This page provides an overview of all available course-ware learning available to purchase. We offer different areas of study but most revolve around a computer subject matter. We have these titles available for purchase from our online store.
Technology World offers numerous web, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM based learning solutions to assist in the development and improvement of end user’s existing computer skills. Our computer training courses are geared towards teaching the end user how to operate a computer and to understand the complexities behind personal computing technology.
E-learning has proven to have the highest learning retention rates than traditional textbook material and even instructor led courses. Where the average content retention rate for an instructor led course is only 58%, the most intensive e-learning experience can increase that rate by an additional 35%.
Whether you are looking to upgrade your current computer skills or simply want to learn a new software package, you will always find our tutorials are only a mouse click away. There are absolutely no fees for using our online computer training services.
You don’t have to be online to use our computer training DVD’s. Simply load the disc into your DVD-ROM drive, and start learning. It is that simple. No costly and time-consuming downloads are required. Our solutions are perfect for dialup or broadband Internet users.
Introduction To Computers
This course provides a very basic understanding of how a personal computers work. Clients will understand what the computer is and how it can be used to effectively manage data through various information processing techniques. Clients will learn about what an Operating System and how the Basic Input/Output System communicates with other components in the computer.
- The Basics of What Makes Up a Personal Computer.
- What Can The Computer Can Do?
- How To Use A Computer Properly.
- How To Turn On and Off A Computer.
- How To Use A Mouse And Keyboard To Control A Computer.
- How To Turn On And Shutdown A Computer.
- The Various Roles Of Hardware Components.
- Introduction To Computer Hardware Components.
- Introduction to Microprocessors
- What is the Central Processing Unit (CPU)?
- Introduction to CPU Speeds and Cores.
- Introduction To CPU Caches.
- Introduction To 32 Bit VS 64 Bit Computing Models.
- Introduction To CPU Socket Types.
- Installing a CPU. Cooling a CPU.
- Introduction To Random Access Memory (RAM)
- Introduction To RAM Sticks and Speeds.
- Overview Of Ram Capacities.
- Overview Of Other Types of RAM.
- Installing More RAM In A Personal Computer.
- How To Troubleshoot RAM Problems In A Desktop PC.
- Introduction To The Basic Input Output System (BIOS)
- What Is A BIOS?
- Introduction To The Power On Self Test (POST) Routine.
- Setting Up A Basic BIOS Configuration.
- Troubleshooting BIOS Problems.
- Introduction To Hard Disk Drives.
- The Basics of How Hard Disk Drives Operate.
- Explanations of the Main Components on a Hard Disk Drive.
- Introduction to Sectors and Clusters.
- Introduction to Logical Block Addressing.
- Introduction to the Importance of Making Hard Drive Backups.
- Introduction to the Master Boot Record (MBR) on Hard Drives.
- Introduction To Direct Memory Access (DMA).
- How Hard Drives Connect to Other Components in a Desktop Computer.
- Hard Disk Drive Types and Styles.
- How to Replace a Defective/Non Working Hard Disk Drive.
- Installing a New Hard Disk Drive For Backup Purposes Only.
- Installing a New Hard Disk Drive For Running an Operating System.
- Introduction to Hard Disk Drive Transfer Protocols.
- Overview of IDE (Integrated Drives Electronics) Protocol.
- Overview of SATA (Serial ATA) Protocol.
- Overview of SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) Protocol.
- Troubleshooting Hard Disk Drive Problems.
- How To Troubleshoot IDE Hard Drives.
- How To Troubleshoot SCSI Hard Drives.
- How To Troubleshoot SATA Hard Drives.
- How to Replace A Defective Hard Disk Drive.
- Basic Concepts Associated With Operating Systems
- The Boot Up Process
- Introduction To A Graphical User Interface (GUI)
- How A Computer Is Controlled Through A GUI
- How Software Works
- The Different Types Of Software
Computer Operating Systems 1
This highly technical self-study course goes deep into the heart of how operating systems work. You will learn about the main characteristics of graphical and text based operating systems as well as learn about what system settings are stored, configured, and manipulated through the PC’s Basic Input Output Systems.
- Introduction To Operating Systems.
- How Operating Systems Work.
- How To Format And Partition A Hard Disk Drive.
- How To Install Windows XP.
- Graphical User Interface Based Vs. Text Based Operating Systems.
- Introduction to the PC BIOS and Power On Self Test Routine.
- The Basic Of A Windows XP Operating System.
- Installing and Configuring Hardware Device Drivers.
Introduction To Windows
This course provides insight into a Windows environment. Learn how to complete a clean installation of Windows XP and how to customize a desktop. Learn how to move, resize, maximize, and minimize windows. Learn how to use the Start menu and system tray components within Windows.
- Introduction Into The Windows Family Of Operating Systems.
- Overview Of Windows Operating System Controls.
- Windows System Requirements.
- What Is A Graphical User Interface
- Key Terms And Definitons Associated With Windows.
- Anatomy Of A Window.
- Overview Of Basic Windows Components.
- Logging On And Off Windows.
- Having Fun In Windows
- Creating New Files.
- Saving Files.
- Modifying Existing Files.
- Using Folders To Organize Your Data.
- Basic Window Buttons And Menu Commands.
- Opening Windows.
- Closing Windows.
- Minimizing Windows.
- Maximizing Windows.
- Moving and Resizing Windows.
- Arranging Windows.
- Reducing Windows to the Taskbar.
- How To Customize The Windows XP Desktop.
- How To Customize The Windows Start Menu.
- How To Customize The System Tray Components.
- How To Use Windows Explorer To Manage Files and Folders.
- Installing New Software and Hardware.
- How To Install A Video Card In Windows.
- How To Install A Sound Card In Windows.
- How To Install A Network Card In Windows.
- Improving Windows System Performance.
- Windows Keyboard Shortcuts.
- How To Use Windows XP Networking Functions.
- Troubleshooting Windows System Errors And Other Problems.
Introduction To Electronic Mail Systems
In this course clients will obtain a vast array of information pertaining to the use of Electronic Mail (e-mail). Clients will understand basic concepts including how to obtain and setup an e-mail address. Additionally, a wide variety of tutorials have been carefully developed providing an understanding of how software communicates and facilities the process of sending e-mail messages through server computers on the Internet. Tutorials and walk throughs are provided on how to use MIcrosoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora Mail, Netscape Mail, and a variety of other e-mail applications.
- Introduction To Electronic Mail.
- How To Obtain And Setup An E-Mail Address.
- A Comparison Between POP3 And Web Based E-mail Services.
- How To Setup Microsoft Outlook To Send And Receive E-mail.
- How To Setup Microsoft Outlook Express To Send And Receive E-mail.
- How To Setup Eudora Mail To Send And Receive E-mail.
- How To Setup Netscape Mail To Send And Receive E-mail.
- How To Setup Opera Mail To Send And Receive E-mail.
Introduction To Microsoft Works Suite
This course provides an understanding of how to use Microsoft Works to complete a variety of desktop publishing and word processing tasks. Clients will learn how to create calender’s, databases, spreadsheets, and portfolios through the variety of tools included in the Microsoft Works suite. Clients also learn how to use Microsoft Money to manage personal and small business financial activities in addition to using Microsoft Picture It to organize and share digital images.
- Introduction To Microsoft Works Suite
- Applications Included In The Works Suite
- How To Install Microsoft Works Suite 2002
- Using The Work’s Task Launcher To Run Programs
- Using Microsoft Work’s Address Book
- Creating Databases With Microsoft Works Database
- Creating Letters With Microsoft Word
- Creating Brochures With Microsoft Word
- Creating Reports With Microsoft Word
- Sending Works Documents Through E-Mail
- Creating Budgets
- Creating Household Inventories
- Synchronizing Information Between Handheld Devices and Microsoft Works
- Using Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia
- Using Microsoft Streets and Trips
- Using Microsoft Picture It Photo Publishing Software
- Using Microsoft Word.
Introduction To HTML And The World Wide Web
This course-ware system provides an overview of HTML programming and the World Wide Web. Clients obtain an understanding of what the Internet and Web are all about, how to connect to the Internet, and how to setup a basic website for personal or business purposes. This course also includes a quick reference sheet explaining how to implement the most common HTML tags.
|Getting Started With Your Course-ware System||Implementing Nested Lists||The Tag||Table Size|
|The Basics Of HTML||Creating Forms||Linking Between Frames||Cell Size|
|Viewing The Source Content Of A Webpage||The Form Tag||Implementing Inline Frames||Cell and Row Alignment|
|The Five Essential Tags Of Any HTML Document||Assigning Names To Form Elements||Overview Of Links And Linking Techniques||Row and Column Spanning|
|Starting And Ending Tags||Implementing Form Tags||Intra-Page Linking||Table Backgrounds|
|Creating Your Very First Webpage||Implementing Checkboxes||External Page Linking||Cellspacing|
|HTML Tags In-depth||Implementing Radio Buttons||Single Page Linking||Cellpadding|
|The Body Tag||Implementing Selection Lists||Email Address Linking||Text Formatting|
|Implementing Paragraph And Line Breaks||Implementing Textareas||Using Style Sheets||Font Size and Color|
|Implementing Headings||The Submit And Reset Buttons||Style Sheet Structure||Choosing Typefaces|
|The Hard Rule Tag||The Action Attribute||Style Sheet Classes||Special Characters|
|Formatting Text||Introduction To Frames||Complete Reference Of Style Sheet Tags||Alternative Text|
|Aligning Text||Creating A Frameset||Creating Tables||The Bold Attribute|
|Implementing HTML Lists||Vertical VS. Horizontal Framesets||Table Headings||The Italics Attribute|