CSci 105

Introduction to Computers

Lecture 9

© Morris Firebaugh


I. Introduction

A. Chapter 2: Computer Software

B. Ethics and Software

C. Some Task-Oriented Software

D. Laboratory Assignment # 5

II. Chapter 2: Computer Software

The concept of a Machine

Types of Software

 or better,


III. Ethics and Software

Three ethical issues involving computer software  


Related concept of a cashless society through computerization



IV. Some Task-Oriented Software

Word Processing

"Word Processing" coined by IBM in 1964

  • Consider some final features of Microsoft WORD
  • Examples of the Calculate tool: [Note: result ends up in Clipboard.]


    (Sweep down the Price column, get)

    The total cost is: $5674

    Desktop Publishing

    Electronic Spreadsheets



    Office Suites

    V. This week's lab exercise is at:

    Assignment # 5




    Updated February 9, 2001