Course description

This course will familiarize students with the digital world by exploring the hardware and software of their computer system. Students will learn to use the most common functions of the Windows operating system including File Explorer for file management, utility programs, various web browsers for social media while observing and identifying security and privacy concerns and issues. Students will learn to build properly formatted documents using Microsoft Word and spreadsheets including correctly functioning formulas using Microsoft Excel and create commanding presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint while using the cloud to store and access their files.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

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Dates
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Dec. 1, 2022
End date: Mar. 9, 2023
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $409.50
Start Date: Jan. 10, 2023
End date: Apr. 18, 2023
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $409.50
Start Date: Feb. 1, 2023
End date: May. 10, 2023
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $409.50
Start Date: Mar. 1, 2023
End date: Jun. 7, 2023
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $409.50

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery