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Computers
Course in Business Comunications
 
Computers

The following course in Computers is provided in its entirety by Atlantic International University's "Open Access Initiative" which strives to make knowledge and education readily available to those seeking advancement regardless of their socio-economic situation, location or other previously limiting factors. The University's Open Courses are free and do not require any purchase or registration, they are open to the public.

The course in Computers contains the following:

  • Lessons in video format with explaination of theoratical content.
  • Complementary activities that will make research more about the topic , as well as put into practice what you studied in the lesson. These activities are not part of their final evaluation.
  • Texts supporting explained in the video.

The Administrative Staff may be part of a degree program paying up to three college credits. The lessons of the course can be taken on line Through distance learning. The content and access are open to the public according to the "Open Access" and " Open Access " Atlantic International University initiative. Participants who wish to receive credit and / or term certificate , must register as students.


Lesson 1: Operating Systems

In order to grasp the concept of Operating Systems and understand the different types of windows available we first need to cover some basic definitions.

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Lesson 2: The System

When working with windows, it is important to note that the Internet is the best place for more information. Windows is such a widely used system that the probability that your question has already been asked and answered by others is very high. If you encounter error messages, or just can’t find how to do something Google it! Not only will you learn a lot, but also your problem will be most likely resolved. Hoverer, sometimes it takes a while to find exactly what you are looking for so be patient.

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Lesson 3: Protecting Information and Hardware

We must take measures when using computers not only to keep our files, and identity safe and secure, but also our equipment. Much like a car, taking the proper measures to protect a computer will ensure it will run as designed and not break down on us.

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Lesson 4: Securing your computer when on the web

A lot of vulnerabilities exist when surfing the web and you have probably heard of them all but what do they actually mean and how do they work? In this lesson we will be covering everything you need to know about viruses and the different kinds that exist..

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Lesson 5: The Internet

An internet or interconnected network is formed when two or more networks are connected.
The most notable internet is called the Internet and is composed of millions of these networks.

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Lesson 6: Data and Network Communications

Data communication is the exchange of data between two devices through a form of transmission medium such as a wire cable. Businesses rely on the networks to function properly everyday.

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Lesson 7: Network Physical Structures


We have said that a network is a two or more devices connected together and that a path is set up for communication to be reached between the two. Now we will discuss the physical connections for Networks.

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Lesson 8: Office Techniques

Microsoft Word 2013 is a word-processing program designed to help you create professional-quality documents by helping you organize and write your documents more efficiently.

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Lesson 9: Databases

Database means an organized collection of data. Databases have become a standard component of systems and are found in every great system. Databases are crucial in the daily functioning of businesses and even governments.

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Lesson 10: Three Level Database Architecture

Sometimes it is possible, and efficient to not store a specific data, if the information can be easily derived from stored data. For example, GPA of a student can be displayed when the student searches for his or her GPA but it is not stored only calculated when needed.

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