QUEENS - SATELLITE ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL
COURSE OUTLINE

Doug Aymong

 

Title: Visual Basic 5.0
Content: Computer programming using Microsoft's Visual Basic 5.0

 

Goals and Objectives:

Visual Basic is an advanced mathematics course designed for students who have taken Sequential Mathematics 2. Students will learn elements of computer programming using Microsoft's Visual Basic language while reviewing concepts learned in their Sequential Mathematics courses.

 

Topics:

A History of Programming
How Computers Work
The Visual Basic Integrated Development Environment
Variables and Constants
Controlling flow with Decision Structures (If...then statements)
Controlling flow with looping structures (Do´┐ŻLoop statements)

 

Materials:

Text: A Guide to programming in Microsoft Visual Basic -
Author: Beth Brown
Publisher: Lawrenceville Press

 

Alignment to Standards:

Students will describe and generalize basic functions and will create computer programs to explore geometry and carry out computations. Computer programming will be used as a vehicle to explore problem solving.

 

Assessments:

Students will be assessed using a variety of tools including programming projects, exams, quizzes, homework and self assessments.