Assignment 1 Become an IT Specialist
Understand IT Specialist job duties. Select an employer.
Assignment 2 What is a Computer?
Read about computer types. Identify the best device for the task.
Assignment 3 Input Devices
Learn about devices such as the keyboard, scanner, or microphone.
Assignment 4 Output Devices
Learn about devices such as a projector, printer, or headphones.
Assignment 5 Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
Explore the parts of the program window.
Assignment 6 Slide Master Design
Customize the template for slides in the information package.
Assignment 7 Understanding Data Storage
Study bits, bytes, binary code, and file sizes.
Assignment 8 About Storage Devices
Learn about a CD, DVD, flash drive, or hard disk.
Assignment 9 Information Package and Storage Devices
Create slides that explain the purpose of storage devices and offer recommendations about purchasing.
Assignment 10 Comparison of Storage Devices
Explore storage capacity of devices.
Assignment 11 Information Package and Comparison Chart
Design a slide that summarizes information in a table to compare the storage capacity of CD, DVD, flash drive, or hard disk.
Assignment 12 About Memory
Distinguish the difference between ROM and RAM.
Assignment 13 Information Package and Memory
Organize information about ROM and RAM onto a slide using SmartArt to illustrate the features.
Assignment 14 About the Microprocessor
Examine how the CPU executes commands.
Assignment 15 Produce a Video Clip about the CPU
Capture a video that describes the CPU.
Assignment 16 Information Package and the CPU
Import a video onto a slide to explain the CPU’s importance upon computer performance.
Assignment 17 About the Monitor and Graphics Card
Discover attributes that affect picture quality.
Assignment 18 Information Package, the Monitor and Graphics Card
Create slides that summarize monitor attributes and explain the function of the graphics card. Format picture styles.
Assignment 19 The Sound Card
Determine how the sound card functions.
Assignment 20 Information Package and the Sound Card
Record an audio clip to describe the purpose of the sound card. Insert the clip onto a slide.
Assignment 21 Spell Check and Speaker Notes
Proofread slides. Add information in the Notes pane.
Assignment 22 Present Information about the Computer
Deliver a presentation. Use the pen.
Assignment 23 Create an Interactive Tutorial
Set the presentation to run as a kiosk.
Assignment 24 Produce a Video
Export the presentation as a video.
Assignment 25 View as a Handout
Print the presentation with a custom header and footer.
Optional Advanced PowerPoint Activities
- About the Computer: Review input and output devices.
- History of the Computer: Edit PowerPoint slides.
- Data Storage: Select the right device for the task.
- Computers in Society: Produce a graphic organizer.
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