Number of days: 6Day 6 will be practical and written test.
Day 001 - Introduction to computers and explanation of computerterminologies
Skeletal outline of lecture:
Explain what is a computer, software, hardware, OS, etc.
Talk about different types of software, hardware, OS, etc.
Explain about input, output, and the different devices used for the same.
Explain about storage i.e. memory and the different devices used for the same.
Explain common terms and terminology such as disks, drives, monitor, RAM, ROM, PROM,EPROM, etc.
Explain the functions of keyboard, mouse, and footpedal.
Explain Personal Computer.
Terminology related to the client-server-networking environment.
NOTE FOR FACULTY
: Being the first day, the faculty should try and understand the pulse of theclass by asking them questions and triggering a debate between the trainees. This will help thefaculty in categorizing the trainees and scheduling the pace of the future lectures. If the class is notresponding well, the faculty is advised to go slow as the primary motive is to make the traineescomfortable with this subject. It has been observed that if the faculty goes slow in the initial lecturesand is successful in driving the computer fear out of certain trainees, the results at the end is good.
WHAT IS A COMPUTER?NOTE FOR FACULTY:
Generally the faculty should ask the batch to answer this question insteadof giving out the definition directly. By doing this, the faculty will understand the pulse of the class(at least initial impression). Once the trainees are exhausted with their definition of Computer, thefaculty should give the below-mentioned complete definition.
: Also called processor. An electronic device designed to accept data, perform prescribedmathematical and logical operations at high speed, and display the results of these operations.A computer is a device that "computes" or calculates numbers. However, the uses that a computer can be put to are much more than just that. A computer is an electronic device with the ability toaccept user-supplied input data.
Store and logically process the supplied data.
Output the required results according to user specifications.