Software: Windows XP Professional
Course length: 1/2 day
Computers are everywhere. We use them in almost every aspect of our lives whether we realize it or not. But it's not just the computers themselves that make all the technology so useful and interestingóit's the way they interconnect and work together that creates a truly amazing tool. That's what a network doesóconnects computers together. In this course, you will be introduced to the Internet and networks.
You will be
introduced to networks and the Internet.
Target Student: The target student for this course is any person who has basic end-user skills on Windows-based computers and who wishes to use network and Internet services (such as file sharing, printing, email and other communications, and searching for information), begin training for a career in the information technology field, or prepare for Module 3 (Living Online) of the Certiport Internet and Core Computing (IC3) certification.
Prerequisites: Before beginning this course, students should have basic end-user skills on a Windows-based personal computer, including the ability to start up and shut down the computer, log on to the computer, run programs, and move, copy, delete, and rename files in Windows Explorer.
Students should also possess basic knowledge of computing concepts, including the difference between hardware and software, and the functions of software components such as the operating system, applications, and the file system.
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Lesson 1: Working on Networks
Topic 1A: Log on to a Network
Topic 1B: Change a Network Password
Topic 1C: Locate Network Files and Folders
Topic 1D: Map a Network Drive
Topic 1E: Use a Network Printer
Lesson 2: Using Email
Topic 2A: Read New Email
Topic 2B: Send Email
Topic 2C: Respond to Email Messages
Topic 2D: Create a Contact
Lesson 3: Managing the Mailbox
Topic 3A: Delete Email Messages
Topic 3B: Create Mailbox Folders
Topic 3C: Save Email Messages
Topic 3D: Search for Email
Topic 3E: Manage Email Attachments
Topic 3F: Create a Distribution List
Lesson 4: Browse the Web
Topic 4A: Locate a Web Site
Topic 4B: Manage Favorites
Topic 4C: Save Web Site Content
Topic 4D: Configure General Browser Options
Lesson 5: Researching on the Internet
Topic 5A: Search for Information on the Internet
Topic 5B: Evaluate Information on the Internet
Topic 5C: Access Newsgroups
Topic 5D: Access an Online Database
Topic 5E: Shop on the Internet
Appendix A: Creating a Safe Work Environment
Appendix B: The Role of Computers in Society
Appendix C: Exam Objective Mapping