Computer Fundamentals

Computer Fundamentals

Program Details Program Code:
School: MacMillian Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Credential: Ontario College Certificate
Program Type: IT
Program Length:
Location: College Campus/Online
DURATION: 25 Hrs.
COST: $ 1500
 COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS & INTERNET

Introduces new users to computers, the different types of computers that exist, how they’re used, what makes up a computer, and an introduction to the Windows operating system. Living Online using Windows provides specific guidelines for the knowledge and skills required to be a functional user of computer hardware, software, networks, and the Internet. Employers, Colleges and Universities now understand that exposure to computers does not equal understanding computers. So, more than ever, basic computer and Internet skills are being considered prerequisites for employment and higher education.

PRE-REQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE
Computer Fundamentals using Windows
Unit 1: Computers All Around Us
Computers All Around Us
Looking at Networks
Elements of a Personal
Identifying Input/ Output
Working with Storage Systems
Looking at Printers
Basic Troubleshooting
Buying a computer
Looking at Software Applications
Using the Computer
Unit 2: Using Windows
Looking at Windows
Looking at the Desktop
Working with Windows
Exiting Windows
Getting Help
Running Application
Looking at Files and
Using Windows Explorer
Using the Recycle Bin
Managing Disks
Customizing System
Installing and Uninstalling Programs
Living Online using Windows
Unit 1: Getting Connected
Networking Fundamentals
Looking at the Internet
Understanding E-mail
Using Microsoft Outlook Express
Unit 2: Using the Internet
Getting Started
Looking at Web Browsers
Using Microsoft Internet
Using Information from the Web
Searching for Information
Qualifying the Information
The Risks of Computing
Accessing the Internet in a Legal & Safe Manner