Desire Learning Objective
This course will help you to:
· Recognize and talk about the four principle elements of computer’s hardware: input, information handling, output and storage.
· Recognize and describe significant hardware parts.
· Recognize, describe and utilize correspondences and systems networking.
· Demonstrate the operating system working.
· To include: file management, disk management, and memory management.
· Distinguish and talk about computer ethics and security issues.
· Exhibit seeking, approval, and assessment of data discovered online and in library databases.
· Distinguish and talk about programming improvement procedures and programming languages.
We impart knowledge and Practical Training in following way:
Ethics, discipline, motivation, health and safety training: Half an hour daily (10%)
Theoretical knowledge: One (01) hour daily (25%)
Hands on Training: Six (06) hour daily (65%)
- Hardware definition.
- Different monitor and resolution types:
- Utilization of the keyboard and other input devices.
- Pointing devices (mouse, joystick, trackball, touchpad).
- Different print technologies.
- Function of hardware ports (serial, USB, parallel, firewire).
- CPU definition.
- function of the motherboard.
- expansion slot Definition.
- processing speed/system clock.
- function of the bus.
- Differentiate types of storage (primary and secondary).
- Describe types of storage (dynamic and persistent).
- Data storage hierarchy (Bits, Bytes, Kilobytes, Megabytes, Gigabytes,
- important Telephony principles.
- telecommunication devices
- LANS, WANS, the Internet
o Client/Server & other architectures
- describe the accompanying terms and utilize the capabilities within the Internet - World Wide Web, Uniform Resource Locator, Domain Names, File Transfer, Telnet and other common protocols
- Operations of Web servers & browsers.
- Search Engine and utilize a search engine to recognize relevant web sites.
- Evaluate a Web site for relevancy, bias and credibility.
- Sending & receiving email along with an attachment.
- Name & define the parts that make up a search engine.
- Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs, wikis, RSS feeds, and
podcasting utilizing communicate and collaborate.
- Operating system & major operating system functions
- Compare and contrast operating systems
- System software & application software
- Command-based system & graphical user interface.(GUI)
- Recognize and describe the parts & use of a window in a GUI
- Active window and background items
- Using common dialog box controls:
o (radio) buttons
o check boxes
o text box
o list box
- Various shapes & importance of mouse pointer.
- Concept of disk formatting
- Desktop management skills utilizing:
o themes, screen savers, backgrounds
o Tiling, cascading
o Short-cuts & icons
o Task bar, Desktop menus, Quick Launch
o Creating and identifying valid file names & folders
o Utilizing find, move , copy, move, delete files and folders
o deletion process and recovery methods
o GUI tools for navigation & selection
- Utilize operating system Help system for finding answers to queries
about operations and command usage
Ethics & Security
- Computer viruses; worm, Trojan horse, denial of service
attack, back door and spoofing, and discovering ways to safeguard.
- Explain concepts of:
o Hacking & Cracking
o Attacks, malware, Spam, Phishing
- Intellectual property rights, piracy,& information theft.
- Plagiarism and issues linked with Web for research.
- Codes of conduct and privacy issues linked with computing.
- Discsocial, legal, and ethical issues including privacy, intellectual
property, health concerns, green computing, and accessibility.
o Information Literacy
- Identify types and purposes of resource formats (books, encyclopedias, DVDs,
popular publications, scholarly publications, Internet websites, Wikipedia).
- Constructing a search strategy by means of appropriate commands for information
retrieval system selected (phrase, truncation, Boolean operators and subject terms).
- how to assess information found online and in library databases for
r validity, reliability, accuracy, timeliness, authority, and point of view/bias.
- significant components of the word processing interface.
- Utilizing Help system.
- basic editing, text formatting, copy, move and cut and paste functions.
- Utilizing available view modes.
- Utilizing backup options and essential save.
- print functions.
- headers and footers.
- embedded date, time and pagination in headers and/or footers
- font styles, sizes, colors, margins,
alignment, and indentation
- Utilingze document context manipulation functions; find, search and replace, a grammarian and spell checker.
- Significant components of the spreadsheet interface. Note:
emphasis should be on the CUI (common user interface) shared between most
- Help system.
- Basic editing, move, copy, data entry and cut and paste functions.
- Basic insertion, deletion and modifications to at the sheet/workbook level.
- Creating, and using formulas.
- Utilize built-in spreadsheet functions(basic)
- Utilize various addressing and referencing schemes.
- Utilize essential formatting features
- Utilize print functions.
- Graphs and charts.
- File, record, field and character
- Purpose and uses of:
- Use different GUI based configuration devices for database creation and control for example, wizards or manual database plan.
- Utilize primary and foreign keys, constraints, and
- Utilize simple queries for searching & manipulating datasets.
- Simple reports and forms using a GUI interface, along with grouping
and sorting features.
- use of presentations, along with discussion on appropriate data
- Creating and manipulating simple slide shows along with outlines and notes.
- Creating slide presentation with text, animation, graphics, and
- Utilize design layouts & templates.
Web Authoring and Publishing
- Create a Web page using the following xhtml tags:
- Basic tags (head, body, title)
- DTD or schema
- Insert a graphic using the img tag.
- Create a link using the tag.
- Use table tags to create a table. (table, td, tr)
- Insert headings (h1...h6)
- Insert ordered and unordered lists (ul, ol, li)
- Create simple inline and embedded styles using CSS
- Publish a Web page on the Internet
- Steps in program development cycle.
- Basic program design & methodologies
- Structured & Object-Oriented Programming
- Control Structures
- Essentials of program development.
- Planning and Analysis
- Debugging and testing