Credit Unit 1 Introduction

This Credit Unit will cover the basics of how computers work, what they can do, and how to use them.

Course Outcomes:

  • Identify current and future trends in computing and recognize various computing devices and their uses.

  • Identify the parts of a computer and their features and functions and recognize the advantages and limitations of important peripheral devices.

  • Identify and describe the features of desktop and specialized computer operating systems and understand the importance of system utilities, backups, and file management.

  • Explain why the web is important in today's society and why fluency in the tools and language of the Internet is necessary to be an educated consumer, a better student, an informed citizen, and a valuable employee.

  • Understand what a computer network is, identify different types of networks, and recognize threats to security and privacy.

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