Introduction To Computer Fundamentals
Course Content and Outline
Introduction to Computers Systems
General introduction, computer sub-system, hardware/ software/ human resource, data/operating environment, computer hardware, system unit, monitor/ keyboard/ mouse/ printer, computer software, application software.
Basic Computer Processing
Software categories, digital computers, binary numbers
Input/ output devices, main and secondary memory, Central Processing Unit
Introduction to operating systems
Windows Professional/xp/vista, Windows NT4.0, Linux/Unix
The Internet and the World Wide Web
Internet; World Wide Web; browsers: Netscape and Internet Explorer; internet addresses; use of search engines; use of the internet for on-line purchasing, on-line courses, research; sending, receiving and managing electronic mail.
Producing documents with formats and styles, use of mail merge to create letters, manipulating text and graphics and documents, create templates and forms to use, import / export other documents into MS Word.
Spreadsheets and modeling
Use MS Excel for budgeting and analyzing financial and statistical data, add charts and objects to charts, import data from other applications such as databases, carry out simulations and modeling using spreadsheets.
MS Power Point
Produce excellent presentations with MS PowerPoint
Computer Design & Graphics
Corel Draw; Photo paint; front page; Publisher
MODE OF DELIVERY
- In class discussions
- Guided discovery
- Whiteboard and Markers
- Flip Charts
- LCD Projectors
- CDs, DVDs and Tapes