Computer Basics

Credit Hours: 0.5

Course Length: 1 Semester

Course Description

Computers have not only transformed the workplace, but have also become the method of delivery for education. Knowing some simple skills, such as keyboarding and the use of typical office software, will make their education much more productive. This course is designed to teach keyboarding to the level of proficiency needed to communicate successfully online. This course also teaches the use of word processing, drawing, spreadsheet, presentation, and Internet software. Finally, the capabilities, ethics, safety, and rules for Internet use are introduced. After taking this course, students should be able to use the computer productively for their school, work, and everyday lives.

Course Prerequisites

None

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

None

Major Concepts

  • Keyboarding
  • Word Processing
  • Drawing Program
  • Spreadsheet Program
  • Presentation Program
  • Web Site Creation
  • Intermediate Word Processing