Presentation on theme: "INTRODUCTORY PRINCIPLES INTRODUCTORY PRINCIPLES UNIT DESCRIPTION: STUDENTS WILL LEARN HOW TO USE TOOLS WITHIN THE MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE IN ORDER TO FUNCTION."— Presentation transcript:
INTRODUCTORY PRINCIPLES INTRODUCTORY PRINCIPLES UNIT DESCRIPTION: STUDENTS WILL LEARN HOW TO USE TOOLS WITHIN THE MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE IN ORDER TO FUNCTION EFFICIENTLY AND EFFECTIVELY WITHIN THE EDUCATIONAL AND WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENTS.. Microsoft Office
What we are going to learn! Enduring Understandings: The ability work efficiently and communicate effectively is key to success in the educational and workplace environments. The ability to apply software skills to new situations is key to productivity in an ever changing technology environment. Essential Questions: How does knowledge of software applications effect personal and career opportunities? What are the characteristics of effective communications? What are the skills required for success in educational and workplace environments? Essential Vocabulary: communication effective efficiency productivity career software word processing integration spreadsheets database presentation file management
Vocabulary CommunicationThe imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing or signs. EffectiveAdequate to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result. EfficiencyAn accomplishment of or ability to accomplish a job with a minimum expenditure or time and effort. ProductivityHaving the power of producing; generative. Careeran occupation or profession, especially one requiring special training.
Vocabulary Softwareprogram that directs the operation of a computer Word Processingtyping or keying text, use Word Integrationthe combining of two or more software programs Spreadsheetsmultiple rows and columns, use Excel Databasedata management, use Access Presentationthe act of presenting, use PowerPoint File Managementorganizing the hard drive of the computer to find documents quickly
Name a Career or Job that doesnt use some form of technology???
Essential Question How does knowledge of software applications effect personal and career opportunities?
Employability skills Increased efficiency and productivity Professional document formatting and effective communication Chance for advancement Easier to compose at the computer
Essential Question: What does effective communication look like?
Organized Contrast shown in design on the same elements All subheading are formatted the same Repetition in design All captions are formatted the same Images are about the same size Alignmentthings arent scattered on the page Proximitythings that belong together are by one another Free of mistakes Contains all of the needed information Fonts match the message and the audience
Essential Question: What are the skills required for success in educational and workplace environments?
Punctual (to work and meeting deadlines) Efficiency Software Word processing Suite integration Spreadsheets Databases Presentation File management Organization
File Management Its like a file cabinet Staying organized Easy to find files Easy to save files Easy to send files Easy to navigate someone else through your files Time saver
File Extensions Word 2007document.docx Excel 2007 workbook.xlsx PowerPoint 2007 presentation.pptx Access 2007 file format.accdb Word prior to 2007 Excel prior to 2007 PowerPoint prior to 2007 Access prior to 2007.doc.xls.ppt.mdb Portable Document Format.pdf Graphics Interchange Format.giff Joint Photographic Experts.jpg or.jpeg Tagged Image File Format.tiff Bitmap.bmp
Questions: Think, Pair, Share activity How do you see yourself using the Office Suite during high school? How can the Office Suite be used for personal documents? How do you see yourself using the Office Suite after high school? What software do you feel comfortable with and are relaxed about learning it more extensively? What software are you feeling anxious about learning?