Week 7 Assignments–Due February 27, 2018
The midterm exam is a culmination of the skills learned from the PowerPoint units and knowledge gained from the basic Computer Concepts objectives.
Prepare a PowerPoint presentation on one of the topics below. Use the material located in the GO! with Computer Concepts textbook as well as searching online for information.
Cloud Computing or One Drive: Either provide an overview of cloud computing or provide steps illustrating how to use your campus-provided OneDrive account.
Explain what Microsoft Sway is.
Web versus Internet: Explain the difference between the World Wide Web and the Internet.
Computer technology jobs: Provide an overview of the types of career opportunities available within the field of computer technology, or create a more detailed presentation about a specific computer technology job.
Explain some of the basic concepts associated with building a Website.
The history of computers.
The evolution of smartphone technology.
Using Windows 10 as an example, present the main features and concepts associated with an operating system.
Differentiate between a server and a client in a network setting.
Explain how a computer’s various hardware components work, both independently and together.
Digital security risks associated with viruses and other malware.
How society uses technology in education, government, health care, publishing, manufacturing, or business (choose 1)
Describe the relationship among the web, webpages, websites, and web servers.
Differentiate between an operating system and applications.
You must adhere to the following criteria:
The presentation must contain a title slide and 6 or more additional slides
Create an appropriate title on the title slide for the presentation, include your name, course title, and midterm exam
Apply an appropriate theme to the presentation
Use slide layouts that will effectively present the content
Keep in mind the 7 x 7 rule: use a maximum of seven lines of text per slide and not more than seven words per line
Modify text alignment and line spacing as necessary
Include at least two pictures/clip art in the presentation; apply a picture style or picture effect to each picture
Apply a picture to one slide background OR make another format background change to the one slide
Include at least one shape object; apply styles
Include WordArt on at least one slide
Include a SmartArt Graphic on at least one slide
Animate text or object on at least one slide
Add a footer to all slides that includes page numbers and your first and last name
Apply a slide transition to all slides
Save the presentation as “Your Name Midterm Exam.”
Upload the file via the link in Blackboard for grading.
Note: 5 points will be deducted per day for each day the midterm is submitted late.
Due Date: February 27, 2018