Author:
Joy Edwards
Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Grade:
8
Tags:
  • Effective Communication
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Interactive

    Education Standards

    Preparing student to understand the computer - Adult learning

    Preparing student to understand the computer - Adult learning

    Overview

    To help student better understand the concept of the computer 

    Table of Contents

     

    Project Requirements

    Part 1: Lesson Description

    Lesson Title

    Abstract

    Primary Users

    Educational Use

    College & Career Readiness Standards Alignment

    Language

    Material Type

    Learning Goals

    Keywords

    Time Required for Lesson

    Prior Knowledge

    Required Resources

    Lesson Author & License 

    Lesson Description - Learning the basic function of a computer

    Lesson Title 

    To get the skills and knowledge required to operate a computer.

     

    Abstract

    This course is for adults with no previous computer experience to attain the skills needed to use and perform common tasks. 

     

    Primary Users

    The primary or learning audience are adults with limited or no prior experience using a computer.

     

    Educational Use

    Curriculum / Instruction

     

    College & Career Readiness Standards Alignment

    Level: Adult Education

    Grade Level: B-Begin Basic Education

    Subject: CCRS.ELA-Literacy

    Strand: Reading and Writting

     

    Language

    English

     

    Material Type

    Module 

    Learning Goals

    Answer basic questions relating to what is taught

     

    Keywords

    English

    Learning the keys on the keyboard

     

    Time Required for Lesson

    60 minutes 

     

    Prior Knowledge

    Basic reading and writing

     

    Required Resources

    None

     

    Lesson Author & License 

    License: Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license

     

    Learn the main components of a computer, including input and output devices.

    • Basic parts of a computer
    1. monitor
    2. keyboard
    3. mouse 
    • The desktop, log-on and passwords

     

    • Using a mouse and keyboard

     

    • Files and Folders

     

     

    Log-on

    Turn on computer

    The main screen will start from is the desktop. This is  the main menu or a table of contents.  Here you will access the programs and features you need to use your computer.

    The Icons are used to represent the different files, applications, and commands on your computer.

    1. Appropriately start up and shut down your computer.
    2. Navigate the operating system and start applications.
    3. Perform basic functions of file management.
    4. Perform basic functions in a word processor and spreadsheet.
    5. Manage print settings and print documents.
    6. Receive and send email.
    7. Use a web browser to navigate the Internet.