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Week One Homework

 
 
WEEK ONE
Week One Assignment ---A
Read over ALL the information on this site. Pay particular attention to the Handouts and Assignments...after you've done this send me your weekly "check-in" email message (*See Ongoing Assignments #1) ...then do the following additional assignments for this week:
Week One Assignment---B
Computer Education Survey 2009

Directions: Please use NOTEPAD or MICROSOFT WORD or similar program to create a document that provides the following information:
1) Your name
2) List computer classes (include keyboarding) you have taken in the past and when they were taken (example: high school)
3) What kind of computer access do you have at home? (type of system, Internet access, etc.)
4) List some goals you have for this class – things you want to learn during this school semester
5) Please PRINT this survey and submit it me at our next class meeting. Thanks!
Week One Assignment---C
Computer Concepts Assignment One (Vocabulary)
Directions – Using your Vocabulary HANDOUT  from this site and NOTEPAD  or MICROSOFT WORD or similar program, define each of the following terms…SAVE your document., then print it out and hand it in to me at our next class meeting. [HINT: If you complete 16 word definitions each day for 5 days you can complete this vocabulary assignment without much stress. Pacing yourself is important...and if you have the "know how" you can use "copy/paste" to get it done quicker.] If one or more of these terms is not defined in your handout...then you can go online to find the definition or use another source...do not leave any term undefined!

DATABASE
FIELD
ENTRY
SEARCH
ALIGNMENT
CURSOR
DESKTOP PUBLISHING
FONT
GRAPHIC
HIGHLIGHT/SELECT
INDENT
LANDSCAPE
PASTE
PORTRAIT
RETRIEVE
SAVE
SAVE AS
TEXT
WORD PROCESSING
WORD WRAP
WYSIWYG
MULTIMEDIA
BUTTONS
LINKS (also known as HYPERLINKS)
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY (AUP)
ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE
COMMERCIAL SOFTWARE
COPYRIGHT
FAIR USE AND MULTIMEDIA GUIDELINES
CPU
FIREWALL
FREEWARE
HACKER
HARDWARE
MONITOR
MOUSE
NETWORK
OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
PASSWORD
PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE
PUBLIC DOMAIN SOFTWARE
SECURITY
SERVER
SHAREWARE
SOFTWARE/APPLICATIONS
SOFTWARE LICENSE
STANDALONE COMPUTER
TROJAN HORSE
VIRUS
WORM
SPREADSHEET
POSTAL SERVICE
INTERNET
INTRANET
FACSIMILE
ATTACHMENT
BLOG
BOOLEAN OPERATORS
BROWSER
E-MAIL
COOKIES
HOST
HYPERLINK
KEYWORD
LINKS
MODEM
NEWSGROUP
SEARCH ENGINE
UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL)
USER NAME
WiFi
WIKI
WILDCARD
WORLD WIDE WEB (WWW)
ACTIVE WINDOW
INACTIVE WINDOW(S)
MAXIMIZE
MINIMIZE
CLOSE or EXIT

Week One Assignment --- D

Be prepared to demonstrate a proper boot up and power down during our next class meeting.

*Okay now, go email me!

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