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PDA Activities for Palm OS

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ISBN-10: 0538729074

ISBN-13: 9780538729079

Edition: 2007

Authors: Karl Barksdale, Sydnie Harman

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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 PALMS 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: 12/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.75" 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
Palm's Mobile Product Line
Purchasing a PDA
Features, Features, and More Features
Exciting Mobile and Handheld Software
Visit Various PDA Manufacturers (Hardware)
Visit Your Local Electronics Store
Comparison Shop Online
Power Up Your PDA
Start Your Engines
Set It Up Quickly
Set Location and Time
Hard Buttons Make It Easy
Study the Stylus
Preview a Few Programs
Begin with Favorites!
Explore the World Clock
Power Up for First-time Setup
Button Down Those Applications
Launch Applications with a Stylus
Take the Quick Tour
Travel in Time
Travel the World
Timing Is Everything
Sound Up!
How the Input Tools Work
Communicating with a PDA
Virtual Keyboards
Lost and Found!
Marking It Up with Graffiti
The Original Graffiti
The New and Improved Graffiti 2
Creating Special Characters with Original Graffiti
Pinpoint Punctuation
Get Help!
External Keyboards
Enter Owner Information
Edit Owner Information
Take the Graffiti Quick Tour
Practice Graffiti in Memos
Graffiti Conference Call Notes
About Fiji
We Have Contacts!
Keep in Contact
It's in the Mail!
Contact Power
Let's Get Personal
Copying and Modifying an Existing Business Card
Categories Are Special
Look Me Up!
Using Contacts to Send E-mail or Schedule Events
Enter Karolina Tonono's Contact Information
Enter Maria Bravo's Contact Information
Create Your Business Card
Use the Contacts Keyboard
Copy and Modify Karolina's Contact Information
Edit a Contact
Add a Note
Categorize Your Contacts
Create a New Category
Look Up Contacts
Find Fiji
Creating Notes, Memos, and Documents
Take Note of That!
Notable Notes
Memorable Memos
Distinctive Documents
Managing Notes, Memos, and Documents
It's All in the Name
Create a Note
Create an Alarming To-do List
Customize and Disarm the Alarm
Colorize and Delete a Note
Create Memos with the Memo Keyboard
Rename a Memo
Create a New Category
Sort Memos Manually
Edit a Memo
Copy and Paste Data from a Memo to a Memo
Delete Old Memos
Copy and Paste a Memo into a Document
Format a Word to Go Document
Open, Categorize, and Delete Documents
Scheduling Events and Taking Care of Tasks
Tasks Lists Versus Calendar Items
Calendaring a Flight to Fiji
Scheduling Repeating Events
To Task or Not to Task, That Is the Question
What's Happening Today?
Create Task Items
Edit Your Task Items
Set Deadlines and Alarms for Task Items
Prioritize Task Items
Categorize Task Items
Attach a Note to a Task
Check Off, Delete, and View Active Tasks
Take a Scroll Through Time
Let's Fly to Fiji!
Enter an Appointment
Schedule the Photographers for Thursday
Get in Sync!
Synchronize for Safety
Generate a Positive Outlook
Sync Up!
It's a Two-Way Street
Order Some Documents to Go
Timely Transfers
Driven to Succeed
Synchronize Your PDA and PC
Synchronize an Adventure
Edit Appointments on the PC and the PDA
Enter Tasks into Outlook and Synchronize with a PDA
Copy/Link a Word File with Documents to Go
Creating and Synchronizing a Sheet to Go Document
Use File Transfer
Engage Drive Mode
Online Capabilities and Downloads
Online Options
Beaming
Blaze the Internet
Surfing Solutions
Downloading Applications and Content
The Advantage of PDA Content Providers
Elementary E-mail
The Unlimited Frontier
Beam Contacts
Beam Your Personal Business Card
Bon Voyage!
Optimize Your View of the World
Forever Favorites!
Opt for a Better Blazer
Synchronize E-mail with a PC or Mail Server
Glossary
Index