Introduction to Computers

If you are unfamiliar with personal computer (PC) computing technology, this program offers you a broadly based introduction to the essentials. You learn the basic components of modern PC equipment through hands-on, informative, and practical exercises. The Windows operating system is used throughout this workshop.

Course Benefits:

  • Understand concepts of PC computing
  • Achieve a working knowledge of PC components
  • Participate with greater understanding in discussions of computer technology
  • Make more informed PC purchasing decisions
  • Perform basic troubleshooting for PCs running Windows XP
  • Develop basic skills that enable you to explore additional PC knowledge

Course Objectives:

  • General concepts of PC computing
  • Explore the Windows interface
  • Identify and explain the function of system components
  • Explore typical application software
  • Identify and explain the function of various input and output devices
  • Understand the advantages of a network of PCs
  • Understand how application software, the operating system, and hardware interact

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals interested in gaining a fundamental understanding of PCs