capstone project. word and powerpoint
capstone project. word and powerpoint
(Apply the following steps to the file: 34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name.docx)
1. Make sure your document complies with the following APA requirements throughout the entire document:
a. One-inch margins on all sides.
b. Double spacing with no extra spacing before or after paragraphs.
c. 12 point Times New Roman font.
2. APA requires a different header format than MLA.
a. On page 1 in the header portion, insert page # at right margin and ?SMART GROWTH? (a short version of the title in ALL CAPS) at the left margin, both on the same line. Make sure font of entire header is 12 point Times New Roman font.
b. In the Options choice from the Header Design Tab, specify that there will be a different header on the first page.
c. Return to the header on the first page, which should now be empty. Insert page # at right margin and ?Running head: SMART GROWTH? at the left margin, both on the same line. Make sure font of entire header is 12 point Times New Roman font.
3. Change the Citations & Bibliography Style of the document to APA Sixth Edition. Check to make sure that citations and references have been converted properly.
a. Go into Manage Sources in the Citations & Bibliography group of the References tab. Edit each of the three items in the current list to include those things that APA requires that MLA did not require.
i. To the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency source,
1. Add the following URL: http://epa.gov/about_smart_growth
2. Change the name of the web page to sentence case.
3. Add Environmental Protection Agency as name of web site.
4. Make sure the date is March 5, 2013.
ii. To the Moskowitz source,
1. Make sure the page # is 13.
2. Change the article title to sentence case.
iii. To the Nelson source,
1. Add pages 27-31.
b. Go to the References table at the end of the document. Click on the title of that box, ?Works Cited?, then click on Update Citations and Bibliography.
c. Make sure that ?Works Cited? on the last page is changed to ?References? and is centered in black font with no effects.
d. Change all the references and the title to 12 point Times New Roman, black font.
4. APA requires a title page.
a. Position the cursor just to the left of the title ?Smart Growth Overview ?? and insert a page break.
b. Highlight all the words in the four lines that were in the heading and that are now on the new page by themselves. Center them horizontally.
c. Type the article title, ?Smart Growth Overview: Principles and History?, in a line above ?Diana Rojas?.
d. Type ?Colorado Mesa University? in a line below her name.
e. Below Colorado Mesa University, type ?Author Note? and center it. (If you put anything else on the title page, APA says to put it in an Author Note.?)
f. In an indented paragraph on the next line below Author note, type ?This paper is prepared for? and bring ?Mr. Aldrich, Contemporary Society 204; due 16 March 2015.? onto the same line.
g. Insert four double-spaced blank lines above the first three lines so they are in the top one-third of the page. (APA requires only these three lines required on the title page.)
h. Insert blank lines above the Author Note line so it is approximately half way down the page.
5. Some assignments (including this one) require an abstract in APA format.
a. On the blank line below the content of the Author Note content paragraph, insert a page break.
b. At the top of the new page, type ?Abstract?, centered and bold faced.
c. On the line below ?Abstract,? start a paragraph without indentation. Type the following:
An examination of the literature reveals the definition, principles, and goals of smart growth. A brief history of smart growth is presented and two example cities are given. The paper concludes that smart growth is here to stay.
d. On the next line below that paragraph, indent normally and type ?Keywords:? in italics.
e. On the same line, not in italics, type ?smart growth, community development, Environmental Protection Agency?.
6. APA prefers to have section headings.
a. Below the title line on page two, insert a centered level 1 heading ?Introduction?. Bold face both the title line and ?Introduction?.
b. Between the first and second paragraphs, insert a centered, bold-face level 1 heading ?Literature Review?.
c. Below ?Literature Review? line, insert a left-justified, bold-face level 2 heading ?Defining Smart Growth?.
d. Above the paragraph that beings ?The EPA identified several principles ??, insert a left-justified, bold face level 2 heading ?Principles of Smart Growth?.
e. Above the paragraph that begins ?One goal of smart growth ??, insert a left-justified bold face level 2 heading ?Goal of Smart Growth?.
f. Above the paragraph that begins ?The concepts of smart growth ??, insert a left-justified, bold face level 2 heading ?History of Smart Growth?.
g. Above the paragraph that begins ?The smart growth idea reach maturity ??, insert a left-justified, bold face level 2 heading ?Smart Growth Maturity and Examples?.
h. Above the paragraph that begins ?Smart growth is a concept ??, insert a centered, bod face level 1 heading ?Conclusion?.
7. Your document should look like the 34. Word & PPT Int Final Figure in the pdf file.
8. Save your changes. Do not close the document and do not exit Word.
PROJECT STEPS, PART 2: CREATING AN OUTLINE FROM A WORD DOCUMENT
9. IMPORTANT: Save the Part 1 Word document as 34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name Outline.docx
10. IMPORTANT? Make all the following changes to 34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name Outline.docx NOT to 34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name.docx.
a. Switch to Outline from the View tab.
b. Remove the blank bulleted item at the top and bottom of the list.
c. Remove the Author?s Note, the title line from page 2, and Literature Review line.
d. Remove the Abstract heading, abstract body, and keywords line.
e. Select all the items in the list and change them all from Body Text to Level 2.
f. Change all the following headings to Level 1: Smart Growth Overview: Principles and History, Introduction, Defining Smart Growth, Principles of Smart Growth, Goal of Smart Growth, History of Smart Growth, Smart Growth Maturity and Examples, Conclusion, References.
g. Below Defining Smart Growth,? remove ?According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)(2015)?, and capitalize ?Cities?.
h. Below the line that starts with ?Cities that develop ??, change the next three lines to Level 3.
i. Below the line that starts with ?Neighborhoods that develop ??, change the next six lines to Level 3.
j. Below the line that starts with ?The EPA identifies ?,? change the six lines of EPA principles to Level 3.
k. Below the line that starts with ?Goals of smart growth are:?, change the next four lines to Level 3.
l. Below ?Smart Growth Maturity and Examples,? turn the two lines that start with ?Zoning ordinances ?? and Environmental assessments ?? and the two city and state names below that to Level 3.
m. Time for some creativity: A PowerPoint presentation should never contain full paragraphs. Your outline document still has four paragraphs under Introduction, Goal of Smart Growth, History of Smart Growth, and Conclusion. Turn each of those four remaining paragraphs into a series of briefly-worded bulleted items at Levels 2 and 3, following the pattern in the remainder of the document.
n. Promote the second Level 2 line in both ?Defining Smart Growth? and ?Goal of Smart Growth? sections to Level 1.
11. Save the file where you can find it as 34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name Outline.docx and close the file.
PROJECT STEPS, PART 3: CREATE PPT PRESENTATION FROM WORD OUTLINE
12. Open PowerPoint and create a new blank presentation.
13. Save the presentation where you can find it as 34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name.pptx
14. When you create slides from an outline (or other file), PowerPoint inserts them after the current slide. In this case, you want to insert them after the first (and only) (blank) slide in the presentation, so click below slide 1.
a. In the Slides group on the Home tab, click the New Slide button arrow
b. Then click Slides from Outline. The Insert Outline dialog box opens.
c. Navigate to find your 34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name Outline.docx file.
d. Then click the Insert button. PowerPoint inserts and formats the text of the Word outline to create Slides 2 through 12. (The number of slides you have will depend on how you did instruction 10.L above.
e. Move through the slides to verify that slides 2 ? 12 have been added properly.
15. Delete the blank slide 1.
16. Change the layout of the new slide 1 to Title Slide.
17. Add an appropriate business-like theme to all slides. Never use bright colors or cluttered designs for business presentations.
18. Preview your slide show to make sure it is readable.
19. If you finish the project with time remaining in the class period, add transitions.
20. Save your PowerPoint file.
THE LAST CRITICALLY IMPORTANT STEP:
21. Find the following three files and upload them to the MyITLab drop box for this project:
34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name.docx
34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name Outline.docx
34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name.pptx
where xxx is your section number and your name is replaced by your first and last names.
On the next several pages, you will find:
1. Six pages that illustrate the ?34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name.docx? document you are to create and save to your K: drive. (Ignore the vertical line on the right of each page.)
2. Four pages that illustrate the ?34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name Outline.docx? document you are to create and save to your K: drive. (The outline view of this document has been closed.)
3. A page that illustrated the ?34. Word & PPT Int xxx your name.pptx? presentation that you are to create and save to your K: drive.