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Computer & Internet
Fundamentals (IC³)

IC3


Computer & Internet Fundamentals (IC³)

3 Sessions –
9 Hours of Interactive Training
In today’s digital world virtually everyone can benefit by having basic computer and Internet skills. In the Computer & Internet Fundamentals course from LearnKey, expert Lisa Landry delivers basic instruction in computers and operating systems, functions of word processors and spreadsheets, and using e-mail and Web browser applications. At the conclusion of this course you will feel confident in your ability to use a computer and the Internet, and be prepared to pass the three Internet and Computing Core Certification, or IC3, certification exams.
Also Available:
· Test Prep

About The Author
Lisa Landry is a consultant, facilitator and trainer with more than 22 years of experience in corporate America, including 14 years at IBM. She is a certified trainer by Computer Mentors on the Move, The American Institute for Managing Diversity, IBM and Ball State University. Landry holds a Masters Degree in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University and has completed work towards a Ph.D. in Management at Walden University. She has designed and conducted training for numerous organizations including the Boy Scouts of America, the California Lottery, and Northeast Area US Postal Service.
Session 1

Section A: Computing Today
· Introduction
· Types of Computers
· Macintosh vs. IBM
· Input/Processing
· Processing Cycle
· Storage/Output

Section B: PC Components
· Computer System
· Motherboard
· Ports & I/O Devices
· Memory
· CPU
· Storage System

Section C: Performance Factors
· CPU & RAM
· Storage & VRAM
· Component Problems
· Purchasing Decisions
· Software/Warranties

Section D: Computer Software
· Software Type
· How Software Works
· Operating Systems
· Windows OS
· Application Software
· Graphics Programs
· Utility Programs

Section E: Basic Networking
· Fundamentals
· Risks
· Benefits
· Usage
· Network Navigation

Section F: Microsoft Windows
· Desktop
· Mouse
· Window Elements
· Start Button/Menus
· System Properties
· Folders/Icons
· Shortcuts
· Shutdown/Restart

Section G: Work Environment
· Control Panel
· Date/Time
· Display Settings
· Add Programs
· Verify Installation

Section H: Session Review
· Computer Components
· Processing Data
· Software Types
· Windows Desktop
· Networks
· Summary

Session 2

Section A: Working with Files & Folders
· Windows Explorer
· Folder/File Structure
· View Options
· Manipulating Files
· Copy/Rename
· Manipulating Folders
· Search for File
· Save File/Backup

Section B: World Wide Web
· Access the Internet
· Internet Explorer
· Addresses
· Domains
· Favorites
· Home Page
· Links
· View Offline

Section C: Working with the Internet
· Information Services
· Consumer Services
· Search Engines
· Metasearch Engines
· Refine Searches
· Save Elements
· Boolean Searches
· Search Arguments

Section D: Email
· Outlook Express
· View/Open Email
· Reply/CC
· Attachments
· Create Email
· Organize
· Unsolicited Mail

Section E: Networks & the Internet
· How Data is Moved
· Network Components
· WANs/LANs/Firewalls
· Connections
· Transmitting Data
· Risks
· Benefits

Section F: Session Review
· URL
· Network Types
· Network Topology
· Communication Media
· Summary

Session 3

Section A: Software Applications
· Work Practices
· Launch MS Word
· Create Word Document
· Navigation/Views
· Insertion
· Copy/Paste
· Help

Section B: Working in Word
· Multiple Documents
· Select/Copy/Paste
· Apply Line Spacing
· Apply Font Formats
· Apply Text Effects
· Bulleted List
· Page Breaks
· Page Number

Section C: Formatting Tools
· Add Graphics
· Using Styles
· Add Borders/Shading
· AutoText
· Tab
· Modify Tab
· AutoFormat
· Indents

Section D: Tables & Printing
· Create Table
· Add Data
· Modify Table
· Manipulate Tables
· Add Object
· Finalize Document
· Printing

Section E: Working in Excel
· Excel Worksheets
· Create New Workbook
· Adjust Column/Row
· Fill Cells
· Adjust Worksheet
· Customize Worksheet

Section F: Manipulate Data
· Enter Formulas
· Absolute vs. Relative
· AutoSum
· Sorting
· Insert Worksheet
· Formatting
· Create Styles

Section G: Charts & Printing
· Using Data
· Create a Chart
· Modifying Charts
· Saving
· Print Setup
· Page Breaks
· Print Area

Section H: Session Review
· Microsoft Office XP
· Word Interface
· Excel Interface
· Word/Excel Shortcuts
· Summary