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Basics of Computers
This course teaches everything you need to know to aid you in purchasing a computer or get you started if you
are just getting oriented to the computer. This is also the “place to start” if you know nothing about computers.
Discover the basics such as computer components and media that can be used, keyboard and mouse operations,
terminology and the operating system defined. Discussion of the operating system allows a brief overview of
basic Windows commands and easy to use shortcuts. Explore the types of software available and how software
is installed or removed. Tackle several tasks that will allow you to maintain and troubleshoot computer prob-
session) Wednesday, January 15
SVCC-Room 3K02
Instructor-Marcy Lawrence
Computer Skills &
Personal Technology