Information Technology Cluster
CIMC supports instructors and programs in the Information Technology career cluster by providing a variety of instructional materials, ranging from career exploration to occupational preparation. Some of our related resources are featured below. Many others are available. To learn more, or to order any of these materials, contact our customer service department at 800.654.4502 or by e-mail, or use our online catalog.
Protecting Yourself in the Digital Age:
A User’s Guide to Protecting Yourself from Viruses, Worms, Hackers, and Data Loss
Protecting Yourself in the Digital Age was developed with experts in data management and computer security, and is appropriate for home computer users, risk maagement or IT professionals, network computer users, and anyone concerned about computer security. The curriculum includes a workbook, video, and CD-ROM.
Protecting Yourself in the Digital Age covers the Network Systems pathway in the Information Technology cluster.
We are offering a sample from the workbook and a preview of the video to download:
Workbook sample (PDF file, 522 KB)
Video preview (QuickTime movie, 14.6 MB)
Transcript of video preview (Word file, 26 KB)
Information Technology TLA
Information Technology is a 16-day Technology Learning Activity that introduces 6th through 8th grade students to the processes behind computers, networking, and the internet. Students learn how to format a hard drive, install an operating system, install hardware and software, and use a database.
Information Technology covers the Interactive Media pathway in the Information Technology cluster.
We are offering day 2 as a free sample to download:
Information Technology, Student Workbook (PDF file, 633 KB)
Online Competency Testing
Our Testing division offers online competency tests for several different careers in the Information Technology cluster.