Courses Catalogue

Computer Applications

COURSE CODE: MPP 1102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology (Bachelor)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

6.   Detailed Course Content

 

6.1 Introduction: Computer systems, Information and Communication Technology

 

ICT, data and information management (1 LH)

 

6.2 Components of a Computer system: Hardware input, processor, memory, output, storage and communications. Software – system and applications (1 LH)

 

6.3 Classification    of    Computers:    Microcomputers,    minicomputers,    mainframe computers and super computers. (1 LH)

 

6.4 Computer Peripherals: Printers, scanners, projectors, digital cameras etc. (1 LH)

 

6.5 Operating System: Utilities and operating software. (1 LH)

 

6.6 MS Windows: Introduction to Microsoft Windows. (1 LH)

 

6.7 Principles   of   data  management:   Setting  up   files,   modifying,   storing,   data processing and analysis. (1 LH)

 

6.8 MS Word:  Definition, terminology and types of word processing. The layout of the Ms Word screen; creating a document saving and retrieving a document, editing features; deleting, inserting a character, word paragraph and a line; bolding, cantering, underlining, indenting text; subscripts; superscripts, speller, thesaurus, word counters. (2 LH)


6.9 Excel Spread Sheet:  Definition, terminology, types of spread-sheet. Word sheet lay out,  Erase,  column,  window  insert,  delete.  Range;  table,  formatting  com