Learning with Computers by Diana M. Trabel, Jack Hoggatt
  

Synopsis

Learning with Computers by Diana M. Trabel, Jack Hoggatt

South-Western's Learning With Computers Levels K-5 is a series of project-based keyboarding books that teach and reinforce computer application skills to elementary students. This series covers the computer literacy skills established by the National Educational Technology Standards or NETS. Students learn to use a word processor, the Internet, graphics and presentation, spreadsheet, and database software while integrating core-curriculum skills of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Additional cross-curricular activities to reinforce the computer skills taught are available at the end of each of the projects. Learning with Computers Level K teaches computer awareness skills. Students are introduced to the software applications and learn how the programs can be used to accomplish simple tasks. Awareness skills introduced include: parts of the computer, correct posture at the keyboard, demonstration of proper disk use and care, how to use a mouse, and more. This 128 page text is softcover, top spiral, and has an easel back. It is a standalone product that also supports Bernie's Typing Travels Keyboarding software.

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Project 1 - All About Computers - Computer Basics - Learn the parts of a computer

Learn computer manners Side Trips: Language Arts, Music Project 2 - Jess's Desktop - Computer Basics - Sit correctly at the computer

Use the mouse

Name and save a file

Print a file

Draw lines

Save a file

Change the size of pictures Side Trips: Language Arts Project 6 - Count and Color - Graphics and Mulitmedia - open a file

Add color

Use the Paste button Side Trips: Math Project 7 - Seasons - Word Processing - Open a file

Use the Space Bar

Print a file Side Trops: Science, Language Arts Project 8 - A Bold Little Spider - Word Processing - Open a file

Use the Underline button

Change the size of words

Use the Backspace key Side Trips: Art, Social Studies Project 11 - Hickory, Dickory, Dock - Word Processing - Open a file

Change words Side Trips: Math, Language Arts Project 12 - Internet ABCs - Internet - Visit a Web site

Use the arrow keys

Use the arrow keys

Use the Tab key

Look at records Side Trips: Science, Language Arts Project 16 - Happy Birthday - Database - learn about databases

Look at fields

About the Author

Diana Trabel has been actively involved in elementary education and computer education for more than 25 years. After ten years as an elementary classroom teacher, she brought her classroom experience to curriculum development at Thomson South-Western. Currently she is an author and consultant. Diana Trabel co-authored South-Western's Learning with Computers texts for Levels K-5. Dr. Jack P. Hoggatt is Department Chair for the Department of Business Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He has taught courses in Business Writing, Advanced Business Communications, and the communication component of the university's Master in Business Administration (MBA) program. Dr. Hoggatt has held offices in professional organizations and has been received the Outstanding Post-Secondary Business Educator Award in Wisconsin. He has served as an advisor to local and state business organizations.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
192 pages

Author

Diana M. Trabel, Jack Hoggatt
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Publisher

South-Western an imprint of Cengage Learning, Inc

Publication date

27th July 2003

ISBN

9780538437776


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