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Digital Communications System

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FC: Digital Communications by:Sissy Addo

1: A computer process: Input,Process,Output A computer is made up of soft and hard components

2: INPUT DEVICES -Keyboard -Mouse

3: Process -CPU

4: Output Devices -Monitor -Printer

5: Storage Devices -Flash drive -Hard drive -CD's

6: Types of Software -there are 4 different types of software Commercial Shareware Free ware Public Domain

7: Viruses Bomb-has a timer Worm-cause trails of destruction Trojan horse-looks useful, but isn't Hoax-opposite of Trojan Horse

8: Mouse -a pointing device that functions by detecting motion reletive to its surface -one of the most common input devices

9: -A computer mouse senses motion and clicks and sends information to the computer so it can respond appropriately -it is connected by a USB cord to the computer

10: Tablet PCs -refers to a laptop with a touch screen | to operate with a stylus instead of a mouse | -it's a wireless personal computer (PC)

11: -It is often used where normal notebooks do not provide particular functions needed | -It records non-character based information

12: -it can be used with: PDA's Apple iPod 3G Nintendo DS Certain Cell Phones | Stylus -a plastic pen shaped device used to interact with a touch screen

13: Keyboard -Standard type of input for a computer -Allow users to type data in to the computer -it can be found on: cell phones, PDA's and iPods

14: Webcams -a small camera that acts like a video camera but allows images the accessed on the Internet

15: -provides real time images -they can be viewed on a live web page -has special features to determine the frame quality

16: Web Cell Phone and Scientific Probe

17: - In the beginning web cell phones were 1G cell phones -2nd generation of cell phones were launched in Finland in 1991 -2001 3rd generation cellphones were launched in Japan, and is still used

18: -A scientific probe is a device that can be connected to a computer or a graphic calculator to gather data -Scientists use probes to research other places that they can not travel to

19: Speech Recognition

20: -Speech Recognition uses different speech engines that takes the sound of your voice and matches it to words -there are 2 different types of speech recognition: continuous and discrete

21: -Discrete Speech: speech recognition system that requires the user to pause momentarily between words

22: -Continuous Speech: speech recognition system that enables the user to speak normally

23: Steps in creating speech recognition -adjusting the microphone for your voice -make a profile -complete the trial

24: My favorite part of Speech Recognition was when we were talking and we had to turn our monitors off. When we were finished we turned them on and saw what was written.

25: I thought the Speech Recognition was fun but hard. It was hard to talk sometimes because I would talk loud or soft and the computer wouldn't understand it. I liked it because I thought it was really fun and it was something different that i did

26: Accountability

27: Accountability is when you are responsible for your actions and you do not give any excuses

28: Steps for Accountability Step 1: See the truth of the situation. Understand it from all sides Step 2: Decide to face the situation and deal with it effectively Step 3: Focus on a goal and involve others Step 4:Embrace your full responsibility for results

29: Victimizing

30: -Being held prisoner by your circumstances -Feeling a loss of control over present circumstances -Paying no attention when other provide feed back about what have been done to achieve better results

31: -Blaming or pointing fingers -Failing to confront issues -Directing discussions of problems toward what cannot be done rather that what can be done -Looking for collaborations of other person's injustices -Being unwilling to ask probing questions about personal accountability

32: Victim Phrases -I don't see any problem -It's not my job -Just tell me what to do and I'll do it -Lets just wait and see what happens -There's nothing I can do about it -It's not my fault -I'm doing the best I can -That's too much work -That's unfair

33: -No one else ever does that -Somebody should do something about it -If I do a great job, they'll expect all the time -I would have but..... -I didn't because..... -Do you think I don't have anything else to do? -Somebody ought to tell her/him -That's too hard

34: Letters

35: -there are two types of letters -Business: the letter is representing the business -Personal Business: the letter is representing the person who is writing it

36: Parts of a Personal Business Letter: -Return Address(Single Space) -Date(Quadruple space) -Letter Address(Double Space)

37: -Salutation(Greeting) -Body(Single spaced in paragraphs and double spaced between paragraphs.) -Complimentary Close(Quadruple Space) -Name of the Writer -1" side margins 2" top margins 1" bottom margin

38: Formal Business Letters -Basic Parts: Letter Head, Date, Letter Address, Body,

39: Complimentary Close, Name of Writer Special Parts -Mailing notation -Attention line -Subject line -Copy Notation -Post Script

40: Punctuation -Open: none on the greeting and the complementary close -Mixed: has different types of punctuation

41: Memos And Emails

42: Memos -correspondence written to people within the same business -Memo heading: TO, FROM, DATE, SUBJECT Emails -electronic- mail easy to send and create messages -Parts: Heading, Body, Attachment, Copy notation, Subject

43: Tables

44: A table is used to organize data. A table is divided into columns(vertical) and row(horizontal)

45: Special Business Documents

46: Resume- a special one page document that describes the applicant Application-an employment form used by employers to document information pertaining to a job

47: Purchased Requisition- a form to be completed to request that items or service being purchased Purchase Order- a form to order service or items

48: Invoice- a form indicating how much is owed for the items bought and the due date of payment Agenda-includes order of topics discussed at a meeting and persons covering it

49: Flyer- one page document that informs and individual of an event Invitation-a document sent to a specified individual to ask for their presence for an event

50: Announcement- a document to inform individuals of an upcoming event Minutes- a summary of events and business conducting during a meeting

51: Itinerary- a list including dates, times, schedules, lodging, and method of traveling Enhancement-Visual additions to attract the reader's attention to specific text Orientation-the determination of the way material is arranged on a page

52: Fonts and Editing

53: Fonts: refers to the type, or letters, in which a document is printed Types of Fonts: watermark, bold italics, text box, 3-D, word art, drop cap, underline, superscript, subscript, change case, bold italics

54: Word has three features that automatically change or insert while typing : Auto-Complete (gives an opportunity to insert information), Auto-Correct(corrects common mistakes), Auto-Text (storage location for text used again)

55: Word editing tools- *Spell check (checks spelling as typed) *Grammar check (checks grammar errors as you type)

56: Reports

57: A report is consists of a title page or a heading, an outline, the body, the work cited or references, and the table of contents

58: There are two types of reports- bound and unbound Bound reports- long reports with bounds and covers Unbound reports- short reports without binders or covers, but instead they have staples

59: Styles- Business: has a title page, 2" top margin for the first page, succeeding pages are 1", side margins are 1" Academic: no title page, instead it has a heading with the student's and

60: teacher's name, the date, and course title. It has the same margins as business Outlines are 2" margins or vertically centered. Outlines organizes the data of the report. Title page- used in business reports.

61: Vertically and horizontally centered Table of Contents- it is an outline of side and paragraph headings in a report with their respective page numbers Reference/ Bibliography:

62: A listing of material used in a report located at the end of the report Work cited: A listing of those works that were cited in the report

63: Spreadsheets

64: Spreadsheet-a computer applications that displays cells that form a grid with columns (vertical) rows (horizontal) Use for spreadsheets: Budget Grades Payroll etc.

65: Spreadsheet Vocabulary -Labels: numbers, words that describes a row/column, and can't be calculated (ex: date,11/17/09) -Values: Can be calculated -Cell Address: states the column and row of the cell

66: -Range: a rectangular group of cells as a unit -Cell Reference: the column letter and row number -Formula: equations with symbols for math operations,=B3*B5 -Function:a procedure that is built for short cut calculations

67: Mathematical symbols Add:+ Subtract:- Multiply:* Divide:/

68: Data Bases

69: -Purpose for a data base is to store and hold data - Examples: Wal-Mart, Grocery stores, Libraries, YMCA's

70: Four parts used in data bases Tables: data is accessed Reports: print out data Forms: has data shown on the screen Queries: questions, use criteria

71: Micro Type Grades

72: Microtype Grades

73: Thank you for reading!!! The End!!

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  • Title: Digital Communications System
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