Computer Basic Fundamentals

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Course Number: 160-25766V01

This course introduces the basic skills and knowledge of general Microsoft Windows computer use for people with very little or no experience with computers. By the end of the course, you will be able to understand the basic operation of a computer including turning a computer on and shutting down correctly, changing basic settings of the computer, file management (create and search files and folders including how to save things correctly). Uploading and downloading to a USB flash drive, along with using basic computer hardware. You will also have a basic understanding of the principals of using Microsoft Word, including navigating around a document, formatting the document, working with text and printing as well as the ability to send and receive emails and managing contacts from email accounts and be able to navigate successfully and with ease around the World Wide Web. Students will learn computer skills with the support of interactive face to face sessions and apply and practice this knowledge through a series of hands-on activities that reinforce learning. The basic computer course curriculum is designed for students who are seeking basic general computing skills or plan to pursue further training in ICT skills (Certificate II in information digital media and technology). Students who successfully complete Introduction to computer basic fundamentals will be able to perform the following functions: - Basic function of a computer system including navigation, file management and hardware operation - Basic function of a word processor including document creation, manipulation and printing - Basic email function including sending/ receiving and management of account - Basic internet browsing functions including searching and saving information.

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