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Topic: Operating systems 

Business Education

 Standard 23.  Knows the characteristics and uses of operating systems, environments, and utilities
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows the different types of operating systems (e.g., multiuser, multitasking, single user)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows multiuser systems
     2.Knows multitasking systems
     3.Knows single user systems
   Benchmark 2.Knows operating systems, environments, and utilities appropriate to specific hardware and software
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows operating systems appropriate to specific hardware
     2.Knows operating systems appropriate to specific software
     3.Knows environments appropriate to specific hardware
     4.Knows environments appropriate to specific software
     5.Knows utilities appropriate to specific hardware
     6.Knows utilities appropriate to specific software
   Benchmark 3.Researches emerging operating systems
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows about emerging operating systems
   Benchmark 4.Knows how to organize and maintain directories and files using various operating systems
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Organizes directories using various operating systems
     2.Organizes files using various operating systems
     3.Maintains directories using various operating systems
     4.Maintains files using various operating systems
   Benchmark 5.Knows how to integrate applications and files from different operating systems (e.g., Apple OS files to MS-DOS files) to produce business quality products and documents
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how to integrate applications and files from different operating systems to produce business quality products
     2.Knows how to integrate applications and files from different operating systems to produce business quality documents
     3.Knows how to integrate Apple OS files to MS-DOS files
   Benchmark 6.Knows operating system commands
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows commands to use operating system
   Benchmark 7.Knows how to import, export, and merge data in different formats (e.g., text, graphics)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how to import text data in different formats
     2.Knows how to export text data in different formats
     3.Knows how to merge text data in different formats
     4.Knows how to import graphics data in different formats
     5.Knows how to export graphics data in different formats
     6.Knows how to merge graphics data in different formats
   Benchmark 8.Knows how different operating systems rate in terms of ease of uses and functionality
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how different operating systems rate in terms of ease of uses
     2.Knows how different operating systems rate in terms of functionality