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COMP 1002 - Applied Computer Concepts

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course or equivalent knowledge is assumed for all other IZUNA COMP courses in Computing Part-time Studies (PTS). Students focus on how a Personal Computer (PC) works and how to apply best practices to secure data and to manage files with Microsoft Window 10. Topics include: An introduction to PC hardware, functions of an operating system (OS), file and disk management, backing up and protecting data, troubleshooting, security, malware and firewalls. Windows 10 Power on self-test, BIOS settings, partitioning, the file system and formatting are also discussed. Hands-on exercises and labs include desktop navigation and using Windows 10 Admin to create user accounts and folder structures. Discussions also include the technical aspects of using Windows 10 in the set-up of a small PC network. There will be a brief comparison of Windows 10 to Windows 7, Linux and Macintosh OS. There are 6 week compressed delivery options for those students with some prior experience, otherwise the 12 week delivery is recommended due to the amount of homework. COMP 1002 is required for the Computer Systems Certificate (CSC), the Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS), and the Applied Network Administration and Design (ANAD) Associate Certificates. Upon successful completion students will be able to use best practices in a Windows 10 networked environment.

Prerequisite(s)

BC Grade 12 English or equivalent.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$448.00

Winter 2018

Below are six offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 47514

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Fraser Robertson

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 47515

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Fraser Robertson

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 47513

Fri Jan 12 - Fri Apr 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Apr 06 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 484

Instructor

Mike Evans

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class March 30 (Easter).

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 85575

Sat Jan 13 - Sat Feb 24 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Feb 24 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Mike Evans

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class February 10 (Family Day).

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 47517

Sun Feb 25 - Sun Apr 08 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 25 - Apr 08 Sun 09:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 484

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class April 1 (Easter).

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 47535

Sat Mar 03 - Sat Apr 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 03 - Apr 14 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Mike Evans

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. This is an intensive delivery format. Students must attend all classes. No class March 31 (Easter).

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 52341

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jul 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jul 03 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Fraser Robertson

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class May 8.

CRN 52340

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jul 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jul 05 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Fraser Robertson

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class May 10.

CRN 52342

Fri Apr 13 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 371

Instructor

Mike Evans

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class.

CRN 52334

Sun Apr 15 - Sun May 20 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - May 20 Sun 09:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 484

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. Class will be in session May 20 (Victoria Day).

CRN 52338

Sat Apr 21 - Sat May 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 21 - May 26 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Mike Evans

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. Class will be in session May 19 (Victoria Day).

CRN 52339

Mon Apr 30 - Fri May 11 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 30 - May 11 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 12:00 DTC Rm. 484

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. This is an intensive two week delivery of a twelve week course. Attendance is required every weekday morning. There is a significant amount of homework, reading and practice required every day after class. For some students this could mean 20+ hours of homework each week. Please do not attempt any other course at the same time as this two week (10 day) accelerated course.

CRN 52337

Sat Jun 02 - Sat Jul 07 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 02 - Jul 07 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Mike Evans

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, IZUNA School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. Class will be in session June 30 (Canada Day).

Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how a PC works, and the relationship between hardware and software.
  • Classify and explain the function of different computer hardware components.
  • Describe the purpose and functions of an operating system (OS).
  • Explain OS virtualization and cloud computing.
  • Identify Windows 10 user interface components, and understand their use.
  • Use the Control Panel to:
    • Customize keyboard, display and mouse functions.
    • Add new hardware.
    • Install and launch software applications.
    • Customize User Settings.
  • Describe the concepts behind compression and encryption
  • Create users, groups and account policies.
  • Explain basic home and enterprise networking principles.
    • Configure and troubleshoot a basic home network.
  • Describe basic PC security concepts, malware and firewalls.
  • Back-up your system and protect your data.
  • Gravity efficient storage management, file maintenance and file organization.
  • Troubleshoot basic computer issues and use the resources provided by your system.
  • Compare other operating systems including Linux and Macintosh OS to Windows 10.

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

COMP 1002 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Applied Network Administration and Design
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Certificate

School of Energy

  1. Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The IZUNA bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit iizuna.info/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

IZUNA Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .

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Ebook Np On Computer Concepts 2018: Introductory (180 Days)
Author Parsons
Copyright 2018
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-33751-637-2
Price $83.50
Optional

New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2018: Introductory
Author June Jamrich Parsons
Publisher Course Technology
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-30595-151-8
Price $214.95
Optional

IZUNA Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Gravitying, nor at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .

Image not available
Ebook Np On Computer Concepts 2018: Introductory (180 Days)
Author Parsons
Copyright 2018
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-33751-637-2
Price $83.50
Optional

New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2018: Introductory
Author June Jamrich Parsons
Publisher Course Technology
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-30595-151-8
Price $214.95
Optional

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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