2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

CSA 172 - Microsoft Windows


Description: Introduction to the Microsoft Windows operating system for personal computers.  Customize, optimize, secure and maintain Windows; utilize accessory apps, desktop settings, manage peripheral devices, folders and files.

Credits: 2
Lecture: 1
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Personal computers and operating systems
  2. Window components
  3. Peripheral devices
  4. Settings and Control Panel
  5. Navigate multiple windows
  6. Keyboard shortcuts
  7. Files and Folders
  8. System tools for maintenance and troubleshooting
  9. Built in Apps
  10. Configuring actions and notifications
  11. Windows Security, Update, Backup and Restore
  12. Network connections and security

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify fundamental personal computing concepts and terminology. (1,2)
  2. Utilize the Windows operating system features and accessories. (2,4,5,7-10)
  3. Configure and use peripheral devices. (3)
  4. Customize the desktop, screen settings, mouse and keyboard configuration. (4,6,10)
  5. Optimize Windows and disks. (4)
  6. Manage folders and files. (7)
  7. Install, update and troubleshoot software. (8,9,11)
  8. Enhance computer security. (11,12)
  9. Complete backup and describe restore process. (11)