Ch 8: Communicating with Software & Media

About This Chapter

Utilize this chapter of intriguing educational lessons to remember topics connected to communicating with software and media like the job of application software and much more! You can top off your review of the topics by answering short comprehensive quizzes.

Communicating with Software & Media - Chapter Summary

The lessons you will find in this chapter will introduce you to a fun and fresh ways to brush up on subjects like the inner workings of multimedia software for audio and video, features of Microsoft Office and Open Office, use of graphics for writing projects, and others! Utilize thorough quizzes and worksheets to test your memory of the concepts you've reviewed. Other subjects that are covered by this chapter include the following:

  • Job of application software
  • Desktop publishing software, including MS Word
  • Software for presentation, including CorelDraw
  • Overview of workgroup application software
  • Types of design for webpages and programming languages, like HTML

You are free to take our mobile-friendly study resources anywhere you go. If you have questions about the chapter, send them directly to the instructors. Revisit topics within the lesson videos by clicking the video tags.

8 Lessons in Chapter 8: Communicating with Software & Media
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Microsoft Office and Open Office: Office Suite Applications

1. Microsoft Office and Open Office: Office Suite Applications

Office suite software is a collection of commonly used applications. It typically includes word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software. Learn how these applications work together to increase productivity in this video lesson.

Application Software for Personal, Enterprise & Workgroup Objectives

2. Application Software for Personal, Enterprise & Workgroup Objectives

Application software is a computer program to carry out a specific task. Learn about the different types of applications at the individual, workgroup and enterprise level.

Desktop Publishing & Word Processing Software: MS Word, InDesign & WordPerfect

3. Desktop Publishing & Word Processing Software: MS Word, InDesign & WordPerfect

Word processing software is used to manipulate text and apply a basic design to your pages. More sophisticated design can be accomplished using desktop publishing software. Learn about the functionality of these two types of application software.

Presentation Software & Graphic Suites: Purpose & Examples

4. Presentation Software & Graphic Suites: Purpose & Examples

To make an impact on your audience, you not only need a strong message, you also need strong visuals. Learn how presentation and illustration software helps you make an impact when showing your work.

Workgroup Application Software for Business Teams

5. Workgroup Application Software for Business Teams

Many activities in organizations are carried out by workgroups. Learn about specialized workgroup software that makes it easier for members to communicate and collaborate more effectively in this video lesson.

Web Page Design and Programming Languages: HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS & JavaScript

6. Web Page Design and Programming Languages: HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS & JavaScript

Web design is the creation and visual design of documents displayed on the World Wide Web. It is important to create engaging and visually appealing websites to attract and retain customers. Many factors must be considered when designing a website. This video will explore the steps in Web design and the programming languages needed to create a dynamic and interactive website.

Using Graphics & Multimedia in Writing Projects

7. Using Graphics & Multimedia in Writing Projects

This lesson explores different ways to integrate graphics and multimedia into writing. Using newspapers as an example, we will look at how a front page photo adds dimension to a headline. Then, we will examine digital storytelling techniques.

Multimedia Software: Working with Audio and Video

8. Multimedia Software: Working with Audio and Video

Audio and video have become increasingly important in today's computer systems. Learn about how media players play back multimedia files as well as audio and video editing software to create your own productions.

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