Presentation on theme: "1 Are You a Computer Literate High School Student?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Are You a Computer Literate High School Student?
2 What do you think computer literacy is for a High School Student? See Handout
3 Employer’s Definition! The LI Society for Human Resources Management has defined computer literacy for a high school student as: A student who is capable of using the proper keyboard fingering techniques while utilizing a word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, media presentation and/or communications program(s).
5 Basic Keyboarding Skills Utilizing a keyboard using the proper fingering techniques so that you can create common applications efficiently. NO hunting and pecking allowed!
6 Word Processing (Microsoft Word) You should know how to: Use the correct business format when creating a memo or business letter Use proper spelling, grammar, punctuation and capitalization –Columns- Page numbering –Tables- Headers and Footers –Pictures
7 Spreadsheet Program (Microsoft Excel) You should know how to: Design and enter data Create column headings, headers, footers and page numbers Sort data Create basic mathematical formulas Create a graph or pie chart using data
8 Desktop Publishing (Publisher) You should know how to: Create a flyer Create a brochure Create labels Create letterhead w/logo
9 Media Presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint) You should know how to: Create a professional presentation that is persuasive and informative Choose a proper design Choose proper graphics and media for intended audience
10 E-Mail Communication (Microsoft Outlook) You should know how to: Create and send e-mail communications Attach files Create new folders Write action rules for filing of email Create mail distribution lists
11 What more can a computer literate college student do? All of the previous tasks listed plus: Create forms Create spreadsheets utilizing advanced formulas for data manipulation Using website software, create basic web pages Using a database program such as Microsoft Access, design a database, enter data, create inquires and design report formats
12 1. What can a computer literate high school student do? Letters, spreadsheets, email, media presentations, desk-top publishing. REVIEW OF OUR DISCUSSION
13 2.What more can a computer literate college student do? Everything the high school student can do plus: –Create forms –Create advanced formulas –Create basic web pages –Use a database program See Handout REVIEW OF OUR DISCUSSION
14 Are you computer literate? Take the self-evaluation.