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Match the following keyboard shortcuts with the given output.  Example:

1. Command O = W. open file

A. take picture of entire screen (saves on desktop as “Picture #”
B. take picture of rectangular area of screen that you define
C. undo last operation
D. select all
E. copy selection
F. cut selection
G. quit an application
H. save a document (over previous version)
I. cancel whatever process is happening
J. force-quit an unresponsive application
K. warm reboot a frozen computer
L. paste selection
M. duplicate selected item
N. close all open windows
O. make a new window in application
P. open the file finder application
Q. close currently active window
R. make a new finder window
S. make a new folder
T. get information
U. cycle to next running application
V. open Mac help
W. open a file

Today I would like for you to use the internet to find the answers to the following random questions.  Remember the internet is a great tool to find information, but it is important to remember that it is not always a reliable source.  Make sure to always double check your answers.

1. When did ‘The Simpsons’ first appear on television?

2. List one of the top news stories at

3. How far is it from Thermal, CA to San Antonio, TX?

4. What is the meaning of the word tessellation?

5. What is the address of the Empire State Building?

6. Who invented the paperclip?

7. What contribution did Ada Byron make to computing?

8. How did Marcian Hoff’s invention change computers?

9. How many megabytes of data can a CD-R hold?

10. How many megabytes or gigabytes can a DVD-R hold?

11. When were floppy disks introduced?

12. Do you use floppy disks today?

13. What is a bit?

14. How many bits are in a byte?

15. What does a modem do?

16. What does modem stand for anyway?

Look up information from software and programs that we will be using this semester.  Again, for extra credit, leave a comment about the substitute teacher.

What are some products available from M-Audio?

How much do they cost?

What is Sony Acid Pro?

What is the latest version?

How much does it cost?

What is Sony Sound Forge?

What is the latest version?

What is the price for the latest version of Sony Sound Forge?

What is a Midi-Controller?

What product or software would you most like to use?

See you tomorrow… peace.

Read the instructions on how to use this website to use samples and other sounds to make instrumentals, beats and songs. Click the image below to be taken to the website.

Click the image below to use a free online version of microsoft word to create a resume.

Email your completed resume as an attachment to

Question 1:  A resume is…

An autobiography of one’s career life and professional experiences in order to secure employment.
A detailed listing of a job candidate’s skills, experiences, responsibilities and achievements as these relate to the position and company being targeted.
A complete listing of an individual’s education, work experience and professional training.

Question 2:  The purpose of a resume is to…

Establish a candidate’s qualifications for a position in order to secure an interview.
Establish a candidate’s qualifications for a position in order to secure employment.
Establish a candidate’s qualifications for a position in order to eliminate the competition.

Question 3:  The length of a resume must be…

One page, no longer.
Two pages, no longer.
Whatever number of pages is necessary to qualify the candidate.

Question 4:  The most important information on my resume is…

Job experience and education.
Contact information.

Question 5:  It’s okay to exaggerate information on my resume when…

I’m writing about older, less important positions and need to make my career path more logical.
I was shy of completing a degree by only a few credits – and a degree is a requirement of the position.
It’s never okay to exaggerate information in a resume.

Question 6:  When writing my resume, my main focus should be on…

Who will be reading my resume.
Presenting my best skills, experiences and achievements in priority.
The readability and visual presentation of my document.

Question 7:  When submitting my resume to a job advertisement, I need to make certain that…

I provide as many options for retrieving my resume as possible (ASCII, PDF, Word processed document, etc.).
I follow the directions of the ad explicitly.
I secure the name of the hiring manager or decision maker.

Question 8:  When salary history is required in an ad, I should…

Ignore the request. This information may damage my ability to compete for the position.
Include this information in its own document and submit it with my resume.
Include this information in the cover letter.

Question 9:  When salary requirements are requested in an ad, I should…

Address this in my resume and provide a specific salary amount.
Ignore the request. Salary requirements are best discussed at the interview stage.
Address this in my cover letter by providing a salary range or by indicating that salary is negotiable.

Question 10:  Certain personal information needs to be included in the resume, such as…

My name and contact information.
My name, contact information and date of birth.
My name, contact information, date of birth and number of dependents.

Question 11:  A potential employer is permitted to ask me the date(s) of my __________________ graduation, and, therefore, I should include this/these date(s) on my resume. 

high school
high school and college

Question 12:  Posting my resume on a job search database online will make my resume available to:

Potential employers.
Only those ads to which I respond.
Almost anyone, including my current employer.

Part of being in an ROP class is learning how to fill out job applications and creating a resume.  Today we will talk about and fill out an online job application.  Click the image below to complete your application. When done, click Command – Shift – 4 to take a screen shot of the completed page.  It will save a picture onto your desktop.

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