E-mail: [email protected] Call: 317-664-5316 ext. 706 Winter 2012 Tech Catalog Buy Technology from Solvonex & Nativity Catholic School Earns Cash Back for Every Purchase...It’s just that easy. This Issue: Computer Classes by Solvonex Tablet Bundle at the Reverse Raffle Latest Offerings The Solvonex Online Store is now open. We will be adding more products every day: http://Store.Solvonex.com Buy tech from Solvonex and students win... but now you can take computer classes with us so you both win! S O L U T I O N S F R O M S O LV O N E X H A R D WA R E & S O F T WA R E PCs, servers, laptops, netbooks, firewalls, networking, cabling, Microsoft, Kaspersky, McAfee, Symantec, educational, and more. S P E C I A LT Y I T E M S Information security, disaster recovery, and technology strategy for businesses. PC & console gaming including Xbox, PS3, Nintendo; Audio/Video such as TV, DVD, sound systems, speakers, and more. Wide variety of consumer electronics and home appliances to choose from. T R A I N I N G & C O N S U LT I N G Computer Classes for adults are taught by Solvonex at Nativity Catholic School on nights and Saturdays starting February 2012. Contact us for more information or to register. PO BOX 39232 Indianapolis, IN 46239 Phone: 317-664-5316 ext. 706 E-mail: [email protected] W i t h t h e S o l v o n e x Te c h B u y i n g P r o g r a m , e v e r y p u r c h a s e b e n e f i t s N a t i v i t y. Since the fall of 2007, Solvonex has provided technology solutions for Nativity Catholic School and Parish. To date, Solvonex has rebuilt the entire network from the ground up, as well as provided innovative PC and software solutions; secured all Nativity users and made Web browsing safer; rebuilt the computer lab; and implemented a mobile netbook solution for the students. Now, with the Solvonex Tech Buying Program, you can purchase the same tech solutions for your home, family, or your business. For every purchase made from Solvonex, a percentage of that purchase goes back to Nativity Catholic School. That’s right. You buy a PC from Solvonex, and a percentage of the purchase goes back to the school. If your business buys software from Solvonex, a percentage of the total goes to the school. It’s as simple as that ... you buy, and the school benefits. Money from the Solvonex Tech Buying Program goes to Nativity once a quarter. The Solvonex Tech Buying Program is open to all Nativity parishioners, as well as any family members and businesses you refer. Feel free to browse through this catalog to see just a few of our latest offerings. Solvonex has thousands of available products at competative prices, so please contact us if you want something specific or need help with ideas. Acceptable payment forms include cash, check, and all major forms of credit cards. You can also go to http://Store.Solvonex.com to buy online. Contact Ryan Eldridge at 317-664-5316 ext. 706 for more information or to order today! The Solvonex Online Store is Now Open for Business! The Solvonex Online Store is now available at the following web address: http://Store.Solvonex.com You can purchase many of the products mentioned in this catalog in our online store plus so much more! Take a look around, register for a newsletter, or contact us for more product information. More products added every day. Solvonex Offers Computer Classes Starting February 2012, Solvonex will offer computer classes for adults at Nativity Catholic School. This program is sponsored by Nativity Parish and is aimed at bettering your computing skills using the investments Nativity has made in technology over the past few years. Classes include but are not limited to: Introduction to PCs Windows 7 Levels 1 and 2 Microsoft Word Levels 1, 2, and 3 Microsoft Excel Levels 1, 2, and 3 Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Publisher Computer Security Courses Full classes descriptions can be found further in this catalog. Prices range between $80 to $135 for eight hour classes and include a student book and snacks. Those who register and have paid in full have an opportunity to win one FujiFilm FinePix AX300 digital camera package in March, April, and May. The package includes a 4GB high speed SD card and batteries. Package valued at $110.00. One winner per month max, and the participant must have attended at least one class. E-mail: [email protected] Call Ryan at 317-664-5316 ext. 706 Introduction to Personal Computers Using Windows® 7 Saturday, February 18th 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM Course Objective: You will familiarize yourself with the basic components of personal computers, log on to Windows 7, explore the Windows 7 interface, manage files and folders, use the common tools and programs available in Windows 7, customize the Windows 7 desktop, and browse the Internet. Target Student: This course is targeted to individuals who do not have any background, knowledge, or experience in computers and who need to use personal computers at home or the office. Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites required for this course. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Examine the parts that make up a personal computer to familiarize yourself with the basic components and individual functions of each component; explore the Windows 7 operating system after logging on to it using the personal computer; manage files and folders using Windows Explorer; understand application software, and use common tools and applications that are part of the Windows 7 operating system such as the WordPad word processor, the Paint tool, the Calculator tool, among others; customize the Windows 7 desktop using the customizing tools and shortcuts to personalize the desktop to suit your business requirements; examine networking tools and features so that you can browse for information using the Internet. Course Content Lesson 1: Getting Started with Personal Computers Topic 1A: Identify Personal Computer Basics Topic 1B: Identify Input Devices Topic 1C: Identify Output Devices Topic 1D: Identify Storage Devices Topic 1E: Set Up the Computer Topic 1F: Examine Personal Computer Functionality Lesson 2: Exploring Windows 7 Operating System Topic 2A: Log On to Windows 7 Operating System Topic 2B: Explore the Desktop Topic 2C: Work with Windows Topic 2D: Use Windows Help and Support Topic 2E: Turn Off Personal Computers Lesson 3: Managing Folders and Files Topic 3A: Navigate to Folders with Windows Explorer Topic 3B: Work with Folders and Files Topic 3C: Copy Data on Storage Media Lesson 4: Using Common Tools and Programs Topic 4A: Examine Application Software Topic 4B: Create a Document in WordPad Topic 4C: Work with the Calculator Topic 4D: Customize a Graphic with the Paint Tool Lesson 5: Customizing the Windows 7 Desktop Topic 5A: Customize the Start Menu Topic 5B: Customize the Taskbar Topic 5C: Personalize the Desktop Topic 5D: Set a Screen Saver Topic 5E: Add Gadgets Lesson 6: Browsing the Internet Topic 6A: An Overview of Networks Topic 6B: Browse Websites with Internet Explorer 8 or 9 Microsoft® Windows® 7: Level 1 Saturday, March 10th, 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM Course Objective: You will log on to Windows 7, explore its interface, identify the different components in the interface, customize the Windows 7 desktop, manage files and folders, use the common tools and programs available in Windows 7, and browse the Internet. Target Student: This course is designed for any worker, business professional, or private individual who needs knowledge in operating systems and file management skills. Prerequisites: To ensure your success in this course, we recommend that you take up the Introduction to Personal Computers course or possess equivalent experience. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Log on to Windows 7, explore its interface, and identify the different components present in the interface; customize the Windows 7 desktop; manage files and folders; use the common tools and programs available in Windows 7; browse the Internet. Course Content Lesson 1: Exploring Windows 7 Topic 1A: Identify Personal Computer Functionality Topic 1B: Log On to Windows 7 Topic 1C: Explore the Desktop Topic 1D: Work with Windows Topic 1E: Access the Help and Support Feature Topic 1F: Turn Off the Personal Computer Lesson 2: Customizing the Windows 7 Desktop Topic 2A: Customize the Start Menu Topic 2B: Customize the Taskbar Topic 2C: Personalize the Desktop Topic 2D: Add Gadgets to the Desktop Lesson 3: Managing Folders and Files Topic 3A: Navigate to Folders Using Windows Explorer Topic 3B: Work with Folders and Files Topic 3C: Secure Folders and Files Topic 3D: Organize Folders and Files Topic 3E: Search for Folders and Files Lesson 4: Using Common Tools and Programs in Windows 7 Topic 4A: Create a Document in WordPad Topic 4B: Work with the Calculator Topic 4C: Capture Screens Using the Snipping Tool Topic 4D: Customize a Graphic with the Paint Tool Lesson 5: Browsing the Internet Topic 5A: Get Familiar with the Internet Topic 5B: Browse Websites Using Internet Explorer 8 or 9 Topic 5C: Download and Install a Gadget Appendix A: Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts Appendix B: Personal Computer Basics Microsoft® Windows® 7: Level 2 March 12-15, Monday-Friday, 6 PM to 8:15 PM Course Description This course is the second and the last in the series of Microsoft® Windows® 7 courses. This course is designed to provide you with skills that will help you manage some of the advanced tasks available in Windows® 7. In this course, you will familiarize yourself with the advanced customization techniques and work with applications and programs in Windows® 7. In addition to this, you will also work with Internet Explorer 8 or 9, manage network communications and data, and enhance system performance. Target Student: This course is designed for any knowledge worker or business professional who needs operating system and file management skills. Prerequisites: To ensure your success in this course, we recommend that you take the following courses, or have equivalent knowledge. Introduction to Personal Computers and Microsoft® Windows® 7: Level 1 Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Customize the Windows 7 environment; Configure user accounts; Work with applications in Windows 7; Work with devices. manage networks; Secure your system data; Enhance system performance; Work with Internet Explorer 8 or 9 Course Content Lesson 1: Customizing the Windows 7 Environment Topic 1A: Apply Aero Features Topic 1B: Modify Display Settings Lesson 2: Configuring User Accounts Topic 2A: Create a User Account Topic 2B: Manage User Accounts Lesson 3: Working with Applications in Windows 7 Topic 3A: Schedule Tasks Topic 3B: Work with Media Files Topic 3C: Explore Games Topic 3D: Manage Programs Lesson 4: Working with Devices Topic 4A: Modify Device Settings Topic 4B: Configure Removable Devices Lesson 5: Managing Networks Topic 5A: An Overview of Networks Topic 5B: Share Files and Folders Topic 5C: Manage Offline Files Lesson 6: Securing System Data Topic 6A: Back Up Data Topic 6B: Restore Data Topic 6C: Apply Security Settings Lesson 7: Enhancing System Performance Topic 7A: Improve Processing Speed Topic 7B: Optimize Power Consumption Topic 7C: Configure Windows Update Settings Topic 7D: Troubleshoot Problems Lesson 8: Working with Internet Explorer 8 or 9 Topic 8A: Manage Favorites Topic 8B: Manage History Files Topic 8C: Configure Pop-Up Settings Topic 8D: Configure Internet Security and Privacy Settings Microsoft® Office Word 2010 Level 1 Saturday, March 17th 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM Course Objective: You will create, edit, and enhance standard business documents using Microsoft® Office Word 2010. Target Student: This course is designed for students who wish to learn the basic operations of the Microsoft Word to perform their day-to-day responsibilities, and who want to use the application to be more productive in their work. It provides the fundamental knowledge and techniques needed to advance to using more complex Word features such as protecting your documents and usage of ligatures. Prerequisites: To be successful in this course, you should be familiar with using personal computers and you should have used the mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on the computer. Specifically, you should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. To ensure your success, we recommend you first take one of the introductory Windows courses, such as Introduction to PCs or Windows 7 Level 1. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Identify and work with basic Word 2010 tools and features; edit text in a Word document; modify the appearance of text in a Word document; insert special characters and graphical objects; organize data in tables; proof a Word document; control the appearance of pages in a Word document; print a Word document. Course Content Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word 2010 Topic 1A: Identify the Components of the Word Interface Topic 1B: Customize the Word Interface Topic 1C: Display a Document in Different Views Topic 1D: Enter Text in a Document Topic 1E: Save a Document Lesson 2: Editing Text in a Word Document Topic 2A: Select Text Topic 2B: Modify Text Topic 2C: Find and Replace Text Lesson 3: Modifying the Appearance of Text in a Word Document Topic 3A: Apply Character Formatting Topic 3B: Align Text Using Tabs Topic 3C: Display Text as List Items Topic 3D: Modify the Layout of a Paragraph Topic 3E: Apply Styles Topic 3F: Manage Formatting Topic 3G: Apply Borders and Shading Lesson 4: Inserting Special Characters and Graphical Objects Topic 4A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters Topic 4B: Add Illustrations to a Document Lesson 5: Organizing Data in Tables Topic 5A: Insert a Table Topic 5B: Modify a Table Topic 5C: Format a Table Topic 5D: Convert Text to a Table Lesson 6: Proofing a Word Document Topic 6A: Check Spelling and Grammar Topic 6B: Use the Thesaurus Lesson 7: Controlling the Appearance of Pages in a Word Document Topic 7A: Apply a Page Border and Color Topic 7B: Add a Watermark Topic 7C: Add Headers and Footers Lesson 8: Printing Word Documents Topic 8A: Control Page Layout Topic 8B: Preview and Print a Document Appendix A: Microsoft Office Word 2010 Appendix B: Microsoft Office Word Expert 2010 Microsoft® Office Word 2010: Level 2 Monday-Thursday, March 19-22 6 PM to 8:30 PM Course Objective: You will create complex documents and build personalized efficiency tools using Microsoft Office Word 2010. Target Student: This course is designed for persons who are able to create and modify standard business documents in Microsoft Word 2010, but need to know how to create or modify complex business documents and customized Word efficiency tools. It also aims to assist persons preparing for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams for Microsoft Word 2010. Prerequisites: Students should be able to use Microsoft Word 2010 to create, edit, format, save, and print basic business documents containing text, tables, and graphics. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Manage lists; customize tables and charts; customize the formatting of a document using styles and themes; modify pictures in a document; create customized graphic elements; insert content using Quick Parts; control text flow; use templates to automate document creation; use the mail merge function; use macros to automate common tasks; Course Content Lesson 1: Managing Lists Topic 1A: Sort a List Topic 1B: Renumber a List Topic 1C: Customize a List Lesson 2: Customizing Tables and Charts Topic 2A: Sort Table Data Topic 2B: Control Cell Layout Topic 2C: Perform Calculations in a Table Topic 2D: Create Charts Lesson 3: Creating Customized Formats with Styles and Themes Topic 3A: Create or Modify a Text Style Topic 3B: Create a Custom List or Table Style Topic 3C: Apply Default and Customized Document Themes Lesson 4: Modifying Pictures Topic 4A: Resize a Picture Topic 4B: Adjust the Picture Appearance Settings Topic 4C: Wrap Text Around a Picture Topic 4D: Insert and Format Screenshots in a Document Lesson 5: Creating Customized Graphic Elements Topic 5A: Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes Topic 5B: Draw Shapes Topic 5C: Add WordArt and Other Special Effects to Text Topic 5D: Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt Lesson 6: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts Topic 6A: Insert Building Blocks Topic 6B: Create Building Blocks Topic 6C: Modify Building Blocks Topic 6D: Insert Fields Using Quick Parts Lesson 7: Controlling Text Flow Topic 7A: Control Paragraph Flow Topic 7B: Insert Section Breaks Topic 7C: Insert Columns Topic 7D: Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow Lesson 8: Using Templates to Automate Document Creation Topic 8A: Create a Document Based on a Template Topic 8B: Create a Template Lesson 9: Automating the Mail Merge Topic 9A: Use the Mail Merge Feature Topic 9B: Merge Envelopes and Labels Topic 9C: Create a Data Source Using Word Lesson 10: Using Macros to Automate Tasks Topic 10A: Automate Tasks Using Macros Topic 10B: Create a Macro Microsoft® Office Word 2010: Level 3 Monday-Thursday, April 2-5 6 PM to 8:30 PM Course Objective: You will create, manage, revise, and distribute documents. Target Student: This course is designed for persons who want to gain skills necessary to manage lengthy documents, collaborate with others, and secure documents. Prerequisites: Students should be able to use Microsoft® Office Word 2010 to create, edit, format, save, and print business documents that contain text, tables, and graphics. Students should also be able to use a web browser and an email program. In order to understand how Word interacts with other applications in the Microsoft Office System, students should have a basic understanding of how worksheets and presentations work. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Use Word with other programs; collaborate on documents; manage document versions; add reference marks and notes; simplify the use of long documents; secure a document; create forms; Course Content Lesson 1: Using Microsoft Office Word 2010 with Other Programs Topic 1A: Link a Word Document to an Excel Worksheet Topic 1B: Send a Document Outline to Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® Topic 1C: Send a Document as an Email Message Lesson 2: Collaborating on Documents Topic 2A: Modify User Information Topic 2B: Send a Document for Review Topic 2C: Review a Document Topic 2D: Compare Document Changes Topic 2E: Merge Document Changes Topic 2F: Review Track Changes and Comments Topic 2G: Coauthor a Document Lesson 3: Managing Document Versions Topic 3A: Create a New Document Version Topic 3B: Compare Document Versions Topic 3C: Merge Document Versions Lesson 4: Adding Reference Marks and Notes Topic 4A: Insert Bookmarks Topic 4B: Insert Footnotes and Endnotes Topic 4C: Add Captions Topic 4D: Add Hyperlinks Topic 4E: Add Cross-References Topic 4F: Add Citations and a Bibliography Lesson 5: Simplifying the Use of Long Documents Topic 5A: Insert Blank and Cover Pages Topic 5B: Insert an Index Topic 5C: Insert a Table of Figures Topic 5D: Insert a Table of Authorities Topic 5E: Insert a Table of Contents Topic 5F: Create a Master Document Lesson 6: Securing a Document Topic 6A: Hide Text Topic 6B: Remove Personal Information from a Document Topic 6C: Set Formatting and Editing Restrictions Topic 6D: Add a Digital Signature to a Document Topic 6E: Set a Password for a Document Topic 6F: Restrict Document Access Lesson 7: Creating Forms Topic 7A: Add Form Fields to a Document Topic 7B: Protect a Form Topic 7C: Automate a Form Appendix A: Office Word Mobile 2010 Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010: Level 1 Saturday, April 14, 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM Course Objective: You will create and edit basic Microsoft Office Excel 2010 worksheets and workbooks. Target Student: This course is designed for students who desire to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Office Excel 2010 worksheets. Prerequisites: To be successful in this course, you should be familiar with using personal computers and you should have used the mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on the computer. Specifically, you should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. T Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Create a basic worksheet by using Microsoft Excel 2010; perform calculations in an Excel worksheet; modify an Excel worksheet; modify the appearance of data within a worksheet; manage Excel workbooks; print the content of an Excel worksheet. Course Content Lesson 1: Getting Started with Excel Topic 1A: Identify the Elements of the Excel Interface Topic 1B: Navigate and Select Cells in Worksheets Topic 1C: Customize the Excel Interface Topic 1D: Create a Basic Worksheet Lesson 2: Performing Calculations in an Excel Worksheet Topic 2A: Create Formulas in a Worksheet Topic 2B: Insert Functions in a Worksheet Topic 2C: Reuse Formulas Lesson 3: Modifying a Worksheet Topic 3A: Edit Worksheet Data Topic 3B: Find and Replace Data Topic 3C: Manipulate Worksheet Elements Lesson 4: Modifying the Appearance of a Worksheet Topic 4A: Apply Font Properties Topic 4B: Add Borders and Colors to Cells Topic 4C: Align Content in a Cell Topic 4D: Apply Number Formatting Topic 4E: Apply Cell Styles Lesson 5: Managing an Excel Workbook Topic 5A: Manage Worksheets Topic 5B: View Worksheets and Workbooks Lesson 6: Printing Excel Workbooks Topic 6A: Define the Page Layout Topic 6B: Print a Workbook Appendix A: Microsoft Office Excel 2010 Exam 77–882 Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010: Level 2 Saturday, April 21, 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM Course Objective: You will use advanced formulas and work with various tools to analyze data in spreadsheets. You will also organize table data, present data as charts, and enhance the look and appeal of workbooks by adding graphical objects. Target Student: This course is meant for those desiring to gain advanced skill sets necessary for calculating data using functions and formulas, sorting and filtering data, using PivotTables and PivotCharts for analyzing data, and customizing workbooks. Prerequisites: Before starting this course, students are recommended to take the following course or have equivalent knowledge: Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010: Level 1. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Use advanced formulas; organize worksheet and table data using various techniques; create and modify charts; analyze data using PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts; insert and modify graphic objects in a worksheet; customize and enhance workbooks and the Microsoft Office Excel environment. Course Content Lesson 1: Calculating Data with Advanced Formulas Topic 1A: Apply Cell and Range Names Topic 1B: Calculate Data Across Worksheets Topic 1C: Use Specialized Functions Topic 1D: Analyze Data with Logical and Lookup Functions Lesson 2: Organizing Worksheet and Table Data Topic 2A: Create and Modify Tables Topic 2B: Format Tables Topic 2C: Sort or Filter Data Topic 2D: Use Functions to Calculate Data Lesson 3: Presenting Data Using Charts Topic 3A: Create a Chart Topic 3B: Modify Charts Topic 3C: Format Charts Lesson 4: Analyzing Data Using PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts Topic 4A: Create a PivotTable Report Topic 4B: Filter Data Using Slicers Topic 4C: Analyze Data Using PivotCharts Lesson 5: Inserting Graphic Objects Topic 5A: Insert and Modify Pictures and ClipArt Topic 5B: Draw and Modify Shapes Topic 5C: Illustrate Workflow Using SmartArt Graphics Topic 5D: Layer and Group Graphic Objects Lesson 6: Customizing and Enhancing the Excel Environment Topic 6A: Customize the Excel Environment Topic 6B: Customize Workbooks Topic 6C: Manage Themes Topic 6D: Create and Use Templates Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010: Level 3 Saturday, April 28, 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM Course Objective: You will automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, troubleshoot errors, collaborate on worksheets, and share Excel data with other applications. Target Student: This course was designed for students desiring to gain the skills necessary to create macros, collaborate with others, audit and analyze worksheet data, incorporate multiple data sources, and import and export data. Prerequisites: To ensure your success, we recommend that you first take the following or have equivalent knowledge: Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010: Level 1 Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010: Level 2 Course Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Enhance productivity and efficiency by streamlining the workflow; collaborate with other workbook users; audit worksheets; analyze data; work with multiple workbooks; import and export data; integrate Excel data with the web; structure workbooks with XML. Course Content Lesson 1: Streamlining Workflow Topic 1A: Update Workbook Properties Topic 1B: Create a Macro Topic 1C: Edit a Macro Topic 1D: Apply Conditional Formatting Topic 1E: Add Data Validation Criteria Lesson 2: Collaborating with Other Users Topic 2A: Protect Files Topic 2B: Share a Workbook Topic 2C: Set Revision Tracking Topic 2D: Review Tracked Revisions Topic 2E: Merge Workbooks Topic 2F: Administer Digital Signatures Topic 2G: Restrict Document Access Lesson 3: Auditing Worksheets Topic 3A: Trace Cells Topic 3B: Troubleshoot Invalid Data and Formula Errors Topic 3C: Watch and Evaluate Formulas Topic 3D: Create a Data List Outline Lesson 4: Analyzing Data Topic 4A: Create a Trendline Topic 4B: Create Sparklines Topic 4C: Create Scenarios Topic 4D: Perform a What-If Analysis Topic 4E: Perform a Statistical Analysis with the Analysis ToolPak Lesson 5: Working with Multiple Workbooks Topic 5A: Create a Workspace Topic 5B: Consolidate Data Topic 5C: Link Cells in Different Workbooks Topic 5D: Edit Links Lesson 6: Importing and Exporting Data Topic 6A: Export Excel Data Topic 6B: Import a Delimited Text File Lesson 7: Integrating Excel Data with the Web Topic 7A: Publish a Worksheet to the Web Topic 7B: Import Data from the Web Topic 7C: Create a Web Query Lesson 8: Structuring Workbooks with XML Topic 8A: Develop XML Maps Topic 8B: Import and Export XML Data Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2010 Level 1 Monday-Thursday, April 23-26 6 PM to 8:30 PM Course Objective: You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. To enhance the visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it. Target Student: This course is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010. Prerequisites: Students should be familiar with using personal computers, and have used a mouse and keyboard. Students should have completed the following courses or possess equivalent knowledge before starting with this course: Introduction to PCs or Windows 7 Level 1. Course Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Identify the components of the PowerPoint 2010 interface; create a presentation; format text on slides; add graphical objects to a presentation; modify graphical objects in a presentation; work with tables in a presentation; add charts to a presentation; prepare to deliver a presentation. Course Content Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint Topic 1A: Identify the Elements of the User Interface Topic 1B: View Presentations Topic 1C: Save a Presentation Topic 1D: Use Microsoft PowerPoint Help Lesson 2: Creating a Basic Presentation Topic 2A: Select a Presentation Type Topic 2B: Enter Text Topic 2C: Edit Text Topic 2D: Format Text Placeholders Topic 2E: Add Slides to a Presentation Topic 2F: Arrange Slides Topic 2G: Work with Themes Lesson 3: Formatting Text on Slides Topic 3A: Apply Character Formats Topic 3B: Format Paragraphs Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation Topic 4A: Insert Images into a Presentation Topic 4B: Add Shapes Topic 4C: Add Visual Styles to the Text in a Presentation Lesson 5: Modifying Graphical Objects in a Presentation Topic 5A: Edit Graphical Objects Topic 5B: Format Graphical Objects Topic 5C: Group Graphical Objects on a Slide Topic 5D: Arrange Graphical Objects on a Slide Topic 5E: Apply Animation Effects Lesson 6: Working with Tables Topic 6A: Insert a Table Topic 6B: Format Tables Topic 6C: Import Tables from Other Microsoft Office Applications Lesson 7: Working with Charts Topic 7A: Insert Charts Topic 7B: Modify a Chart Topic 7C: Import Charts from Other Microsoft Office Applications Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation Topic 8A: Review the Content in a Presentation Topic 8B: Divide a Presentation into Sections Topic 8C: Add Transitions Topic 8D: Add Speaker Notes Topic 8E: Print a Presentation Topic 8F: Deliver a Presentation Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2010: Level 2 Saturday, May 5, 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM Course Objective: You will enhance your presentation by using features that will transform it into a powerful means of communication. You will customize the PowerPoint interface to suit your requirements and use features to create dynamic and visually appealing presentations. You will then finalize a presentation and secure it to authenticate its validity. Target Student: This course is designed for professionals who will use Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 to prepare presentations and be more productive in their work. Prerequisites: To ensure your success, we recommend that you first take one of Element K’s introductory courses, such as Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2010 : Level 1, or have equivalent knowledge and skills. Course Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Customize the PowerPoint environment; customize a design template; add SmartArt graphics to a presentation; add special effects to a presentation; customize a slide show; collaborate on a presentation; secure and distribute a presentation. Course Content Lesson 1: Customizing the PowerPoint Environment Topic 1A: Customize the PowerPoint Interface Topic 1B: Set Options for Working with PowerPoint Lesson 2: Customizing a Design Template Topic 2A: Set Up a Slide Master Topic 2B: Create Custom Slide Layouts Topic 2C: Add Headers and Footers Topic 2D: Modify the Notes Master Topic 2E: Modify the Handout Master Lesson 3: Adding SmartArt Graphics to a Presentation Topic 3A: Insert SmartArt Graphics Topic 3B: Modify SmartArt Graphics Lesson 4: Adding Special Effects to a Presentation Topic 4A: Add Multimedia Elements Topic 4B: Customize Slide Component Animations Lesson 5: Customizing a Slide Show Topic 5A: Set Up a Custom Slide Show Topic 5B: Annotate a Presentation Topic 5C: Create a Presenter-Independent Slide Show Topic 5D: Set Up a Slide Show to Repeat Automatically Lesson 6: Collaborating on a Presentation Topic 6A: Review a Presentation Topic 6B: Publish Slides to a Slide Library Topic 6C: Restrict Access to a Shared Presentation Topic 6D: Share a Presentation Using PowerPoint Web App Lesson 7: Securing and Distributing a Presentation Topic 7A: Broadcast a Presentation Topic 7B: Convert a Presentation into a Video Topic 7C: Package a Presentation Topic 7D: Publish a Presentation to Other File Formats Topic 7E: Secure a Presentation Appendix A: PowerPoint Mobile 2010 Appendix B: Math Equation Support Computer Security Awareness (Fourth Edition) Saturday May 19, 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM Course Objective: You will identify and apply security techniques. Target Student: This course is intended for end users who use computers at home or in the office. Prerequisites: Students should understand fundamental computer concepts, such as how to run applications, manage files, and use a web browser. Course Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Describe the importance of securing information; identify the different ways to guard yourself against social engineering exploits; describe the security practices related to computers, mobile devices, networks, and the Internet; maintain the security of the files and folders stored on your computing devices; identify and protect information against risks associated with the cyber world; identify potential security incidents, ways to respond in the event of a possible breach, and measures to prevent a security breach; identify methods to keep the cloud and virtualized environments secured. Course Content Lesson 1: Securing Information Topic 1A: Examine Information Security Topic 1B: Implement Physical Security Measures Topic 1C: Examine Cyber Security Lesson 2: Guarding Against Social Engineering Exploits Topic 2A: Identify Social Engineering Exploits Topic 2B: Counteract Social Engineering Exploits Topic 2C: Evolve Social Engineering Organization Policies Lesson 3: Identifying Security Measures Topic 3A: Strengthen Desktop Security Topic 3B: Strengthen Software Security Topic 3C: Strengthen Browser Security Topic 3D: Strengthen Network Security Topic 3E: Secure Wireless Networks Topic 3F: Strengthen Mobile Security Lesson 4: Maintaining File System Security Topic 4A: Implement File System Security in Windows 7 Topic 4B: Back Up and Restore Data Topic 4C: Dispose of Data Securely Lesson 5: Guarding Against Attacks Topic 5A: Protect a Computer from Security Threats Topic 5B: Protect Computers from Virus Attacks Topic 5C: Protect Computers from Social Network Threats Lesson 6: Handling Security Breaches Topic 6A: Identify Incidents Topic 6B: Respond to Incidents Lesson 7: Identifying Cloud Computing And Virtualization Security Methods Topic 7A: Fundamentals of Cloud Computing Topic 7B: Fundamentals of Virtualization Appendix A: Security and Privacy Regulations Microsoft® Publisher 2010 Saturday May 26, 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM Course Objective: You will create, format, edit, and distribute publications. Target Student: This course is intended for persons with a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Word who need to learn how to use Microsoft® Publisher 2010 to create, layout, and edit publications. Prerequisites: Students should be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard (basic typing skills are recommended). They should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Course Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Get familiar with the Publisher 2010 environment and start working on a publication; modify the layout and structure of a publication; format text in a publication; edit the contents in a publication;format graphics in a publication. prepare a publication for distribution. Course Content Lesson 1: Getting Started with Publisher 2010 Topic 1A: Identify the Components of the Publisher Interface Topic 1B: Customize the Publisher Interface Topic 1C: Create a Basic Publication Topic 1D: Add Content to a Publication Lesson 2: Modifying the Layout and Structure of a Publication Topic 2A: Import Text into a Publication Topic 2B: Organize Text Boxes and Picture Placeholders in a Layout Topic 2C: Control the Display of Content in Text Boxes Topic 2D: Insert Common Layout Elements Topic 2E: Use Building Blocks Lesson 3: Formatting Text in a Publication Topic 3A: Format Text Topic 3B: Format Paragraphs Topic 3C: Apply Paragraph Styles Topic 3D: Apply Schemes Lesson 4: Editing Content in a Publication Topic 4A: Edit Text in a Publication Topic 4B: Present Content in Tables Topic 4C: Review Text in a Publication Topic 4D: Insert Symbols and Special Characters Lesson 5: Formatting Graphics in a Publication Topic 5A: Customize the Appearance of Pictures Topic 5B: Add Graphical Objects to a Publication Lesson 6: Preparing a Publication for Distribution Topic 6A: Check the Design of a Publication Topic 6B: Save a Publication for Distribution Topic 6C: Preview and Print a Publication Topic 6D: Send a Publication by Email E-mail: [email protected] Call Ryan at 317-664-5316 ext. 706 Solvonex Offers Intel PC ComeClassmate to the Reverse Raffle at Nativity on January 28th, and buy a chance to win this Windows 7 Tablet Bundle! Donated by funds from a very generious parishioner and Solvonex, this Acer Tablet bundle features the following items: Acer ICONIA Tab W500-C52G03iss 10.1” LED Tablet PC - Wi-Fi - AMD Fusion C-50 1 GHz Multi-touch Screen 1280 x 800 WXGA Display - 2 GB RAM - 32 GB SSD - AMD Graphics Card - Bluetooth - Webcam - Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium - 6 Hour Battery - HDMI. One Year Acer Warranty Negear DSL/Cable Modem Wireless Router HP InkJet Printer & Cable Microsoft Office 2010 Small Business Full Installed Nativity Gets 3% Back! Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 Solvonex will also preinstall all software, patch it, and set up two user accounts for the winner. Total bundle value: $1100.00 Nativity Gets 3% Back on Classmate PCs Why Intel Classmate PC Netbooks? 1. Portable. Lightweight and easy to carry. 2. Tough. Rubberized casing. Can handle small drops and bumps. 3. Spill-resistent keyboard. 4. Several models available. 5. Economical with lots of features. Nativity School uses Intel Classmate PCs! Convertible 10.1” Screen Intel Classmate PC Several Models Available Starting at $519.99 E-mail: [email protected] Call Ryan at 317-664-5316 ext. 706 Nativity Gets 5% Back for the Intel Convertible PC Mega Bundle! Solvonex presents the Intel Convertible PC based on the dual core, Intel Atom Processor running Microsoft Windows 7 Pro 32-bit. This unit includes a 160GB Hard drive; 2GB of RAM; Wired & Wireless Networking; a 10.1” touch screen with stylus; SD card reader; touchpad mouse; and rotating Web camera. Comes with a 3-year, hardware based mail-in warranty. This is the standard resolution Intel Convertible PC. Mega bundle includes the Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student; “Armored” Laptop Bag (four colors are available); Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 Protection; 8GB USB Thumb drive; USB External DVD-RW Drive; USB Mouse; a spare stylus; and Logitech speakers. Solvonex will pre-install & patch all software which includes the operating system; MS Office; Adobe Reader, Flash, AIR, and Shockwave; & JAVA. In addition, Solvonex will create up to four user accounts including a parental “admin account,” document the system, and hand deliver it at a pre-scheduled time at Nativity (after school hours). This bundle can be customized as needed & can include home installation. Contact Solvonex for more information. $1149.95 plus tax & shipping. Prices subject to change. Nativity Gets 2% Back on the FujiFilm Digital Camera Bundle Fujifilm FinePix AX300 14 Megapixel Compact Camera - Black 2.7” LCD - 5x Optical Zoom - Electronic (IS) 4288 x 3216 Image - 1280 x 720 Video - PictBridge - HD Movie Mode. SanDisk 4GB 15MB/s Flashcard Energizer Lithium Battery AA- 4 Pack $104.99 plus tax & shipping. Prices subject to change. E-mail: [email protected] Call Ryan at 317-664-5316 ext. 706 Cool Hardware for the Winter Acer AC700-N572G01nkk 11.6” LED Netbook - Intel Atom N570 1.66 GHz Being small doesn’t mean the Acer AC700 is light on entertainment. Vivid colors splash across the 11.6” HD screen, breathing life into your videos, pictures and web content. Adding comfort to your view is the built-in ambient light sensor, which dynamically adjusts the backlight to suit the environment. Connect with friends and family through the ultra-clear HD webcam, which includes a cool LED indicator that reminds you you’re onscreen. Take your Acer AC700 anywhere and connect to other HD devices like monitors, projectors and TVs via the HMDI® port for a better view of the big picture. Imagine hitting the power button and being on your favorite sites in only 8 seconds! Open the lid to start, and close it to sleep. It’s that fast. Web pages load quickly and online apps run smoothly thanks to a dual-core Intel® Atom? processor and Adobe® Flash® support. And, navigate through all your stuff stored in the cloud with ease and precision using the big, clickanywhere touchpad. Powered by the Chrome OS. Starting at $399.99 Nativity Gets Anywhere from 1 to 5% Back on Most Hardware and Software! Note: Percentages that go back to Nativity Catholic School depend on the product and pricing models from manufacturers. ASUS 20” LCD Monitor LED Monitor - VS208N-P 20” - Slim Form Factor with Built-in Power Adapter and VESA mountable. Corporate Stable Model and EPEAT Gold Certified LED Backlight with 50,000,000:1 ASCR $124.99 Need Toner or Ink? Solvonex has toner and ink from many of the major manufacturers that you’ll see at your local office supply stores. We can save you several dollars on cartridges from HP, Brother, and more! E-mail: [email protected] Call Ryan at 317-664-5316 ext. 706 Tech of All Kinds Magellan RoadMate 3045-MU Automobile Portable GPS Navigator The Magellan RoadMate 3045-MU is a premium 4.7” navigator packed with features including one free map update. Personalize your travel experience with the OneTouch favorites menu, lifetime traffic alerts, highway lane assist, built-in AAA TourBook, maps of the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico plus much more. Great Deal at $116.99 HP Omni 120-1000 120-1031 20” WSXGA Display - 4 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD - DVD-Writer - Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD 256 MB Graphics Card - Wi-Fi - Webcam - Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium. 1 Year Warranty $519.99 Need a Printer? Printer line card includes: HP, Ricoh, Brother, Epson, Canon, Panasonic, and more. Ricoh 1210N Laser Printer 2400 x 600 DPI Desktop Printer HP Officejet Pro 8000 Wireless/Wired Network 2400 x 1200 DPI HP DJ 3054 Multifunction Printer $124.99 $149.99 $61.99 E-mail: [email protected] Call Ryan at 317-664-5316 ext. 706 PCs and Laptops for Home or Business Name brands such as HP, Acer, Lenovo, Samsung, and more. Or choose custom-built computers with even more options! New Windows 7 based 11.6” Slate PC Starting at $649.99! Nativity Gets 1 to 5% Back! Note: Percentages that go back to Nativity Catholic School depend on the product and pricing models from manufacturers. Every PC or laptop purchased from Solvonex can be bundled with Microsoft Office 2010 (various versions), antivirus software, printers, wireless routers or access points, and many other types of hardware and software. Solvonex can also pre-install all of your hardware and software, as well as update and patch software closing vulnerabilities even before you receive your new computer. We can do in-home setup and training as well. Need a larger deployment for your business? Solvonex can help with your deployment scenarios including architecture, project management, and rolling out what your users need to work efficiently. Servers, Networks, Software, Cabling & More! In addition to PCs and laptops, Solvonex has a wide variety of server and network solutions. Whether you need a cost effective custom-built server, a brand name server, or a large storage solution, Solvonex has quality solutions that fit almost any budget. Switching, data/telephone cabling, phone systems, power protection, backup solutions, and disaster recovery solutions for your business are just a phone call away! E-mail: [email protected] Call Ryan at 317-664-5316 ext. 706 Solvonex Does Fun! Computer and console gaming has been part of the Solvonex sales model from the begining. Xbox, Playstation, Nintendo, PC games, and accessories are all available through Solvonex. Worried about what your kids are playing or need an education on how gaming systems work? Solvonex can help you understand the ins and outs of computer and console gaming and what to watch out for when buying games. We can even design your own custom gaming system for your family. Newly added: Movies, PC Gaming, and home projection units.