BIT 0010 - Computer Fundamentals

This hands-on class focuses on the components of a personal computer, an introduction to the Windows environment, and use of the mouse and understanding icons, buttons, and menus. Also includes file management including creating directories, copying and moving files, and changing and enhancing desktop features. The Internet and Sinclair's Learning Management System will be explored, as well as communicating via email. Students with little or no current computer skills will find this fundamental course helpful. The syllabus is included in the course and contains the course objectives, student learning outcomes, list of assignments and names of the course textbooks.
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Other Material Types:
Assignment, Quiz/Test, Reference Material, Syllabus
Sinclair Community College
Introduction to Computer Hardware, Introduction to Software and Apps, System Software, Application Software, The World Wide Web, Purchasing and Maintaining a Computer, Safety and Security, Communication, Information Literacy

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Heapy Engineering
Industry Sector:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services -- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services -- Computer Systems Design and Related Services (5415)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Other
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
80 - 110 hours, depending upon skill level
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
A 3rd party SME was engaged to review all courses against a quality rubric and prepare a report to validate that quality standards were met. The report is included in the course upload.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers


Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Structural Markup - Lists
  • Table Markup
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  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
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  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content
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Copyright / Licensing

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Creative Commons License
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