Introduction To Computer Fundamentals
TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO
HOURS TAUGHT: 3
Hours Per week
PURPOSE OF THE COURSE
purpose of the course is to enable students learn the basic skills of using a
computer as a central tool for pursuing their studies. It provides 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. In addition, students will be grounded in the proper use
of the Internet for research.
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
the end of the course unit, students should be able to:
the various parts of a computer systems and what each does.
the various Operating Systems
major software applications and what they do.
what capabilities Internet has, what a browser does, and be able to
perform basic navigation over the worldwide web.
basic email tasks such as sending, receiving and managing electronic mail.
the Open source software and have a working knowledge of Linux and Open