SEC Topics

1.                     What is a Computer System?

2.                     Main Modules of a Computer

3.                     Useful Terms

4.                     Input Devices 1: The Most Common

5.                     Input Devices 2: Others

6.                     Output Devices - The Most Common

7.                     Special Purpose I/O

8.                     Word Processing - Basics

9.                     Spreadsheet - Basics

10.                 Computer Logic

11.                 Graphics Package

12.                 Web Browser

13.                 E-Mail

14.                 Operating System 1: Basic Features

15.                 Word Processing More Features

16.                 Web Authoring Program

17.                 Number Representation 1: Decimal and Binary

18.                 Number Representation 2: Hexadecimal

19.                 Number Representation 3: Negative Numbers

20.                 Non-Numerical Coding Systems

21.                 Areas of Computer Application

22.                 Effects of Computer-Based Systems

23.                 Data Security and Privacy

24.                 Multimedia

25.                 Computer Architecture 1: General Approach

26.                 The CPU 1: Its Structure

27.                 The CPU 2: Instructions

28.                 The CPU 3: Machine Code and Assembly Language

29.                 Primary Memory

30.                 Secondary Memory

31.                 Generations of Programming Languages

32.                 Databases 1: Tables

33.                 Databases 2: Related Tables

34.                 Databases 3: Operations

35.                 Databases 4: Master File and Transaction File

36.                 Operating System 2: A More Detailed Description

37.                 Types of Operating Systems

38.                 Utilities

39.                 Dedicated Computer Systems

40.                 Verification and Validation

41.                 Check Digit and Range Digit

42.                 Systems Analysis

43.                 Software Licensing

44.                 An I.T. Environment

45.                 Sampling Techniques

46.                 Networks

47.                 Testing

48.                 Documentation

49.                 Language Translators