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  • Teacher’s Notes <br /> This activity doesn’t mark, and is intended to be a discussion activity. You may wish to highlight the strengths of each piece of software: one interpretation would be: <br /> Spreadsheets: Calculating; Charting; Ease of use <br /> Databases: Sorting; Searching; Making forms; Making reports. <br />
  • Teacher’s Notes <br /> This activity doesn’t mark, and is intended to be a discussion activity. You may wish to highlight the strengths of each piece of software: one interpretation would be: <br /> Word Processors: Entering text; Index and tables of contents; Macros <br /> DTP Packages: Importing pictures; Layout tools; Borders. <br />
  • Teacher’s Notes <br /> This activity is intended to prompt discussion of the software features required for each task and to encourage students to work out which software program is most suitable for each task. Due to the variety of software applications available and their different functions, this activity does not mark. However, one “correct” interpretation of task 1 is below: <br /> Enter and edit text: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Change style of paragraphs and headings: WP, DTP, Presentation. <br /> Mail merge: WP <br /> The most suitable piece of software would be Word Processing software. <br />
  • Teacher’s Notes <br /> This activity is intended to prompt discussion of the software features required for each task and to encourage students to work out which software program is most suitable for each task. Due to the variety of software applications available and their different functions, this activity does not mark. However, one “correct” interpretation of task 2 is below: <br /> Enter and edit text: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Change style of paragraphs and headings: WP, DTP, Presentation. <br /> Create a table of contents: WP <br /> Create an index: WP <br /> Page numbering: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Import images/text from other packages: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Accurate positioning of objects: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> The most suitable piece of software would be Word Processing software. <br />
  • Teacher’s Notes <br /> This activity is intended to prompt discussion of the software features required for each task and to encourage students to work out which software program is most suitable for each task. Due to the variety of software applications available and their different functions, this activity does not mark. However, one “correct” interpretation of task 3 is below: <br /> Enter and edit text: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Import images/text from other packages: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Accurate positioning of objects: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Use frames for layout design: DTP <br /> Drawing tools: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> The most suitable piece of software would be Desktop Publishing software. <br />
  • Teacher’s Notes <br /> This activity is intended to prompt discussion of the software features required for each task and to encourage students to work out which software program is most suitable for each task. Due to the variety of software applications available and their different functions, this activity does not mark. However, one “correct” interpretation of task 4 is below: <br /> Enter and edit text: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Import images/text from other packages: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Accurate positioning of objects: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Add multimedia: Presentation <br /> Print handouts: Presentation <br /> The most suitable piece of software would be Presentation software. <br />
  • Teacher’s Notes <br /> This activity is intended to prompt discussion of the software features required for each task and to encourage students to work out which software program is most suitable for each task. Due to the variety of software applications available and their different functions, this activity does not mark. However, one “correct” interpretation of task 5 is below: <br /> Enter and edit text: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Change style of paragraphs and headings: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Mail merge: WP <br /> Use macros: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Import images/text from other packages: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> Accurate positioning of objects: WP, DTP, Presentation <br /> The most suitable piece of software would be Word Processing software. <br />

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  • Choosing the Appropriate Software Software This icon indicates that detailed teacher’s notes are available in the Notes Page. This icon indicates the slide contains activities created in Flash. These activities are not editable. For more detailed instructions, see the Getting Started presentation. 1 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Choosing the appropriate software 2 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Handling data 3 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • . 4 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Creating documents 5 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • 6 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Screen or paper? Word processors and desktop publishing packages present information on paper. Presentation software and web pages present it on screen. 7 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Choose the best software for the job In the next activity you will be given a task, and you have to decide which software you will use to complete the task. First of all you will decide which software features you will need to use, and then you must decide which piece of software – word processor, desktop publishing package or presentation package – is best for the job. 8 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • The first task is: Write a personalized letter to all local businesses asking if they will donate a prize for the school fair. What software will you use? Move onto the next slide to make your choice. 9 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Task 1 10 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • The second task is: Create a booklet about software with a chapter for each type of application and add an index to help the users. What software will you use? Move onto the next slide to make your choice. 11 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Task 2 12 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • The third task is: Design a poster to advertise a Christmas play, using photos from rehearsals. What software will you use? Move onto the next slide to make your choice. 13 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Task 3 14 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • The fourth task is: Produce some visual aids containing multimedia for a talk you are giving about animal experimentation. You will also need to give handouts. What software will you use? Move onto the next slide to make your choice. 15 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Task 4 16 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • The fifth task is: Design a letterhead for Skater World. Create a toolbar shortcut to enable easy access to the document when writing a letter. What software will you use? Move onto the next slide to make your choice. 17 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Task 5 18 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004
  • Summary Before purchasing any software, think carefully about what you will be using it for. There are a number of software packages that have similar features. Choose the software package that is most suitable for the task in hand. 19 of 19 © Boardworks Ltd 2004