Week 03


I. PRELIMINARY INFORMATION:


A. CLASS: PC Technology

B. TITLE OF UNIT: A+

C. TITLE OF LESSON: Motherboards

D. COMPETENCIES ADDRESSED: None

E. DATE & TIME:         

F. WEEK OF INSTRUCTION: 3

G. INSTRUCTOR: R Dorsey





II. OBJECTIVES :


The objective of this week’s lesson is to introduce the students to the internal components of the computer starting with the motherboard.


III. TEACHING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES:


Lecture

Slide Show


IV. RESOURCES REQUIRED:




V. INTRODUCTION:


Safety precautions around electronic components (both for the equipment and the person) are introduced and stressed throughout the course but are highly emphasized to force the students to remember that safety is job one. The rest of the week is an introduction to the inner workings of the computer.



VI. CONTENT :


ESD and Shock Hazard

Technician tool pouches

Review of CPUs

Memory Sticks - old and new

Motherboard form factors

Installing motherboards

Review Chapter 2

Begin troubleshooting methodology

Begin rebuild of carcasses and parts in shop area.



VII. SUMMARY:


Hands on approach to safety. Introduction to the inside guts of the computer.





VIII. ASSIGNMENTS :


Chapter2


IX. LESSON/COURSE EVALUATION: