Survey of Computers in Elementary Schools (ICE 234)
Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Christy Keeler, Ph.D.
Covers basic use of the "Track Changes" feature of Microsoft Word.
Drawing in Word
Uses drawing tools within Microsoft Word to create a basic newsletter.
Couples an Excel spreadsheet containing a list of names and addresses with Microsoft Word to create mailing labels.
Uses Microsoft PowerPoint to instruct on basic slideshow development.
Uses an elementary-level M&M activity to illustrate spreadsheet features in Microsoft Excel.
Viewers learn basic features of Inspiration enabling them to conceive basic lesson plans.
Introduces vocabulary such as browsers and search engines while demonstrating introductory features of Google.
Web Authoring and Publishing
Design and "Tricks"
Using Appleworks, demonstrates translating graphics from other formats into .jpg format and altering graphic file sizes.
Demonstrates adding files to NetStorage to make them publically viewable over the World Wide Web.
Walks through the development of a new Blogger account.
Introduces the use of Blogger to develop a basic website including a menubar with link to blog-based pages/posts.
Introduces Netscape Composer by demonstrating creation of and publishing a basic webpage.
Introduces Netscape Composer by demonstrating creation of a basic website, including using Transmit to FTP a non-HTML file.
Demonstrates creation of anchors in Netscape Composer.
Using Templates for Website Development
Displays a method of developing templates for use when creating websites with similar page layouts.
©2007 Christy Keeler