The South Side Innovation Center (SSIC) in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will host a workshop on "Learning the PC." The objectives of this course are d
escribe and differentiate among commonly used computer platforms (e.g., PC and Macintosh, servers, etc.); describe and differentiate among computer hardware I/O devices (keyboard, scanner; printer, monitor, camera, storage alternatives (e.g., hard disks, floppy disks, Zip discs, flash drives, compact discs, and DVDs); be able to perform basic mouse operations; be able to perform basic computer system operations (e.g., log on, shut down, start programs and disk management including locate, copy [backups], delete, transfer files, create folders and directories, etc.); be able to perform simple basic word processing functions (create, save, format and edit, print, quit); be able to perform basic, digital image manipulation, spreadsheet, and presentation functions (create, save, format, edit, print, quit); be able to perform simple email and instant messaging functions (create, send, receive, attachments, quit); be able to perform simple browser functions (follow links, go to a URL, save a URL, search, change startup page, copy web material, download, use menu options, print, quit, etc.