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What is Mind Map?
a type of spider diagram or concept map thatconsists of a centralized subject and relatedtopics or ideas branching off from it in alldirections.
History of Mind Map
coined by the English researcher Tony Buzan inthe 1970s.
developed the technique out of his own needfor a way to deal with the large amounts ofinformation during his time at university.
How to Draw and Read Mind Maps
use single keywords or whole sentenceswhatever works best for you and is the mostappropriate for the situation
get a flow of ideas going, single keywords are agreat way to spark associations and not wasteany time jotting down unnecessary words.
Benefits of Mind Mapping
Helps you focus
Lets you structure your thoughts
Lets you structure your thoughts
Provides a great overview of a topic
Uses of Mind Maps
Collecting and Structuring Information
Planning and Strategizing
Creating An Account
Create a new account
Log in using an existing account
Creating Your First Mind Map
Create a new map
Add a child topic
Add a sibling/same level topic
Easy drag-and-drop interface
Creating floating topics
Select a theme
Customizing element styles
Relating ideas using Connection feature
Using Mind Maps as Presentation
Sharing and Collaborations
Inviting collaborators via email
Real-time edit and chat
Google Docs Add-On
Install the MindMeister add-on
Create Mind Maps from bulleted lists
What is GIMP
cross-platform image editor available forGNU/Linux, OS X, Windows and moreoperating systems. It is free, open sourceimage manipulation program for photoretouching, image composition and imageauthoring.
How to install GIMP
How to use GIMP
Open and manipulate images
Save or export images using different file typesand compressions
Add text, backgrounds and effects usingdifferent file types and compressions
How to look for GIMP tutorials online
Gimp Quickies found athttps://www.gimp.org/tutorials/GIMP_Quickies/by Pat David and is licensed under a CreativeCommons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 UnportedLicense.
Effective Powerpoint Presentation
Things to consider
use at least 32 points
48 point font is better
use to highlight keywords
brings typography to life
maximum of 6 bullets per slide
no more that 6-7 words per bullet
capitalize the first word in a bullet
avoid text overload
light font for dark background
dark font for light background
don&#39;t center graphs
give room for the text
select good illustrations and graphics
every images has a reason
clip art gets old
animated gifs are distractive
use bar graphs and pie charts
no more than 10 slides
presentation should not last more than 20minutes
font size should be no smaller than 30 points
Introduction to MS Excel
Excel is a computer program used to createelectronic spreadsheets.
Within excel user can organize data ,createchart and perform calculations.
Overview of Excel
Microsoft excel consists of workbooks. Withineach workbook, there is an infinite number ofworksheets.
Each worksheet contains Columns and Rows
Cell is where a column and row intersect
Part of MS Excel
Working with Cells
Copy and paste contents
Cut and paste cell contents
Change the font size
Add a border
Change the text colour
Add a fill colour
Apply conditional formatting
Remove conditional formatting
Apply new formatting
Manage conditional formatting
Smallest to Largest
Value If True
Value If False
Internet and Research
What is Research?
not just browsing the web for information!Research is about creating knowledge! It isabout expanding the current state ofknowledge, no matter how large or how little.
not merely about compiling information. It isnot merely summarization of what you seeonline, or what you watched from a youtubevideo.
Summarization is the act of telling informationusing fewer words. It is merely a retelling ofinformation.
A Systematic Approach
Research is Systematic
Identify a Problem
Formulate a Hypothesis
Start with your Related Literature
Sources for research
Tip to reading and understanding long articles
Skim and Scan
How to use the Internet for Research
go to search engines
counter check and validate resources.
Refining Search Queries (Special Characters)
Synthesize and State your Conclusion
after rigorous testing of your hypothesis, youcan finally state your conclusion.
Read a lot
Write a lot
Communicate a lot by going to socialgatherings
Attend academic talks and conferences
Computer Troubleshooting andSecurity
Computer Security Risk
Beware of Intruders
Types of Internet and Network Attacks
Username and Passwords
Hardware Theft and Vandalism
Blue Screen of Death
Strange Noise on the Computer
Printer is not working
Can&#39;t Access the WIFI
Health Concerns of Computer Use
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Computer Vision Syndrome
Ergonomics and Workplace Design
What is MS Word
word processing program of the MicrosoftOffice
suite that allows you to create documents andreports
Microsoft Office Interface
Quick Access Toolbar
Creating a new document
How to print your document
What is Cyber Citizenship
refers to being responsible when using theInternet. What you do on-line when no one islooking tells a lot about your character andmorals.
Tips to be a good cyber citizen
Don&#39;t be a cyber-bully
Think first, act second
Protect yourself and those around you
Don&#39;t &quot;steal&quot; information
Share your Knowldge
Why being a Good Cyber Citizenimportant
keeps the Internet free from hurtful statements
creates a culture of more and more reliableinformation.
allows people to be given credit for whatthey&#39;ve created
more criminals or bullies can be caught whenkids are honest and talk to adults
Gartner&#39;s ICT Trend
Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT)
world&#39;s leading information technologyresearch and advisory company. We deliver thetechnology-related insight necessary for ourclients to make the right decisions, every day.
founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered inStamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 7,600associates, including more than 1,600 researchanalysts and consultants, and clients in 90countries
The Rise of Information Capitalism
A View at the Information Society
TRENDS in ICT that drive the Info.
Faster decision support and automation
Data needs to be delivered in real-time andincreasingly processed at the network edge.
Everything on the Cloud
Wide Geographical Reach
Work Anytime, Anywhere
&quot;All in One&quot; Convenience
Prevent Intrusive and violation to privacy
&quot;Before, During, and After&quot; approach
Self-Organizing Business Model Applications
Uber, LinkedIn, AirBnB, Waze
Video and Pervasive Screens
Watching whatever, wherever, whenever
Video captures for message delivery,messaging, advertising, etc.
Smart Cars, Smart Homes, Smart Appliances
IT Expert Acquisitions
NonIT companies will acquire technologycompanies for analytics, innovations, and mainoperations
The smaller, the more powerful
Breakout: Group Guide Questions
Each group will be assigned to 1 ICT Trend
Identify the Positive and Negative Impact ofthe Top ICT Trend assigned to you
How do you think will it change and develop inthe future or over time?
What is Netiquette
network etiquette, the do&#39;s and don&#39;ts ofonline communication.
Core Rules of Netiquette
1. Remember the Human
2. Adhere to the same standards of behavioronline that you follow in real life
3. Know where you are in cyberspace
4. Respect other people&#39;s time and bandwidth
5. Make yourself look good online
6. Share expert knowledge
7. Help keep flame wars under control
8. Respect other people&#39;s privacy
9. Don&#39;t abuse your power
10. Be forgiving of other people&#39;s mistake
Current State of ICT
What is ICT?
Information and Communication Technology(ICT) is the application of telecommunicationtechniques to enable society to create, collect,consolidate, communicate, manage andprocess information in multimedia and variousdigital formats for different purposes.
“The scientific, technological and engineeringdisciplines and the management techniquesused to handle and transmit information[between] men and machines”.
Digital Video Technology Glossary
“The computing and communications facilitiesand features that support teaching, learningand a range of activities in education.”
UK National Curriculum document in 2000
“The technology used to handle informationand aid communication”
Official IBM Glossary
“The use of computer based informationsystems and communications systems toprocess, transmit, and store data andinformation”
UK Government&#39;s ICT Year in 1972
“A collective term [that is] involved in handlingand transmitting information. It includescomputing, telecommunications andmicroelectronics [that] process[es], transmit[s],and store[s] data and information.”
ICT and Society
ICT made an impact in
Current Trends in ICT
described as the science of making computersdo things that require human intelligence.
computational models inspired by an animal’scentral nervous systems which is capable ofmachine learning as well as patternrecognition.
computer software that attempts to act like ahuman expert on a particular subject area.
From the research...
Modular or Wearable Devices and Gadgets
Wireless Connectivity, Wireless Networks andthe Clouds
Virtual Reality and Immersion