Oct 13th 2015

CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications, Part 2: Hardware (edX)

Prepare for the CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications exam. Part 2 will focus on hardware.

This is the second part of an introductory business information systems series, designed to help you pass the CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications exam and introduce you to the amazing world of Information Technology

In this course, you will learn the basic concepts of information systems and their application.

In Part 2, you will learn:

- Devices for processing, storage, input and output, telecommunications, and networking

- Functions performed by computer, telecommunications, and network hardware

- Digital representation of data for storage and processing (numeric, text, images, audio, video)

- Concepts of local, wide-area, and enterprise network architectures

- Concept of mainframe versus client/server architectures

- Operating system and network operating system functions and architectures

- Wireless computing/communication devices (cellular, satellite devices, PDA, GPS)