Computing Fundamentals (Using Windows XP) - IC³ 2005 Standard

All in One Guide to Computer Literacy - Your IC³ Pathway Companion ------ Module Description This module is designed to introduce you to basic computer literacy through familiarization of the components that make up a computer. You will also look at the Windows operating system to learn how to manage your computer on a regular basis. --- Module Objectives By the end of this module you will be able to: • Recognize computers around us • Recognize how a network work • Look at elements for a personal computer • Understand what memory is and how it works • Identify various input or output devices • Recognize various storage systems • Identify different types of printers • Learn basic troubleshooting techniques • Look at how to buy a computer • Understand what application programs are • Start and exit the computer properly • Recognize the different versions of Windows • Be able to work with the desktop • How to get help within Windows • How to start application programs • Understand and perform file management • Perform basic maintenance on the computer • Customize settings for Windows • Install and uninstall programs --- Evaluation Your performance in the module is evaluated on your performance in Assessment Exercises with the following skills: • Computer Concepts: 40% • Using Windows: 30% • File Management: 30%