Beyond Basic Computing

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Beyond Basic Computing

Clatsop Community College

Summer 2011


Jane Francis


1

Welcome



Congratulations!

You’re tackling technology.


Help me understand what you want
to learn/do.


The college requires full payment by
the second class session.



2

Introduction: Jane Francis


Originally an elementary school music teacher


Taught remedial Adult Education for 5 years


Worked in Information Systems department at
Hewlett
-
Packard for 18 years


Have over 25 years of experience with
computers


Am owner/operator of
Personal Computer
Training



3

Classmates: Your Name


Why you signed up for this class


What you want to be able to do by the end of
the class.


If you have a computer at home, what kind is it?


Old
Laptop

with Windows XP


New
Desktop

with Windows 7


If you don’t have a computer at home, where
do you plan to practice between classes?


Library


Friend’s house



4

How we’ll operate


Please, no food or drink near the computers.


Short break after an hour. Restrooms located…


Don’t be afraid to ask me to repeat something
if you don’t understand it.


We learn by doing.


Help your neighbor.


5

Homework???!!


You can download class materials (including this
PowerPoint presentation) from my web site.


Homework assignments.

6

Transfer Folder from

K: drive to “Documents”


Fac
-
stu
-
share (K:)


Beyond Basic


Expand the folders in the left
-
hand

navigation pane.

7

A quick survey

surveymonkey.com/s/
KCLVNW6

8

You already know how to…


Use Windows Explorer to organize folders and files.

9

You already know how to…


Edit Basic Text


Delete (using Backspace

or Delete)


Navigate (using Arrow keys or mouse)


Select (highlight) text


Copy
and Paste, Cut and
Paste

10

You already know how to…


Browse the web

11

You already know how to…


Use basic e
-
mail


Read mail


Compose mail


Reply, Reply All, Forward


Add an attachment, download an attachment

12

Session 1


Microsoft Office 2010


Use of the “ribbon”


What do various editions include?


Word 2010


Editing


Selecting


Highlighting


Styles


Headers
and Footers

13

Session 2


Windows 7 Operating System


Excel 2010


Formatting
cells


Simple formulas


S
imple charts


I
mporting
data

14

Session 3


PowerPoint 2010


Slide Master


Resizing objects


Inserting graphics


Custom Animation

15

Session 4


Photo Management


Editing


Tagging


Face Recognition


Sharing on the Web


16

Session 5


Student Presentations


What else?

17

Pop Quiz


Question 1 of 2

18

1.
Wired Mouse

2.
Wireless Mouse

3.
Trackball


What is pictured here?

Pop Quiz


Question 2 of 2

1.
Desktop Computer

2.
Laptop

3.
Netbook

19

What is pictured here?

Storage
-

Volatile

20

Like short
-
term memory

RAM


R
andom

A
ccess

M
emory

Storage


Non
-
Volatile

21

Disk Drive


Stores data for
future use, just
like a cabinet
with folders and
files

Storage


Thumb Drives

22

3/8



thick

2
” long

3/4” wide

4 Gigabytes:

The complete works of
Shakespeare can be
stored 200 times.

Storage


CDs & DVDs

23

0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
CD
(.7 GB
or 700 MB)
DVD
(4.7 GB)
DVD DL
(8.56 GB)
G
i

g a b y t e s

(Double Layer)

Storage


Cloud

24
















Hardware and Software


I can touch hardware. It’s a physical object.


Circuit Board


Keyboard


Disk Drive


Monitor


I cannot touch software. It’s electronic signals.


A program to track business contacts


A utility to guard against viruses


Viruses



25

Software


Operating System


Microsoft (Operating Systems: XP, Vista, Win7)


Apple (OS X, Snow Leopard)


Applications


Microsoft (Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


OpenOffice (Writer, Calc, Impress)
FREE


Adobe (Adobe Reader, Photoshop, Illustrator)

26

Software (continued)


Utilities


Virus Detection


Disk cleanup


Performance monitors


Backup Programs


File Management




27

Types of Input


Keyboard


Camera’s Memory Card


Video
-
camera


USB (Universal Serial Bus) connection to
external storage devices


Thumb drives (aka “Jump Drives” or “Memory
Sticks”)


External Hard Drive (about the size of a whiskey
flask)




28

Types of Output

29

Pop Quiz


Question 1 of 5

30

1.
DVD DL

2.
DVD

3.
CD


What type of disk
holds the most data?

Pop Quiz


Question 2 of 5

1.
Rare And Memorable

2.
Radial Access Machine

3.
Random Access Memory

31

RAM

stands for

Pop Quiz


Question 3 of 5

1.
Mouse

2.
Flat Panel Monitor

3.
Cable

4.
Accounting Program

32

Which is an example of
software
?

Pop Quiz


Question 4 of 5

1.
A printed financial report

2.
A movie on a DVD

3.
A CD of rock music

33

Which is a
hardcopy
?

Pop Quiz


Question 5 of 5

1.
Hard Drive

2.
Thumb Drive

3.
CD

4.
DVD

5.
All of the above

34

We can store data
for future use if
we save it on a: