Synopses & Reviews
Using the developmental approach to learning, Performing with Computer Applications, 3rd Edition offers a means of learning about computers, thinking critically, solving problems, communicating effectively, applying technology to task and working in teams. The book introduces word processing, Internet, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation concepts through sequential practice material. It is non-software specific so its exercises can be used with any software or operating system.
Previously entitled "Computer Applications for the New Millenium," this new book by renowned author Iris Blanc introduces word processing, Internet, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation concepts through sequential practice material. This book is non-software specific so its exercises can be used with any software or operating system.
About the Author
Iris Blanc is currently the Director of Virtual Enterprises, International, a New York City Department of Education program. Ms. Blanc has taught business education and computer applications at the high school and college levels for over thirty years. She was formerly the assistant principal/department chair of Business Education at Tottenville High School, a New York City public high school. Ms. Blanc conducts seminars, workshops, and short courses in applied learning strategies and methods of teaching and integrating technology at conferences nationwide.
Table of Contents
Unit 1: Orientation Lesson 1: Get Started Lesson 2: Use Settings, Displays, Help and File Management Unit 2: Word Processing Lesson 1: Create and Save Documents Lesson 2: Open and Edit Documents Lesson 3: Text Alignments, Enhancements, and Effects Lesson 4: Basic Document Formatting and Editing Lesson 5: Additional Document Formatting and Editing Lesson 6: Work with the Internet Lesson 7: Work with Multiple-Page Documents and Multiple Documents Lesson 8: Work with Columns, Tables, and Forms Lesson 9: Work with AutoText and Macros; Merge Unit 3: Desktop Publishing Lesson 1: Work with Objects, Lines, and Text Boxes Lesson 2: Work with Drawing Tools Lesson 3: Add Special Effects Unit 4: Spreadsheets Lesson 1: Create, Save, and Print a Worksheet Lesson 2: Use Formulas; Copy a Formula; Format and Enhance Worksheet Data Lesson 3: Use Functions, Additional Formatting, and Editing Lesson 4: Create and Edit Charts Lesson 5: Integrate Worksheets with Other Applications Unit 5: Database Lesson 1: Plan, Create, and Save a Database Lesson 2: Open, Edit, and Print a Database Lesson 3: Modify and Format a Database; Search and Sort a Database Lesson 4: Use Queries and Create Reports; Integrate Databases with Other Applications Unit 6: Presentations Lesson 1: Create, Save, and Print a Presentation Lesson 2: Enhance Slides; Work with Text and Objects Lesson 3: Work with Slide Shows; Integrate Presentations with Other Applications Unit 7: Web Sites Lesson 1: Work with Web Pages Lesson 2: Create and Enhance Web Sites Appendices: A: Microsoft Office Specialist Correlation B: Using the Mouse C: Toolbars, Menus, and Dialog Boxes E: Leading and Line Spacing Illustrations F: Spreadsheet/Worksheet Plans G: Database Planning Sheet H: Rubric for an Oral Report and PowerPoint Presentation I: Letter Styles