Learning objectives: – Learn what’s covered in this free course. – Learn what a computer is and how it functions. – Learn the basic parts of a computer, including the monitor, computer case, and keyboard. – Learn the various ports and buttons on a computer. – Learn what’s inside a computer. – Learn more about laptop computers and how they differ from traditional desktop computers. – Learn how mobile devices work. – Get a better understanding of operating systems and how they function. – Better understand applications and how they work. – Learn know how to set up a computer. – Get started with your first computer. – Get to know your computer’s operating system. – Learn how to get online and start using the Internet. – Learn how to get started with and navigate the Internet. – Gain a greater understanding of the cloud and how it works. – Use these tips to keep your computer clean. – Employ these strategies to keep your computer well protected from threats. – Learn tips for creating a safe space at work. – Learn these basic troubleshooting techniques. – Learn how to use your computer’s built-in help function. – Use these tips for learning a new program, whatever it may be. – Learn how you can bring your computer files and folders with you wherever you go. – Learn how to use your computer’s various accessibility functions. – Test your knowledge of computer basics by taking our quiz.
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.