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    • 1. Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators Chapter 3
    • 2. Chapter Objectives
      • Explain the role of an operating system and list the main operating systems used on today’s computers
      • Define and describe a user interface and a graphical user interface
      • Identify the important features of widely used software applications
      • Describe the advantages of software suites
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 3. Chapter Objectives
      • Explain how to create documents
      • Discuss why the use of video authoring and editing software is important for K-12 schools
      • List and describe learning aids and support tools that help you use and learn software applications
      • Explain how to work with different versions of software applications
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 4. The Operating System
      • The Role of the Operating System
        • System Software – consists of programs that control the operations of the computer and its devices
        • Operating system – contains instructions that coordinate all of the activities of the hardware devices in a computer
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 5. The Operating System
      • Microsoft Windows
        • Windows XP
        • Windows Vista
      • Mac OS
        • Mac OS, version 9.1
        • Mac OS X
      • Other Operating Systems
        • UNIX
        • Linux
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 6. The Operating System
      • Graphical User Interface (GUI) – combines text, graphics, and other visual cues to make software easier to use
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 7. Application Software
      • Programs designed to perform specific tasks for users
        • As a productivity / business tool
        • Assisting with graphics and multimedia projects
        • Supporting school and professional activities
        • Helping with home and personal activities
        • Facilitating communications
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 8. Application Software
      • Five major categories of application software
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 9. Application Software
      • Working with Software Applications
        • Document - Piece of work created with an application program and saved on disk with a unique file name
          • Creating
          • Editing
          • Formatting
            • Font size
            • Font style
          • Saving
          • Printing
          • Dialog box
          • Voice recognition
          • Note taking software
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 10. Application Software Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 11. Application Software Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 12. Application Software Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 13. Productivity Software
      • Word Processing Software
        • Used to create, edit, and format textual documents
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 14. Productivity Software
      • Word Processing Software
        • Formatting features
          • Font and font size
          • Color
          • Borders
          • Clip art
          • Margins
          • Wordwrap
          • Scrolling
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 15. Productivity Software
      • Word Processing Software
        • Editing features
          • Find or search
          • Replace
          • Spell checker
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 16. Productivity Software
      • Spreadsheet Software
        • Allows you to organize numeric data in rows and columns, collectively called a worksheet or spreadsheet
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 17. Productivity Software
      • Spreadsheet Software
        • Spreadsheet organization
          • Worksheet has columns and rows
          • Cell - Intersection of a row and a column
            • Labels
            • Values
            • Formulas
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 18. Productivity Software
      • Spreadsheet Software
        • Calculations
          • Formula - Performs calculations on data in the worksheet and displays the results in a cell
          • Function – A predefined formula that performs commonplace calculations
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 19. Productivity Software
      • Spreadsheet Software
        • Charts
          • Graphically illustrates the relationship of numeric data
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 20. Productivity Software
      • Database Software
        • Database - A collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval, and use of that data
        • Similar to a manual filing system
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 21. Productivity Software
      • Database Software
        • Developing a database
          • Determine data that you want to keep track of
          • Define the fields
          • Enter the data
          • Use the database to produce information
        • Database Organization
          • Database file
          • Records
          • Fields
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 22. Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 23. Productivity Software
      • Presentation Graphics Software
        • Allows you to create documents called presentations which are used to communicate ideas, messages, and other information to a group
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 24. Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators Productivity Software
    • 25. Productivity Software
      • Presentation Graphics Software
        • Predefined formats - define colors and other elements for backgrounds, text, and other items on the slides
        • Various slide layouts
        • Clip art / image gallery
        • Slide sorter
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 26. Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators Productivity Software
    • 27. Productivity Software
      • Presentation Graphics Software
        • Integrating electronic presentations into the classroom
          • Nonlinear teaching and learning
          • Students and teachers create presentations
          • Can link presentations to the Web
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 28. Productivity Software
      • Personal Information Managers (PIM)
        • Software application that includes an appointment calendar, address book, notepad, and other features to help organize appointments, task lists, and more
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 29. Productivity Software
      • Software Suite and Integrated Software
        • Collection of individual application software packages sold as a single package
        • Lower cost
        • Ease of use
          • Common interface
        • Integrated software packages
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 30. Graphics and Multimedia Software
      • Desktop Publishing (DTP) Software
        • Allows you to design, produce, and deliver sophisticated documents that contain text, graphics, and brilliant colors
        • Page layout - arranging text and graphics in a document
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 31. Graphics and Multimedia Software Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 32. Graphics and Multimedia Software
      • Paint/Image-Editing Software
        • Allows you to draw pictures, shapes, and other graphical images using various tools on the screen
        • Paint software
          • Draw pictures, shapes, and other graphics
        • Image-editing software
          • Modify existing graphics
        • Photo editing software
          • Edit digital photographs
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 33. Graphics and Multimedia Software Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 34. Graphics and Multimedia Software
      • Clip Art/Image Gallery
        • Collection of clip art and photographs
        • Miscellaneous items
          • Fonts
          • Animations
          • Sounds
          • Video and audio clips
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 35. Graphics and Multimedia Software
      • Multimedia Authoring Software
        • Used to create electronic interactive presentations that include text, video, audio, and animation
        • Often used in education
        • Delivered on the Web, CDs, DVDs, and portable media players
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 36. Graphics and Multimedia Software
      • Video and Audio Editing Software
        • Modify a segment of a video, known as a clip
          • Add and remove clips
        • Add special effects
          • Sounds
          • Banners
          • Credits
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 37. Graphics and Multimedia Software
      • Web Page Authoring Software
        • Allows you to create Web pages and organize, manage, and maintain Web sites
        • Many packages allow creation of Web pages
        • Word processing programs allow creation of web pages
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    • 38. Graphics and Multimedia Software
      • Web Page Authoring Software
        • Popular packages
          • FrontPage
          • Microsoft Publisher
          • WebBlender
          • Adobe Dreamweaver
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 39. Software for School Use
      • School and Student Management Software
        • School management software
          • Centralized program that allows district and school personnel to manage school district operations
        • Student management software
          • Allows administrators, teachers, and other staff to track information on students
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 40. Software for School Use
      • Grade Book Software
        • Allows teachers to track and organize student tests, homework, lab work, and other scores
        • Often integrates with other software packages
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 41. Software for School Use
      • Educational and Reference Software
        • Educational software
          • Software designed for the learning environment
        • Reference software
          • Provides valuable and thorough information for everyone in an educational setting and in the family
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 42. Software for School Use
      • Special Needs Software
        • Software designed for students with physical impairments or learning disabilities
        • Examples
          • Speech synthesis software
          • Software with text enlargement features
          • Talking software
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    • 43. Software for School Use Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 44. Software for Home and Personal Use
      • Personal Finance Software
        • Simplified accounting program
        • Track personal income and expenses
        • Track investments
        • Online banking and investing
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 45. Software for Home and Personal Use
      • Tax Preparation Software
        • Guides individuals, families, or small businesses through the process of filing federal and state taxes
        • Offer money saving tax tips
        • Prints tax forms
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 46. Software for Home and Personal Use
      • Legal Software
        • Assists in preparation of legal documents and provides legal advice
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 47. Software for Home and Personal Use
      • Entertainment Software
        • Interactive games and videos
        • Hobbies
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 48. Learning Aids and Support Tools
      • Help
      • Tutorials
      • FAQs
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 49. Software Versions and Upgrades
      • Software programs are designated a version number
      • Upgrade is a new version designed to replace an older version
        • Windows upgrade (XP to Vista)
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    • 50. Software Versions and Upgrades
      • Using Different Software Versions
        • A school may have a mix of different software versions installed on its computers
        • Determine software version with the software’s About or Information command
        • Older version of software may not open files created with the newer version
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 51. Chapter Summary
      • Explain the role of an operating system and list the main operating systems used on today’s computers
      • Define and describe a user interface and a graphical user interface
      • Identify the important features of widely used software applications
      • Describe the advantages of software suites
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 52. Chapter Summary
      • Explain how to create documents
      • Discuss why the use of video authoring and editing software is important for K-12 schools
      • List and describe learning aids and support tools that help you use and learn software applications
      • Explain how to work with different versions of software applications
      Chapter 3: Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators
    • 53. Application Software Productivity Tools for Educators Chapter 3 Complete