Chapter 3 Presentation

Nadia Qamoum
Suzanne Blasingame
Rachael Reano
Hunza Iqbal
An Operating System contains two different types
of software:
•System Software: Which consists of programs that control
the operations of the computer. System software is used as the
interface between the user (application software) and the
computers hardware.
•Operating System: which is a type of software. It contains
instructions that coordinate all the activities of the hardware
devices in a computer. The system also allows you to run
application software.
• Microsoft Windows
• Windows XP
• Windows Vista
• Windows 7
• Macintosh Operating System or MAC
Software's are designed to communicates with the
user in a certain way, through user interface.
There are two types of User Interface:
1. User Interface: Which controls how the user enters
data or instructions and how the information is
presented on the screen.
2. Graphic User Interface (GUI): It combines text,
graphics, and other visual cues to make software
applications easier to use.
Auto Format
Grammar Checker
Ink Input
Mail Merge
Reading Layout
Smart Tags
Tracking Changes
Voice Recognition
Web Page
A collection of individual application
software packages, sold as a single
 Suites are less expensive than buying
individual applications.
 All applications are installed at once.
 Applications in suites are designed to work as
part of a larger set, sharing common features.
Document is a piece of work created with an
application and saved on a storage medium
with a unique file name.
 Creating: involves developing a document of
your choice. ( Word Document , PowerPoint,
Spread Sheet ....etc. )
 Editing: is the process of making changes to
the document.( Fixing the misstates and
adding thing you might have missed )
 Formatting: Changing the appearance of the
 Saving: save many times while creating the
document. Then at the end of its creation use
the save as option.
 Voice Recognition Software: Speak into the
computers microphone and watch your words
display on the screen. ( Ex. Note Taking Software.)
 Productivity Software: Help make people be
more effective while performing daily duties .( Ex.
Word Processing , Spreadsheets, Presentations
graphics, Data base , personal information. )
 Personal Information Managers: Software
application that is installed on PDA’s , Smart
Phones ( I Phones ). Helps you stay organized
 Video: consists of full-motion images
played back at various speeds.
 Video editing software allows you to
either edit or add audio components.
 Can help you modify a part of a video,
called a clip. For example you can:
 Add and remove clips
 Add special effects like sounds, banners,
credits, text and more.
 PC and Macintosh
computers include extensive
audio and video editing
 Popular programs used by
teachers include iMovie,
iLife, Movie Maker, and Final
 You and your student can
even make your own videos
using those programs.
 Special needs software: also called assistive
technologies software, is designed specifically
for students with physical impairments or
learning disabilities.
 It helps them in completing school assignments
and everyday tasks.
 speech synthesis software: software used by
students with speech and vocal muscle
disorders to help them participate in
classroom discussions. This software reads
the text out loud to them.
 Includes programs like:
 text enlargement
 talking calculators,
and more.
 Today, there are several software available to
teachers to use as tools to enhance teaching and
learning methods for students with special needs.
 When students use software for learning with
assistive devices, such as touch screens and adaptive
keyboards, their ability to succeed increases, and
that is our main goal.