Introduction to PCs in English

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Official Program Description

PC Introduction

In this course you will explore the benefits of working with personal computers. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to identify some fundamental personal computing concepts and terminology, such as hardware components, software, and computer networks; work with multiple programs by using the taskbar to switch between tiled windows; prepare a disk for use with the Format command; copy and move groups of documents; delete and restore documents by using the Recycle Bin; and exit Windows by using the Shut Down command.

Who Should Attend

This class is designed for anyone new to computers.

Attend and You Will Learn

The Windows 95 Environment

  • Orientation to the Windows screen
  • The mouse
  • The start button
  • Window components and mouse settings

The Desktop

  • My Computer
  • Shortcuts

Running a Program

  • Using help
  • Creating a document by using WordPad
  • Editing a document

Running Multiple Programs

  • Using the taskbar
  • Working with multiple windows

Managing Document Folders

  • Orientation to the Windows Explorer
  • Creating folders
  • Copying and moving objects
  • Sorting and finding documents

Additional Document Management Techniques

  • Formatting a disk
  • Copying and moving groups of documents
  • Using the recycle bin
  • The shut down command

Customizing the User Interface

  • Customizing control panel objects

Managing Documents and Folders

  • Associating files with applications


  • Managing print jobs


  Introduction to PCs in English
  2016 - TTS - Sep - Dec 2015   Status:  Available
In-Class:   Sat 9:00AM - 12:15PM
7 Nov 2015 to 14 Nov 2015
Class Schedule: 2 Sessions
Contact Hours: 6.0
Course Fee(s):
Gov't & Non-Profit Registration Fee non-credit    $199.00
Registration Fee non-credit    $249.00
Potential Discount(s):
  0.60 CEUs
Location:   On Campus