ENGL112 Week 7 Position Paper Lecture Notes

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Position Paper Final Drafts Introduction This week, you will peer review and continue work on your position essays. There are differences between rough drafts and final drafts of essays. It is important to know how to proceed from one to end successfully with the other. A very important concept is to keep an open mind ...

ENGL112 Week 6 Argumentation Lecture Notes

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Argumentation Taking a Position Introduction Next week, you will begin thinking about your final essay on positions.  Your review and evaluation will help get you ready to take a position since you will be seeing both sides of the “argument.”  Argumentation is not seen as a negative thing in academia but rather as a tool ...

ENGL112 Week 5 Position Writing Lecture Notes

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Position Writing Position Papers and Writing an Outline Introduction At this point, it is time to choose your topic for your final paper. A position paper must contain an expressed point of view about a given topic that has at least two clear sides that are able to be supported. Please be sure to check with your professor ...

ENGL112 Week 4 Some Ideas About Academic Papers

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Some Ideas About Academic Papers Create, Revise, Edit, and Proofreading. 1) Some ideas to CREATE an Academic Paper: 1a) Ask myself why I am writing this paper, What is expected from me, Who is my audience, When it needs to be presented and Where and How it will be read. 1b) Define the Subject or Main Point ...

ENGL112 Week 4 Evaluations & Using Sources Lecture Notes

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Evaluations & Using Sources APA Introduction APA stands for American Psychological Association. It is also a documentation style put forth by this association that is used at this and many other universities and that provides a format for documenting research in academic writing. It is important to document sources correctly in order to give credit where ...

ENGL112 Week 3 Review Writing Lecture Notes

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Review Writing Peer Review Introduction This week, you will begin working with peer reviewing.  You will submit a copy of your Review rough draft, and you will be reviewing your classmates’ rough drafts. You may or may not have done this in previous classes. You also might have done a form of peer review in a work-related ...

ENGL112 Week 2 Analytical Writing Lecture Notes

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Analytical Writing Analysis Introduction This week, you will revise your Rhetorical Analysis rough draft before you submit the final version to the Dropbox. The final draft of the Rhetorical Analysis should reflect improvement and changes from the rough draft which was submitted last week. You will be improving on not just minor errors but substantive ...

ENGL112 Week 1 The Writing Process Lecture Notes

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The Writing Process The Rhetorical Analysis Introduction Welcome to the world of college-level writing. By the end of this session, you should feel comfortable creating the parts of a college-level paper. You will learn about thesis statements, body paragraphs, introductions and conclusions, plus peer review. As part of your final paper, you will learn about ...

COMP100 Week 7 Excel Graphs & Charts Lecture Notes

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Excel Graphs & Charts Introduction Formatting changes the appearance of the workbook. As with document formatting, a well formatted workbook makes it easier for your audience to read. It appears more professional, and helps to keep your audience’s attention focused on the important elements. The Font group contains the font formatting commands, the Alignment group contains alignment ...

COMP100 Week 6 Working With Excel Functions Lecture Notes

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Working with Excel Functions Introduction Last week we focused on formulas. This week we will focus on functions. Studying formulas last week, gives us an excellent foundation for understanding what functions are and how they work. In many ways, a function is like a formula. Remember that a formula is an equation in a cell ...

COMP100 Week 5 Excel Basic Spreadsheets Lecture Notes

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Basic Spreadsheets Introducing Excel Introduction In this section, we’ll take a look at the basic capabilities of Excel. I’ll also introduce you to a worksheet in its simplest form. If you are completely unfamiliar with Excel or any spreadsheet programs, you might find it helpful to think of a worksheet as one piece of paper ...

COMP100 Week 3 Professional Looking Documents Lecture Notes

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Professional Looking Documents Desktop Publishing Elements You can produce commercial-quality printed material in your home or office using desktop publishing software. In fact, many personal computers come with desktop publishing software already installed. Some of the desktop publishing tasks that can be performed with the programs are page layout, text editing, graphics creation, and final ...

COMP100 Week 2 Basic Word Processing Lecture Notes

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Basic Word Processing Word Processing Four Steps to a Professional Document Microsoft Word is a technology tool you can use to create documents. Planning before creating a document saves you time and effort because you can reduce the problems of including too much, too little, or the wrong content type. Further, it helps you organize ...

COMP100 Week 1 Windows and Office Fundamentals Lecture Notes

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Windows and Office Fundamentals What is an Operating System? An operating system is the software environment that supports the execution of user application programs such as Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint. There are many types of operating systems. The most popular ones are Windows, Unix, and MAC OS. There are other operating ...

COMP100 Computer Applications Key Exercises

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Computer Applications Key Exercises GETTING STARTED WITH WINDOWS 7: An Introduction to the Operating System 1. The Windows 7 feature that alerts you to any maintenance or security concerns is the: (a) Action Center. (b) Security Center. (c) Windows Defender. (d) Control Pane. 2. Snapping windows means that you: (a) Minimize all open windows simultaneously so ...

COMP100 Welcome Notes

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This course will advance your computer skills in the areas of: • Word processing software (using Microsoft Word); • Spreadsheet software (using Microsoft Excel); and • Presentation software (using Microsoft PowerPoint). As most of you are probably aware, these three Microsoft applications are part of Microsoft Office. For this reason, most employers expect their employees ...

COLL148 Week 7 Leading Your Life Lecture Notes

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Leading Your Life Teams Support Your Learning Commitment At DeVry, we prepare you to be successful in your career. One skill that you will need to be successful in the workplace is the ability to take all that you have learned in this course and apply it to working in teams. You will be on ...

COLL148 Week 6 Leadership Lecture Notes

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Leadership Introduction You can find many definitions of leadership and read about many different qualities that leaders have that make them leaders. In short, a leader is a person who is able to share his or her vision with others so that other people can help the leader reach that vision. Being a great leader ...

COLL148 Week 5 Communication and Conflict Resolution Lecture Notes

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Communication and Conflict Resolution Nonverbal Communication Nonverbal communication accounts for up to 93% of the emotional content of a message: Remember that body language must always be interpreted within the context of the conversation, the natural habits of the speaker, and the culture of the speaker. European Americans may consider lack of eye contact to ...