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College Computer Applications II



Standards and Benchmarks


1.0  Work with the fundamentals of Microsoft Office Publisher.

1.1  Start and quit Publisher

1.2  Describe the Publisher window

2.0  Create and edit a publication.

2.1  Edit text and graphics

2.2  Use the Best Fit feature to adjust font size

2.3  Edit a synchronized object

2.4  Replace a picture

2.5  Resize and delete objects

2,6  Correct spelling errors

2.7  Save and print a publication

2.8  Open a publication

2.9  Convert to a Web publication and publish


3.0  Design a newsletter.

3.1  Describe the advantages of using a newsletter medium and identify the steps in its 3.2  Edit a newsletter template

3.4  Edit a masthead

3.5  Import text files and graphics

3.6  Edit personal information components, design sets, attention getters, styles, and sidebars

3.7  Insert a WordArt object and pull quote

3.8  Add page numbers to the mast page

3.9  Identify foreground and background elements

3.10  Check a newsletter for spelling and design errors

3.11  Print a two-sided page


4.0  Create a tri-fold brochure.

4.1  Discuss advantages of the brochure medium

4.2  Use the Brochure Options task pane

4.3  Create a custom color scheme

4.4  Edit placeholder text and personal information components.

4.5  Format fonts and paragraphs

4.6  Describe the use of photographs versus images

4.7  Insert a photograph from a file

4.8  Create a logo from scratch using AutoShapes

4.9  Create a composite object in the scratch area

4.10  Group and ungroup objects

4.11  Choose appropriate printing services, paper, and color libraries

4.12  Prepare a publication for outside printing

4.13  Use the Pack and Go Wizard


5.0  Create an E-Mail letter, using Publisher.

5.1  Select and format an e-mail letter template

5.2  Edit text boxes in an e-mail letter

5.3  Choose a logo design

5.4  Insert an e-mail hyperlink

5.5  Preview an e-mail letter

5.6  Send an e-mail message using Publisher


6.0  Personalize and customize publications using information sets.

6.1  Start Publisher with a blank publication

6.2  Edit layout and ruler guides

6.3  Create a personal information set

6.4  Use letterhead production techniques to create a letterhead

6.5  Format an object with a gradient fill, differentiating among tints, shades, patterns, and textures

6.6  Crop a photograph

6.7  Use the Measurement toolbar to position objects

6.8  Explain character spacing techniques

6.9  Format using the Format Painter

6.10  Create a business card

6.11  Create an envelope

6.12  Create an address list and labels

6.13  Use field codes to merge an address list with a main document

6.14  Use the Easy  Web  Site Builder to create a simple Web page.


7.0  Create business forms and tables.

7.1 List common business forms

7.2  Create an invoice template

7.3  Use styles and drop caps

7.4  Set a tab stop

7.5  Create a border using Border-Art

7.6 Add a shadow effect

7.7  Create and format tables

7.8  Navigate through table cells to enter data

7.9  Insert Design Gallery calendars

7.10  Format a navigation bar


8.0  Develop an E-Commerce Web site

8.1  Create a Web page from scratch

8.2  Start Publisher with a blank Web publication

8.3  Use styles and drop caps

8.4  Make Web design choices

8.5  Use a textured background

8.6  Insert form controls

8.7  Distribute objects

8.8  Edit form control data names and set return values

8.9  Define option button groups

8.10  Add items to a list box

8.11  Specify command button options

8.12  Insert a picture hyperlink

8.13  Add alternative text to a picture hyperlink

8.14  Use VBA to create a message box

8.15  Set the security level in Publisher



9.0  Link a Publisher publication to an Excel worksheet.

9.1  Understand object linking and embedding

9.2  Link an Excel worksheet to a Publisher publication

9.3  Print and save a publication containing a linked worksheet

9.4  Edit a linked worksheet

9.5  Embed an Excel worksheet in a Publisher publication

9.6  Edit an embedded worksheet

9.7  Save a publication containing an embedded worksheet


10.  Create a FrontPage Web site using a template.

10.1  Discuss the basic compo ents of the WWW

10.2  Identify common elements of a Web page

10.3  Define and describe a DreamWeaver Web site

10.4  Start and quit DreamWeaver

10.5  Describe DreamWeaver window elements

10.6  Create a DreamWeaver Web site using a template

10.7  Apply a theme to a DreamWeaver Web site

10.8  Add and modify text elements on a Web page

10.9  Save and preview a Web page

10.10  Delete a Web page from a DreamWeaver Web site

10.11  Print a Web page

10.12  Publish and test a DreamWeaver Web site



11.  Add an additional Web page to an existing Web site.

11.1  List Web page design criteria

11.2  Add a new Web page to an existing DreamWeaver Web site and rename the Web page

11.3  Change the title and label of a Web page

11.4  Change the theme and set the background color for a single Web page

11.5  Insert a table in a Web page

11.6  Merge cells in a table and change table properties

11.7  Undo and redo actions in DreamWeaver

11.8  Insert a clip art image inn a Web page and replace an image

11.9  Copy and paste items in a Web page

11.10  Add a heading and normal text to a Web page

11.1  Insert a horizontal rule

11.12  Add a link bar and a Photo Gallery component to a Web page

11.13  Print preview a Web page

11.14  Save a Web page with embedded images

11.15  Publish changed to an existing DreamWeaver Web site


12.  Customize and manage Web pages and images.

12.1  Discuss the types of images used on the Web

12.2  Create an apply a custom theme

12.3  Expand an existing table

12.4.  Add a hit counter

12.5  Add a shared border and change the navigation structure of a Web site

12.6  Copy and paste from a Word document

12.7  Insert bookmarks into a Web page

12.8  Display the Pictures toolbar

12.9  Modify image properties

12.10  Insert an AutoShapes drawing object in DreamWeaver

12.11  Create an image map hotspot

12.13  Use a graphical image as a hyperlink

12.14  Use DreamWeaver to create and view reports

12.15  Verify the hyperlinks in a DreamWeaver Web site


13.  Use a layout table to create a stand-alone Web page.

13.1  Create a stand-alone Web page

13.2  Use a layout table to design a Web page

13.3  Format layout cells in a layout table with rounded corners, shadows, and borders



14.  Create and use interactive forms on the Web.

14.1  Describe forms and types of form fields

14.2  Describe available form handlers

14.3  Describe the methods and format used to submit form data

14.4  Manage files in Folders view

14.5  Modify a page title in Folders view

14.6  Copy and paste a page banner and a link bar

14.7  Hide the Folder List pane

14.8  Insert a form in a Web page and a table

14.9  Insert a table, text box, text area, and check box in a form

14.10  Insert a line drawing AutoShape in a table

14.11  Create a nested table

14.12  Insert a drop-down box, group box, and option button in a form

14.13  Modify form button properties

14.14  Choose a form handler

14.15  Modify HTML code directly in DreamWeaver


15.  Use frames to display database results in a Web page.

15.1  Describe frames pages and explain how they work

15.,2  Use the Database Results Wizard

15.3  Use a custom SQL query

15.4  Use a frames page template

15.5  Save a frames page

15.6  Set an existing Web page as the initial page in a frame

15.7  Modify the size f a frame

15.8  Create a new Web page for the initial page in a frame

15.9  Modify the properties of a frame

15.10  Modify the properties of a frames page

15.11  Import files into an existing DreamWeaver Web site

15.12  Create hyperlinks to pages in a frame

15.13  Create a hyperlink to a whole page

15.14  Display the No Frames view

15.15  Print framed Web pages


16.  Use subsites, the Database Interface Wizard, and source control.

16.1  Create a new folder in an existing Web site

16.2  Move files and folders into another folder

16.3  Convert a folder to a subsite

16.4  Open a subsite for editing

16.5  Set an existing page a sthe home page for a Web site

16.6  Use the default page as a hyperlink target

16.7  Use the Database Interface Wizard to create Database Editor pages

16.8  Apply a theme to a subsite

16.9  Publish a Web site and all subsites

16.10  Enable source control for a Web site and subsite

16.11  Check files in and out using source control

16.12  View the  Checkout Status report


17.  Create a Web page using a tracing image.

17.1  Use a tracing image as a guide to develop a Web page

17.2  Use an inline frame to display a Web page within a Web page

17.3  Add interactive buttons to a Web page