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Century 21 Jr. Input Technologies and Computer Applications

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ISBN-10: 0538442654

ISBN-13: 9780538442657

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jon Shank, Karl Barksdale, Jack Hoggatt

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CENTURY 21 JR. INPUT TECHNOLOGIES AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 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, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, database, programming, and Web pages. The Instructional Design provides step-by-step guidance for student learning, with activities labeled as Learn, Practice, and Apply. Units are divided into chapters which are then divided into daily lessons. The projects within the text are generic for…    
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List price: $93.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 5/5/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 11.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.048
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)
Finding and Managing Information (Lessons 5-9). c)
Computers in Society (Lessons 10-14)
Keyboarding. a)
Letter Keys (Lessons 15-34). b)
Number and Symbol Keys (Lessons 35-55)
Alternative Input Technologies. a)
Handwriting Tools and OneNote (Lessons 56-63). b)
Digital Imaging, Scanning, and Photography (Lessons 64-66). c)
Speech Recognition Tools (Lessons 67-77). d)
Planning with PDAs (Lessons 78-83)
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)
Presentations with Graphics and Multimedia (Lessons 103-108). b)
Worksheets (Lessons 109-114). c)
Database (Lessons 115-120). d)
Creating and Linking Web Pages (Lessons 121-125)