Jun 25, 2022  
2017-2018 
    
2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CST 090 - Beginning Computer Concepts

Credits: 3
Provides the terminology needed to become familiar with a basic computer, the Windows operating system, the Internet, and office applications. Provides a hands-on setting focusing on basic computer techniques. Designed for those who lack familiarity with computer technology. This course does not count toward graduation.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Use the Windows Operating System as it relates to the Internet.
    1. Open and close multiple internet applications.
    2. Use the Clipboard to Copy/Cut/Paste text and objects from a Web page.
    3. Save, Save As, and print files.
  2. Perform simple e-mail tasks.
    1. Receive e-mail messages in a Web-based e-mail application.
    2. Send e-mail messages.
    3. Reply, Reply All, Forward, Courtesy Copy, and Blind Courtesy Copy messages.
    4. Delete e-mail messages.
  3. Perform simple Web activities.
    1. Access various Delta College Web pages using links.
    2. Access a variety of Web pages given their addresses.
    3. Do simple research on the Internet using Search Engines and Web Directories.
  4. Use the Windows Operating System as it relates to application programs.
    1. Open and close multiple office applications.
    2. Use the clipboard to Copy/Cut/Paste text and objects within a document and from document to document.
    3. Save, Save As, and Print files.
  5. Perform basic skills in Word Processing.
    1. Define the basic terms used in Word Processing applications.
    2. Explore keyboarding techniques.
    3. Create new documents.
    4. Modify the content of existing documents.
    5. Apply simple formatting to documents such as bold, italics, underline, and centering.
  6. Perform basic skills in the use of an Electronic Worksheet.
    1. Define the basic terms used in Worksheet applications.
    2. Insert numbers and text in an existing Worksheet.
    3. Add the numbers in a column.
    4. Apply simple formatting to a Worksheet.
    5. Create a basic graph.
  7. Perform basic skills in Presentation Graphics.
    1. Define the basic terms used in Presentation Graphics applications.
    2. Modify an existing presentation.
    3. Create a basic presentation using basic slide layouts and a template.
    4. Display a slide show.



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