Computer Basics (860)

860-600. Life Apps Through Technolog.

Discover how to incorporate technology into everyday life. Learn and develop a working knowledge of conducting research, podcasting, blogging, studying and maximizing skillsets by effectively using Microsoft systems, Apple products and Internet Explorer.

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860-601. Intro to Information Mgt.

In this introductory course, learn how to apply software effectively, including Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel. Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows Operating systems and a willingness to learn and apply Microsoft software.

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860-700. Computer Literacy. (1 Credit)

This open lab format course is tutorial based with instructor support, centered on the individual students needs. The self-paced design is perfect for learning the basics of computer use (use of mouse, e-mail, the Internet, Windows), as well as upgrading and/or maintaining existing skills in Microsoft Office products and keyboarding. Students choose the times and days to learn. Students may register and start any time during the semester. Walk-ins are welcome.

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860-701. Academic Support - Computer. (3 Credits)

The Learning Place Computer Lab offers students the use of computers and academic support resources to complete assignments, hands-on practice for technological skills and review coursework.

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860-702. Computer Skills for Business. (1 Credit)

This course provides information technology literacy and basic skills training for learners with limited experience. Course learning outcomes focus on skill development related to basic computer operations and information technology competencies for college success. Learners will be better able to operate computing devices, navigate operating systems, input data, create documents, use email, manage files, use the Internet and safely manage personal data.

Prerequisites: Associate Dean approval

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860-740. Computer Basics. (1 Credit)

This course is an introduction to basic computer concepts. Students will begin by exploring the desktop microcomputer. They will gain experience with the components of computer hardware, including mouse, keyboard and printer. Hardware concepts will be reinforced while students learn how to use the Windows operating system as well as WordPerfect word processing and New Print Shop graphics applications software. Students will then learn how to use the microcomputer to access the Internet. Through searching and surfing activities, students will learn the terminology and concepts needed to find information on web sites. Students will also use the Internet for electronic communication via web-based email.

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860-740A. Computer Basics 1. (0.05 Credits)

Students will learn about the basic hardware and functioning of the computer including creating and saving documents, basic keyboarding, and mouse use.

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860-740B. Computer Basics 2. (0.05 Credits)

Students will continue developing keyboarding and mouse skills. Formatting, printing, opening an email account, sending and receiving email will also be learned.

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