Computer Application Practical 1 – KASNEB DICT level 1

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Introduction to operating systems

  • Definition
  • Types of operating systems
  • Types of computer interfaces
  • WIMP
  • Selection of an operating system

Computer start up/booting process

  • Definition
  • Types of booting
  • Boot up process
  • BIOS
  • Making bootable devices

Basic operations

  • Starting up the computer
  • Managing files and folders
  • Plugging in, preparing and electing storage devices
  • Loading applications

Software installation

  • Common operations performed during installation
  • Types of installations
  • Installers
  • Common types of installers
  • Uninstalling software

Keyboard manipulation and mouse skills

  • Types of keyboards
  • Keyboard layout
  • Typing skills Keyboard ergonomics
  • Mouse skills


Word Processing software

  • Using features of a word processor
  • Creating and retrieving existing documents
  • Setting page setup features
  • Using toolbars
  • formatting and editing text
  • Manipulating a document using shortcut keys
  • Creating and formatting tables
  • Creating and formatting images and drawing
  • Inserting and editing headers and footers
  • Proofreading a document
  • Using mail merge tool
  • Tracking changes and comments
  • Converting documents
  • Linking and embedding
  • Creating table of content, list of figures and list of tables Saving a document
  • Automating simple tasks
  • Printing a document

Presentation software

  • Using features of a presentation program
  • Inserting a slide,, typing and formatting text In a slide
  • Importing and exporting content
  • Working with master &ides and templates
  • Editing slide content
  • Drawing and formatting various objects
  • Working with graphics and charts
  • Inserting and formatting images
  • Animation effects
  • Reviewing presentation
  • Saving, copying and deleting slides
  • Presentation views
  • Automating simple tasks
  • Printing handouts and slides

Emerging issues and trends


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