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CIS 105 Week 4 Assignment PowerPoint Latest Guide

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CIS 105 Week 4 Assignment PowerPoint Latest Guide

• Resources: Ch. 8 (pp. 312-316) in Computing Fundamentals and the Computer

Applications Tutorial

• Due Date: Day 7

• Complete the PowerPoint® portion of the Computer Applications Tutorial at

http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/office_tools/index.htm then create a PowerPoint®

presentation for the following scenario:

You work for a large retailer of consumer electronics that is constantly seeking to add the

latest technologies to its product lines. Find one new electronics product that you think

the company should consider incorporating into its line of merchandise using resources

such as http://www.engadget.com/ and http://www.cnet.com/ and

http://www.pcworld.com/

• Create an 8- to 10-slide presentation for upper management that supports your decision.

Your goal is to convince the executive board to adopt this product.

You want to consider the following as you are creating your presentation:

o How does this new technology benefit consumers?

o Why would consumers want to buy this product?

o What makes this product better than other similar products?

o What features does this product include?

Your presentation must include the following components:

o A title slide for the first slide

o A reference slide for the final slide

o A slide design

o At least three different slide layouts

o At least one clipart to support the content of the presentation

o At least one picture to support the content of the presentation

o Detailed speaker notes

Your presentation must include the following modifications:

o Change the font of the title in the slide master.

o In the speaker notes of the first slide, make note of the font change. Be sure to make

this change after you have selected and applied your slide design.

o Insert your name in the footer area of the slide master.

• Post the presentation as an attachment.

CIS 105 Assignment Security Systems Latest Guide

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CIS 105 Assignment: Security Systems Latest Guide

• Resources: Symantec, McAffee, SonicWALL Web sites

• Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]

• Research two available security systems that provide total network protection, also

known as all-in-one computer security systems.

• Refer to Web sites such as Symantec at http://www.symantecstore.com/v2.0-

img/operations/symantus/site/promo/pd/pt-navnis360-us.html, McAffee at

http://shop.mcafee.com/Default.aspx, and SonicWALL at

http://www.sonicwall.com/emea/5609.html

• Explain the following in 350 to 700 words: How do computers benefit from having all-inone

computer security systems installed? What makes them effective? What do they

protect against?

• Format the paper and any citations of additional resources according to APA guidelines.

• Post the assignment as an attachment.

 

 

CIS 105 Assignment Technology of the Future Latest Guide

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CIS 105 Assignment: Technology of the Future Latest Guide

 

• Resources: Ch. 5 in Computing Fundamentals and the HowStuffWorks Web site

• Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]

• Read Ch. 5 (pp. 206-217) in Computing Fundamentals, which explains that the potential

for computers to process information faster and become exponentially more powerful

seems limitless.

• Think about the current capabilities of computer technology to what was thought

impossible ten years ago. What are the possibilities for the use of technology in the near

and distant future?

• Access the HowStuffWorks Web site at http://www.howstuffworks.com/ to explore the

possibilities. Type in a new or future technology in the search window to discover a world

of possibilities.

• Describe one technological device in 350 to 700 words. Include the following: When did

it come (or will it potentially come) into existence? What scientific or technological

reasoning explains how this potential has been (or can be) be reached?

• Format the paper and any citations of additional resources according to APA guidelines.

• Post the assignment as an attachment.

 

 

CIS 105 Capstone Discussion Question Latest Guide

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CIS 105 Capstone Discussion Question Latest Guide

 

• Due Date: Day 3 [Main forum]

• Post your response to the following: What did you learn from this course that is new and

helpful to you? How will you use that information in the future? What useful advice could

you provide someone based on what you have learned?

CIS 105 CheckPoint Computer Comparison Latest Guide

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CIS 105 CheckPoint: Computer Comparison Latest Guide

 

• Resources: Ch. 1 (pp. 27-32) of Computing Fundamentals and PCWorld and Macworld

Web sites

• Due Date: Day 5 [post to the Individual forum]

• Read pp. 27-32 of Ch.1.

• Think about how your computer system compares to a state-of-the-art system.

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• Identify the following components of your system: type of central processing unit (CPU),

amounts of random access memory (RAM) and read-only memory (ROM), input and

output devices, and types of storage.

• Compare these elements to new, state-of-the art technology available. To aid your

research, use links to online stores such as the following: PCWorld at

http://www.pcworld.com/ and Macworld at http://www.macworld.com/

• Write a 350- to 700-word paper.

• Cite any additional resources you reference in APA format.

• Post the paper as an attachment.

CIS 105 CheckPoint Internet Scavenger Hunt Latest Guide

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CIS 105 CheckPoint: Internet Scavenger Hunt Latest Guide

• Resource: Appendix B

• Due Date: Day 5 [Individual forum]

• Choose a topic related to computer technology that interests you. Possible subjects can

be gleaned from your text.

• Narrow the topic to a specific search. If you are interested in available storage devices,

for example, narrow your topic to a particular item such as a USB flash drive.

• Write a statement in Appendix B next to Search Statement that explains exactly what you

are searching for, then complete the following steps:

o Decide which keywords from your statement to use for your search. Use at least two

and record them in Appendix B next to Search Keywords.

o Choose three search engines from which to begin your research, such as

google.com, yahoo.com, live.com, ask.com, and lycos.com. You may choose from

this list or find your own.

o Create hyperlinks to each search engine in Appendix B. To create this hyperlink:

1. Access a site.

2. Highlight the Web address in the address box.

3. Copy (Ctrl + C) the address.

4. Paste (Ctrl + V) the address into Appendix B next to search engine 1, 2, or 3.

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o Open the search engine by clicking on its URL. Insert the keywords into the

appropriate box and press the Enter key. Record the number of results as well as the

top three Web links listed for each of your searches in Appendix B. It may be easiest

to highlight, then copy and paste the corresponding URLs directly into Appendix B.

o Using the same keywords, conduct two more searches each with a different search

o Conduct another set of searches with the same keywords, but using a Boolean such

as and, or, or not. Note: Different search engines may use different words or symbols

for the Boolean searches. You need to find out how to do this with each search

o Note the number of results for each of your Boolean searches and record it in

Appendix B.

• Summarize by answering the following questions in 100 to 350 words:

o What are some of the advanced search options available with each search engine?

o What other services beside the search engine does each site offer?

o What did you like about each search engine? What did you not like?

o Which of the three search engines did you find the most effective? Why?

o Why do you think the use of Booleans did or did not affect the number of results

returned by the search engines?

• Complete the matrix in Appendix B.

• Post your 100- to 350-word summary in the Individual forum with Appendix B as an

CIS 105 CheckPoint Data Versus Information Latest Guide

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CIS 105 CheckPoint: Data Versus Information Latest Guide

 

• Resource: Ch. 5 in Computing Fundamentals

• Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum]

• Consider the following: Computers use a completely different language than people, yet

they communicate effectively with people.

• Refer to Ch. 5 in Computing Fundamentals.

• Distinguish between computer data represented by the state of a computer’s electrical

switches and the meaningful information that is displayed to the user.

• Write a 200- to 350-word paper that describes the distinctions of data and information

and briefly explains the process a computer uses to convert data into information.

• Cite any additional resources you reference in APA format.

• Post the CheckPoint as an attachment.

CIS 105 CheckPoint Cyber Security Latest Guide

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CIS 105 CheckPoint: Cyber Security Latest Guide

 

Resource: Ch. 12 in Computing Fundamentals

• Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum]

• Read the following scenario:

James was traveling for his job. The internet card provided by his company was not

working and he had an important project due that day. James was in a small town about

an hour away from the nearest internet kiosk, so he decided to drive around a nearby

suburb to see if he could find a wireless system he could “borrow” to send out his project.

James found a wireless system without a security key and, after parking near the home

with the system, uploaded the project. Afterward, just for fun, James peaked into the

computer on the wireless system and found, to his dismay, some bank accounts and

• Think about how you would feel if James were parked outside your home, using your

wireless network.

• Refer to Ch. 12 in Computing Fundamentals

• Explain the following in 350 to 700 words: Before this class, what means, if any, were

you employing to protect yourself in the cyber world? What security measures are

available to the average computer user? What is missing from the system James

“borrowed?” Which do you think are most important? How might you change your

approach to online security in the future?

• Cite any resources used in APA format.

• Post the CheckPoint as an attachment

CIS 105 CheckPoint Microsoft Word Latest Guide

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CIS 105 CheckPoint: Microsoft® Word Latest Guide

 

• Resource: pp.303-307 in Computing Fundamentals and the Computer Applications

Tutorial

• Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum]

• Refer to pp.303-307 in Ch. 8 of Computing Fundamentals.

• Complete the Word portion of the Computer Applications Tutorial at

http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/office_tools/index.htm and manipulate a document using the

word processing program on your computer with the following specifics:

o Open Microsoft® Word.

o Create a new document by clicking on File, then New.

o Copy and paste the following paragraph:

1. Click and move your mouse over the paragraph, highlighting the paragraph.

2. Click Ctrl + C (copy).

3. Click on your blank document with the mouse.

4. Click Ctrl + V (paste).

Learning how to use Word to improve personal and job productivity is easy and helpful.

The basics include opening and creating a Word document, making the document appear

professional, and saving the file.

• Complete the following changes on this paragraph:

o Before you lose any data, click on File, Save As, and name this file

yournameweek4checkpoint, such as karenweek4checkpoint.

o Use Ctrl + S to save the file every minute to avoid losing data.

o Add one line to the paragraph above about how hard or easy you found this process

to be by clicking at the end of the last sentence and typing.

o Move your mouse over the first sentence, highlighting the sentence.

o Move your mouse up to the toolbar at the top of the page and click on the “B” to bold

the sentence.

o Click and move your mouse over the second sentence, highlighting the sentence.

o Move your mouse up to the toolbar at the top of the page and click on the “A” to

change the color of the second sentence to blue.

o Click and move your mouse to highlight the entire paragraph.

o Click on Format on the toolbar, Font, and change the font to 14-pt Comic Sans, and

then click OK.

o Click on the paragraph at the start of the first line with your mouse and hit Tab to

indent five spaces.

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• Save document and post it as an attachment.

CIS 105 CheckPoint Types of Networks Latest Guide

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CIS 105 CheckPoint: Types of Networks Latest Guide

• Resource: Ch. 9 (pp. 346-347) in Computing Fundamentals

• Due Date: Day 5 [Individual forum]

• Refer to Ch. 9 (pp. 346-347) in Computing Fundamentals.

• Compare and contrast LANs, WANs, CANs, MANs, and HANs in 200 to 350 words.

• Cite any additional resources used in APA format.

• Post the CheckPoint as an attachment.