MOAC_overview_presentation - Microsoft IT Academy in Georgia

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Microsoft IT Academy Program
Microsoft Learning
Deployment Team
Winter 2013
Agenda
1
What is MOAC?
2
What resources are included?
3
MOAC Features
4
How to access & MOAC resources
What is “MOAC”?
• MOAC is an acronym that stands for
– Microsoft Official Academic Curriculum
• Published by Wiley for Microsoft
• MOAC provides everything academic
instructors need to plan, prepare, and conduct
hands-on classes with a goal of certification
for students
What resources are included?
• MOS Resources:
– Instructor’s Guide
– Student e- Textbooks (found on the Member site)
– Teacher PowerPoint presentations –with lecture notes
– Test Banks
• MTA Resources
– Instructor’s Guide
– Classroom Setup Guide
– Test Banks
– Teacher PowerPoint presentation-with lecture notes
– Student e-Textbooks (found on the Member Site)
-> Instructor Resources found on the Wiley.com site and Student e-Books found
on the IT Academy member site
MOS PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES
Lesson Skill Matrix
• At beginning of each lesson. Correlates each
software skill covered in the lesson to the
specific MOS exam objective domain
Real-World Business Case
Each lesson features a real-world Business case
scenario that places the software skills and
knowledge to be acquired in a real-world
setting.
Software Orientations
Provide an
overview of the
software features
students will be
working with in the
lesson.
Step-by-Step Instructions
• Concise and frequent Step-by-Step instructions
– teach students new features
– provide hands-on practice
• Give detailed instructions to help students learn
software skills.
• Show results and screen images to match what
students should see on their computer screens.
Illustrations
• Provide visual feedback as students work through
the exercises
• Reinforce key concepts
• Provide visual clues about the steps
• Allow students to check their progress
Button Images
When the text instructs a
student to click a particular
button, button images are
shown in the margin or in
the text.
Key Terms
• Important technical vocabulary is listed in the
Key Terms section
– When these terms are used later in the lesson,
they appear in bold italic type with yellow
highlighter and are defined.
• The Glossary contains all of the key terms and
their definitions.
Reader Aids
• Bottom Line: why this topic is
relevant
• Take Note: provides students
with helpful hints
• Another Way: shows alternate
ways to accomplish tasks
• Troubleshooting: points out
things to watch out for or avoid
Certification Ready
Found throughout the text to signal students
where a specific certification objective is
covered
Appendix: Matrix to Exam Objectives
MOAC
HOW TO ACCESS
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Microsoftitacademy.com
My Academy tab
Expanded Curriculum section
Expand What is MOAC? question
MOAC Student Files
Student File Download
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Microsoftitacademy.com
2
My Academy tab
3
Expanded Curriculum section
4
MOAC
Instructor
Resources
Expand What is MOAC? question
Scroll to “Step 2” and follow instructions to register, sign up and download
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Once on Wiley.com
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2
Click on text link
Follow instructions
Do NOT click registration
link on upper right
During the registration process
when asked to select a course,
all fields under “course
information” and “book
currently used for course” are
optional and can be left blank.
Teacher Files Download
Instructor PPT - Excel
Downloading and Using MOAC
RESOURCES
New! MOAC Quick Start Guide
Available on your state
share site or the ITA
Member Site under
Getting Started
MOAC – matrix for E-Learning
courses and modules
THANK YOU!

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