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LITERACY

Our Computing Course Overview

Computing

The Computing and Information Technology course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental concepts and skills required in the world of IT and computer science. This course will lay the groundwork for future studies and careers in the field of technology. Students will explore various aspects of computer science, including hardware, software, programming, and information systems, while gaining hands-on experience through practical exercises and projects.

Entry Requirements:

  • Applicant must have completed a basic form of education or higher.
  • Ability to read and write in English.

By the end of this course, students would be able to

Course Objectives

1. Understand the basic components of computer systems and their functions.

2. Identify and use essential software tools and applications.

3. Write and understand simple computer programs.

4. Explore the principles of data management and information systems.

5. Develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills through practical exercises.

6. Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration in a technological context.

7. Gain awareness of ethical and security considerations in IT.

Coursework - Module Curriculum:

Computing - Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Computing

- Overview of computer history and evolution - Understanding hardware components (CPU, RAM, storage) - Introduction to operating systems and file management

Module 2: Software and Applications

- Types of software (system, application, utility) - Familiarization with common software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation) - Introduction to cloud computing and online applications

Module 3: Programming Fundamentals

- Introduction to programming concepts - Writing and running simple programs (e.g., Python) - Basic problem-solving techniques

Module 4: Data and Databases

- Understanding data types and data representation - Introduction to databases and SQL - Hands-on database creation and querying

Module 5: Networking and Internet Basics

- Introduction to computer networks - Internet fundamentals and web browsing - Communication protocols and cybersecurity awareness

Module 6: Information Systems and Ethical Considerations

- Basics of information systems and their role in organizations - Ethical considerations in IT (privacy, security, copyright) - Group project: Creating a simple information system

We offer variety of classes to suit all types of students.

Our classes

Weekdays

We offer weekday classes to provide flexibility and convenience for individuals who prefer to dedicate their weekdays to learning and professional development in the field of IT.

Morning Session 9 am - 12 noon
Afternoon 1 pm - 4 pm
Evening Session 5 pm - 8 pm
Lab Work ( 1 Hour )

Weekends

We offer weekend classes to accommodate individuals with busy schedules, allowing them to pursue their passion for IT and advance their skills without disrupting their weekday commitments.

Morning Session 8 am - 12 pm
Afternoon 1 pm - 5 pm
Lab Work ( 1 Hour )

Assessment

Quizzes and tests

Practical programming and database assignments

Group project presentation

Participation and class engagement

Resources

Textbooks and online resources

Access to computer labs for practical exercises

Online discussion forums for collaboration

Pathway to beyond excellence

What you should know about our Introduction to Computers course

Comptia A+

Certification Standard

Projects

Practical Hands-On Labs

12 weeks

Course Duration