This course provides a brief introduction to the historical development of computers, the fundamentals of using a PC using the Windows desktop operating system, and hands-on training in the use of office automation application. Specifically, the course will offer instruction on the use of:
We will also discuss Web browsers (specifically Microsoft Internet Explorer, FireFox and Chrome) and learn more about the Internet and Cloud Computing. The course will also spend time on using these applications together, linking information from one application to another. The emphasis of the learning outcomes will be on practical business management applications.
A full course refund will be provided only if you withdraw or transfer from the course prior to the term start date. A refund—less an administrative fee ($60)—will be issued if you request to withdraw or transfer courses within one week of the term start date. Deadlines are firm and no refund will be available after deadlines even if you are requesting to transfer to another course. All requests to withdraw or transfer from a course should be directed toward the registration team at email@example.com or (250)472-4747.
Credit vs non-credit
Credit refers to degree credit. If you are taking a course or program for credit through UVic Continuing Studies, it means that course or program provides credit towards a degree at UVic or another authorized university. Credit students have to meet certain criteria, such as being accepted to both UVic Continuing Studies and the University of Victoria.