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Century 21 Jr. - Input Technologies

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ISBN-10: 0538442638

ISBN-13: 9780538442633

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jon Shank, Karl Barksdale, Jack Hoggatt

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CENTURY 21 INPUT TECHNOLOGIES is a new text by Hoggatt, Shank, and Barksdale for grades 6-8. This text is targeted for an introductory course in middle school that teaches computer basics, the Internet, keyboarding, handwriting recognition, speech recognition, Tablet PCs, Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), Microsoft OneNote, and some word processing. This text is a spin-off from CENTURY 21 JR. INPUT TECHNOLOGIES AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (ISBN 0-538-44265-4). The Instructional Design provides step-by-step guidance for student learning, with activities labeled as Learn, Practice, and Apply. Content is organized into units, chapters, and then daily lessons. The projects are generic and can…    
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List price: $93.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 5/5/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 11.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Dr. Jon Shank is a Professor of Education at Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. His contributions to the text include units on advanced correspondence, report formatting, spreadsheets, Web searching and design, desktop publishing, business plans, communication skills, and emerging technologies.

Karl Barksdale is currently an instructor at the Utah County Academy of Sciences and is a former instructor at Farrer Middle school in Provo, UT. He has recently been a consultant for Google. Formerly a Development Manager for the Training and Certification team at WordPerfect Corporation, he obtained a master's degree in curriculum from the University of Utah and applied his degree as the Secondary Curriculum Coordinator for Provo School District. Later he returned to education as a Business Education instructor. Since that time he has authored more than 50 business and computer education textbooks for South-Western Educational Publishing, Course Technology, Speaking Solutions, and other…    

Digital Communication Tools. a)
Computer Basics (Lessons 1-4). b)
Managing and Finding Information (Lessons 5-10). c)
Computers in Society (Lessons 11-14)
KEYBOARDING. a)
Letter Keys (Lessons 15-34). b)
Number and Symbol Keys (Lessons 35-55)
ALTERNATIVE INPUT TECHNOLOGIES. a)
Handwriting Recognition and Tablet PC?s (Lessons 56-61). b)
Scanning, Photos, and Digital Imaging (Lessons 62-65). c)
Speech Recognition (Lessons 66-76). d)
Personal Digital Assistants (PDA?s), Smart Phones, and OneNote (Lessons 77-83)
Word Processing, Desktop Publishing, And Document Formatting. a)
Word Processing and Reports (Lessons 84-89). b)
Word Processing, Messaging, and Correspondence (Lessons 90-94). c)
Word Processing and Tables (Lessons 95-98). d)
Desktop Publishing (Lessons 99-102)
Appendices
Glossary
Index