For this written activity, explore one of the software applications below that you have not used before, and envision how it would work for you in your school, work, home, and/or social digital environment. Install the tool, if needed, and spend at least 20 minutes learning about it and creating content.
Asana® (Links to an external site.) is a web and mobile application designed to help people and teams track their work. Sign up for a free account and reflect on how this can help you be more organized. Be sure to review the Quick Start (Links to an external site.) guide.
OneNote® (Links to an external site.) – This is a go-to notebook. According to the Microsoft® website, “You can use OneNote at home, at school, and at work for recipe collections, class notes, projects and more. You can take notes anywhere on the page. Add text, to-dos, pictures, files, and audio recordings.” View this video on how to get super organized using Microsoft OneNote.
Snagit® (Links to an external site.) (15-day trial) or Greenshot® (Links to an external site.) (free) – Tools for capturing all or part of a computer screen, graphic, or print. Use it for PowerPoint presentations and other projects that need enhancement. You can create screen captures, add arrows, text, highlighting, customize edges and so much more.
Create and submit the following deliverables:
- In a document, compose a brief essay consisting of three paragraphs (250-300 words) that details your experience with the selected application in essay format with an introductory paragraph, body, and conclusion.
- Formatting requirements: Use double line spacing, 1″ margins, indent the first line of each new paragraph by .5″, include your essay title at the top with center alignment.
- To see the formatting, refer to this format