• Scratch/Visual Basic

    Course Overview:  This course introduces the student to event-driven object-oriented programming using Scratch Building Blocks and Microsoft Visual Basic.  It is an introductory course intended for students with little programming experience.  Students learn how to plan, code and debug basic applications as well as the principles of a well-designed graphical user interface.  The course includes writing a Visual Basic Code.


    Instructor:                  Mr. Thomas Kanger     (570) 668-1901

    Email                           tkanger@tamaqua.k12.pa.us  

    School                         www.tamaqua.k12.pa.us

    Course Info.                 www.course.com



    Where:  Room 107

    Method of Teaching: Lecture and discussion, using computer demonstrations


    Note: The student files used in the course will be copied to your W: Drive.  They can be found on the web at www.course.com.  Have your ID and Password to every class.


    Class Schedule:

    M-F 42 Minutes




    An Overview of Block Coding and Visual Basic


    Tutorials 1-10 for Visual Basic

    Lessons A, B and C under each area

    1 An Introduction to Visual Basic
    2 Designing Applications
    3 Using Variables and Constants
    4 The Selection Structure
    5 The Repetition Structure
    6 Sequential Access Files, Menus, and Reports
    7 Dialog Boxes and Error Trapping
    8 Random Access Files
    9 Database Access
    10 Variable Arrays


    Academic Integrity:

    All graded work, including homework assignments, is expected to be your own