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Computer Literacy and Typing

Computer literacy is a fundamental part of undergraduate curriculum today. Computer literacy is as basic to undergraduate students as the course work in core curriculum in today’s computer-centric information age. The ... Show More
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Course Content

Computer Literacy 1 Day
Basic computer terminology.
What is a computer?
What is an operating system?
What are the major physical components of the computer?

  • keyboard
  • mouse
  • cpu
  • monitor

What is the desktop?

  • Quick Launch Toolbar
  • Taskbar
  • Start menu
  • My Computer
  • Task Manager
  • Right-click on Desktop>Properties

What are the major components of a window?

  • Windows and its components
  • Minimize/Maximize/Close buttons
  • Title bar

Navigating a webpage

  • ISP
  • URL
  • Web site
  • Home page
  • Bookmark
  • Search engine
  • Web browsing (IE, Netscape, Mozilla)
    • navigation
    • toolbars
    • menu options
    • scrolling
    • minimize, maximize and close
    • favorites
    • highlight
    • print

File Management

  • Create a new folder.
  • Copy/Move files from one folder to another.
  • Drag and Drop files.
  • Create different file types with varying extensions.
  • Create a shortcut to an often-used file or application.
  • Utilize the hard drive and other drives for file management.
  • Rename/Delete a folder or file.
  • Use the Recycle Bin appropriately.

Typing 1 Day Part 1:Getting Started with KAZ

  • Benefits of the KAZ Method
  • Keyboarding Posture
  • The Keyboard

Part 2:The Five Key Phrases

  • Using the Key Phrases
  • Typing the First Key Phrase
  • Typing the Second Key Phrase
  • Typing the Third Key Phrase
  • Typing the Fourth Key Phrase
  • Typing the Fifth Key Phrase

Part 3:Words and Sentences

  • Typing with the First Two Fingers
  • Typing With the First, Third, and Fourth Fingers
  • Typing With the Third and Fourth Fingers of the Left Hand
  • Typing Sentences

Part 4:Capitalization, Numbers, and Punctuation

  • Using Capital Letters
  • Using the Number Row
  • Using Punctuation Keys

Part 5:The Numeric Keypad

  • Playing With Numbers

Part 6:Speed and Accuracy

  • Improving Speed and Accuracy
  • Speed Drills
CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 10th, 2017

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