This course is designed for the “pure beginner.” You will start with a guided tour through operating the hardware, including using the keyboard, mouse, disks, printers and much more. Learn the basics of working in MS Windows. Understand the start menu, “My Computer,” folders, file management and the desktop. Get your first exposure to cyberspace, including the Internet and email. This is a highly interactive course where students learn by doing with instructor-led hands-on exercises.
Intro to Computers: Novice User
Designed for the new user who has spent some time with PCs. Learn how to use MS Windows accessories to manage and configure your PC. Understand the control panel to customize the user interface including mouse activities, display screen settings and adding and removing software. Learn basic troubleshooting, fundamentals of Microsoft Office, and how to protect your PC locally and in cyberspace. Download and install software from the web. Discover the necessities of your computer’s health, including temperature, power and backup strategies. Bring your questions and PC problems with you.
Managing your Documents, Spreadsheets, Photos and Other Computer Files
One of the computer’s biggest assets is that it gives you the ability to modify and reuse previously created work. Much of the time and effort you put into creating something, (a document, spreadsheet, presentation, database, etc) gets wasted if you can’t easily find it again when you need it. Prevent losing work by using techniques covered in this seminar to create, maintain and back up your own computer file system utilizing Windows file management tools.
222 CMPA1113-RWA: Tu, 9am-4pm, one day, 2/12, $139 + $10 capital fee, Riverwalk