Curriculum

Electives

Software Development Tools

Offered to Grades 11-12
0.5 Credit (Semester or Summer Term)

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Help your students apply practical tools to software development with this six-unit course for grades 11-12. Throughout this CTE elective, 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 in this online course includes software development environments, prototyping techniques, language specific tools, and quality assurance of software products.