The Complete Computer Basics Guide for Beginners: 2021

Master Computer Fundamentals , Windows 10, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Desktop Support, Basic Computer Skills

What you’ll learn

  • The Computer Defined.
  • Types of Computers i.e. Digital Computers, Analog Computers, Hybrid Computers.
  • Parts of Computer, Difference between Data and Information, Information Processing Cycle.
  • Computer Hardware.
  • Keyboard, QWERTY Layout, Alphanumeric Keys, Function Keys, Cursor Movement Keys, Modifier Keys.
  • The different variants of mouse.
  • Video and Sound, Printers.
  • How Computer Processes Data, The Central Processing Unit, RAM, Cache Memory, Buses.
  • Modern CPUs.
  • Microsoft Word Basics.
  • Microsoft Powerpoint Basics.
  • Microsoft Excel Basics.
  • Storage Devices (Magnetic Storage devices, Optical Storage Devices, Solid State Drives).
  • Computer Networks (Basics).
  • Internet and World Wide Web.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 2 lectures • 18min.
  • Computers for Individual Users –> 1 lecture • 15min.
  • Computers for Organizations –> 1 lecture • 17min.
  • A Look Inside The Computer System –> 3 lectures • 45min.
  • Layout of a Standard IBM Compatible Keyboard –> 3 lectures • 24min.
  • Mouse and its Variants –> 2 lectures • 20min.
  • Other Ways to Input Data (Other than mouse and keyboard) –> 2 lectures • 22min.
  • Video –> 6 lectures • 43min.

The Complete Computer Basics Guide for Beginners: 2021

Requirements

 

The Computer Defined, Data versus Information,

Classification of Computers based on how data is handled (Analog Computers, Digital Computers Hybrid Computers)

Computers for Individual Users or Personal Computers (Desktop Computers,Workstations, Laptops, Notebooks, Tablets, Handheld PCs, Smartphones)

Computers for Organizations (Network Server, Mainframes, Minicomputers, Supercomputers)

Parts of Computer System (Hardware , Software, User and Data)

Information Processing Cycle (Input, Processing, Output, Storage)

Computer Hardware Categorized ( Processing Devices, Memory Devices, Input and Output Devices, Storage Devices, Bus Interconnection)

System Software versus Application Software (Different categories of System and Application Software)

Input Devices ( Mouse, Keyboard, QWERTY keyboard layout and keys explained in detail, Different variants of mouse explained)

Other ways to Input Data ( Pen based input, Touch Screens, Game Controllers i.e. joysticks and game pads)

Other ways to Input Data ( Optical Input Devices i.e. Bar Code Readers, Scanners, Handheld versus Flatbed scanner)

Other ways to Input Data (Audiovisual Input Devices i.e. Microphones, MIDI, Digital Cameras)

Video (Monitors and their types, Video cards explained, Projectors)

Sound ( Sound Systems, Sound Cards, Headphones and Headsets)

Printing (Commonly used printers, High quality printers)

Data Representation in Computers

Transforming Data into Information

Devices that Affect Processing Speed

Modern CPUs

Advanced Processing Topics

Extending the Processing Power

Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Word

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Excel

Windows Basics

Storage Devices

Internet and World Wide Web

Major Services Provided by Internet

How the Web works ?

Using the browser to navigate the World Wide Web

Search Engines

 

 

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