Business Technology Applications
An introduction to MS Office and typing skills.
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an electronic device that processes data and coverts it into information that people can use.
practical use of scientific knowledge to get things done.
computer designed to remain in one location.
PC, supports one user at a time.
designed to be carried from place to place
allow users to put information INTO the computer. Examples include the keyboard, mouse, scanner, microphone, joystick and camera.
allow users to get information OUT of the computer. Examples include the monitor, printer, and speakers.
is the Central Processing Unit that made of one microprocessor and stored in the tower of the computer.
also called the hard disk, and is the most widely used storage device. Can be external or internal.
a portable storage device that plugs directly into a computer's USB port.
the positioning of text on a paper.
a graphic illustration of spreadsheet data.
way to arrange a list in MS Office that does not require an certain order.
way to arrange a list in MS Office that requires a certain order.
The box formed at the intersection of a row and a column
column letter and row number referring to a specific cell in a spreadsheet.
graphic image that can be inserted into documents.
arranged vertically in a spreadsheet.
tab setting used to align a column of number at the decimal point.
settings that are preset by the software and that remain in effect until the user changes them.
Dot Leader Tab
a tab setting that inserts a line of dots or other characters between one column or another.
a document or collection of related records.
a specific name given to a document so that it can be saved.
a set of type characters of a particular design and size.
a mathematical expression that solves a problem for adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing or averaging.
a pre-existing formula built into a spreadsheet that lets you make calculations quickly and easily.
a vertical blinking bar on the computer screen that indicates where text will be inserted.
page orientation in which data prints across the wider part of the page
blank space at the top, bottom, left and right sides of a document.
informal typed messages sent from one person to another in the same organization or business.
official record of what happened at a meeting.
to combine two or more cells in a table.
format for citing sources developed by the Modern Language Association.
software command that enables you to retrieve a file that was previously created and saved.
a plan for the organization of a document.
graphic illustration of spreadsheet data that compares the sizes of pieces to a while. Usually shows percentages.
page orientation in which the data prints across the narrower portion of the page.
marks used to indicate changes and corrections in the document that is being revised.
a group of spreadsheet cells.
software feature that checks the spelling of words in a document.
software programs that enables you to performs various calculations on the data.
special characters used for special functions.
a set position that enables you to quickly move the insertion point to that position.
grid of rows and columns that intersect to form cells into which information can be typed.
a predefined document format.
a created box that can contain text or art and can be placed anywhere in the document.
a software command that reverses the last action taken.
numbers, dates or times entered into spreadsheets.
a word processing feature used to create special effects with text.
the automatic wrapping of text from the end of one line to the beginning of the next line.
a feature used to enlarge or reduce an image on the screen.
your favorite activities
things about work that are important to you.
ability to perform a task due to training and experience.
a skill you have already developed.
potential for learning a skill.
makes you different from everyone else.
the different ways people naturally think and learn.
knowing your thoughts, feelings and actions.
why people work
* to make a contribution
* to help others
* to use skills and talents
* to meet other people
work people do for pay
set of related skills and experiences
work history of one or more jobs int eh same or related fields of interest.
on the job at least 40 hours a week.
the way you use your time, energy, and other resources.
groups of similar occupations and industries.
A cashier job pays $105.00 for 20 hours a week. A bike repair job pays $5.75 an hour for 16 hours a week. Which job pays more per hour? More each week? What besides money might affect your decision? Which job would you choose? Why?
The cashier job pays $105.00/20 = $5.25/hour while the bike repair job pays $5.75/hour. The cashier job pays more per week at $105; while the bike repair job pays $5.75 x 16 $92 per week. Besides money, some other factors may include; number of hours for work, location of job, type of work, etc.
I would choose to take the cashier job as it offers more hours to allow for more pay.
Alternatively, I would choose the bike repair job. It offers less hours per week and allows for more flexibility.
put off doing or deciding about something.
put tasks in order.
something you start on right away.
usually more challenging that a short-term goal and takes longer to achieve.
may take a long time to achieve.
a person or business that pays a person or group of people to work.
someone who works for a person or business for pay.
a fixed amount of money paid for a certain period of time.
rules of behavior that govern a group or society.