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This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to computers. Students will explore a variety of topics in computing, such as the following: the components of a computer, common computer terminology, an introduction to the Internet, computer security and privacy, computer troubleshooting techniques, and steps to maintain the life of your computer. Through readings and videos, students will learn how to fully understand the basics of computer technology.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Identify the components of a computer.
Describe the differences between hardware and software.
List common computing terminology.
Define what the Internet is as well as its uses.
Explain the importance of security and privacy
List common techniques for troubleshooting computer issues.
More info: http://www.saylor.org/courses/prdv001/
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