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    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 Chapter Contents pg. 3-34 Lesson 1.1 New Ways to Enter Text with Digital Tools (pg. 5) Lesson 1.2 Operating Systems, Hardware, and Software (pg. 10) Lesson 1.3 Storage and File Management (pg. 15) Lesson 1.4 Input and Output Devices (pg. 20) Lesson 1.5 External Storage Devices (pg. 23) Lesson 1.6 Digital Skills in the 21st Century Workplace (pg. 28) Chapter Assessment Copyright © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 You Will Learn To pg. 3-34  Identify alternate ways to enter text into a computer other than with a keyboard  Describe digital technologies  Identify computer system components  Demonstrate file management techniques  Explain the importance of having technology skills  Describe uses for an e-portfolio  Plan your own e-portfolio Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.1 New Ways to Enter Text with Digital Tools pg. 5-9 Technology Skills Are Important Good technology skills will help you:  WorkFiles from PDAs can be  Playshared with Tablet PCsor desktop computers.  Communicate Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.1 New Ways to Enter Text with Digital Tools pg. 5-9 New Input Toolssoftware Three new technologies for entering text and commandsA set of instructions, into a computer are:also called a programor application, that tells  Handwriting on handheld computers (PDAs)—a computer how to using a stylusperform tasks.  Speech recognition—using a microphone and special software  Handwriting on Tablet PCs—using a digital pen Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.1 New Ways to Enter Text with Digital Tools pg. 5-9  List three new input technologies for entering data into computers.  Do you think it is still important to know how to use a keyboard? Why or why not?digicom.glencoe.comLesson 1.1, Rubric Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.2 Operating Systems, Hardware, and Software pg. 10-14 Software Computer software can help these tasks:  Browsing the InternetSoftware should be  Writing a reportinstalled through theControl Panel.  Designing a newsletter  Preparing a budgetOnce hardware isinstalled, it can be usedwith any softwareprogram. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.2 Operating Systems, Hardware, and Software pg. 10-14 Operating Systemoperating system The most important software on a computer is theSoftware that controls operating system, or OS.all of the other softwareprograms and allowsthe computer to Examples of operating systems for handheldperform basic tasks. computers are:  Windows CE  Palm OS Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.2 Operating Systems, Hardware, and Software pg. 10-14 Hardwarehardware Hardware includes all the physical parts of a computer,All of the physical parts such as:of a computer.  Screen, mouse, and keyboard (outside the computer)digital  Motherboard, central processing unit, and memory chipsInformation that isrepresented asindividual pieces of (inside the computer)data using the numbers1 and 0, rather than asa continuous stream. Digital Information All information stored on computers is in digital format. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.2 Operating Systems, Hardware, and Software pg. 10-14 Storing Informationhard drive A computer’s main storage device is the hard drive, whichThe built-in storage stores the following:device inside acomputer.  Operating system  Applications  Files that are used often Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.2 Operating Systems, Hardware, and Software pg. 10-14  What software programs are you familiar with?  List the types of tasks you do with these programs.  Which of these programs do you consider the most essential to you?digicom.glencoe.comLesson 1.2, Rubric Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 1.3 Storage and File Management pg. 15-19 Managing Data Computer folders:  Organize files, as cardboard folders organize papers in a file cabinet  Can be created on a hard drive, floppy disk, or other storage device  Are named Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.3 Storage and File Management pg. 15-19 File Extensions A file extension:  Identifies the kind of file for the userWhen a software  Instructs the computer to launch the appropriateprogram is installed, it program when you open the filecreates its own folderon the hard drive. Thisis called a program Examples of file extensions are:folder.  .doc (word processing)  .jpg, .bmp, .gif (graphics)  .html (Web page) Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.3 Storage and File Management pg. 15-19  Why is it important to create folders for storing files?  Give two examples of file extensions.digicom.glencoe.comLesson 1.3, Rubric Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 21st CENTURY CONNECTION pg. 19 Proofread for Successful Communication Do you want to make a great impression with your writing? Proofreading, or reviewing, your writing will catch errors. Quick tips for proofreading your writing:  Use the computer’s spelling and grammar checker  Print your first draft and proofread on paper  Use the proofreading checklists, page 19: Basic tips Check your facts, grammar, spelling, and punctuation Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 21st CENTURY CONNECTION pg. 19 Question What kinds of errors do you think a word processing application’s spell checker might miss? Possible answers include:  Use of the wrong word, such as effect (a result or influence) for affect (to influence or change)  Phonetic misspellings, such as cot for caught  Accidentally added letters that make a real but incorrect word, such as when in becomes inn  Switched or substituted letters that produce correctly spelled words, such as tow for two and typo for type Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.4 Input and Output Devices pg. 20-22 Digital Devices Popular digital devices include:  CamerasDigital input devices  Phonessuch as cameras,  MP3 playerstouch screens, andtrackballs can be used  Scannerswith a variety ofsoftware programs. These devices are compatible with computers, because they send, receive, or store digital information. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.4 Input and Output Devices pg. 20-22 Input and Output Devicesinput The flow of information between you and your computerInformation that is occurs through:entered into acomputer.  Input devices, such as a keyboard  Output devices, such as a printeroutputInformation that acomputer produces orprocesses. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 1.4 Input and Output Devices pg. 20-22 Specialized Devices Some input and output devices are designed for specific purposes. Examples are:  Joystick (input)  LCD projector (output) Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.4 Input and Output Devices pg. 20-22  Which kind of information would you enter into a computer?  Which kind of information would the computer give you?digicom.glencoe.comLesson 1.4, Rubric Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.5 External Storage Devices pg. 23-27 External Storage Devicesexternal You might store files on an external storage device instorage device order to:A storage device thatcan be easily removed  Take the files with youfrom a computer and is  Back up the filesoften small andportable. An example of an external storage device is a USB flash drive.USB flash drives cansave any type of filefrom any program.They save files morequickly than a CD-RWdrive. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 1.5 External Storage Devices pg. 23-27 Storage Capacity Storage capacity is the amount of data a storage device can hold. It is usually measured in megabytes (MB) and gigabytes (GB): Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.5 External Storage Devices pg. 23-27 Optical Storage Devicesread-only memory Your computer’s hard drive stores information(ROM) magnetically.Memory that holds datathat can be read by adigital device but Other devices store information optically:cannot be changed  CD-ROM (compact disc with read-only memory)or deleted.  CD-R (recordable compact disc)  CD-RW (rewritable compact disc)  DVD (digital video disc) Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.5 External Storage Devices pg. 23-27  Why are external storage devices useful?  Name two external storage devices.digicom.glencoe.comLesson1.5, Rubric Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 1.6 Digital Skills in the 21st Century Workplace pg. 28-31 High-Tech Job Hunting You can use computers and the Internet to:  Search for a job  Apply online  E-mail your résumé  Create an electronic portfolio Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.6 Digital Skills in the 21st Century Workplace pg. 28-31 E-Portfoliose-portfolio As you work through this course, you will build anA collection of the best electronic portfolio, or e-portfolio. Be sure to:documents andprojects you have  Include a table of contentscreated and saved in  Proofread and edit your workan electronic format  Be creative and professional To showcase your best work to a prospective employer:  E-mail your e-portfolio  Publish your e-portfolio on your own Web site  Save your e-portfolio on a CD Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives 1 1.6 Digital Skills in the 21st Century Workplace pg. 28-31 What would you put in your e-portfolio to showcaseWith software such as your talents?Microsoft PowerPoint,you can deliver your e- Some ideas are:portfolio as a  Illustrationsmultimediapresentation in front of  Writing samplesan audience.  Computer projectsdigicom.glencoe.comLesson 1.6, Rubric Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 21st CENTURY CONNECTION pg. 30 Career Clusters The U.S. Department of Education has defined 16 career clusters, which are groups of related occupations and industries: Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 21st CENTURY CONNECTION pg. 30 Question Match each career cluster on the left with its sample occupation on the right. 1 Education and Training A Banker 2 Finance B Judge 3 Hospitality and Tourism C Librarian 4 Law and Public Safety D Travel agent The correct answers are: 1 Education and Training / C Librarian 2 Finance / A Banker 3 Hospitality and Tourism / D Travel agent 4 Law and Public Safety / B Judge Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 Chapter Assessment Question 1 What is computer hardware? (Lesson 1.2) Answers may include:  Hardware includes all of the physical parts of a computer.  Some of these parts are visible from the outside of the computer, such as the screen, mouse, and keyboard.  Other hardware components are located inside the computer, including the motherboard, CPU, video card, and memory chips. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 Chapter Assessment Question 2 How would you use technology skills to hunt for a job? (Lesson 1.6) Answers may include:  You can use the Internet to search for jobs that interest you and match your skills, to: Apply for jobs online E-mail your résumé to potential employers  You can also create an e-portfolio to show potential employers your best documents and projects. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Digital Communication Tools in Our Lives1 Chapter Assessment Question 3 Brainstorm about the fastest-growing occupations that use new technology skills. How do these generate new job openings? Answers may include: Advances in technology in the fields of medicine, meteorology, business management, or information technology. To learn which fields using new technologies are currently growing the fastest, search the Internet using keywords fastest-growing occupations or fastest-growing job trends. Think about how new technologies might create a demand for skilled workers in new positions. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools
    • Impact of Digital Communication Tools1 Unit Resources For more resources on this unit, go to the Online Learning Center at http://www.digicom.glencoe.com. Glencoe Digital Communication Tools