This is the perfect beginner course
for the student who needs to learn how to use a computer from step one.
If you have never used a computer before, or have very limited working
knowledge of a computer, this is the course for you.
We assume nothing in this course. We start out by
going over some basic definitions. We discuss the difference between
hardware and software. We teach you what most of the popular computer
industry terms mean (like megabytes, gigabytes, and so on). We talk
about all the different kinds of computer components, like hard drives,
memory, and motherboards.
We talk about keyboards, what all of the keys on
the keyboard do, and how to use them properly. We go over topics such as
how to properly hold a mouse, how to click, double-click, and
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We talk about software, the different
kinds of software applications that are available. We discuss
ergonomics, and how to prevent workplace injuries such as carpal tunnel
syndrome. We discuss some of the caveats - what to do and not to
do to your computer! We also teach you how to properly shut your
If you are an absolute computer
novice, or you have been using a computer for a little while and would
like to learn more about the inner workings of a PC, plus pick up some
tips and tricks for proper computer usage, then this course is for you.