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use MLA format

table of contents

includes main topics, sub headings, page numbers, etc. usually uses dot leaders

academic report

has all 1 inch margins

title page

first page of report. includes title, author, writer, etc.


indicated in the body of the report, are consecutively numbered and appear at the bottom of the report


indicated in the body of the report by the superior figures are consecutively numbered and appear at the end of the report, either on the last page or on a separate page.

long quote

four or more lines and formated with a left indent of one inch.

all caps and bold

a business reports title and bibliography pages title is formatted like this


information that appears at the bottom of every page in a document


entries in a bibliography are listed like this

short quote

less than 4 lines

find and replace

if you type a report and want to replace a word or group of words with a different word or group of words

side headings

the major subdivision of a report

parenthetical references

comer after a quotation and usually contain the author;s name and page number of the quotation

initial caps

the academics report title and works cited have this

in italics

when you type footnotes, the titles of books and magazines are typed in this

widow/orphan protection

a single line of a paragraph from appearing on the next page and the first line of a new paragraph form appearing at the bottom of a page


a special section at the end of a business report used to list details about the sources of information for the report is called a.... the first item that should be listed is the author of the publication.


information that appears at the top of every page


information written in your own words

dot leaders

a series of dots used in a table of contents to guide the reader's eye from headings to page numbers

business report

has default margins and a 2 inch top margin by hitting enter 3 times on double spacing

bound report

a 1.5 inch left margin

works cited

an alphabetical listing of all the books and articles used in writing in academic report

soft page break

this appears automatically when text foes from 1 page to the next

paragraph headings

press tab, typed in initial caps and bold followed by a dot.

hard page break

this appears if you go to insert tab and click on break


includes the writer's name, the teacher's name, the class name and date in military style

proofreader's marks

the usual way to tell the typist to make changes.


you should use abbreviations in your resume (t/f)


A resume should be centered both horizontally and vertically (t/f)


in a resume, indentation, bolding, and capitals should be used sparingly for emphasis (t/f)


what notation should you cover letter have?

one page

How long should a resume be for a person with less than 5 years experience?

how much you want to earn

What should not be included in your cover letter?

reverse chronological order

the content of each heading is listed in


the name of the different sections such as an objective


how many paragraphs should a cover letter have?

to get an interview

what is the purpose of a cover letter?

center vertically

letters should be positioned in this way on the page

business letter

this letter represents a company an individual

Complimentary close

Sincerely yours is an example


stationary that a business uses to print their letters on

inside address

the name and address of the person to whom the letter is being sent

Writers identification

your name and title below your signature

block style

when text is aligned at the left margin

modified block style letter

the date and closing lines of this type of letter begin at the center


default of these are set every .5 of an inch

body of a letter

the text of a letter that is usually single spaced with double spaces between paragraphs


a quadruple space is used after the date

Personal business letter

a letter from an individual to a business


dear is a greeting used in this part of a letter

insert current date

you should make sure this updates automatically

reference initials

these are written in lowercase and tell the addressee who actually typed the letter

Proofreader's marks

used to indicate changes and corrections in a document being revised for final copy

closed punctuation

a punctuation mark after the salutation and the complimentary close

Open punctuation

no punctuation after the salutation and complimentary close

computer hardware

monitor, keyboard, etc. things you can touch

Computer Software

written programs pertaining to the operation of a computer system stored in read/write memory

Operating System

Makes you able to communicate with the computer

User interface

combination of hardware + software that you use to control the computer

graphical user interface

allows the user to communicate with the computer through the use of icons and pictures


ability to do more than one thing at one time


background screen that arranges icons on your screen


a collection of computers that can communicate with each other


large computer network linking smaller computer networks world wide

internet browser

software application that translates HTML and other languages

Search engine

computer program that uses keywords to search the www for specific documents

storage devices

a hardware device used to record and store data

Accessory Program

ex: calculator

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