Computer Fundamentals

This course covers the fundamentals of hardware and software and their relationship. You will also develop expertise in evaluating computer systems as well as an understanding of basic IT principles.

Course Curriculum

Define Information Technology
Definition and scope of Information Technology.

Understanding the Input Processing Output Storage Cycle
How does your computer turn input into output? We explore the intricacies of Input Processing Output Storage (IPOS).

Evaluating the Relative Merits of Cloud Storage and Local Storage

Analysing the Merits of Various User Interfaces
We discuss the relative merits of the various types of user interfaces.

Tailoring Computer Systems for Specific Purposes
Evaluate the suitability of a given computer system for a specific purpose

Troubleshooting Basic Computer Hardware Problems
Learn the basics of troubleshooting common computer hardware issues.

Distinguishing Between Data and Information

Information from Online Sources
We evaluate the reliability of information obtained from online sources.

Data Validation vs. Data Verification

Christus Gill

Instructor

Christus Gill is an IT Manager who has worked in the Information Technology field for over a decade. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology and is a member of the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP).