About this course
Using technology is essential in our daily lives. It is used for almost everything, like obtaining information that enables us to keep ahead of news, trends, technology, or any other area, in addition to saving time, effort and money.
Therefore, computer became one of the necessities of this age, it is crucial in all areas of personal life, social, educational, economic, etc., and your knowledge of the basic processes of dealing with the personal computer is an important goal to carry out the main tasks of using it.
File management is also an important process to improve efficiency and maintain the operation of a computer, so it is necessary to identify the basics of dealing with the computer from the operation and change settings and method of integration with the programs and windows and files that serve the purpose of the use of the computer, which will be identified in detail throughout this course.
What you’ll learn
- Understand key concepts related to ICTs, computers, hardware and software
- Learn the right way to turn on your computer and turn it off properly
- Work effectively on a desktop computer using icons and windows
- Adjust the OS settings and use the Help / Hints feature
- Create a simple document and print output
- Learn about key concepts for managing files and organising files and folders efficiently
- Understand key storage concepts and use compression software and extract large files
- Understand network concepts and connectivity options
- Understand the importance of protecting data and devices from malware, and the importance of data backup
- Learn about green IT considerations and user health
Edraak, is a massive open online course (MOOC) platform, that is an initiative of the Queen Rania Foundation (QRF). QRF is determined to ensure that the Arab world is at the forefront of educational innovation. As such, QRF has capitalized on regional Arab talent to leverage technology developed by the Harvard-MIT consortium, edX, to create the first non-profit Arabic MOOC platform. The new MOOC platform will present the Arab world with unique and vital opportunities that can be part of a necessary revolution in education and learning.
First, the platform will broadcast the best Arab professors to the region, offering original Arabic courses – developed by QRF – to further enrich Arab education. Through its partnership with edX, the platform will also give Arab learners access in Arabic to courses taught and developed at top tier institutions like HarvardX, MITX, and UC BerkelyX. All courses are delivered at no cost to the learner.
Second, QRF envisions the use of the platform to showcase Arab role models by broadcasting short online courses by practitioners and professionals from a variety of fields spanning the arts and sciences.
Finally, QRF believes that the platform will enable the Arab world to take advantage of the international interest in regional affairs to tell its own story to the world. Arab university professors and regional experts can use the platform to give courses in English about the region and its history. This will serve to inform a global audience that is interested in the region’s development.
Hiba Abu Odwan
Hiba got her bachelor degree in Information Technology from Balqa’ Applied University, she is a certified trainer in ICDL and got CTP certificate in training, she is working as a full-time trainer with Specto, the leading and official ICDL representative in 10 countries in the MENA region
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