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In GDP, click My GDP, Resources, to review any Student Resources I may have posted for you. These resources are often helpful files, links, or announcements.
 

 

WEEK 1: Unit 1, Lessons 1-5
This file is a duplicate of Unit 1, Lessons 1-5, which you may duplicate and use for the first few lessons until you buy your textbook.

11e Errata List for Students
This file includes a list of corrections to be made to the first printing of the textbook and Word Manual and will be updated as needed.

Complete List of Word Settings for GDP 
A complete list of all Word settings that should be manually set or verified before using Word in GDP.

Getting Ready for GDP11e With Internet Explorer   
Includes a list of technical steps instructors might wish to consider before imaging campus labs in order to:

  1. Set all Word options and browser options for GDP.
  2. Minimize browsing in a GDP session for downloads and uploads using Internet Explorer.
  3. Segregate GDP document processing files in a GDPFILES directory.
  4. Enable one-click cleanup of GDP files on the Windows Desktop at the end of each studentís GDP session.

Getting Ready for GDP11e With Firefox   
Includes a list of technical steps instructors might wish to consider before imaging campus labs in order to:

  1. Set all Word options and browser options for GDP.
  2. Minimize browsing in a GDP session for downloads and uploads using Firefox.
  3. Segregate GDP document processing files in a GDPFILES directory.
  4. Enable one-click cleanup of GDP files on the Windows Desktop at the end of each studentís GDP session.

Best Classroom Practices for Students   
Includes best practices for students working in a classroom lab.

Progress Folder and Excel Spreadsheet
The Progress Folder includes a listing of all assignments, tests, and so forth for the semester. The Excel spreadsheet will be used during the semester to calculate your grades. I will e-mail you with all details for using this as the semester progresses. For now, just have a look at it.
 

Online Reference Manual, 11e, Full Size Plus Callouts 
This handout that includes enlarged copies of the documents and formatting notes in the Reference Manual found in GDP and in the front of the textbook and Word Manual. Each item is enlarged on a single page and includes rollover screen tips with helpful formatting information. All rollover tips are included in a complete list of typed callouts at the end of the document.
 

Practice Exercises & Document Processing  
Includes steps students will take to:

  1. Download a resource file (Practice exercise, Lesson 21) using Internet Explorer or Firefox.
  2. Download, save, complete, close, browse to, and upload a document processing job (Correspondence 26-3).
  3. Change a previous document processing job (Correspondence 26-4).
  4. Use reference initials in correspondence (Correspondence 26-4).

Developing Proofreading Skills  
By Arlene Zimmerly
Includes proofreading tips for Language Arts exercises and document processing jobs.
 

Technique Check Copy
Practice copy for technique check including remedial practice routines.
 

Technique Check Form
Form used to evaluate your technique as your typing technique is observed.
   

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