Introduction to the computer for non-computer science students. History of the computer, hardware, software, operating system mechanics, system management utilities, basics of networking and the internet. The social impact and future of computers for communication systems are discussed. An integrated software package for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, Internet and presentations is used.
Instructor Information: Linda West
Phone: (408) 864-8754
Office Location: F-51r
Office Hours: By appointment.