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Keyboarding/Info and Intro Communication Technology

Touch method To engage in typing without using a sense of sight to find alpha numeric keys
Copyright laws designed to protect intellectual property rights and to provide monetary rewards for inventiveness and hard work; protects works "fixed in any tangible form of expression"
Plagiarism an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author
Ethics a set of principles of conduct within an organization that guide decision making and behavior
Internet an electronic communications network that connects computer networks and organizational computer facilities around the world
Cyberbullying the use of the Internet and related technologies to harm other people, in a deliberate, repeated, and hostile manner
Digital citizenship a person's utilization of information technology in order to engage in society, politics, and government participation
Cybersafety the safe and responsible use of Information and Communication Technologies
Domain Name System (DNS) a system that maps uniquely hierarchical user-friendly domain names to specific numerical IP address
Computer system the computer along with any software and peripheral devices that are necessary to make the computer function
Peripherals additional hardware that isn't necessary for a computer to function, but does enhance how the computer can be used (e.g., scanner, webcam, microphone, pen tablet)
Storage device external hardware used to store and retrieve data, such as a disk drive, CD/DVD drive, or flash drive
Operating system system software that acts as a "go-between", allowing computer hardware and other software to communicate with each other (e.g., Windows 8, Mac OS 10.7, Linux, Unix, etc.)
Folder an organizational element of a computer operating system used to group files
Document a computer file containing information input by a computer user and usually created with an application
Rename to change the title of a document
Delete to erase a document from a computer
Word processing the use of software application to create, edit, format, print and save text-based documents, such as letters, reports, and memos
Spreadsheet a grid of rows and columns containing numbers, text, and formulas used to perform calculations
Database a collection of organized data that allows access, retrieval, and use of data
Presentation an application that allows the user to create and save slides to use as a slide show
Proofreader's marks symbols used to indicate errors that need correcting when rekeying copy
Review comments review comments made by reviewer and decide what action needs to be taken for each or a note or annotation that an author or reviewer can add to a document
Memorandum written message used by individuals within an organization to communicate with one another
Email electronic message used by individuals to communicate with one another
Unbound report short reports that are prepared without a binder
Title page a cover page sometimes included with a report
Reference page a list of sources sometimes included with a report
Block style personal letter a letter that has the return address at the top and all parts are lined up on the left margin
Block style business letter A letter where all parts are lined up at the left margin
Open punctuation a letter that has no punctuation after the salutation or closing
Mixed punctuation a letter that includes a colon after the salutation and a comma after the closing
Letter a direct or personal written or printed message addressed to a person or organization
Memorandum a usually brief communication written for interoffice circulation Report
Table a set of data arranged in a grid of rows and columns
Column one of two or more vertical sections of printed material on a page
Table a grid of rows and columns
Active cell a selected worksheet cell that is ready for data entry
Cell the space formed by the intersection of a row and column; the basic unit of a worksheet
Cell reference a unique identifier for a cell which is formed by combining the cell's column letter and row number
Column a vertical group of cells in a worksheet identified by letters
Label alphanumeric text that will not be used in calculations
Range selected group of cells on a worksheet identified by the cell in the upper left corner and the cell in the lower right corner, separated by a colon
Row a horizontal group of cells in a worksheet identified by numbers
Value numeric characters that can be used in a calculation
Workbook a collection of related worksheets
Worksheet the workspace made up of columns and rows where data is entered to create an electronic spreadsheet
Text a group of characters-usually words-that are used as data in a spreadsheet program
Mathematical function a built-in command which can be used to perform common mathematical operations such as addition, multiplication, and rounding numbers
SUM adds all the numbers in a range of cells
AVERAGE returns the average (arithmetic means) of its arguments
Alignment the position of data with a cell
Fill to copy a cell's contents and/or formatting into an adjacent cell or range
Freeze keeps selected rows or columns visible on the screen as the rest of the worksheet scrolls
Sort to arrange a list of words or numbers in ascending or descending order
Chart/Graph a graphic representation of values and their relationships: pie, line, column, bar
Pie chart a chart that shows the relationship of a part to a whole
Line graph a chart that uses points connected by a line to illustrate values in a worksheet
Column chart a chart that uses bars of varying height to illustrate values in a worksheet
Desktop publishing the production of printed matter by means of a computer having a layout program that integrates text and graphics
Clip Art a feature that includes pre-made illustrations, drawings, pictures, and other graphic that can be inserted into a document
Graphic illustrations, drawings, pictures
Word/Text/Art decorative text that you can add to a document
Column one of two or more vertical sections of printed material on a page; usually separated by margins
Citation a reference to a published or unpublished source
COUNT returns the number of cells in a range that contains numbers
MIN returns the smallest value in a set of values
MAX returns the largest value in a set of values
Operator a symbol that indicates what mathematical operation to perform on the operands: plus (+), minus (-), multiply (*), divide (/)
Operand a number or cell reference used in a formula
Order of Operations the mathematical rules used for calculating the value of a formula
Absolute Cell Reference cell reference that does not adjust to the new cell location when copied or moved
Relative Cell Reference cell reference that adjusts to a new location when copied or moved
Mixed Cell Reference a cell reference that contains both relative and absolute references
Field a single characteristic of data that appears in a table as a column
Record a collection of fields that appear as a row in a database or table
Primary key a field that uniquely identifies a record in a table
Table a database view of information arranged in a grid of rows and columns
Data type indicates the type of data that can be stored in a field
Query a question presented in a way that allows the database to process and generate specific data from one or more tables
Form a database view that allows the user to see all fields for one record and enter them one at a time
Form Wizard an automated way of quickly creating a basic form for you data, rather than doing it manually
Report a document that uses data from tables and/or queries; the user controls which items in the database will appear in the report and how it is filtered or sorted
Report Wizard a tool within Report Designer that guides you through the process of creating a report
Transition a feature that can be applied in presentations to control the way slides move on and off the screen
Template something that serves as a model for others to copy
Theme a palette of colors, fonts, and special effects used on a slide
Slide layout a template which includes placeholders for text, videos, pictures, charts, shapes, and clip art