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									CPS 111 – Introduction to
Information Communication
Technology


Lecture 4
Week of 18/10/2010
Lecturer: M.L. Sanyang



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Today’s agenda
   Group Projects
   Homework 1 Discussion
   Review
       Introduction of the Computer Desktop
       Keyboard
   Introduction to the Mouse
   Introduction to Microsoft Office




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The group project is worth 10% of your
final grade

   Groups must contain 3 – 5 students
       Submit group names to me as soon as
        possible
       Choose team captain for all
        communications with lecturer
   Must meet with lecturer to have topic
    of group project approved and discuss
    next steps/progress
       Must schedule before Midterm test (Week
        of November 1st)
   Group projects are due by the end of
    the day on Friday December 10th
       The week before your final exam           3
The subject of the group project must
be chosen by the team

   Subject: Statistical analysis of time
    series date found by students (e.g.
    population growth for the last two
    decades, etc.)

   Requirements:
     Report in Microsoft Word (1,000–
      3,000 words)
     Data storage and analysis in
      Microsoft Excel
     Presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint
      (5-10 slides)                       4
Group Project Layout

   Example of report sections:
       Cover Page
       Table of Contents
       Topic of Discussion
       Description of data (e.g. min, max,
        trends, etc.)
       Analysis and Results
       Conclusions
       Potential Next Steps
       References
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Additional notes…

   You must also include the following:
       Page numbers (Not on cover page)
       Header with team captain MAT# on
        each page other than the cover page
       All figures must be labeled
       You must include at least three charts
        and/or tables in your analysis section




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Today’s agenda
   Group Projects
   Homework 1 Discussion
   Review
       Introduction of the Computer Desktop
       Keyboard
   Introduction to the Mouse
   Introduction to Microsoft Office




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Homework 1 Posted

   Home Work 1 has been posted.
    Please get it from the following link:

  http://sites.google.com/a/utg.ed
  u.gm/cps-111-fall-2010/
 Please check the lecturers name.
  Do not confused with the other
  lecture’s Home work.

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Today’s agenda
   Group Projects
   Homework 1 Discussion
   Review
       Introduction of the Computer Desktop
       Keyboard
   Introduction to the Mouse
   Introduction to Microsoft Office




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       The desktop environment may change
       depending on which OS is used

          In graphical computing, a desktop
           environment (DE) commonly refers to a
           style of GUI that is based on the desktop
           metaphor (seen on most modern PCs)

Computer
Desktop
using
Microsoft
Windows
2007 Starter
Operating
System

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 DEs are designed to assist in
accessing/configuring the most
important or commonly used features

    A desktop environment typically
    consists of:
       Icons
       Taskbar
       Windows
       Folders
       Wallpapers
       Shortcuts
       Desktop widgets
       Toolbars

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There are several different groups of
keys on a standard keyboard
(QWERTY layout)

                          Additional
                          Keys




Special Keys             Arrow    Number Pad
                         Keys
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The home row of the keyboard is the
most important to the touch-typist




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  Practice activity 1
     Open a Microsoft Word document
     Place your fingers on the homekeys
     Please type the following three times
      each (use spaces appropriately):
        asdfg hjkl;

        ;lkjh gfdsa

        Ah had lag slag

        Hash flash ask has

Saying the letters aloud to yourself while you
  are typing may help you when beginning         14
Practice activity 2

   Please type the following three
    times each (use spaces
    appropriately):
      Dash gash lash

      Lad sash flag

      Fall gall hall lass

      Glass alfalfa adds glass

      Sad shall salad

      Ash glad alas

      All flask half                 15
Keyboard shortcut keys allow the user
to navigate a computer more quickly

   A keyboard shortcut or hotkey is a
    finite set of one or more keys that
    invoke a software or operating
    system operation when triggered by
    the user
       http://www.computerhope.com/shortc
        ut.htm




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Ten useful shortcut keys to memorize
1.  Ctrl + C or Ctrl + Insert: Copy the highlighted text
    or selected item
2. Ctrl + V or Shift + Insert: Paste the text or object
    that's in the clipboard
3. Ctrl + Z and Ctrl + Y: Undo any change. Pressing Ctrl
    + Y would re-do the undo
4. Ctrl + F: Open the Find in any program
5. Alt + Tab or Alt + Esc: Quickly switch between open
    programs
6. F1: Open help for the program you're in
7. Ctrl + P: Print what's currently being viewed in
    programs such as Microsoft Word or your Internet
    browser
8. Ctrl + Left arrow / Right arrow: Move the cursor
    one word at a time instead of one character at a time
9. Ctrl + Home / End: Move the cursor to the beginning
    or end of a document.
10. Page Up / Space bar and Page Down: Move that
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    page one page at a time in that direction
  Practice activity 3

     Select Ctrl + F
     Select F1 on the keyboard
     Select Alt + Tab on the keyboard
     Close out of all open windows and
      programs



What function do each of these shortcut keys
                 perform?
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Keyboard symbols (1 of 5)




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Keyboard symbols (2 of 5)




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Keyboard symbols (3 of 5)




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Keyboard symbols (4 of 5)




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Keyboard symbols (5 of 5)




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Emoticons (1 of 4)




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Emoticons (2 of 4)




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Emoticons (3 of 4)




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Emoticons (4 of 4)




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Today’s agenda
   Group Projects
   Homework 1 Discussion
   Review
       Introduction of the Computer Desktop
       Keyboard
   Introduction to the Mouse
   Introduction to Microsoft Office




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The electronic mouse is the most
popular pointing device used to move
the cursor on the screen

   What is a mouse?
       A hand held pointing device
   An arrow is displayed on the screen
    which is called a pointer
   Performs four basic functions:
       Pointing
       Clicking (right and left)
       Double clicking
       Click and drag


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When using the term “click” it assumed
to reference the left click functionality

   When working with icons
       Left Click (Click)  Select
       Right Click  Icon options/management
       Double-click  Open
   When working with buttons
       Click  Open
   Click and drag
       Move (icons) – pointer on icon, then click and
        hold
       Multiple selection – pointer on blank space,
        draw a rectangle to cover icons
When using the term “click” it assumed to
  reference the right click functionality                30
Practice activity 1
   Grasp the mouse firmly on both sides
    using the thumb and fourth or little finger
    and by cupping it in the palm of your
    hand
   Lay the mouse on a flat surface bracing it
    with the palm of your hand
   Rest the index finger over the left button
    and the middle finger over the right
    button


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Practice activity 2
   The pointer will be pointing up and to the
    left
   Practice moving the mouse to the recycle
    bin and then holding it over the icon
   Move your hand in a arc
   What happens if you lift your mouse off
    the table?
   Look at the bottom of the mouse. What
    do you see?


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Practice activity 3
   Place your right/left hand toward the
    edge of the table. Curl the middle, fourth
    and little finger slightly under so that the
    index finger is pointed
   Practice “clicking”: Tap your index finger
    once on the table
   Practice “double-clicking”: Tap your index
    finger twice on the table
   Now practice this same exercise using the
    mouse


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Practice activity 4
   Click on the start button (bottom left of
    the screen)
   Move the mouse away from the Start
    Menu and click once on a blank space on
    the desktop. What happens?
   Click once on the My Computer icon on
    the desktop. Do you see that the color
    changes?
   Click once on a blank space on the
    desktop. What happens to the color of the
    My Computer icon?

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Practice activity 5
   Move the mouse to the My Computer icon
   Double-click to open the icon
   Move the mouse to My Documents icon
   Double-click to open the icon
   Close the windows by clicking on the X
    within the small red box in the upper right
    hand corner of the window
   Move the mouse back to the My
    Documents icon
   Left-click on the icon. What happens?
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Today’s agenda
   Group Projects
   Homework 1 Discussion
   Review
       Introduction of the Computer Desktop
       Keyboard
   Introduction to the Mouse
   Introduction to Microsoft Office
   Homework 2 Discussion
   Quiz

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Microsoft Office is an example of a
Software Suite

   Software suite: A group of general
    purpose software applications sold
    as a bundle
   Advantage: Cheaper than
    purchasing individual applications,
    similar GUIs, designed to work
    together
   Disadvantages: Large space
    required, may not need all features

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Even Microsoft Office includes general
as well as specialty applications

   The most popular Microsoft Office suite
    applications are…
       Microsoft   Word
       Microsoft   Excel
       Microsoft   PowerPoint
       Microsoft   Access
       Microsoft   Outlook


   The latest version of Microsoft Office is
    Office 2007
       Other versions include 2003, XP etc.

    Focus of this class                         38
What is the purpose of Microsoft Word,
PowerPoint and Excel?

   Microsoft Word – A word processing
    program that allows you to create
    professional looking documents and
    revise them easily
   Microsoft Excel – A spreadsheet
    program that allows users to organize
    data, complete calculations, make
    decisions, graph data and develop
    professional reports
   Microsoft PowerPoint – A complete
    presentation graphics program that allows
    you to produce professional looking
    presentations
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Practice Activity 1
   Open Microsoft Word, Excel and
    PowerPoint
   How can you see which version of
    MSOffice you are using?
   Observe what is similar between the
    applications… Observe what is
    different…
       List 3 similarities that you see between
        the applications


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The File Menu is one important item
that is similar across Word, PowerPoint
and Excel



                       Among other
                      things, the File
                    Menu allows you to
                     easily open, close,
                    save and print your
                          document



                     Displays a list of
                      recently opened
                    documents for easy
                          access
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General functionality – File menu
   New – Open a new and blank document
   Open – Open an existing document
   Save – Save the file on which you are
    currently working with the same
    name/location
   Save As – Save the file on which you are
    currently working with the option of
    updating name/location
   Print – Print the document
   Print Preview – View the document as it
    will be printed
   Exit – Exit the document on which you
    are currently working
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Practice activity 1
   Perform the following in Word, Excel and
    PowerPoint:
       In the open document click File >> Save As
       Change the Title of the file to “CPS 111”
       Change the save location to My Desktop. Can
        you find this location?
       Click Save
       Repeat for each application software program
   Find the 3 saved files on your computer.
    Where are they located?
   What are the file extensions?
       What does this tell you about each of the files?
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The GUI layout of each MSOffice
software application is also similar
                         Title bar

                                      Maximize,
                                     minimize and
                                     exit buttons

      Blank
    document




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Having a similar GUI layout makes it
easier for the user to quickly become
familiar with each software application
                        Toolbar




                        Task pane




    Status bar
                        Toolbar


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   Practice activity 2

      In either Word, PowerPoint or Excel
       navigate the cursor to the toolbar
      Right click. What do you see?
      Uncheck one of the checkmarks.
       What happens?
      Highlight a new option and select by
       clicking once. What happens?

 By right clicking on the toolbar you are easily
able to customize the accessible toolbar features
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Today’s agenda
   Group Projects
   Homework 1
   Review
       Networks
       Introduction of the Computer Desktop
       Keyboard
   Introduction to the Mouse
   Introduction to Microsoft Office
   Homework 2 Discussion
   Quiz
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Any comments or questions?
   Questions about the Home Work
       That note of the due date
   Homework 2 will be up by next
    class
   Turn in your group project teams
   Sign in!!!!




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