Dr. K's

Handy Dandy Guide To Writing in the 21st Century

or

How to add a little computerized razzle dazzle to your documents

version 2.0
 
by Dr. Scott S. Kinnes
Department of Biology and Chemistry
Azusa Pacific University
901 East Alosta Avenue
Azusa, CA 91702
818-969-3434
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. WRITING
A. Introduction
B. Grading and Expectations
C. Priorities
D. Process
E. Resources
F. Format
G. Citations
H. Writing with a computer
II. MACINTOSH BASICS
A. Terminology
B. Basic Operation
III. MICROSOFT WORD
A. Beginning a Document
B. Editing a Document
C. Spell Checking a Document
D. Grammar Checking a Document
E. Using the Thesaurus
F. Saving A Document
IV. KODAK DIGITAL CAMERA 40
A. Basic Photography
B. Basic Use of the Camera
C. Controls
V. KODAK PHOTOENHANCER
A. Connecting to the Camera
B. Opening Photos
C. Correcting Photos
D. Saving Photos
VI. HEWLETT-PACKARD SCANJET 4C
A. General Operation
B. Scanning Documents
C. Scanning Photos, Graphs, etc.
VII. ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
A. Basic Operation
B. Opening a Saved Image
C. Selecting a Portion of an Image
D. Varying the Image Size
E. Retouching/Modifying an Image
F. Saving an Image
VIII. STATVIEW
A. Creating a Data Table
B. Basic Statistics
C. Basic Graphs
D. Conducting an ANOVA
E. Conducting a Regression or Correlation
IX. MICROSOFT WORD: ADVANCED
A. Inserting Photographs
B. Inserting StatView Items
C. Creating Tables
D. Creating Graphs
E. Creating Diagrams
F. Word Wrap
X. POWERPOINT 4.0
A. Introduction
B. Creating Slides
C. Fine Tuning
D. Presentation Arrangement

E. Printing Presentations

 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
 
Sections of this manual were written with the assistance of material provided by a number of individuals. Dr. Diane Glyer and Prof. Les Eddington of APU and Dr. Robert Harris of SCC all provided material incorporated into the document.
 
Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Kodak PhotoEnhancer and Kodak Digital Camera 40 are all registered trademarks of the respective manufactures. The menus, screen images and diagrams are from the computer programs or the accompanying documentation provided to the purchaser of the programs, APU.
 
Finally, and most importantly, I would like to thank the APU Faculty Development Council who funded this project and made it possible.
 
Thank you.