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Empowerment Technology by Mind Map: Empowerment Technology

1. Current State of ICT

1.1. What is ICT?

1.1.1. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is the application of telecommunication techniques to enable society to create, collect, consolidate, communicate, manage and process information in multimedia and various digital formats for different purposes.

1.1.1.1. create

1.1.1.2. collect

1.1.1.3. consolidate

1.1.1.4. communicate

1.1.1.5. manage

1.1.1.6. process

1.1.2. UNESCO

1.1.2.1. “The scientific, technological and engineering disciplines and the management techniques used to handle and transmit information [between] men and machines”.

1.1.3. Digital Video Technology Glossary

1.1.3.1. “The computing and communications facilities and features that support teaching, learning and a range of activities in education.”

1.1.4. UK National Curriculum document in 2000

1.1.4.1. “The technology used to handle information and aid communication”

1.1.5. Official IBM Glossary

1.1.5.1. “The use of computer based information systems and communications systems to process, transmit, and store data and information”

1.1.6. UK Government's ICT Year in 1972

1.1.6.1. “A collective term [that is] involved in handling and transmitting information. It includes computing, telecommunications and microelectronics [that] process[es], transmit[s], and store[s] data and information.”

1.2. ICT and Society

1.2.1. ICT made an impact in

1.2.1.1. Society

1.2.1.2. Education

1.2.1.3. Communication

1.2.1.4. Scientific Exploration

1.2.1.5. Military

1.2.1.6. Economy

1.2.1.7. Recreation

1.2.1.8. Transportation

1.2.1.9. Knowledge Management

1.2.1.10. Information Institution

1.2.1.11. User Communities

1.3. Current Trends in ICT

1.3.1. Emotional Computing

1.3.2. Active Technology

1.3.3. Artificial Intelligence

1.3.3.1. described as the science of making computers do things that require human intelligence.

1.3.4. Neutral Networks

1.3.4.1. computational models inspired by an animal’s central nervous systems which is capable of machine learning as well as pattern recognition.

1.3.5. Expert Systems

1.3.5.1. computer software that attempts to act like a human expert on a particular subject area.

1.3.6. From the research...

1.3.6.1. Renewable Energy

1.3.6.2. Modular or Wearable Devices and Gadgets

1.3.6.3. 3D Printing

1.3.6.4. Wireless Connectivity, Wireless Networks and the Clouds

1.3.6.5. Virtual Reality and Immersion

1.3.6.6. Environmental Technology

1.3.6.7. Medical Technology

1.3.6.8. Security

1.3.6.9. Transportation

1.3.6.10. Drones

1.3.6.11. Video Games

1.3.6.12. Big Data

1.3.6.13. Holograms

2. Netiquette

2.1. What is Netiquette

2.1.1. network etiquette, the do's and don'ts of online communication.

2.2. Core Rules of Netiquette

2.2.1. 1. Remember the Human

2.2.2. 2. Adhere to the same standards of behavior online that you follow in real life

2.2.3. 3. Know where you are in cyberspace

2.2.4. 4. Respect other people's time and bandwidth

2.2.5. 5. Make yourself look good online

2.2.6. 6. Share expert knowledge

2.2.7. 7. Help keep flame wars under control

2.2.8. 8. Respect other people's privacy

2.2.9. 9. Don't abuse your power

2.2.10. 10. Be forgiving of other people's mistake

3. Gartner's ICT Trend

3.1. Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT)

3.1.1. world's leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day.

3.1.2. founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 7,600 associates, including more than 1,600 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 90 countries

3.2. The Rise of Information Capitalism

3.2.1. Industrial Age

3.2.2. Knowledge Society

3.3. A View at the Information Society

3.3.1. Business Hours

3.3.2. Dematerialization

3.3.3. Media

3.3.4. Education

3.3.5. Social Relationships

3.3.6. Medicine

3.4. TRENDS in ICT that drive the Info.

3.4.1. Everything digital

3.4.1.1. Faster decision support and automation

3.4.1.2. Data needs to be delivered in real-time and increasingly processed at the network edge.

3.4.2. Everything on the Cloud

3.4.2.1. Cost Effectiveness

3.4.2.2. Wide Geographical Reach

3.4.2.3. Work Anytime, Anywhere

3.4.3. Mobility

3.4.3.1. Accessibility

3.4.3.2. "All in One" Convenience

3.4.4. Cybersecurity

3.4.4.1. Prevent Intrusive and violation to privacy

3.4.4.2. "Before, During, and After" approach

3.4.5. Self-Organizing Business Model Applications

3.4.5.1. Uber, LinkedIn, AirBnB, Waze

3.4.5.2. Crowd-Sourcing

3.4.6. Video and Pervasive Screens

3.4.6.1. Watching whatever, wherever, whenever

3.4.6.2. Video captures for message delivery, messaging, advertising, etc.

3.4.7. Smart Cars, Smart Homes, Smart Appliances

3.4.8. IT Expert Acquisitions

3.4.8.1. Non- IT companies will acquire technology companies for analytics, innovations, and main operations

3.4.9. The smaller, the more powerful

3.5. Breakout: Group Guide Questions

3.5.1. Each group will be assigned to 1 ICT Trend

3.5.2. Identify the Positive and Negative Impact of the Top ICT Trend assigned to you

3.5.3. How do you think will it change and develop in the future or over time?

4. Cyber Citizenship

4.1. What is Cyber Citizenship

4.1.1. refers to being responsible when using the Internet. What you do on-line when no one is looking tells a lot about your character and morals.

4.2. Tips to be a good cyber citizen

4.2.1. Don't be a cyber-bully

4.2.2. Think first, act second

4.2.3. Protect yourself and those around you

4.2.4. Don't "steal" information

4.2.5. Share your Knowldge

4.3. Why being a Good Cyber Citizen important

4.3.1. keeps the Internet free from hurtful statements

4.3.2. creates a culture of more and more reliable information.

4.3.3. allows people to be given credit for what they've created

4.3.4. more criminals or bullies can be caught when kids are honest and talk to adults

5. MS Word

5.1. What is MS Word

5.1.1. word processing program of the Microsoft Office suite that allows you to create documents and reports

5.2. Microsoft Office Interface

5.2.1. Quick Access Toolbar

5.2.2. Ribbon

5.2.3. File Tab

5.3. Creating a new document

5.4. How to print your document

6. Computer Troubleshooting and Security

6.1. Computer Security Risk

6.2. Cybercrime

6.3. Beware of Intruders

6.3.1. Hacker

6.3.2. Cracker

6.3.3. Script Kiddie

6.3.4. Corporate Spies

6.3.5. Cyber Extortionist

6.3.6. Cyber Terrosim

6.4. Types of Internet and Network Attacks

6.4.1. Virus

6.4.2. Worm

6.4.3. Trojan Horse

6.5. Protect yourself

6.5.1. Username and Passwords

6.5.2. Hardware Theft and Vandalism

6.5.3. Software Theft

6.5.4. License Agreements

6.6. Computer Problems

6.6.1. Slow Computer

6.6.1.1. MSCONFIG.EXE

6.6.2. Disk Defragment

6.6.3. Spontaneous Shutdowns

6.6.4. Blue Screen of Death

6.6.5. Overheating

6.6.6. Strange Noise on the Computer

6.6.7. Printer is not working

6.6.8. Can't Access the WIFI

6.6.9. Slow Net

6.7. Health Concerns of Computer Use

6.7.1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

6.7.2. Computer Vision Syndrome

6.7.3. Ergonomics and Workplace Design

7. Internet and Research

7.1. What is Research?

7.1.1. not just browsing the web for information! Research is about creating knowledge! It is about expanding the current state of knowledge, no matter how large or how little.

7.1.2. not merely about compiling information. It is not merely summarization of what you see online, or what you watched from a youtube video.

7.1.3. Summarization is the act of telling information using fewer words. It is merely a re- telling of information.

7.2. A Systematic Approach

7.2.1. Research is Systematic

7.2.2. Identify a Problem

7.2.3. Formulate a Hypothesis

7.2.4. Start with your Related Literature

7.3. Sources for research

7.3.1. Books

7.3.2. Journal

7.3.3. Internet

7.4. Tip to reading and understanding long articles

7.4.1. Skim and Scan

7.5. How to use the Internet for Research

7.5.1. go to search engines

7.5.2. counter check and validate resources.

7.6. Refining Search Queries (Special Characters)

7.6.1. "" (quotes)

7.6.2. - (minus

7.6.3. | (OR)

7.6.4. .. (range)

7.7. Synthesize and State your Conclusion

7.7.1. after rigorous testing of your hypothesis, you can finally state your conclusion.

7.8. Practice

7.8.1. Read a lot

7.8.2. Write a lot

7.8.3. Communicate a lot by going to social gatherings

7.8.4. Attend academic talks and conferences

7.9. Cite References

8. MS Excel

8.1. Introduction to MS Excel

8.1.1. Excel is a computer program used to create electronic spreadsheets.

8.1.2. Within excel user can organize data ,create chart and perform calculations.

8.2. Overview of Excel

8.2.1. Microsoft excel consists of workbooks. Within each workbook, there is an infinite number of worksheets.

8.2.2. Each worksheet contains Columns and Rows

8.2.2.1. Columns

8.2.3. Cell is where a column and row intersect

8.3. Office Button

8.3.1. New

8.3.2. Open

8.3.3. Save

8.3.4. Save As

8.3.5. Print

8.3.6. Prepare

8.3.7. Send

8.3.8. Publish

8.3.9. Close

8.4. Part of MS Excel

8.4.1. Ribbon

8.4.1.1. Tabs

8.4.1.2. Groups

8.4.1.3. Commands

8.5. Working with Cells

8.5.1. Copy and paste contents

8.5.2. Cut and paste cell contents

8.6. Formatting Text

8.6.1. Change the font size

8.6.2. Add a border

8.6.3. Change the text colour

8.6.4. Add a fill colour

8.7. Conditional Formatting

8.7.1. Apply conditional formatting

8.7.2. Remove conditional formatting

8.7.3. Apply new formatting

8.7.4. Manage conditional formatting

8.8. Editing- Fill

8.9. Sorting

8.9.1. Alphabetical Order

8.9.2. Smallest to Largest

8.10. Cell Referencing

8.10.1. Relative Reference

8.10.2. Absolute Reference

8.10.3. Mixed Reference

8.11. Functions

8.11.1. DATEIF Functions

8.11.1.1. Start date

8.11.1.2. End date

8.11.1.3. Interval date

8.11.2. SUMIF Functions

8.11.2.1. Range

8.11.2.2. Criteria

8.11.2.3. Sum Range

8.11.2.4. Note

8.11.3. IF Functions

8.11.3.1. Logical text

8.11.3.2. Value If True

8.11.3.3. Value If False

8.11.4. COUNT Functions

8.11.4.1. Count

8.11.4.2. CountA

8.11.4.3. CountBlank

8.11.4.4. CountIf

8.11.5. Text Functions

8.11.5.1. Lower function

8.11.5.2. Upper function

8.11.5.3. Proper function

8.11.5.4. Left function

8.11.5.5. Right function

8.11.5.6. Mid function

8.11.6. Other Functions

8.11.6.1. NOW

8.11.6.2. TODAY

8.11.6.3. MOD

8.11.6.4. LEN

8.11.6.5. SUM

8.11.7. Function Auditing

8.11.7.1. Trace Precedents

8.11.7.2. Trace Dependents

8.12. Shortcut Keys

9. Effective Powerpoint Presentation

9.1. Things to consider

9.1.1. fonts

9.1.1.1. use at least 32 points

9.1.1.2. 48 point font is better

9.1.1.3. use to highlight keywords

9.1.1.4. brings typography to life

9.1.2. bullets

9.1.2.1. maximum of 6 bullets per slide

9.1.2.2. no more that 6-7 words per bullet

9.1.2.3. capitalize the first word in a bullet

9.1.2.4. avoid text overload

9.1.3. colors

9.1.3.1. light font for dark background

9.1.3.2. dark font for light background

9.1.4. balance

9.1.4.1. don't center graphs

9.1.4.2. give room for the text

9.1.5. graphics

9.1.5.1. select good illustrations and graphics

9.1.5.2. every images has a reason

9.1.5.2.1. c

9.1.5.3. clip art gets old

9.1.5.4. animated gifs are distractive

9.1.5.5. use bar graphs and pie charts

9.1.6. 10-20-30

9.1.6.1. no more than 10 slides

9.1.6.2. presentation should not last more than 20 minutes

9.1.6.3. font size should be no smaller than 30 points

10. GIMP

10.1. What is GIMP

10.1.1. cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, OS X, Windows and more operating systems. It is free, open source image manipulation program for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

10.2. How to install GIMP

10.3. How to use GIMP

10.3.1. Open and manipulate images

10.3.2. Save or export images using different file types and compressions

10.3.3. Add text, backgrounds and effects using different file types and compressions

10.4. How to look for GIMP tutorials online

10.4.1. Gimp Quickies found at https://www.gimp.org/tutorials/GIMP_Quickies/ by Pat David and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

11. Mind Mapping

11.1. Fundamentals

11.1.1. What is Mind Map?

11.1.1.1. a type of spider diagram or concept map that consists of a centralized subject and related topics or ideas branching off from it in all directions.

11.1.2. History of Mind Map

11.1.2.1. coined by the English researcher Tony Buzan in the 1970s.

11.1.2.2. developed the technique out of his own need for a way to deal with the large amounts of information during his time at university.

11.1.3. How to Draw and Read Mind Maps

11.1.3.1. use single keywords or whole sentences whatever works best for you and is the most appropriate for the situation

11.1.3.2. get a flow of ideas going, single keywords are a great way to spark associations and not waste any time jotting down unnecessary words.

11.1.4. Benefits of Mind Mapping

11.1.4.1. Helps you focus

11.1.4.2. Enhances Memory

11.1.4.3. Fun

11.1.4.4. Easy

11.1.4.4.1. Lets you structure your thoughts

11.1.4.5. Lets you structure your thoughts

11.1.4.6. Effecient

11.1.4.7. Provides a great overview of a topic

11.1.5. Uses of Mind Maps

11.1.5.1. Brainstorming

11.1.5.2. Note Taking

11.1.5.3. Collecting and Structuring Information

11.1.5.4. Summarizing

11.1.5.5. Memorizing

11.1.5.6. Collaboration

11.1.5.7. Planning and Strategizing

11.1.5.8. Presentations

11.1.5.9. Decision Making

11.1.5.10. Problem Solving

11.2. MindMeister Features

11.2.1. Creating An Account

11.2.1.1. Create a new account

11.2.1.2. Log in using an existing account

11.2.2. Creating Your First Mind Map

11.2.2.1. Create a new map

11.2.2.2. Add a child topic

11.2.2.3. Add a sibling/same level topic

11.2.2.4. Easy drag-and-drop interface

11.2.2.5. Creating floating topics

11.2.3. Customizing Themes

11.2.3.1. Select a theme

11.2.3.2. Customizing element styles

11.2.3.3. Relating ideas using Connection feature

11.2.3.4. Add icons

11.2.3.5. Add notes

11.2.3.6. Add links

11.2.3.7. Add files

11.2.3.8. Add images

11.2.4. Using Mind Maps as Presentation

11.2.4.1. Creating slides

11.2.4.2. Adding Transitions

11.2.5. Sharing and Collaborations

11.2.5.1. Inviting collaborators via email

11.2.5.2. Real-time edit and chat

11.2.6. Google Docs Add-On

11.2.6.1. Install the MindMeister add-on

11.2.6.2. Create Mind Maps from bulleted lists