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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Microsoft Windows

This course introduces students to the current Microsoft Windows operating system. Students learn how to install the operating system, create and manage user accounts, view system components and properties, install applications, switch between different application windows, manage files and folders, and customize the Windows environment. The course also covers networking, file and folder sharing, computer security, malware, and safe Internet use.

Subject: CSIT
Course Number: 149
Section Number: 2721
Units: 3
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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
Course start page: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp
Course email: fecowell@me.com
Office: Via phone
Office hours: 8:30 PM to 9:00 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Phone: (760) 805-8421
Instructor notes: The goal of this course is to provide students with an introduction to the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. Students learn how to install the operating system, create and manage user accounts, view system components and properties, install applications, switch between different application windows, manage files and folders, and customize the Windows environment. The course also covers networking, file and folder sharing, computer security, malware, and safe Internet use. Students will have an opportunity to practice and apply their knowledge through hands-on projects and assignments. This course is intended for those interested in learning the new features and functionality of Microsoft Windows 7. No experience with a computer is assumed. This class is an online class and will require activities such as readings, quizzes and assignments.

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