Software

Please study the material at each of the links below.

  1. Definition: What is software?
  2. What is Software?: Software is the collection of instructions that enable the user to interact with a computer,
    its hardware, or perform tasks.
  3. Video: What is software?: Discusses operating systems and other software.
  4. Types of Software: Software refers to the programs that run on a computer, and which make the hardware useful.
  5. Software?: Software refers to the programs that run on a computer,
    and which make the hardware useful.
    There are two main categories: Operating Systems and Application Software.
  6. Applications: Simply put, an app is a type of software that allows you to perform specific tasks.
  7. Video: Operating Systems: An operating system is the most important software that runs on a computer.
  8. What is productivity software?: Productivity software is applications dedicated to producing information: especially word processors,
    spreadsheets, presentation software, and databases
  9. Learning a new program: Everything you've learned so far about your computer and other programs
    will help you figure out what to do next.
  10. Open Office: Download Free productivity software : Free word processor, spreadsheet, presentation software, and database
  11. Tutorials for learning Open Office: Learn Free word processor, spreadsheet, presentation software, and database
  12. Google Docs: Sign up to use free online productivity software: Free word processor (Docs), spreadsheet (Sheets), presentation software (Slides)
  13. Learning Microsoft Word: This is a series of over 30 videos on using Word
  14. Learning Microsoft Excel: This is a series of 29 videos on using Excel
  15. Learning Microsoft PowerPoint: This is a series of 33 videos on using PowerPoint
  16. Database vs. Excel: Relationships between Data
  17. Database Basics
  18. Database Terminology: Data, Tables, Records, Fileds: Please read all 5 pages!!!
  19. Database Terminology: Tables, Records, Fields
  20. Getting Started in Access
  21. Discussion Questions

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