I. Course Prefix/Number: CAB 110
Course Name: Windows Fundamentals
Credits: 1 (1 lecture; 1 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
- understand the underlying theory of the Windows environment and the interaction with the operating system.
- use and optimize the Windows environment.
- understand major features and accessories of the operating system.
- run multiple applications concurrently and transfer data between applications.
- customize screen displays, printer output and mouse and keyboard use.
- understand the importance of virus protection.
V. Academic Integrity
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.
VI. Sequence of Topics
- Introduction- Basics of Microsoft Windows
- File Management
- Program Management
- Working with the Internet and E-Mail
- Collaborating with others
- Connecting computers to the Internet
- Virus Protection
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
IX. Instructional Materials
Textbooks, online resources, and such other materials deemed appropriate for the topic and assigned by the program and instructor.
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.