Introduction to Windows
For the Anxious Beginner
Spring 2006 - COT 061 E01
Instructor: Ann Wright Room: HTC108
Phone: 738-8349 Credits: 0.5 credit
E-mail: email@example.com Dates: Feb 14 – Mar 2
Class Time: Tuesday & Thursday
Optional Reference: Windows XP Professional Bar Chart by John Hales
Catalog Description: A course for those with no previous computer knowledge, focusing on basic Windows skills.
Course Description: This is a beginning computer course on the Microsoft Windows XP computer operating system. There is no prerequisite for this course.
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
Move, resize and work with windows and dialog boxes
Open software from shortcuts or menus
Use WordPad and Paint Accessories
Use Windows Help
Use My Computer and Windows Explorer to manipulate files
Create folders for file management
Customize the desktop
Method of Instruction: This class is taught by illustration from the instructor, working together on examples, and in class assignments.
Grading: This course is a Pass/Withdraw class. To receive a Pass the student must participate in at least four of the class assignments.
Attendance is very important in a class like this with only 6 sessions.
If you have questions please ask – someone else probably has the same question but is afraid to speak up.
Qualified students with physical or documented learning
disabilities have the right to free accommodations to ensure equal access to
educational opportunities at