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Ppt Lesson 08

  1. 1. Lesson 8 Keyboarding Unit 2—Using the Computer
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Define keyboarding. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the parts of the standard keyboard. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the home row keys. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the parts of the word-processing screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify correct typing techniques. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives (cont.) <ul><li>Type text without watching the keys. </li></ul><ul><li>Save, print, retrieve, spell check, and format documents. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify keyboarding software. </li></ul><ul><li>Describe other types of input devices. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Keyboarding Techniques <ul><li>Learn to use the keyboard properly. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid “hunt and peck” method. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use time more productively. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify different types of keyboards. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Keyboarding Techniques (cont.) <ul><li>Keyboard layout </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alphanumeric keys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modifier keys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numeric keypad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Function keys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directional keys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special purpose keys </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Correct Position <ul><li>Position </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit up straight and lean forward slightly. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep feet flat on the floor. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let elbows hang naturally at your side. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rest your fingers lightly on the keyboard. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep your fingers slightly curved. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus your eyes on the book or on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>whatever you are typing, not on the keys. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Key Stroking <ul><li>Key stroking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The home row keys are a, s, d, f, j, k, l, and ;. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All keystrokes are made from the home row keys. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rest your fingers lightly on the keys. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep fingers curved. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strike keys with a quick, snappy stroke and return the finger to the appropriate home row key. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Position of Hands
  9. 9. Enter Key and Spacebar Enter key Spacebar
  10. 10. Workstation <ul><li>Your workstation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep organized. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place materials you will type on the right. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place supplies on the left. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep items you are not using off your desk. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Keyboard History <ul><li>Early writing machines developed in 1800s </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher L. Sholes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>invented first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>commercial typewriter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in 1870 (QWERTY) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many modern variations </li></ul>Ergonomic keyboard
  12. 12. Early Typewriters
  13. 13. Developing Beginning Keyboarding Skills <ul><li>Much practice is required. </li></ul><ul><li>Use good technique. </li></ul><ul><li>Speed and accuracy are built around good technique. </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrate on accuracy; speed will come later. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn alphabetic keys first, then numeric keys and symbols. </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Computer Screen <ul><li>Document title (title bar) </li></ul><ul><li>Menu bar </li></ul><ul><li>Standard toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Ruler </li></ul><ul><li>Text area </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical scroll bar </li></ul><ul><li>Horizontal scroll bar </li></ul><ul><li>Status bar </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Computer Screen (cont.)
  16. 16. Printing and Closing <ul><li>To print: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click File on the menu bar and then select the Print command, or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click the Print icon on the toolbar. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>To close: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click File on the menu bar and then click the Close command, or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click the window Close button. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>If necessary, save your file. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Retrieve a File <ul><li>Click File on the menu bar and then click the Open command. </li></ul><ul><li>Select the folder and file. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Open button in the Open dialog box. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Spell Checking, Grammar, and Thesaurus <ul><li>The spell checker checks the document and stops on words it does not recognize. </li></ul><ul><li>The grammar checker flags possible grammatical problems. </li></ul><ul><li>The thesaurus provides a list of synonyms. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Formatting Features <ul><li>Formatting features are used to enhance the appearance of documents. </li></ul><ul><li>Word-processing software provides many special characters that typewriters did not have such as em dashes, smart quotes, and stacked fractions. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Formatting Features (cont.) <ul><li>Characters on a typewriter are monospaced, while most computer typefaces are proportional. </li></ul><ul><li>When using proportional typefaces, two spaces after sentences are not necessary. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Other Features <ul><li>Keyboarding software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are several software programs available for learning to keyboard. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Speech recognition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software that allows the user to talk to the computer rather than typing information </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Developing Keyboarding Skill <ul><li>Requires </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more practice! ! ! </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Summary <ul><li>Keyboarding (or typing) is the process of inputting text into a device, such as a computer, by pressing keys on a keyboard. </li></ul><ul><li>The standard keyboard contains alphanumeric keys, modifier keys, numeric keypad, function keys, cursor movement keys, and special-purpose keys (Esc, Print Screen, Scroll Lock, and Pause/Break). </li></ul>
  24. 24. Summary (cont.) <ul><li>The home row consists of the following keys: A S D F J K L and ;. </li></ul><ul><li>Bump keys are located on selected keys on some keyboards to assist in the correct placement of your fingers. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Summary (cont.) <ul><li>The primary parts of an opening word-processor screen are the title bar, menu bar, Standard toolbar, Formatting toolbar, ruler, text area, vertical and horizontal scroll bars, and status bar. </li></ul><ul><li>Using correct techniques is very important in developing keyboarding skill. These techniques cover posture, key stroking, and the organization of your workstation. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Summary (cont.) <ul><li>You should save your work often. </li></ul><ul><li>You can retrieve files that have been saved. </li></ul><ul><li>The spell checker checks a document for words it does not recognize. It gives you several options when incorrectly spelled words are found. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Summary (cont.) <ul><li>You may enhance the appearance of your document by using the formatting features available in most software programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboarding software is available for learning to keyboard. </li></ul><ul><li>Speech recognition software allows you to “talk” to your computer to enter data. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Summary (cont.) <ul><li>Digital pens, PDAs, handwriting recognition, mobile tablet PCs, and touch screens are other tools that can be used to input data. </li></ul>