Jul 30

Computer Class

Outline

Welcome and Introductions

Content

Basic computer terminology.

What is a computer?

Computer Comparisons

What is an operating system?

What are the major physical components of the computer?

  • keyboard
  • mouse
  • cpu
  • monitor
    • Troubleshooting Tips and Proper Shutdown Procedures
    • Handling a Frozen Computer
    • Restarting the Computer (Reboot)
    • Turning the Computer Off
    • Using the computer input devices
    • Mouse
    • Trackpad
    • Keyboard
    • What is the desktop?
    • Quick Launch Toolbar
    • Taskbar
    • Start menu
    • My Computer
    • Task Manager
    • Right-click on Desktop>Properties
    • What are the major components of a window?
    • Windows and its components
    • Minimize/Maximize/Close buttons
    • Title bar
    • Folders and files
    • Installing a printer
    • Obtaining and installing a driver
    • Testing the printer
    • Print queue
    • Deleting a print job
    • Navigating a webpage
    • ISP
    • URL
    • Web site
    • Links
    • Home page
    • Bookmark
    • Search engine
    • Web browsing (IE, Netscape, Mozilla)
    • navigation
    • toolbars
    • menu options
    • scrolling
    • minimize, maximize and close
    • favorites
    • highlight
    • cut and paste
    • print
    • File Management
    • Create a new folder.
    • Copy/Move files from one folder to another.
    • Drag and Drop files.
    • Create different file types with varying extensions.
    • Create a shortcut to an often-used file or application.
    • Utilize the hard drive and other drives for file management.
    • Rename/Delete a folder or file.
    • Associate a default application
    • Use the Recycle Bin appropriately.
    • Using the Calculator
    • Using the snipping tool
    • Email options and methods
    • Facebook and games (discussion)
    • Connecting a camera Phone or USB
    • Web resources and cautions.