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Computing: Skills Development & Training

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This course can help you achieve mastery of basic to advanced computer skills to improve your value in today's job market. We offer short, but comprehensive, videos on application and systems software, web design, programming and more.
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9 chapters in Computing: Skills Development & Training

Ch 1. Application Software {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11318].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Application Software for Personal, Enterprise & Workgroup Objectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1738].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1738].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Microsoft Office and Open Office: Office Suite Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1739].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1739].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is Word Processing Software? - Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13961].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13961].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Automating Tasks Using Macros Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13962].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13962].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Presentation Software and Graphic Suites: Illustrator, PowerPoint & CorelDraw Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Types of Images: Vector & Raster Graphics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13963].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13963].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Database and Spreadsheet Software: Excel, Access, dBase & Lotus 1-2-3 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Communication Software: Terminal Emulator, Chat & FTP Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Software Licensing: Proprietary and Free and Open-Source Licenses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Hypertext Markup Language: Software to Create Web Pages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14055].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14055].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Multimedia Software: Working with Audio and Video Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14056].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14056].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Systems Software: Utility Software, Device Drivers and Firmware Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13964].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13964].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Command Line Interface: Commands, Parameters & Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13966].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13966].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Computer Operating Systems: Managing Hardware and Software Resources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Systems Security: Firewalls, Encryption, Passwords & Biometrics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13965].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13965].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Computer Management? - Maintenance & Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13967].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13967].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Units of Measurement: Megapixels, Kilobytes & Gigahertz Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - File Systems: FAT, NTFS, and HFS+ Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13971].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13971].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - File Extensions and File Types: MP3, GIF, JPG, DOCX, XLSX, EXE, & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - ASCII and Unicode to Represent Characters in Binary Code Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Computer Output Devices: Monitors, Speakers, & Printers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1732].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1732].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Computer Input Devices: Keyboards, Mice, Audio & Video Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1731].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1731].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Computer System Components: Computer Parts & Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1728].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1728].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Computer Memory and Processing Devices: Functions & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - External and Internal Storage Devices: Optical, Magnetic & Semiconductor Storage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1730].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1730].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - RAID Arrays & Data Redundancy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14058].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14058].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - History of Computers: Timeline & Evolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14057].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14057].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Information Technology: Impact on the Economy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1800].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1800].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Globalization, Outsourcing & Insourcing: Impact of Technology on Careers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1804].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1804].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Ergonomics, Telecommuting, Virtual Teams & Job Design: Technology Effects on Careers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1803].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1803].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Impact of Technology on Privacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1801].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1801].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Management Information Systems: Using Data to Manage Operations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Information Systems Jobs & Career Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Information Systems Resources: Networks, Hardware, Software, Data & People Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1724].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1724].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Computer Security & Threat Prevention for Individuals & Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1805].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1805].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Intellectual Property and Open Source Software: Issues and Concerns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3000].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3000].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Relational Database? - Elements, Design & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is a Distributed Database? - Architecture, Principles & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14059].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14059].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Models of Database Management Systems (DBMS) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is a Database Management System? - Purpose and Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8622].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8622].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Data: Text, Numbers & Multimedia Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Database Management? - How Databases Help Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8620].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8620].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Database Concepts and Structures: The Elements That Make Up a Database Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Database Administration and Security: Definition and Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Cloud Computing and Databases: Technology to Improve Database Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9270].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9270].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is the History of the Internet? - Origins & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14060].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14060].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Internet Connectivity and Communication Standards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2438].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2438].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Web Page Design and Programming Languages: HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS & JavaScript Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1749].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1749].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Web Scripting: Client-Side and Server-Side Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Scripting Languages: Perl, JavaScript, VBScript & AppleScript Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14062].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14062].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Search Engines, Keywords & Web Portals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - World Wide Web: How the Web Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1748].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1748].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What is Internet Security? - Privacy, Protection & Essentials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What are Newsgroups and Discussion Forums? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14064].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14064].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Components of a Telecommunications System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types of Networks: LAN, WAN, WLAN, MAN, SAN, PAN, EPN & VPN Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14065].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14065].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Network Architecture: Tiered & Peer-to-Peer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14066].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14066].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Client/Server and Mainframe Systems Used in Telecommunication Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1758].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1758].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How Star, Bus, Ring & Mesh Topology Connect Computer Networks in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Distributed Computing? - Principles, Environments & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Communication & Wireless Computing Devices: GPS, PDA, Cellular & Satellite Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1762].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1762].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - 5 Basic Elements Of Programming Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5530].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5530].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is Programming? - Definition & Introduction for Beginning Programmers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2651].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2651].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Object Oriented Programming vs. Procedural Programming Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2658].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2658].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Functional Programming and Procedural Programming Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14068].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14068].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Using Pseudocode to Map Code Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3610].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3610].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Pseudocode: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10457].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10457].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Boolean Logic, Operators & Expressions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14069].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14069].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is a Computer Algorithm? - Design, Examples & Optimization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Debugging and Compiling Code Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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