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Name: Computers 101
Category: Microsoft Office Suite
Length (Days): 1
Course Price (CAD): 245
Description:
This one day course provides a broad foundation for students so that they will have a greater awareness and confidence using personal computers. Students will gain practical information and skills, such as what a computer is, how to manage personal files and folders that they create, and how to use many of the programs that come with Windows.
Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Outline:
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Personal Computers
Topic 1A: Identify Personal Computer Basics
Topic 1B: Identify Input Devices
Topic 1C: Identify Output Devices
Topic 1D: Identify Storage Devices
Topic 1E: Set Up the Computer
Topic 1F: Examine Personal Computer Functionality

Lesson 2: Exploring Windows 7 Operating System
Topic 2A: Log On to Windows 7 Operating System
Topic 2B: Explore the Desktop
Topic 2C: Work with Windows
Topic 2D: Use Windows Help and Support
Topic 2E: Turn Off Personal Computers

Lesson 3: Managing Folders and Files
Topic 3A: Navigate to Folders with Windows Explorer
Topic 3B: Work with Folders and Files
Topic 3C: Copy Data on Storage Media

Lesson 4: Using Common Tools and Programs
Topic 4A: Examine Application Software
Topic 4B: Create a Document in WordPad
Topic 4C: Work with the Calculator
Topic 4D: Customize a Graphic with the Paint Tool

Lesson 5: Customizing the Windows 7 Desktop
Topic 5A: Customize the Start Menu
Topic 5B: Customize the Taskbar
Topic 5C: Personalize the Desktop
Topic 5D: Set a Screen Saver
Topic 5E: Add Gadgets

Lesson 6: Browsing the Internet
Topic 6A: An Overview of Networks
Topic 6B: Browse Websites with Internet Explorer 8
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