goals of this unit are simple: to apply the knowledge and skills you
have learned in Units 1, 2, and 3 to accomplish some tasks that can
serve you well in your academic work, in securing a career position,
and in moving ahead with the technological aspects of your career! You
are assigned only project work in this unit, no exercises and
written homework. The projects are designed to draw on what you have
learned about modern computer applications to accomplish these things:
information and tutorials are provided for each of these capstone
projects in written form in Contemporary
Computing, 2nd edition and in videos and other web
resources accessed via the page number hyperlinks below.
you to the way that the internet and world wide web work, both as an
electronic communications system and in terms of how web pages are
constructed, conveyed, and "rendered" on computer screens.
familiarity with the content of and means to construct a professional
web portfolio, now commonly expected of college graduates as a means of
making themselves and their knowledge and skills accessible to
- Give you practice in creating training
materials using a computer, so that you are prepared to step into a
workforce that increasingly depends on employee knowledge and skills
being acquired and knowledge shared using multimedia methods such as
videos created by its workforce itself.
- Expose you to a
mechanism that makes it possible to assemble and distribute information
for training, sales, and documentation directly from existing
sources, replacing time-consuming processes formerly used to create
these documents with modern desktop software.
Required projects in
Contemporary Computing, 4th edition
about each topic by reading the page in the workbook. Each
underlined page number below is an active hyperlink to a video
web learning resource; each hyperlink leads to required viewing.
Capstone 1: Internet basics and building a menu-based web site
140, 142 -- Get help document!
Capstone 2: Creating your web portfolio 145
3: Creating video training 146,
4: Merge .pdf's to create a workbook 150
Mac users: The
information on text editing on the last workbook page can help you!
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