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1 Keyboarding with Microsoft Word 2010 Jane Phelan, Sr. Acquisitions Editor Cengage Learning

2 Agenda 1. Giving students a competitive edge! 2. Using Word 2010 productivity tools from the beginning 3. Keyboarding Pro DELUXE 2: Tools That Work 4. Tools for Online Keyboarding 1/17/2014 Keyboarding and Word Processing with Word

3 Why a Competitive Edge for Students? Average student debt range $10,000 to $24,000 50–75% of college students work; range depends on geographic area and size of community Students need jobs to pay tuition and living expenses Word and document formatting skills provide a competitive edge in part-time office job market 1/17/2014 Keyboarding and Word Processing with Word Timeline is criticalcant wait two years to get word processing skills!

4 Job Competition for Students Gray Hair Syndrome Unemployment Consequences 40+ year olds compete for jobs previously held by students Advantagesrelevant work experience and attitude 1/17/2014 Keyboarding and Word Processing with Word

5 Employers Expect Employees to: 1/17/2014 Keyboarding and Word Processing with Word Be able to format documents, worksheets, presentations, publications, etc. effectively Be able to be productive and solve business problems effectively Be able to monitor the quality of their own work

6 Productivity in KeyboardingWhat Does It Mean? Cover the basics from the get go Integrate word processing with formatting Utilize Microsoft 2010 defaults Use color Capitalize on the power of Word 2010 from the beginning

7 College Keyboarding, 18e 1/17/2014 Keyboarding and Word Processing with Word Keyboarding Pro DELUXE 2 fully integrated and enhanced Resized books to meet instructor needs (1–25) (1–55) (56 – 110) (1–120) Combined Essentials and Certified approach into one series Features the best of both series It just keeps getting better!

8 Lets Get Started 1.Open Test Student: Password student 2. Skills Assessment Edit menu Skills Assessment

9 3. Review Students Completed Work Reports Menu o Summary Lessons 1-25 o Timed Writing (best, last 40) o Skill Building o Cumulative Error Diagnostics o Document and Production Tests Next

10 Keyboarding Pedagogy Proper key reach techniques Illustrationtext and software Demonstrationinstructor and software Build speed Speed and accuracy – separate skills Teach separately Build fluency with drills Develop accuracy Establish good techniques Build fluency and speed Drop back for control Early errors – random Error diagnostics – after touch keyboarding 1/17/2014 Keyboarding and Word Processing with Word

11 Critical Visual Technique Cues 1/17/2014 Keyboarding and Word Processing with Word Laptops create a special challenge for proper techniques

12 4. Skill Building Forget the failuresrecord the successes Results: Prompt, Specific, Detailed Errors: Symptom or Problems? Speed/Accuracy Battle

13 Keyboarding Course Build Strong Foundation o Lessons 1-25 Build Confidence o Skill Builders 1-3 (29 pages) o Skill Building (20 lessons + more) Applications o Numeric Keypad Practice o Proofreading, Composition, & other Communication skills o Word Processing o Personal Business Letter o Web Computing (Cloud, Web 2.0)

14 Lessons 1-55: Essentials Keyboarding (L1-25) Word Processing Basics Memos & Letters Tables Reports Graphics Document Review Project

15 Document Formats Readability Font size and 1.15 spacing effective on screen and in print White space created by space after paragraph enhances readability Styles and document theme Compelling visual impact Consistent format Color provides emphasis Modern appearance 1/17/2014 Keyboarding and Word Processing with Word

16 Model Documents Always the first application Productivity features integrated

17 Productivity Tools: Lessons 1-55 Fonts ( Lesson 26) Format Painter (Lesson 30) Preformatted Table Styles (Lesson 40) Styles (L43, Reports) Cover Page with Report (Lesson 43 ) Themes (Lesson 44, Leftbound report ) Section Break (Lesson 47) SmartArt (Lesson 50, Graphics) Columns (Lesson 52, Graphics)

18 Document Formats: Lessons Module Lessons Documents 3WP Basics6Paragraphs 4Memos & Letters6Block, Modified Block, Envelopes Enclosures, copy notation Agenda with tabs, right alignment 5Tables6Resume Tables in letter and memos 6Reports6Unbound, Leftbound, Cover page Academic Report w/Reference Page Multiple-Page Report with Footnotes/Endnotes, Page numbers 7Graphics5Announcements Newsletters Columns 8 Document Review 2Memos & Letters; Reports 9Project7 documents

19 Word Processing, L Word Processing Basics, L26-31 Fonts Paragraph Commands, Quick Access Toolbar Reviewing Documents: Navigation, Proofreading Clipboard: Cut/Copy/Paste, Format Painter, Page Commands: Margins, Orientation, Center 4. Memos & Letters, L32-37 Date & Time Remove Space After Tabs Envelopes 5. Tables, L38-42 Create Table Layout Table Design 6. Reports, L43-48 Styles, Bullets Document Themes Footnotes, Page numbering Cover page Section breaks 7. Graphics, L49-53 Shapes, ClipArt SmartArt WordArt, Borders & Shading, Symbols 8.Document Review, L Project 1

20 Follow the Path Apply Immediately Make Learning Visual

21 Teach Logic of the Ribbon Learn related commands Paragraph: Alignment Line spacing Show Hide Indent

22 Software Pedagogy New Command Path highlighted Drill that applies

23 New in Word 2010 Increased focus on productivity Backstage Navigation pane More built-in building blocks Enhanced collaboration tools Customize the ribbon Increased focus on visual impact More SmartArt graphics WordArt revamped More themes Enhanced picture editing Formatting effects (images and text) 1/17/2014 Keyboarding and Word Processing with Word * Skills taught in this text make it possible for our average and below students to be more productive and create better-quality documents than our star performers of just a few years ago could! Susie VanHuss

24 5. Hands On with Keyboarding Pro DELUXE 2... Using the New Productivity Tools o Creating, Editing, Checking Documents o Using the Productivity Tools of Word 2010 o Styles, Cover Page, Themes, TOC o SmartArt and Graphics o Building Blocks, Merge, & More o Tools to Get Students Started o Instructor Tools for Creating and Managing Classes

25 New to Keyboarding Pro DELUXE 2 Launches Word 2010 or Word 2007 Format checking option Next to bypasses closing Word Handles all document in Lessons Easy flash drive solution Videos to get students started Gradebook improvements

26 Word Basics Lesson 27 Backstage Save Create New Folder Close New Print

27 Keyboarding 2: Lessons Emphasizes preparing complex and specialized documents o memos and letters o advanced reports o mail merge o graphics o meeting, travel, and news documents o medical and legal documents o employment documents New commands enhance visual impact, productivity, and collaborationall critical in the workplace o Comments, track changes, quick parts, merge, citations, header/footer, text boxes, and more Skills taught in this text make it possible for our average and below students to be more productive and create better-quality documents than our star performers of just a few years ago could! Susie VanHuss

28 KEYBOARDING PRO DELUXE ONLINE SOLUTIONS What Else Is New?

29 Questions? 29


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