PC-INTRO: Introduction to Personal Computers (Computer Basics)
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To begin, participants will learn some basic computer terms, about the types of computers available, and the basic parts of a PC. We will also take a brief look at how a PC works and what can impact its performance.
Next, we will focus on the main hardware components of a PC: CPU, RAM, input devices, output devices, and secondary storage devices.
This section will focus on basic terms related to software, the differences between operating systems and applications, types of software available, and legal issues related to software. We will also take a fascinating look at how software is built.
To begin this section, we will discuss some networking terms. Then, we will explore just what a network is, how it works, and why it is useful. Finally, we will expand our discussion to look at the Internet.
This section will apply some of the things that we have learned so far to the real world. We will look at how computers are used in the workplace, including e-commerce and instant messaging. We will also explore some of the issues with a technological workplace, such as tele-commuting, ergonomics, safety, and environmental awareness.
Participants will learn some basic security rules, how to create a good password, how to backup data, and how to protect data using anti-virus and anti-spyware programs.
Working with the Computer
Now that we have a good understanding of the background workings of a computer, we will learn how to turn the computer on, perform basic tasks, use the desktop, customize settings, and print items.
Working with Files and Folders
Next, participants will learn how to create and manage files and folders. We will also look at compressed (ZIP) files
Participants will learn some basic skills that apply to working with applications. Then, they will learn how to use some basic applications, including WordPad, Notepad, Task Manager, Calculator, and Paint. Participants will also learn how to install and uninstall programs.
Web Browsers and the Internet
To conclude the course, we will take a quick look at how to use Internet Explorer to browse the Internet, work with Web pages, and create favorites
At course completion:
You may cancel this class 10 or more business days prior to the start date of the class for a full refund. No shows or cancellations made within 10 days will forfeit all fees paid.