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Praxis Business Education: Programming and Design - Chapter Summary
Make use of these user-friendly video lessons to prepare for the Praxis Business Education: Content Knowledge exam. Gain some introductory programming experience with this chapter's help. The following essential programming and design elements are included in this chapter's lessons:
- Web design
- Programming introduction for beginning programmers
- Elements of programming
- Procedural programming vs. object-oriented programming
After you take the quiz at the end of each lesson, you'll know if you've mastered the content. You can then decide if you should review further.
Praxis Business Education: Programming and Design Objectives
The information technology portion of your exam constitutes about 15% of the questions, or approximately 18 of the 120 test questions. The Praxis addresses the following topics:
- Information technology concepts and operations: software, hardware, operating environment, networking, security and file management
- People-centered factors: workflow, physical design/layout and ergonomics
- Technology tools: communication, research, problem-solving and decision-making with applications
You can expect the applications questions about technology tools to include topics such as programming, Web design, word processing, spreadsheet, multimedia, database, collaborative software and desktop publishing. This chapter can help you organize for the programming and design questions. Check our list of additional lessons to prepare for the entire information technology portion of the test.
Web design is the creation and visual design of documents displayed on the World Wide Web. It is important to create engaging and visually appealing websites to attract and retain customers. Many factors must be considered when designing a website. This video will explore the steps in Web design and the programming languages needed to create a dynamic and interactive website.
2. What Is Programming? - Definition & Introduction for Beginning Programmers
This lesson will give a quick but thorough overview of what programming is, what we need to know to program, and the contents of our programming toolbox.
3. 5 Basic Elements Of Programming
There are five basic programming elements, or operations: input, output, arithmetic, conditional, and looping. Every program uses at least two of these. This lesson will describe each one to you and show you examples in simple code.
4. Object-Oriented Programming vs. Procedural Programming
There are several alternative approaches to the programming process. Two of the most important approaches are procedural programming and object-oriented programming. Learn about the differences between these two approaches in this video lesson.
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Other chapters within the Praxis Business Education - Content Knowledge (5101): Practice & Study Guide course
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- Praxis Business: Personal Finance
- Praxis Business: Business Finance
- Praxis Business: Foundations of Communication
- Praxis Business: Written & Oral Communication
- Praxis Business: Employment Communication & Career Research
- Praxis Business: Economic Allocation of Resources
- Praxis Business: Economic Systems & Market Structures
- Praxis Business: Role of the Government in Economics
- Praxis Business: Economic Indicators of Growth
- Praxis Business: Entrepreneurship
- Praxis Business: Information Technology Operations and Concepts
- Praxis Business: Technology Tools
- Praxis Business: Computer Applications
- Praxis Business: Foundations of International Business
- Praxis Business: International Business Environment
- Praxis Business: Contract Law
- Praxis Business: Consumer & Computer Law
- Praxis Business: US Court System
- Praxis Business: Marketing
- Praxis Business: Management
- Praxis: Professional Business Education
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