ENGL112 Week 1 The Writing Process Lecture Notes

18. April 2016 School 0
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

18. April 2016 School 0
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

17. April 2016 School 0
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

17. April 2016 School 0
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

17. April 2016 School 0
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

17. April 2016 School 0
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

17. April 2016 School 0
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

17. April 2016 School 0
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

17. April 2016 School 0
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

17. April 2016 School 0
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

17. April 2016 School 0
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 ...

COLL148 Week 4 Critical Thinking, Research, & Writing Key Exercises

17. April 2016 School 0
Critical Thinking, Research, & Writing 1. Which of the following is NOT true about words: (Points : 5) They have started wars. They have stirred nations to do the right thing. They can rarely motivate people. They can influence how we think. 2. When writing a college paper, the audience analysis and focus of your paper is usually ...

COLL148 Week 4 Thinking, Researching, Writing Lecture Notes

17. April 2016 School 0
Thinking, Researching, Writing Critical Thinking Once you have developed the ability to manage yourself, being able to think critically is the next quality that you need to develop to be successful in college and your career. The rest of this course is devoted to helping you develop your critical thinking skills. This will involve learning ...

COLL148 Week 3 Research Techniques Lecture Notes

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Research Techniques As you begin to think about research for your Leadership/Role Model paper, one tool at your disposal with which you are probably already familiar is the Internet. We will look into how to use that resource effectively this week. The Internet is not a library, so while you can find a great deal ...

COLL148 Week 2 Developing Learning Strategies Lecture Notes

17. April 2016 School 0
Developing Learning Strategies Increasing Reading Comprehension When most students sit down to read their textbook, they approach it the same way they would if they were sitting down to watch television. They sit down, open the book, and let the text lead them down the garden path. At the end of the path – the ...

COLL148 Week 1 Guiding Statement: Transcend! Journal Assignment

17. April 2016 School 0
Guiding Statement: Transcend! HOW WILL YOUR GUIDING STATEMENT HELP… If you have a disagreement with your supervisor at work. 1. Realizing and accepting that we have a difference of opinion and that is perfectly OK. We are entitled to have our own opinions and that is also our personal responsibility to share that opinion in ...

COLL148 Week 1 How Can I Succeed in College? Lecture Notes

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How Can I Succeed in College? Introduction Congratulations on taking the very important step to begin or continue your college studies! This is a very big step, and what you learn in this course will pave the way to your success. You will learn how to successfully complete your classes, how to address things that ...

COLL148 Bloom’s Taxonomy

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Bloom’s Taxonomy College is all about change, and this course is designed to help you adapt to the new learning environment, new challenges, and even the new way of attending college in an Internet environment. As a way to support your adaptations, this course emphasizes the very important skills of critical thinking and problem-solving. By ...