UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS
School Of Computer Science
CS-115

(Mr. Harden's Sections)

WORD PROCESSING
Personal Resume
Assignment #7

SPECIAL NOTE:
The following instructions have been written for Microsoft Word 2000/2003.
If you are using Microsoft Word 2007 or Word 2010
the menu paths for the formatting tools may be (very) different.
Instructions for Microsoft Word 2007 or Word 2010 have been added.


OBJECTIVES & PURPOSE:

The purpose of this assignment is to become familiar with special word processing formatting techniques including:

SPECIFICATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS:

PLEASE NOTE:

Use Microsoft's WORD to prepare a one page resume on yourself. The resume must be:

  1. Original (not a copy of the sample);
  2. Of the same format shown in the sample;
  3. Contain and demonstrate the following features:
    1. Page Setup of:
      (In Word 2000/2003: Click File > Page Setup...);
      (In Word 2007/2010: Click the Page Layout tab > Margins > Custom Margins > Page Setup...);
      1. Top margin of 1.00 inches;
      2. Bottom margin of 1.00 inches;
      3. Left margin of 1.25 inches;
      4. Right margin of 1.25 inches;
      5. Header margin of 0.00 inches;
      6. Footer margin of 0.00 inches;
      7. Gutter margin of 0.00 inches;
      8. Orientation set to Portrait;
      9. Paper size set to Letter (8 1/2 x 11 inches).
    2. Ruler Settings (indents and tabs):
      (In Word 2000/2003 set the ruler (with indents and tabs settings) directly, or click Format > Paragraph);
      (In Word 2007/2010 click the View tab and then check the Ruler check box);
      1. Ruler settings for the headings are:
        1. Left "First Line" Indent is set to 0 inches;
        2. Left "Hanging" Indent is set to 0 inches;
        3. Right Indent is set to 0 inches (NOTE: the Right Indent is set on the 6 inch mark on the ruler, but is considered to be "0 inches" from the Right Margin setting);
      2. Ruler settings for the body of the resume (from "PERSONAL" and beyond) are:
        1. Left "First Line" Indent is set to 0 inches;
        2. Left "Hanging" Indent is set to 2 inches;
        3. Right Indent is set to 0 inches (NOTE: the Right Indent is set on the 6 inch mark on the ruler, but is considered to be "0 inches" from the Right Margin setting);
        4. A Tab Stop is set at 1 inch;
        5. A Tab Stop is set at 4 inches;
        6. A Tab Stop is set at 5 inches;
      3. Font settings in the body (not the titles) must be Typesize of 10 points (set in the Tool Bar).
    3. Resume is to be a minimum of one full page in length from top to bottom margins and from left to right margins as defined above;
    4. Centered titles:
      In Word 2000/2003:
      Click the "center" alignment tool in Tool Bar,
      or
      Click Format > Paragraph and set "General" "Alignment" "Center";
      In Word 2007/2010:
      Click Home tab, then click the "Center text" tool button in "Paragraph";
    5. Fully aligned/justified paragraphs:
      In Word 2000/2003:
      Click "Justified" alignment tool in Tool Bar,
      or
      Click Format > Paragraph and set "General" "Alignment" "Justified";

    6. In Word 2007/2010:
      Click Home tab, then click the "Justify" tool button in "Paragraph";
      You must have at least one paragraph with at least Five (5) lines demonstrating a fully aligned/justified paragraph);
    7. Demonstrate font (typeface+typesize+typestyle) usages (set typeface, typesize, and typestyle from tools on the Tool Bar) with:
      1. At least two typefaces (such as arial, courier, times-roman, etc.);
      2. At least two typesizes:
        1. Headings & Titles may be up to 14 points maximum;
        2. Body of text is to be 10 points
      3. Demostrate the following typestyles of text:
        1. Some bold text;
        2. Some italics text;
        3. Some underlined text.
  4. Must be realistic and have substantive information. No indecent information is allowed;

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION:

  1. Submit a hardcopy printout of your resume, prepared and printed by the word processor;
  2. Write, by hand, your Name, ID#, Section#, and Assignment# in the top right corner of the printout of the resume.

NOTES:

  1. All specifications must be met to receive full credit;
  2. If you feel that certain information shown in the example is an invasion of privacy (weight, height, etc.,) you may omit it.
  3. Use Microsoft's WORD. Do not use Wordpad.
  4. Remember, the resume must be a minimum of one full page from top to bottom margins and from left to right margins. If your educational and work experience is insufficient to fill a full page, you may create information, as long as, it is realistic and not non-sense.

GRADING:

The instructor and/or Grader will be verifying that all specifications stated above in SPECIFICATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS as well as ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION were met to receive full credit. Specifications missing will be the basis of deducted points. Items the instructor or grader examine include (but are not limited to):

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