Title Viva Computer Dot Com 8
Subtitle Lab Activities • Project Work • Olympiad Practice (Based on Windows 10 and MS Office 2016)
Author Niranjana VS, Shalini Bhatnagar
ISBN 9789388386371
List price Rs 335.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 196
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
About the book


Computer Dot Com is a series of 10 books for classes 1 to 10. The series is based on the guidelines introduced by CBSE as well as the syllabi of other major boards of education.

What makes Computer Dot Com special?

  • We will Learn About: List of topics to be learnt
  • Activity: Warm up activity given to assess the previous learning of concepts
  • Discuss and Learn: Discussion-based questions given to enhance thinking skills
  • Gain Knowledge: Additional information given to enhance knowledge
  • Think and Answer: In-text questions to help students revise the concepts learnt in the class
  • Brainstorm: Questions based on thinking skills given
  • Do and Learn: Sample stepwise lab activities given to help students understand the concepts
  • Computer Etiquette: Computer ethics and manners to be followed while working on a computer
  • Tech Words: Definitions of important terms given at the end of the chapter
  • Quick Recall: Summary of the chapter given for quick revision
  • Exercise Time: Objective and subjective questions included under various segments
  • Apply Your Knowledge: Thought-provoking questions to assess the application of knowledge and enhance thinking skills in students
  • In the Lab: Interesting lab activities given to assess the application of concepts
  • Activity Corner: Sample practical-questions, projects and activities given to strengthen the understanding of concepts
  • Activities and Projects: Hands-on activities and projects given to enhance observation, imagination and creativity of children, and promote group work
  • Test Yourself: Question bank given at the end of the book to help students prepare for examination
  • Practice Olympiad Sheet: Practice Olympiad questions given to prepare students for Computer Olympiad

Interactive Learning App:

  • Activitites
  • Exercises
  • Technopedia
  • Points to Remember
  • Printable Worksheets

Teacher’s Resources:

  • Detailed Teacher’s Manual
  • Teacher’s App
  • Online worksheets at www.vivadigital.in

Download Teacher’s Support Material at www.vivadigital.in


Chapter 1: Networking (With: Do and Learn • Gain Knowledge) • Networking • Evolution of Networking • Components of Networking • Types of Networks • Networking Terminology • Network Topologies • Networking Architecture • Network Security • Accessing a File from a Shared Drive

Chapter 2: Windows Movie Maker (With: Do and Learn • Discuss and Learn • Gain Knowledge • Think and Answer) • Windows Movie Maker • Starting Windows Movie Maker • Components of Windows Movie Maker • Adding Photos and Videos • Adding Audio Files • Adding Transitions • Adding Titles and Credits • Adding Filters • Adding Overlays • Adding Elements • Saving a Movie • Exporting a Movie

Chapter 3: Introduction to Access (With: Do and Learn • Discuss and Learn • Gain Knowledge • Brainstorm) • Introduction to Database • Microsoft Access • Components of MS Access 2016 • Starting Access 2016 • Creating a New Database • Views of a Table • Creating Tables • Rules for Naming a Field • Data Types • Setting Data Type for a Field • Field Properties • Primary Key • Editing Table in Access • Saving a Database • Closing a Database • Opening an Existing Database

Chapter 4: Working with Queries, Forms and Reports (With: Do and Learn • Gain Knowledge • Think and Answer) • Query • Establishing a Relationship among Tables • Creating a Query in Design View • The Query Window • Using a Query • Creating a Query in Query Wizard • Forms • Reports

Chapter 5: Adobe Photoshop CS6 (With: Do and Learn • Gain Knowledge • Think and Answer) • Adobe Photoshop • Starting Adobe Photoshop CS6 • Components of Adobe Photoshop CS6 Window • Creating a New file • Inserting an Image • Saving a File • Closing a File • Opening an Existing File • Selection Tools

Chapter 6: More on Photoshop CS6 (With: Do and Learn • Gain Knowledge • Think and Answer) • Painting Tools • Gradient Tool • Retouching Tools • Drawing and Type Tools • Working with Layers

Chapter 7: Visual Studio Community 2017 (With: Do and Learn • Gain Knowledge • Think and Answer) • Introduction to Visual Studio Community 2017 • Modes of Visual Basic Program • Starting Visual Basic 2017 • Creating a New Project • Components of Visual Basic 2017 • Commonly Used Controls • Adding Controls to a Form • Setting Control Properties • Operators in Visual Basic • Writing Codes for an Event • Executing Visual Basic 2017 Project • Variables in Visual Basic • Saving Visual Basic Project • Closing Visual Basic Project • Opening an Existing Project

Chapter 8: More on Visual Studio 2017 (With: Do and Learn • Gain Knowledge • Think and Answer) • PictureBox Control • ListBox Control • ComboBox Control • RadioButton Control • CheckBox Control • Control Statements

Chapter 9: Creating Lists and Tables in HTML5 (With: Do and Learn • Discuss and Learn • Think and Answer) • Lists • Nested List • Tables

Chapter 10: Images, Links and Frames in HTML5 (With: Do and Learn • Discuss and Learn • Gain Knowledge • Think and Answer) • Images • Linking Web Pages • Adding Audio and Video • Frames

Chapter 11: Internet Apps (With: Do and Learn • Discuss and Learn • Gain Knowledge • Think and Answer) • Multimedia • Internet Apps • Blog • RSS

Activities and Projects

Test Yourself

Olympiad Practice Sheet

About the Authors:

Niranjana VS (MSc, BSc, BEd) has got more than 15 years of experience in computer education and is currently teaching in a reputed school in Thrissur, Kerala as the Head of the Department (Computer Science).

Shalini Bhatnagar has an MCA degree and over 17 years experience in teaching in a reputed school in New Delhi. For over 8 years, she has been an examiner or evaluation of theory and practical examinations for class 12.

Target Audience:

Students of CBSE Class 8.


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