Course Highlights

Here are some of the highlights for this course.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 30 days to complete the course

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Before we begin...

    • Welcome and Course Information

    • Course Navigation

  • 2

    Lesson 1: Computer Basics

    • Lesson 1: Introduction

    • Lesson 1: Learning Objectives

    • What is a computer?

    • Desktop Versus Laptop & Learning Activity # 1: Video - Getting to Know Computers and Laptops

    • Functions of a computer

    • Knowledge Check # 1

    • What is a hard drive?

    • What is the cloud? Learning Activity # 2: Video - What is the cloud?

    • What is a USB Flash drive?

    • Different operating systems (OS) & Learning Activity # 3: Video: Operating Systems

    • Knowledge Check # 2

    • Basic icons & Learning Activity # 4: Video - Customize Basic Icons

    • Names and functions of peripheral equipment

    • Keyboard

    • Mouse

    • Printer

    • Speakers

    • Microphone

    • Web camera

    • USB port

    • Scanner

    • CD-ROM

    • What is a computer server / network?

    • Lesson 1: Summary

    • Lesson 1: Quiz

  • 3

    Next steps

    • You're Almost Done

    • Before you go...

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