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COMP-101 - Computer Essentials and the Internet - 3.00 Credits

COMP-101 - Computer Essentials and the Internet - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Welcome to the Introduction to Computers and the Internet (ICI). This course has two sections: Internet and Windows. Internet Section The Internet section is designed to provide students with an introduction to the Internet including, email basics and advanced features, web browser basics, web navigation, web research and newsgroups. Windows Section The Windows section is designed to provide students with an introduction to the current version of Microsoft Windows Professional or Windows XP. Students will learn to manipulate the Windows environment, use Windows Accessories and use My Computer and Windows Explorer to manage files and folders.
Part of the:
  • BUSINESS Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Office Administration Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Law Enforcement Preparation Certificate - Year 1 Fall Term
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2018 (September - December)
  • Spring 2019 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : Program admission requirements
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelors Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • explain Internet Basics – history, connectivity, viruses, copyright;
  • use Yahoo Email Program – creating an email Yahoo account;
  • use Advanced Email and Communications Tools – sending, receiving, forwarding, saving, attachments, address book;
  • explain Browser Basics – both in Explore and Netscape, bookmarks, security features;
  • use Web Search Tools – using search engines;
  • find Information on the Web - travel planning, job search, Canada Post, Canada 411;
  • use NET Newsgroup – searching and posting.
  • communicate knowledge of basic computer hardware and software operating systems;
  • exhibit ethical behaviour with respect to copyright of software and sharing of disks and information;
  • create, manage, and manipulate files and folders;
  • recognize and accept that computer hardware and software problems are a natural part of learning and working with computers; and
  • demonstrate acceptable health and safety standards when working with computer equipment and facilities.
  • Text and Materials: There is no text for this course.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    COMP-101-01
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    COMP-101-01
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    M9:00AM - 12:00PM02 Jan 201916 Apr 2019