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Objectives overview
Objectives Overview

See Page 1

for Detailed Objectives

Discovering Computers Fundamentals, 2012 Edition Chapter 1


Objectives overview1
Objectives Overview

See Page 1

for Detailed Objectives

Discovering Computers Fundamentals, 2012 Edition Chapter 1


A world of computers
A World of Computers

  • Computers are everywhere

Pages 2 - 3

Figure 1-1

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What is a computer
What Is a Computer?

  • A computer is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory

Information Processing Cycle

Pages 3 - 4

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What is a computer1
What Is a Computer?

  • Data that has been processed into a meaningful form

  • Raw, unorganized facts, in the form of text, graphics, audio, or video

Page 4

Figure 1-2

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The components of a computer
The Components of a Computer

  • A computer contains many electric, electronic, and mechanical components known as hardware

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The components of a computer1
The Components of a Computer

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Figure 1-3

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A(n) ____ is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

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Advantages and disadvantages of using computers
Advantages and Disadvantages control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.of Using Computers

Advantages of Using Computers

Disadvantages of Using Computers

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Advantages and disadvantages of using computers1
Advantages and Disadvantages control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.of Using Computers

  • Green computinginvolves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer

  • Strategies include:

    • Recycling

    • Regulating manufacturing processes

    • Extending the life of computers

    • Immediately donating or properly disposing of replaced computers

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Networks and the internet
Networks and the Internet control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • A network is a collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, via communications devices and transmission media

  • The Internet is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals

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Networks and the internet1
Networks and the Internet control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

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Figure 1-6

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Networks and the internet2
Networks and the Internet control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • People use the Internet for a variety of reasons:

Pages 8 - 9

Figure 1-7

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Networks and the internet3
Networks and the Internet control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • A social networking Web siteencourages members to share their interests, ideas, stories, photos, music, and videos with other registered users

    • Also called an online social network

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Computer software
Computer Software control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • Software, also called a program, tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them

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Figures 1-8 – 1-9

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Computer software1
Computer Software control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • Installing is the process of setting up software to work with the computer, printer, and other hardware

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Figure 1-10

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Computer software2
Computer Software control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • A programmer develops software or writes the instructions that direct the computer to process data into information

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Figure 1-11

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Categories of computers
Categories of Computers control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

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Personal computers
Personal Computers control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • A personal computercan perform all of its input, processing, output, and storage activities by itself

  • Two popular architectures are the PC and the Apple

    • Desktop computer

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Figures 1-13 - 1-14

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Mobile computers and mobile devices
Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

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Mobile computers and mobile devices1
Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

Pages 16 - 17

Figures 1-15 – 1-18

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Mobile computers and mobile devices2
Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

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Figures 1-19 – 1-20

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Game consoles
Game Consoles control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • A game consoleis a mobile computing device designed for single-player or multiplayer video games

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Figure 1-21

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Servers
Servers control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • A server controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on a network

    • Provides a centralized storage area for programs, data, and information

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Figure 1-22

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Mainframes
Mainframes control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • A mainframe is a large, expensive, powerful computer that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected users simultaneously

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Figure 1-23

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Supercomputers
Supercomputers control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • A supercomputer is the fastest, most powerful computer

    • Fastest supercomputers are capable of processing more than one quadrillion instructions in a single second

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Figure 1-24

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Embedded computers
Embedded Computers control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

  • An embedded computeris a special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product

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Embedded computers1
Embedded Computers control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.

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Figure 1-25

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Which of the following types of computers typically has the lowest number of simultaneously connected users?

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Examples of computer usage
Examples of Computer Usage lowest number of simultaneously connected users?

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Figures 1-26 – 1-28

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Examples of computer usage1
Examples of Computer Usage lowest number of simultaneously connected users?

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Which of the following types of users is the most likely to use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

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Computer applications in society
Computer Applications in Society use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

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Figures 1-31 – 1-34

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Computer applications in society1
Computer Applications in Society use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

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Basic info about your computer
Basic Info. about your Computer use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills


Basic info about your computer cont d
Basic Info. about your Computer cont’d use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

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Introduction to microsoft office 2010
Introduction to Microsoft Office 2010 use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

  • Microsoft Office 2010 is the newest version of Microsoft Office, offering features that provide users with better functionality and easier ways to work with the various files they create

    • Microsoft Word 2010

    • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

    • Microsoft Excel 2010

    • Microsoft Access 2010

    • Microsoft Outlook 2010

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Introduction to microsoft office 20101
Introduction to Microsoft Office 2010 use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

  • Microsoft Publisher 2010

  • Microsoft OneNote 2010

  • Microsoft InfoPath 2010

  • Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010

  • Microsoft Communicator

  • Microsoft Web Apps

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Microsoft office 2010 suites
Microsoft Office 2010 Suites use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

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Starting a program using the start menu
Starting a Program Using the Start Menu use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

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Maximizing a window
Maximizing a Window use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

  • Click the Maximize button next to the Close button on the window’s title bar to maximize the window

Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills


Displaying a different tab on the ribbon
Displaying a Different Tab on the Ribbon use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

  • Click a tab on the Ribbon to display it

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Minimizing displaying and restoring the ribbon
Minimizing, Displaying, and Restoring the Ribbon use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

  • Click the Minimize the Ribbon button on the Ribbon to minimize the Ribbon

  • Click Home on the Ribbon to display the Home tab

  • Click Home on the Ribbon to hide the groups again

  • Click the Expand the Ribbon button on the Ribbon to restore the Ribbon

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Minimizing displaying and restoring the ribbon1
Minimizing, Displaying, and Restoring the Ribbon use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

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Displaying and using a shortcut menu
Displaying and Using a Shortcut Menu use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

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Customizing the quick access toolbar
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

  • Click the Customize Quick Access Toolbar button to display the Customize Quick Access Toolbar menu

  • Click the command you wish to add to the Quick Access Toolbar

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Entering text in a document
Entering Text in a Document use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

  • With a blank document open in Microsoft Word, type the text you wish to add

  • Press the ENTER key to move the insertion point to the beginning of the next line

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Creating a folder
Creating a Folder use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

  • Connect the USB flash drive to an available USB port on the computer to open the AutoPlay window

  • Click the ‘Open folder to view files’ link in the AutoPlay window to open the USB flash drive window

  • Click the New folder button on the toolbar to display a new folder icon with the name, New folder, selected in a text box

  • Type the desired folder name, and then press the ENTER key

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Creating a folder1
Creating a Folder use computer-aided design software to design a floor plan?

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Expanding a folder scrolling through folder contents and collapsing a folder
Expanding a Folder, Scrolling through Folder Contents, and Collapsing a Folder

  • Double-click the desired folder to display its contents and display a black arrow to the left of the folder icon

  • Double-click the folder identifying your class to collapse the folder

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Expanding a folder scrolling through folder contents and collapsing a folder1
Expanding a Folder, Scrolling through Folder Contents, and Collapsing a Folder

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Switching from one program to another
Switching from One Program to Another Collapsing a Folder

  • Point to the program button on the taskbar to see a live preview of the window

  • Click the program button or the live preview to make the program associated with the program button the active window

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Saving a file in a folder
Saving a File in a Folder Collapsing a Folder

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Creating a new office document from the backstage view
Creating a New Office Document Collapsing a Folderfrom the Backstage View

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Closing an office file using the backstage view
Closing an Office File Using the Backstage View Collapsing a Folder

  • Click File on the Ribbon to open the Backstage view

  • Click Close in the Backstage view to close the open file without quitting the active program

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Opening a recent office file using the backstage view
Opening a Recent Office File Using the Backstage View Collapsing a Folder

  • Click File on the Ribbon to open the Backstage view

  • Click the Recent tab in the Backstage view to display the Recent gallery

  • Click the desired file name in the Recent gallery to open the file

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Opening a recent office file using the backstage view1
Opening a Recent Office File Using the Backstage View Collapsing a Folder

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Renaming a file
Renaming a File Collapsing a Folder

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Moving a file
Moving a File Collapsing a Folder

  • Navigate to the location of the file to be moved

  • Display the folder in the navigation pane to which you want to move the file

  • Drag the file from the right pane to the desired folder in the navigation pane

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Moving a file1
Moving a File Collapsing a Folder

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Deleting a file
Deleting a File Collapsing a Folder

  • Navigate to the location of the file to be deleted

  • Right-click the file to be deleted to display a shortcut menu

  • Click Delete on the shortcut menu to display the Delete File dialog box

  • Click the Yes button to delete the selected file

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Deleting a file1
Deleting a File Collapsing a Folder

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Opening the help window in an office program
Opening the Help Window Collapsing a Folderin an Office Program

  • Click the Office program’s Help button near the upper-right corner of the program window to open the program’s Help window

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Obtaining help using the type words to search for text box
Obtaining Help Using the ‘Type words to search for’ Text Box

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Obtaining help using the help links
Obtaining Help Using the Help links Box

  • Click the desired link on the Help home page to display the associated page

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Obtaining help using the help table of contents
Obtaining Help Using Boxthe Help Table of Contents

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Using windows help and support
Using Windows Help and Support Box

  • Windows Help and Support is available when using Windows 7 or when using any Microsoft program running under Windows 7

    • Displays help for Windows 7

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Starting windows help and support
Starting Windows Help and Support Box

  • Click the Start button on the taskbar to display the Start menu

  • Click Help and Support on the Start menu to open the Windows Help and Support window

  • After reviewing the Windows Helpand Support window, click the Close button to quit Windows Help and Support

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Starting windows help and support1
Starting Windows Help and Support Box

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In class lab exercise 1
In-class lab exercise 1 Box

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In class lab exercise 1 cont d
In-class lab exercise 1 cont’d Box

8. Create an Excel spreadsheet containing the text, My First Excel Spreadsheet, in cell A1 and then save it in the Excel folder.

9. Navigate to the Access folder.

10. Save an Access database named, My First Database, in the Access folder.

1 1. Close all open Office programs.

12. Use PRTSC button to capture the following screen and past them to a Word file in the following fashion.

Capture the folder structure as shown in figure 111. capture each subfolder with its content showing the file that you have created, put all of the five screen on a single page. Crop, resize , and create a table to hold them if needed.

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In class lab exercise 1 cont d1
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13. Use Windows Help and Support to answer the following questions and type them on page 2

What is the keyboard shortcut for the following?

Save Print

Undo Redo

Copy Paste

Switch between open items Close the active document

14. Put your name on the top of the first page and save the file with as yournameICE1.doc, print it and hand it over to a student on your right to correct. Correct the work of the student on your left and hand it over to instructor when you are done.

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Dpr 100 students level of expertise spring 2012
DPR 100 Students’ Level of BoxExpertise Spring 2012

Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills