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PDA Activities for the Pocket PC Using Microsoft Outlook

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ISBN-10: 0538729066

ISBN-13: 9780538729062

Edition: 2007

Authors: Karl Barksdale

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The PDA is an emerging input technology that is becoming standard in both the office and the classroom. It is becoming essential to teach students the proper use of PDAs. PDA ACTIVITIES FOR THE POCKET PC is designed as a short unit of instruction that is easy to incorporate in existing courses or combine with other units such as speech recognition, Web page design, or application software.
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List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 12/16/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

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…    

PDAs: Small, Powerful, and Essential!
Unleash the Power of PDAs and Smart Phones!
Snapping Photos in Fiji
Judge a PDA by Its OS
Selecting a PDA
Microsoft's Mobile Product Line
Purchasing a PDA
Features, Features, and More Features
Exciting Mobile and Handheld Software
Visit Various Pocket PC Manufacturers
Visit Your Local Electronics Store
Comparison Shop Online
Power Up Your PDA
Getting Started
Set It Up Quickly
Go to Today!
Set Home Time and Fiji Time
Pop Open a Few Programs
Button Down the Options
Power Up for First-Time Setup
Explore the Today Screen
Change the Visiting Time Zone Settings
Unleash Applications with a Stylus
Right on the Button
Quiet Down!
How the Input Tools Work
Communicating with a PDA
Virtual Keyboards
Lost and Found!
Marking It Up with Graffiti
Creating Capital Letters with Graffiti
Block Out the Graffiti
The New and Improved Letter Recognizer
Pinpoint Punctuation
Alternative Keyboards
Enter Owner Information
Edit Owner Information
Napkin Practice
Practice Graffiti in Notes or Memos
Graffiti Conference Call Notes
Explore the Letter Recognizer
About Fiji
More About Fiji
Move the Fijian Island Groups
We Have Contacts!
Contact Me, Soon!
Entering a Business Contact
Making the Most of PDA Contacts
Personal Business Cards
Working with Existing Business Cards
Sort It Out!
About Categories
Finding One Contact in a Million
Using Contacts to Send E-mail or Schedule Events
Enter Karolina Tomono's Contact Information
Enter Maria Bravo's Contact Information
Create Your Business Card
Enter Contacts for Friends or Family
Copy and Modify Karolina's Contact Information
Edit a Contact
Add Additional Contacts
Categorize Your Contacts
Create a New Category
Find Contacts in Two Ways
Taking Notes with Transcriber, Notes, and Pocket Word
Take Note of That!
Transcribing Notes
Natural Handtyping Tips
Transcriber Toolbars
Opening and Transcribing Notes
Drawing Notes
Naming, Renaming, and Managing Notes and Pocket PC Documents
Learn More About Transcriber
Using Transcriber to Create a Note
Editing a Note
Rename a Note
Create a Note About Fiji Using Multiple Input Tools
Copy and Paste a Note into Pocket Word
Format a Pocket Word Document
Delete a Note
Draw and Handwrite a Note
Attach Notes to Contacts
Scheduling and Taking Care of Tasks
Task Lists Versus Calendar Items
Calendaring a Flight to Fiji
Notifying Others and Recurring Events
To Task or Not to Task, That Is the Question
Create Task Items
Edit Your Task Items
Set Deadlines for Task Items
Prioritize Task Items
Categorize Task Items
Attach a Note to a Task
Check, Delete, and View Active Tasks
Create Shorthand Shortcuts
Scroll through the Calendar's Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Views
Enter Travel Plans for Fiji
Enter an Appointment and E-mail Notifications
Schedule the Photographers for 8 A.M. Thursday
Synchronize and Beam
Synchronize for Safety
Get in Sync
Generate a Positive Outlook
Sync Up!
Limited Partnerships
Computer Data Entry
Excel Excitement
Beaming a Personal Business Card
Update Your ActiveSync Software
Physically Connect Your PDA and Your PC
Launch an ActiveSync Partnership and Synchronize
View Your Synchronize Data in Microsoft Outlook
Enter Contacts into Outlook and Synchronize with a PDA
Enter Appointments in Outlook and Synchronize
Enter Tasks into Outlook and Synchronize with a PDA
Synchronize and Open a Pocket Word Document
Creating and Synchronizing a Pocket Excel Document
Beam Your Personal Business Card
Beaming Additional Business Contacts
Online Capabilities and Downloads
Online Options
Just Passing Through
The Internet in Your Pocket
Surfing Solutions for a PDA
Downloading Applications and Content
Searching for and Downloading the Dollars and Cents
Downloading Dollars and Cents
Using Financial PDA Software
Other Online Downloads
Online Discovery
Real-time Content-Your Way
Online Privacy
Elementary E-mail
Receiving and Sending E-Mail
The Task Ahead
Overcome Online Obstacles
Visit a Variety of Online Sites
Forever Favorites!
Googling for Money
Download Some Money
Credit Card Balancing Act
Use Money for Your Own Expenses
Search for Your Own Applications
Investigate AvantGo
Synchronize E-mail with a PC or Mail Server