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Technology In Action Material

Main objectives from the textbook are below. In addition to these pages, anything we discussed in class may be on the test.

Unit 1: Chapter 1

Demonstrate ability to use WebCT for submitting assignments, using discussion board, and sending email.

1.1 What does it mean to be “computer literate”?

1.2 How does being computer literate make you a savvy computer user and consumer?

Unit 2: Chapter 3

3.1 How can I communicate through the Internet with IM, Weblogs, podcasts, VoIP, Webcasts, wikis, e-mail, chat, newsgroups, and listservs?

3.3 What is e-commerce, and what e-commerce safeguards protect me when I’m online?

3.5 What is a Web browser?

3.6 What is a URL, and what are its parts?

3.7 How can I use hyperlinks and other tools to get around the Web?

3.8 How do I search the Internet using search engines and subject directories?

3.9 What are Boolean operators, and how do they help me search the Web more effectively?

3.10 How do I evaluate a Web site?

3.14 What is the origin of the Internet?

3.15 What will the Internet of the future look like?

  • Focus on understanding what Web 2.0 is

Unit 3: Chapter 4

Chapter 4 Learning Outcomes

4.1 What’s the difference between application software and system software? (p. 162)

4.2 What kinds of applications are included in productivity software I might use at home? (pp. 162–175)

4.3 What are the different types of multimedia software? (pp. 175–178)

4.7 What kinds of software do small and large businesses use? (pp. 182–187)

4.8 Where can I go for help when I have a problem with my software? (pp. 187–188)

4.9 How can I purchase software or get it for free? (pp. 188–191)

Word 2007 Skills

Office Fundamentals

  • Overview
    • Creating a new blank document
    • Entering text
    • Opening a Document
    • Closing a document
  • Creating and managing documents
    • Saving a document with a new name
    • Saving a document to a new folder
    • Saving a document in a new format
  • Formatting text
    • Applying bold, italic, and underline
    • Changing fonts
    • Changing font sizes
    • Changing font colors
  • Printing
    • Using print preview
    • Printing a document
    • Printing selected pages
  • Editing text
    • Using cut, copy, and paste
    • Undo and redo
    • Finding and replacing text
  • Other skills
    • Synonyms, Thesaurus, and Research tool
    • Checking spelling and grammar
    • Changing page orientation

Word Skills Part 1

  • Formatting documents
    • Adjusting margins
    • Changing paragraph spacing
    • Adding headers and footers
  • Inserting references using MLA format

Word Skills Part 2

  • Formatting documents
    • Using header and footer autoText
    • Inserting page breaks
    • Inserting page numbers
  • Creating tables
    • Creating a table
    • Entering data in a table
    • Sizing tables, columns, and rows
    • Inserting rows, columns, and cells
    • Deleting rows, columns, and cells
    • Changing text alignment in cells
    • Formatting a table
  • Creating graphics
    • Inserting clip art
    • Inserting an image from a file
    • Creating and modifying diagrams

Word Skills Part 3

  • Using "Help"
  • Navigating documents
  • Formatting paragraphs
    • Changing paragraph alignment
    • Changing indentations
  • Creating lists
    • Creating bulleted lists
    • Creating numbered lists
    • Creating outlined lists
    • Customizing bullets

Word Skills Part 4

These skills are not on Test 1. They will be covered later in semester

  • More on Tables
    • Adding simple formulas (e.g. SUM)
    • Inserting caption
  • More on Images
    • Inserting caption
    • Applying border
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Editing text
    • Using autoCorrect
    • Turning on/off autoCorrect
    • Inserting symbols
    • Inserting files
    • Creating and editing hyperlinks
    • Creating columns
  • Workgroup collaboration
    • Comparing documents
    • Merging documents
    • Creating comments
    • Modifying and deleting comments
  • Other Word features
    • Using Views
    • Using the Reading Layout
    • Applying highlights
    • Count the words in a document
    • Inserting and formatting date and time
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