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1 1 Agenda – 10/02/2013/ Monday - Unit 17 Howard J Rattliff, Jr. – Principles of Technology - Course #

2 Legend: Instructor Class Individuals Assignment/ Discussions SME = Subject Matter Expert Unit 17 Agenda,, Rm On Campus Dress: Business Casual StartEnd Topic/Discussion Teacher / Instructor Duration Time Elapse Time Counter 1:251:30 Meeting Final Checks (and Dial in - Not Applicable) Howard Rattliff 0:050:00 1:301:35 > -- Welcome - Introductions of any /Guests? Howard Rattliff 0:05 1:351:40 Class Roster (1st 10 minutes of Class) Howard Rattliff 0:050:10 1:401:45 Unit Agenda for Today & Logistics Howard Rattliff 0:050:15 1:451:50 Review of Last Class - Key Notes or Learning Objectives / CLASS QUESTIONS?? Howard Rattliff 0:050:20 1:502:00 Test Grades / Feedback /Improvement CLASS DISCUSSION 0:100:30 2:002:25 Test Review - Terms / Short cuts/Commands & Functions CLASS DISCUSSION 0:250:55 2:252:30 Next steps and assignments (Unit 17) Assignments Reminder / Next Class Look-Ahead Howard Rattliff 0:051:00 Unit 17 Assignment Use UME instructor website to view /access lecture notes; 2) Study terms and begin prep for 1st major test Friday Oct 4th. Planned. 3) Defining Buttons

3 Review Notes from Previous Lecture and Feedback: Performance feedback from Lecture /Note taking graded assignment – extra points. Grades and Books were mentioned:  Grades available in Websmart Gradebook now. Go view them.  Action: need students to check that grades are available to view?? This is my first time using the system -Websmart. I need your help and feedback.  Plan is use those extra point if necessary for Quizzes.  Expect books by next week. They are on order per Mr Horton. Reviewed sample test questions – True/False, matching, etc Provided study guide handouts to students – sample test questions/ Command Summary (2 pages), and Mr Rattliff’s list of Terms used up to Sept 30 th lesson.  Use these/ review notes/study as group, etc to be prepared to do well.

4 4 Note Taking – Improvements & Suggestions  Class discussion and feedback 1.Reviewed notes from lectures a)8/28/ Grades b)9/4 c)And 9/16 2.Overall grades were moderate (most had at least one good session of notes recorded. a) consistent note taking each class, review and supplement with on line review b)Format Date, today’s objective/purpose, review of last lecture concepts learned/ next (look-ahead) assignment or lecture c)Include exercises in note taking. Exercise objective ( sort, data formatting, object manipulation, formulas/ macro record, etc ) and bottomline result and follow-up actions: 1. completed successfully - no prob / 2. had problem with …. And reworked / 3. Did not get the solution > ACTION: practice or review or discuss topic w/ teacher; 4. tried other variations of problem or exercise. d)Lindsey had best overall! Bethany/Lindsey/David Cade/Sophia all had one day perfect scores. Althea mentioned references in her notes. e)Reminder about next assignment. 3.Opportunity to improve

5 5 Exercise 14 – Learning Results:  Exercise – Developers Mode and Simple Programming Macros in Excel 1.Workbook.XLSX file extension is default workbook format (filename.xlsx) used in Excel Workbooks that contain a saved Macro must use a different SAVE As command called Macro- Enabled workbook. A workbook may contain many command macros or scripts (active computer programs). Students will learn to record and then run their 1 st Macro Learn how to create a command short cut of their own. Similar to CNTR + R keystroke to fill right etc or CNTR +D keystroke to Fill Down. Run Macro and View software code in VBasic editor mode. Toggle back and forth from Speadsheet mode to Programming modes. Etc. Learn how to save the Macro-enabled file using a different SAVE AS format called Macro-enabled workbook. Note: Students previously learned how to save as a Workbook and then as a Template in previous exercises.

6 6 Programming – An Overview  Program (noun) as in computer program/software program –  General definition ref (1) :  Any organized list of procedures ; schedules  A procedure for solving a problem, including a collection of data, processing, and presentation or results.  … Such a procedure coded for a computer  Programmed (or programed) – programming (or programing), programs (verb form)  Software specific: to provide (a computer) with set of instructions for solving a problem. To design and schedule programs (as in programming) Ref 1) American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, editor William Morris © 1969

7 7 Software  Software (noun) as in computer program/software program –  ref (1) Written or printed data such as program (s), routine (s), and symbolic language (s), essential to the operations of computers  Documents containing information on the operations and mainenance of computers, such as manuals/ diagrams/ flow charts. Ref 1) American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, editor William Morris © 1969

8 8 Software Compatibility  Software versions are important information –  Older document versions are typically forward compatible. Another way to state is the earlier versions (e.g 1.0 and 2.0 ) can be used to read and import into later versions like 4.0 or year designation like Office  Backward Compatibility is not the industry normal for commercial software. Why?? For example files created by the use in an Office 2013 application do not automatically import or open in Office 2010 Application Programs.  Additional steps needed to ensure compatibility  Need to use save as : backward compatible version to ensure interoperability and compatibility.

9 9 Software Compatibility  Excel workbook = xlsx file extension for Office 2010  Macros – xlxm file extension for macro enabled workbooks  Web page = htm for the entire workbook/ publish / as interactive (eg calculating vs static data display) or just a section of a worksheet ( $A$1:$F$12 work area dimension defined) and change title of document to publish or post on website (rename feature)  Template = XLT file extension  Excel 4.0 and before = xls (single worksheets) This is before the Excel workbook feature.  Binary = xlsb file extension

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