CAPPCOMM FINAL EXAM--PERIOD 4
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to Period 4 Final. You may work in any order you choose, just BUDGET
YOUR TIME accordingly.
You will demonstrate your ability to:
navigate and evaluate sources on the internet;
send and receive email;
create, format, and save a MSWord document; and
create a Powerpoint presentation.
Part I - Navigating the Internet and Evaluating Web Sources
(email me your answers as "Part I")
Go to YAHOO and open
your email account. Start a new email to me, email@example.com,
labelled "Final Part I."
Open a 2nd Netscape Navigator window. To do this, simply
click on the "File" menu, then select "New" and "Navigator Window."
Now you've got two Netscape Windows running, one for searching and one
for composing your email to me.
Use a SEARCH ENGINE (Infoseek,
etc.) to find the answers to the following questions. Bounce back
to your other Netscape Window to type your answers into your email to me.
For each answer, cite the URL at which you found the answer.
6. Judging by their URLs alone, which of these sites
would probably be a better source of information and why?
a. On what date was Jim Carrey born?
b. Who was the 14th President of the United States?
c. Who invented plastic?
d. Where is the Ring of Kerry located?
d. Where might I find a three-toed sloth?
7. What do the following letters in an URL mean?
8. What are some details one should look for when
deciding whether a web page is a good source of information?
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Part II - Reflection on the Parthfinder project
(type this item up in MSWord and save a COPY of
it to server folder F:/Share/Ford/Word4)
In essay format, reflect on the strategies you used to
plan, develop and present your project. 12pt. Times New Roman, Name/Date/Period
in header, double space. Spell-check and grammar-check. All
errors WILL count!
(don't even ASK me how long it should be--just answer the
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Evaluate your process and product (how you did it and what
What improvements would you plan for next time?
Part III - Powerpoint Presentation
(create this in Powerpoint and save a COPY
of it to server folder F:/Share/Ford/PPT4)
Your assignment is to create a slideshow advertisement
for CAPPCOMM. Your audience will be incoming SBHS freshmen.
The topics you will need to cover are:
*What is CAPPCOMM?
*How is it different from other classes?
*What (specific skills) will you learn here?
*How will it help you in your other classes?
Your choices regarding background, text, graphics,
and animation are open. All of those items must be present,
Your presentation must have an introduction slide with
a title and your name, as well as a closing slide with a thank you and
Be sure to save often and re-save when you are finished.
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