computing-fundamentals : Computing Fundamentals

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Computing Fundamentals
ISBN : 978-1-61691-865-1
Gain hands-on expertise in computer basics with Computing Fundamentals course. Computing fundamentals course covers topics such as operating systems, computer hardware and concepts, computer software and concepts, trouble shooting, common application features, word processing, spreadsheets, and much more. This course will help you in understanding how computer technology fits into our modern society and how to navigate a variety of computing environments and also help you in learning about the technologies that drive our computerized society, including the Internet and local area networks (LANs).   

Here's what you will get

Lessons
Lessons
18+
Exercises
175+
Quizzes
176+
Flashcards
904+
Glossary of terms
686+

Here's what you will learn

  • Understanding Information Systems
  • Identifying Computer Types
  • Understanding Software Types
  • Computer System Components
  • How Computers Communicate
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Understanding CPUs
  • Understanding Memory
  • Understanding Motherboards
  • Understanding Power Supplies
  • Troubleshooting Common System Unit Problems
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Selecting and Using Input Devices
  • Selecting and Using Output Devices
  • Choosing Appropriate Storage Devices
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Understanding System Software
  • Comparing the Major Operating Systems
  • Understanding Device Drivers
  • Understanding Digital Storage
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • A Tour of Windows 8.1
  • Starting Up and Shutting Down
  • Running Applications
  • Managing Files
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Using System Utilities
  • Troubleshooting Common Windows Problems
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Business Productivity Software
  • Graphics Software
  • Other Types of Software
  • Managing Your Applications
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Understanding the Office 2013 Interface
  • Using Basic Features of Office Applications
  • Saving, Opening, and Creating Files
  • Printing and Sharing Files
  • Setting Application Options
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Editing and Formatting Text
  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Formatting Documents and Sections
  • Working with Pictures
  • Working with Tables
  • Correcting and Collaborating
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Understanding the Excel Interface
  • Moving Around in a Worksheet
  • Changing the Structure of a Worksheet
  • Entering Formulas and Functions
  • Creating Charts
  • Working with Data Tables
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Understanding Access Databases
  • Creating Databases and Tables
  • Understanding the Access Interface
  • Creating Queries
  • Creating Forms and Reports
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Building a Basic Presentation
  • Formatting a Presentation
  • Creating and Inserting Content
  • Applying Transitions and Animations
  • Presenting a Slide Show
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Our Connected World: Communication Systems
  • The Internet
  • Ways of Classifying Networks
  • Wireless Networking Technologies
  • Network Hardware
  • Understanding and Connecting to the Internet
  • Troubleshooting Network and Internet Connections
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Internet Communication Types
  • Communicating Appropriately
  • Using and Managing Email
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • How the Web Works
  • Accessing the Web with a Browser
  • Using Web Search Tools
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Network and Internet Security Concerns
  • Network and Internet Privacy Concerns
  • Strategies for Improving Security
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Legal Issues in Computing
  • Ethical Issues in Computing
  • Health Issues in Computing
  • Environmental Issues in Computer Disposal
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
  • Customizing the Interface
  • Changing Location-Based Settings
  • Summary
  • Test Yourself
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