Courses Catalogue

Computer Applications

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology (Bachelor)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

2.   Course Justification/Rationale


In the last decades, computers have become a normal part of our work activity. They are used to send e-mails, write reports, carry out research, teaching and learning, manage our finances, communication and collaboration or search for information online. This course is intended to enable students learn computer skills by using a computer as a central tool for data / information management. The course is both theoretical and practical skills- based subject which will enable students to acquire knowledge and skills necessary for learning, and to use computers for data and information management.


3.   Course Description


The course will provide a general introduction to the broad aspects of computer systems, how it works, a brief history of the computers and the basic components of a computer system in term of hardware and software. In addition, it will enable students get an in depth understanding of commonly used application software or packages such as word- processing, spread-sheet, power point-presentation, databases and Internet. This course provides skills that can be applied immediately in the classroom and later at workplace.


4.   Course Aim


This Course aims at developing computing knowledge and skills needed to operate a computer system using common packages such MS Word, MS Excel, Explorer, MS Outlook and MS Power Point, and the basic of HTML. Learners will be able to use the


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