This is Part 1 of our computer literacy series of courses, and is intended for those who have little or no experience with computers. We will take you through the inside and outside of a computer, into the operating system, and through some basic applications. Course objectives map to Modules 1, 2, and 7 of the ICDL core.
Requirements: No previous experience with computers is required. A computer with Windows (ideally XP or Vista) is required for Part 3 and Part 4.
What you will learn in this course:
Types of Computers
Anatomy of a PC
How a PC Works
CPU and Memory
Secondary Storage Devices
Operating Systems and Applications
How is Software Built?
Types of Software