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My Digital Communication's Class of 2009

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FC: My Experience In DigitalCommunications With Mrs. Mac By:Alvaro Correa

1: System software. Operating system- Operates the computer. .The system software manages the computer. .The CPU is the "boss". Is the main component to a computer. .Liaison- Is a go between.

2: Software ..Application software-is what the normal user uses, as in the help button. .Word processor is a type of application software .Spreadsheet software- includes all the spreadsheets. Presentation software- used for presentations. .Database organizer- best organizer. .Desktop publishing- is a type of software. .Application specific- they do one or one general thing that the user wants.

3: Types of viruses .Bomb-is intended to set off at a certain time. .Worm- follows a trail and deletes parts of files. .Phage- it can affect databases, operating system's, and PDA's. .Trojan horse- meant to look like something good but when opened it turns into a virus and deletes files. .Hoax- made to look like a virus but is not a real one, but it can create one.

4: 4 Types Of Hardware .Input devices- mouse, keyboard .CPU- contains the RAM random memory. .Output devices- monitor, printer speakers. .Storage device- contains the ROM read memory only, and the USB drive and the hard drive.

5: Different Types Of Fonts .Underline .Small caps .Bold .Italics .Strike through .Superscript .Subscript .Outline .Emboss .Engrave

6: Micro type We use micro type to help us learn how to use our home row keys and how to get better at typing .

7: Flatbed scanner Scanners basically take a hard copy, scan it within seconds and put it on your computer as a soft copy.They are very ideal for putting pictures and text into your computer.scanners come in many sizes.

8: Alternative input devices

9: Digital camcorder Digital camcorders are computers and camcorders put together to make one. The images have better quality. Videos from the camcorder can be transfered to your computer.

10: Tablet PC .A notebook computer which you can write using a special- purpose pen, or stylus. .Tablet PC's also typically have a keyboard and/ or a mouse for an input

11: InteractiveWhite Boards .White boards are connected to computers. .Input can be accomplished by writing or tapping on the white board through interactive software.

12: Laptop Computers .A small, portable computer- small enough to sit on your lap. .Laptop computers are more frequently called notebook computers.

13: Biometric Device .Authentication techniques that rely on measurable physical characteristics that can be automatically checked. .Thumb prints, retina scan, finger prints, etc.

14: Pocket PC's and PDA's .Pocket PC's and PDA's both can fit into your pockets easily. .They are used to keep up with calenders, and schedules.

15: Software For Palm Devices .Bachman PrintBoy anywhere. .Vivonic Fineness Planner Software. .Palm Mobile Mentor Student CD. .Imagiworks Water Quality Imagilab Software

16: Web Cellphone .A cellular cell telephone that allows users to access the Internet via wireless communication.

17: Magnetic Scanner .A device that scans magnetic strips on credit cards and other types of cards to input the data from the strips into a computer.

18: Barcode Scanner .Input devices that read bar codes that allow you to track both assets and inventory, check items in,manage item locations, maintain physical inventory, and controlled fixed assets.

19: Web Camera .A camera that broadcasts images through the Internet or web cell phone. Also known as a Webcam.

20: Digital Camera .People can take pictures and save them to a disk so they can have them on their computer. .Digital cameras also provide the option of adding different backgrounds or making the picture look different.

21: What is a GPS? .The Global Positioning System(GPS) is a worldwide radio- navigation system formed from a constellation of 34 satellites and their ground stations. .GPS uses these "man- made stars" as reference points to calculate positions accurate to a matter of meters. in fact, with advanced forms of GPS you can make measurements to better then a centimeter!

22: How a GPS Works .The basis of GPS is" Triangulation"from satellites. .To "triangulate," a GPS receiver measures distances using the travel time of radio signals. .To measure travel time, GPS needs very accurate timing which it achieves with some tricks.

23: What Is a USB Drive? .The USB drive is an exciting advancement in personal data storage market. .Because of its tiny size, large capacities, the USB revolutionizes the way people deal with large amounts o information.

24: Headset With Microphone .It is lightweight. .Allows people to hear game sounds and command notifications. .Designed for comfort through long game sessions. .Input device for speech recognition.

25: Microphones .The attached microphone broadcasts your voice to chat sessions participants and allows you to issue voice commands. .The noise- canceling microphone has been optimized for voice command recognition and lets you communicate clearly while playing online

26: Speech Recognition

27: Speech Recognition There are different kinds of voice or speech "engines" that take the sounds of your voice and match it with words. Each version has it advantages and disadvantages.

28: How Speech Recognition Works .You speak into a microphone connected to your computer. The soundcard and multimedia chip and the speech engine processes your speech. .Each person who uses the speech program has their own unique "voice profile" that is separate from others.

29: Discrete System When you have a discrete system you have to pause while you talk into the microphone. Many people with disabilities use this system.

30: Continues System A continuous speech system is a system where you can have (normal speaking speed). Continuous system takes a more powerful computer to process the information.

31: More Memory Is Better Having more RAM (determines how much the computer can process without checking it library in its hard disk). The more speed and memory the better and faster speech recognition will be.

32: Training Requirements All of the speech products require either training or a great deal of expertise to be effective.

33: Dictation and Command Modes Speech recognition allows a user to use his/hers voice as an input device. Voice recognition may be used t dictate text into the computer or give commands.

34: Why Learn Speech Recognition? .Increases productivity .Helps avoid injury or overcome a handicap .Improves writing skills .Improves writing skills .Improves speaking skills

35: Requirements .400 megahertz(MHz) or faster computer. .128 megabytes(MB) or more of RAM .Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or later.

36: Accountability

37: Telltale Signs of Victimization .Being held prisoner by your circumstances. .Feeling a loss of control over present circumstances. .Paying no attention when others, directly or indirectly, provide feedback about what could or should have been don't to achieve better results.

38: .Blaming or pointing fingers. .Failing to confront issues. .Directing discussions o problems toward what cannot be done rather than what can be done. .Looking for collaborations of other person's injustices. .Being willing to ask probing questions about personal accountability

39: .Citing confusion as a reason for not acting. .Wasting time and energy"bashing" others, especially those in authority. .Viewing the world as a pessimist. .Repeatedly becoming defensive. .Avoiding people, meetings, and/or situations. .Feeling like thay are being treated unfairly and powerless to do anything. | .Citing confusion as a reason for not acting. Waisting time and energy"bashing" others, especially those in authority. .Viewing the world as a pessimist. .Avoiding people, meetings, and/or situations. .Repeatedly becoming defensive.

40: Victim Phrase's .I don't see any problem. .It's not my job. Just tell me what to do and I'll do it. .Let's just wait and see what happens. .There's nothing i can do about it. .Someone ought to tell him/her. .It wasn't my fault. .I'm doing the best i can. .I didn't because...

41: .All we can do is wait and see .That's too much work. .What more can i do? .Do you think i don't have anything else to do? .If it were me, Id do it differently. .That's unfair. .No one else ever does that .That's too hard. I would have but...

42: Steps To Accountability 1st- You see it. 2nd- You own it. 3rd. You solve it. 4th. You do it. .You take each step slowly and try as much as you can. .There is a line.

43: Under The Line. 1st- You ignore/Deny. 2nd- It's not my job. 3rd- Finger pointing. 4th- Confusion.. Tell me what to do. 5th- Cover your tail. 6th- Wait and see.

44: Business Letters .A business letter is a letter that represents a company

45: Personal Business Letter .Is a letter that represents a person.

46: Basic Parts of a Business Letter in block style .Return address .Date .Letter address .Salutation .Body .Complimentary Close .Name of Writer

47: Some Facts About Block Style .In block style everything starts on left margin. .Do not ever you triple spacing in block style.

48: In a Personal Business Letter .1'' side margins .2'' top margin or may be centered vertically with center page feature. .1'' bottom margin

49: Special Parts in a Personal Business Letter .Reference Initials .Attachments .Enclosure notion(s) . Attachment and enclosure is almost the same thing they just depend how they come in as in attached or just that it comes with it.

50: Formal Business Letter (modified block style) .Letterhead .Date (starts at center point) .Letter address .Salutation .Body

51: Business Letter Special Parts .Mailing notations (certified,registered,special delivery,confidential). .Attention line .Subject line .Copy notation .Postscript

52: Second Page Headings .Single line -headings. .Multiple line -headings. Open punctuation= no punctuation in salutation or complementary close. Mixed .Comma= goes with complementary close .Colon= goes with salutation.

53: Microsoft Active Sync .Keep pocket Outlook up to date. .Synchronize Microsoft word and Microsoft excel documents between your ipaq and computer. .Backup and restore your ipaq data. .Copy (rather then synchronize) files between your ipaq and computer.

54: Cradle and AC Adapter .Your ipaq comes with either one of these .Your AC adapter lets you charge your ipaq,well as synchronize this information between you ipaq and computer using ActiveSync.

55: Recharging The Battery .The ipaq contains a rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery that is rechargeable every time that you put it in the cradle WARNING!! .Do not let the battery run completely down. You will loose all your information and programs.

56: Power Button .Starts the ipaq. Press and release the button turn on or off your ipaq. Press and hold the button for one second to toggle on or off the back light.

57: Application Buttons .Allow quick access to four applications. By default, the applications are calender, contacts, Q menu, and Q start. You change the functions of the application buttons to open different applications.

58: Formatting Memorandums & Electronic Mail Messages

59: Memorandums .Correspondence written to people within same business/organization. .1'' or 2'' top margin .1'' side margin .Single-spaced within paragraphs .Double-spaced between paragraphs.

60: Parts of a Memorandum .Memo heading-- guide words(To:, From:, Date:, Subject:) .Memo Body .Reference Initials .Attachments/Enclosure notation .Distribution list

61: Memo Templates .Templates are forms that allow can to move quickly from one data entry area to another. .Word processing programs have several memo templates. .Generally include guide words.

62: Formatting E-mail .Electronic mail- easy to create and easy to send Parts .Heading .Body .Attachment .Copy notation .Forward/reply

63: Some Facts about Memorandum .They can be formal but they do not have to be as formal as other letters. They are easier to type out then other letters.

64: Reports

65: Unbound Reports (Business) .Is typically a short report prepared with binders or covers. A multi-page report may be held by paper clip or staples.

66: Things needed in a Unbound Report Margins: .Top page on first page is 2'' .Top margin on succeeding pages is 1'' .Side margins are 1'' .Bottom margin is 1'', but may vary depending on page break decisions. Avoid widows and orphans.

67: Additional Formatting Requirements .Center the title of the report in ALL CAPS, then quadruple space after the title before beginning the body. .Double space the body of the report. .Side headings are underlined and keyed in initial caps. .Paragraph headings are indented .5'' from the left margin and end with a period. Capitalize the 1st letter of the first word only.

68: Additional Formatting Requirements .Key reference/bibliography on the last page or on a separate page of the report on a hanging-indent style. .To cite sources, use textual citations within the report or key endnotes on the last page or on a separate page in hanging indent style. .Page numbers are located on the top right margin in .5'' from the top.

69: Bound Report (Business) .These are typically longer and are formal with covers and binders. Needed things .Top, right and bottom margins are the same as fro an unbound report. .Left margin is increased to 1.5'' to accommodate the binding.

70: Academic Style Bound/Unbound Reports .No title page is used for Academic style reports. Instead, key a heading in the top left corner on the first page. Double space between lines and include the following: .Name of student .Name of instructor .Course title .Date in military style (21 November 2004) Double space the body-no exceptions.

71: Outlines A type of enumerations that organizes information. .The top margin is 2'' or vertically centered. .All other margins are the same as the report. .main and side entries or headings are used to organize information.

72: Formatting for Main Entries in an Outline. .Precede by capital Roman numerals (/,//,///,etc.) .Use ALL CAPS or initial caps and bold. .Double space before and after main entry.

73: Formatting for Secondary Entries in an Outline .Precede by capital letters (A,B,C,etc.) Key important words in initial caps. .Lower level entries are preceded by Arabic numbers (1,2,3,etc.) and lower- case letters (a,b,c,etc.) Only capitalize the 1st letter of the 1st word when keying these. .Single space all secondary entries.

74: Title Page (Cover Page) .Only a business report (not an academic report) should include a title page. .Center the page horizontally or vertically. .Include the following information(minimum): -Report Title -Writer's Name -Date .The course name and teachers name may also be included.

75: Table of Contents .An outline of the side and paragraph headings in a report with their respective page numbers. .Follow the title page. .Margins are the same as for the report (using a 2'' top margin) .Center the headings in ALL CAPS. .Each entry refers to a major sections and should be keyed in initial caps.

76: Bibliography .A listing of the material used in the report (textual citations, footnotes, endnotes, endnotes, and related material which may have been used but not cited)located at the end of a report.

77: Bibliography .Margins are the same as for a report (using a 2'' margin). .Center the title in ALL CAPS followed by a quadruple space. (precede by a QS if references begin after the report body on the same page. .List references in alphabetical order by authors last name.

78: Spreadsheet Fundamentals .Is a program that lets you rows and columns of data to manage, predict, and present information.

79: Advantages of computer spreadsheets .Can answer what is... .Facts and accurate . Can answer what is..

80: Microtype

81: Microtype Grades

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