Word Processing. BCSII-4 : The student will utilize word processing software. a) Identify uses of word processing software and careers related to word processing. b) Identify and explain word processing terminology.
BCSII-4: The student will utilize word processing software. • a) Identify uses of word processing software and careers related to word processing. • b) Identify and explain word processing terminology. • c) Create basic word processing documents related to business and computer science careers. • d) Retrieve, edit, manipulate, and print documents.
What is a word processing program? • Word processing programs are used for creating and printing text documents.
Four Functions of Word Processing • Word processing programs have 4 functions • Writing-entering text and symbols into a document • Editing-revising or reorganizing the text • Formatting-changing how the text looks on the page • Printing-producing a printed copy
Uses of Word Processing • Word Processing programs can be used to create almost any kind of printed document, such as letters, reports, and brochures. They can also be used to create calendars, return address labels, and labels for homemade CDs.
Identify careers related to word processing. • Word Processors & Typists • Postal Service Clerks • Procurement Clerks • Receptionists & Information Clerks • Statement Clerks • Tellers • Desktop Publishers • File Clerks • Insurance Claims Clerks • Computer Operators • Correspondence Clerks • Library Assistants - ClericalMedical • Secretaries • Office Clerks - General • Secretaries (except legal, medical & executive)
Examples of Word Processing Programs • Microsoft Word • Linux Ledit! • Microsoft Works • Appleworks
Word Processing Terminology • File • Open • Save • Print • Copy • Paste • Toolbar • Highlight • Font
Items needed • Power Point • Worksheet 4c • Worksheet 4E • Business Letter-page 140