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CIS 101: Introduction to Computer Systems

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Today we are going to start our research by seeking answers to our questions.

  1. Please take this short survey
  2. OPEN 365
  3. OPEN your Word document.
  4. OPEN MC

Open Wikipedia and see if you can find an answer to your question. Take notes as you read. Please do NOT copy and paste. You are not learning anything when you do that.

Remember: taking notes is your way of remembering what you read and why you think it's important. Therefore, notes should be in your own words.

Go to the National Zoo to see if you can find MORE information for the SAME question.
Friday, September 23.2016

How can I make responsible choices when I use other people's creative work?

  1. GO TO Mad Men Student Handout
  2. Open another tab and GO TO Office 365 - Open Word
  1. Open your Word Document from the desktop.
  2. COPY everything and PASTE it into your Office 365 document
  3. In Office 365 SHARE your document with NSHAW

You have been hired to create a poster that will convince readers to become vegetarians.The agency gives you pictures to put in the poster. Which ones will you use? Why or why not? Discuss each picture in the Mad Men Student Handout and write your response in the Office 365 Word document.

Search TWEEN TRIBUNE for an article on 'digital footprint' and answer the question in your 365 Word document.

Tuesday, September 20.2016

Today we are transferring our document to the cloud and sharing it

Copy the URL www.mycolleague.org/Riverside.html and paste it into to your Word document.

  1. Check your work
    1. Header and Footer Header and Footer How to Sheet
    2. Vocabulary Vocabulary How To Sheet
Part 1
  1. Open your Word Document from your folder.
  2. Open your Office 365 Account and OPEN a new document or if you already have one from last week, open that.
  3. Copy everything from Step 1 and paste it into Step 2
  4. Close the Word document from Step 1. We will not be usig-ng it any more.
  5. In your Office 365 Word document add the HEADER and FOOTER
  6. Go to the top of your page and INSERT today's date.
Part 2
You are going to make a biography for a nutritionist. Use the name SANDRA TSAI. Type this text:

Part 1
  1. Pull the VIEW menu down and show the RULERS
  2. Display the NON_PRINTING characters icon
  3. Click on the VIEW menu. Look all the way to the left. Click on Read Mode to see what it looks like.
  4. Click on the ESC key to come back.
  5. Pull the VIEW menu to hide the rulers
  6. Click on the icon to hide this icon
Project 2
Part 2
  1. Click on the SHARE button right next to your name
  2. In the top box type NSHAW@YONKERSPUBLICSCHOOLS.ORG so I can see your work.
  3. Click on the blue SHARE box on the bottomicon
Pick an article from TWEEN TRIBUNE and answer the question in your Word document.

Monday, September 19, 2016


Today we are adding a header and footer to a Word document

Part 1 Header and Footer. Click HERE to learn how
Part 2

Copy this text and paste it into your document

Digital Media: electronic devices and media platforms such as computers, cell phones, video, the Internet, and video games that allow users to create, communicate, and interact with one another or with the device or application itself.  Digital Citizenship: a member of a worldwide community linked by the Internet and who navigates the digital world safely, responsibly, and ethically.  Fair Use: the ability to use a small amount of someone’s creative work without permission, but only in certain ways commercial purposes: a use in connection with a business, usually for profit.   Copyright: a law that protects a creator’s ownership of and control over the work he or she creates, requiring other people to get the creator’s permission before they copy, share, or perform that work.  Creative Commons: a kind of copyright that makes it easy for people to copy, share, and build on someone’s creative work – as long as they give the creator credit for it.  Public Domain: creative work that’s not protected by copyright and is therefore free for one to use however one wants.  Citizen: member of a group or community.  Right: a protected freedom; something that a person is or should be morally or legally allowed to have, get, or do.  Responsibility: a duty or task that you are required or expected to do; something that you should do because it is morally right, legally required, etc.
Part 3 Format the paragraph. Click HERE to learn how.

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