula, traditional
classroom lectures and demonstrations. You will learn basic electronic direct current (DC) theory that includes
resistance, voltage, current, and power, lab safety, soldering techniques, and build several electronic projects. The
goal for this course is to prepare you to achieve the International Society of Ce rtified Electronic Technicians
(ISCET) DC Electronics Certification. School Internet policy is strictly enforced!
WA State Learning Standards: Common Core English Language Arts, Mathematics and 21st Century skills:
We will be incorporating the WA State Common Core English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards and
the 21 st Century Employability Skills. Common Core is a real-world approach to learning and teaching that
describe/define the knowledge and skills in the areas of English language arts and mathematics that students will need
throughout their K-12 education careers so they graduate high school able to succeed in careers and college, whatever their
choice of college or career. The standards require a practical, real-life application of knowledge that prepares Washington
students for success in college, work and life. 21 st Century skills and/or Employability skills are the non-technical skills
and knowledge necessary for effective participation in the workforce. They can include skills such as commitment to
quality, work habits, communication, citizenship, and attendance/punctuality. They are also sometimes referred to as
generic skills and soft skills. Standards are obtained from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
website.
Lab fees for each semester are $40.00 and cover the cost of the electronic kits. Financial hardship will not prevent
a student from being able to participate (please come and talk to me as soon as possible).
This is a "TechPrep" course! This course qualifies for college credit with local community or technical colleges in
the area. The student must pass the class with a B or better. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact
me.
My room has video surveillance cameras installed in an effort to deter theft. The room is monitored twenty four
hours, seven days a week throughout the school year.
How to contact Mr. Medina
Classroom location ……………………….. Room 349
Email ………………………………………[email protected]
Telephone …………………………………. 253 804-5154 ext. 3490 (work)
Time available ……………………………Before school, after school, by appointment
Class rules:
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Be present, be on time, and be ready to work. A student is considered tardy if he/she arrives up to 10 minutes late. If
the student is more than 10 minutes late, they will be marked as an un-excused absence. More than twelve absences
(excused or un-excused) may result in a non-passing grade. If a student's absence is un-excused the student does not
have the right to make up missed work.
The ARHS dress code is observed. All electronic devises (portable CD players, etc.) are prohibited during lectures
and labs. Cell phones are not allowed during classroom periods. Repeated requests to put them away will result in
confiscation.
Foul language or harassing behaviors will not be tolerated. NO BAR TALK!
Follow all safety rules and procedures. Unsafe behaviors will result in a student's removal from the classroom.
This classroom is a DRUG FREE ZONE! Practice professional behaviors.
Cheating is not tolerated and will be acted upon in accordance with the ARHS Cheating prevention policy. All
policies and procedures listed in the student handbook will be followed.
Class Expectations:
I have high expectations of my students and want to provide a quality-learning environment. If your conduct is not
appropriate the following policy will be applied:
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Warning
15 minute detention
30 minute detention
Parental conference
Immediate removal
Guests in the Classroom:
Any time we have a guest in our classroom I expect you to treat that person with respect. This would include
substitute teachers, parents, guest speakers, administrators, or any other guest that might spend time in our room. This is a
time to show others that positive things are happening in our classroom and in public schools. Any behavior problems that
occur while a guest is in the room will result in a minimum of one after school detention and a call home to parents.
Grade policy:
Grades at the quarter are only a progress report; they are not averaged to achieve the semester grade. Points are
assigned for the following standards:
1. Safety Practices
2. Electronics circuits
3. Electronic Devices
4. Math and Problem Solving
5. Tools and Technology
6. Practice Work
7. Final
Grade scale:
92.51%-100% = A
89.51%- 92.5% = A-
86.51%-89.5% = B+
82.51%-86.5 % = B
79.51% - 82.5% = B-
76.51%-79.5% = C+
72.51%-76.5% = C
69.51% - 72.5% = C-
65.51%-69.5% = D+
59.51%-65.5% = D
Below 59.5% = F
Class materials required every day:
1. Pencils
2. Notebook and paper
3. Scientific Calculator
I am thrilled to have you in my classroom and look forward to being your teacher. I am here to help you learn, but the
learning is up to you. Feel, free to contact me with any question or concerns you or your parents/guardians might have.
Sincerely, Mr. Medina.
Technology Instructor, Auburn Riverside High School.
ELECTRONICS 1-2 Syllabus for 2015-2016
Acknowledgement Form
Hello I’m Mr. Medina and I am thrilled to have your child in my classroom and I look forward to being
their teacher. In an effort to save paper, I’m only requiring the Syllabus acknowledgement form. Please review
the information below and return this form back with the requested information.
Please take a moment and go to the following website: http://www.auburn.wednet.edu/Page/2181 and select the
Electronics 1-2 2015-2016 syllabus. Please take a moment and review the document with your child. I have
covered this document in depth with the class and your child should be fairly familiar with the content. Please
don’t hesitate to contact me if you any further questions.
I can be reached at:
Classroom location ……………………….. Room 349
Email ………………………………………[email protected]
Telephone …………………………………. 253 804-5154 ext. 3490 (work)
Time available ……………………………Before school, after school, by appointment
Thank you for taking the time to review this syllabus information on-line with your child. Sharing and
understanding this vital information and guidelines is crucial for student success. Please print and sign the form
below acknowledging that you understand and agree with the information provided above.
Please return this form. It will be kept on file.
I understand and agree with the information described above.
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