Computer Fundamentals

CS101

Course Overview
The course covers the foundation understanding of basic computer terminology. Students will learn the organization of basic computer along with computer hardware and software applications. Students will be able to identify various system unit internal and external components, peripheral devices, ports, connectors, sockets and slots. Understanding the role of operating system in a basic computer and getting familiar with various desktop operating systems. The course is hands-on intensive that engages students in, assembling and disassembling system unit; troubleshooting and diagnosing system unit, peripheral devices and BIOS; interacting with user interfaces of various operating systems. Students will get familiar with variety of applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, multimedia presentation and web applications. The course also covers the basic concepts of computer programming. Finally the students will get familiar with basics of computer networking.

Course Goals and Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Get familiar with computer terminology and basic computer organization.
  2. Identify and understand the functions of various computer hardware components.
  3. Identify and understand the uses of various types of computer software.
  4. Understand and perform basic computer maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrading.
  5. Understand the basic concepts of computer programming.
  6. Effectively use word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.
  7. Get familiar with computer operating system.
  8. Understand the importance of computer security, digital privacy and risks.
  9. Get familiar with basics of computer networking.

Lecture 01-02
Lecture 03
Lecture 04-06
Lecture 07-09
Lecture 10-12
Lecture 13
Lecture 14-16
Lecture 17-18
Lecture 19-22
Lecture 23-25
Lecture 26-29
Lecture 30-32
Lecture 33-36
Lecture 37-40
Lecture 41-42
Complete Lab Maual (1-14 Labs)
Lab Tasks - Cover Page
Lab Tasks - Complete
Upgrading and Repairing PCs 20th Ed Scott Mueller

What's included

  • 19 High quality lessons

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Ali Asghar Manjotho

Instructor