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Business Document Creation<br /><ul><li>BPA Style Manual
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  1. 1. Renata Geurtz<br />John B. Connally High School<br />Pflugerville ISD, Austin, TX<br />Renata.geurtz@pflugervilleisd.net<br />Internet Sites to Enhance Your Teaching of Business Information ManagementTeach and Learn with the Internet<br />View the complete presentation at: <br />I encourage and welcome your comments on SlideShare.net, search for RGeurtz<br />
  2. 2. Computer Hardware<br />Intel’s Journey Inside<br />A comprehensive instructional unit on computer concepts<br />http://educate.intel.com/en/TheJourneyInside/ExploreTheCurriculum/EC_IntroductionToComputers<br />Hardware<br />Computer Hardware Hall of Fame: http://www.pcworld.com/article/166368/the_computer_hardware_hall_of_fame.html<br />National Geographic<br />High-Tech Trash, what happens with obsolete hardware<br />http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/01/high-tech-trash/carroll-text<br />
  3. 3. Powerful Keyboarding<br />Keyboarding<br />Tracks progress through the tutorials<br />http://www.typingweb.com/tutor/courses<br />http://www.goodtyping.com/<br />Microsoft Keyboard shortcuts<br />30 minute self-paced tutorial about keyboard shortcuts<br />http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/training/keyboard-shortcuts-in-the-2007-office-system-RZ010156267.aspx<br />Ergonomics<br />http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/index.html<br />http://www.medword.com/ergonomics.html<br />
  4. 4. Business Document Creation<br /><ul><li>BPA Style Manual
  5. 5. Broad variety of standard formatting conventions for business documents
  6. 6. http://www.bpa.org/download.aspx?dl=Style_Guide.pdf
  7. 7. Need member log-in information
  8. 8. Will-Harris
  9. 9. A graphic designer explains visual communication
  10. 10. http://www.will-harris.com/use-type.htm
  11. 11. Purdue Online Writing Lab</li></ul>Fonts: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/705/1<br />Business letters: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/653/01/<br />Resumes for High School Students<br />College Board: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/high-school/36957.html<br />Adventures in Education: http://www.aie.org/finding-a-career/index.cfm<br />
  12. 12. Writing a Thank You<br />Write Express<br />Unblock writer’s block – provides sample/suggested paragraphs to create professional letters<br />http://www.writeexpress.com/compliment.htm<br />Crane Paper Co.<br />How to Write Thank you Notes for Gifts at: http://www.crane.com/navContentProduct.aspx?NavName=Etiquette_Tips&DeptName=WritingHowTos<br />Also a download “The Art of Saying Thanks”<br />
  13. 13. Internet Safety<br />Internet Safety<br />Federal Trade Commission: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/<br />National Cyber Security Alliance http://www.staysafeonline.org/content/in-the-classroom<br />Topics, Games, Videos http://www.onguardonline.gov/default.aspx<br />Consumer Reports http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/electronics-computers/computers-internet/internet-and-other-services/protect-yourself-online/overview/protect-yourself-online-ov.htm<br />
  14. 14. Professional Presentations<br />Slide.com<br />Create slideshow online<br />http://www.slide.com/<br />Slideshare.net<br />Upload PP presentations to the public<br />http://www.slideshare.net/<br />PechaKucha a.k.a. 20x20<br />Quick pp presentations<br />http://www.pecha-kucha.org/ also on youtube<br />Presentation Tips<br />Speak with confidence: http://www.school-for-champions.com/grades/speaking.htm<br />Creating better presentations: http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/skills/presentations.aspx<br />
  15. 15. <ul><li>Flashcards made easy
  16. 16. http://quizlet.com/</li></ul>Online Surveys<br />http://esurveyspro.com/<br />http://www.surveymonkey.com/<br />Copyright <br />Basics of copyright: http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/cprtindx.htm#top<br />http://citationmachine.net/<br />http://www.easybib.com/<br /><ul><li>Lemonade Stand Business Simulation
  17. 17. http://www.coolmath-games.com/lemonade/index.html</li></ul>Internet based tools<br />
  18. 18. The Business of Technology<br />TechnologyTrailblazers<br />Important people on the web: http://www.pcworld.com/printable/article/id,129301/printable.html<br />San Diego Computer Museum, significant technology leaders: http://computerhalloffame.org/<br />Companies<br />BusinessWeek Tech 100: http://www.businessweek.com/technology/special_reports/20100520tech_100.htm<br />Yahoo Finance, provides an investment tool: http://finance.yahoo.com/<br />

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