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Office Productivity

Office Productivity encompasses the basics in Digital Literacy ensuring that the very novice to computers can find his/her way around the PC and eventually appreciate its use in improving human productiveness in the work place.

The course reviews many of the dreaded computer jargons that new beginners to ICT shy away from and touches on the fundamentals  or core skills and knowledge base for essential computer applications and information processing most prevalent in the business and industry.

In addition  to e-mail communication, these skills include techniques for locating information on the Internet, discerning the relevance and credibility of information, and minimizing the digital footprint left in the process. This domain also spans key software application technologies (i.e., word processing, spreadsheet, and database) common to career and educational environs for communicating and representing information.

Week 1: Introduction to Computers

LESSON SECTIONS

·         What Is a Computer?

·         How Computers Are Used

·         Types of Computers

·         Computer Systems

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY

·         Reviewing the Computer Cycle (Hands-on)

·         The Computer Cycle (Online)

·         Listing the Ways Computers Are Used (Hands-on)

·         Comparing the Ways Computers Are Used (Hands-on)

·         Researching Computer Types (Hands-on)

·         Researching Computer Types (Online)

·         Researching Computer Types Long Version (Hands-on)

·         Finding Computer Terms (Hands-on)

LESSON 1 QUIZ

Week 2: Computer Hardware

LESSON SECTIONS

·         System Components

·         Input Devices

·         Output Devices

·         Data Storage Devices

·         Input/Output (I/O) Ports

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

·         Identifying Computer Parts (Online)

·         Identifying and Describing Computer Parts (Hands-on)

·         Shopping for Computer Parts (Hands-on)

·         Identifying and Connecting Input and Output Devices (Hands-on)

·         Classifying Input, Output and Storage Devices (Online)

CASE STUDY

·         Understanding Computer Specifications

LESSON 2 QUIZ

Week 3: Computer Software

LESSON SECTIONS

·         Software Essentials

·         System Software

·         Application Software

·         File Management

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

·         Creating and Moving Files and Folders (Hands-on)

·         Cleaning Up Your System (Hands-on)

·         Is Your Software Up-to-Date? (Hands-on)

·         Finding Software Terms (Hands-on)

·         Matching Software Terms (Online)

LESSON 3 QUIZ

Week 4: Computer Networking

LESSON SECTIONS

·         What Is a Network?

·         Network Topologies

·         Network Models

·         Connecting to a Network

·         The OSI Reference Model

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

·         Diagramming Network Topologies (Hands-on)

·         Identifying Networking Terms Crossword (Hands-on)

·         Comparing Network Topologies (Hands-on)

·         Network Terms (Online)

·         Drawing Network Model Cartoons (Hands-on)

·         What’s Your IP Address? (Hands-on)

·         OSI Reference Model (Online)

CASE STUDY

·         Choosing a Network Model

LESSON 4 QUIZ

 

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