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Approx. 23 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)

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Binary CodeCustomer SupportLinuxTroubleshooting
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Beginner Level
Approx. 23 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction to IT

4 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 51 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
14 videos
What is IT?4m
What does an IT Support Specialist do?2m
Course Introduction2m
From Abacus to Analytical Engine5m
The Path to Modern Computers11m
Kevin Career1m
Computer Language3m
Character Encoding3m
Binary2m
How to Count in Binary3m
Abstraction2m
Computer Architecture Overview3m
Kevin Advice1m
6 readings
Navigating Coursera10m
Program Surveys10m
How to Use Discussion Forums10m
Get to Know Your Classmates10m
Supplemental Reading on Logic Gates10m
About Graded Plugins10m
3 practice exercises
Binary30m
Computer Architecture30m
How to Count in Binary30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Hardware

5 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 79 min), 7 readings, 4 quizzes
16 videos
Introduction to Computer Hardware4m
Programs and Hardware8m
Joe Diversity1m
CPU4m
RAM3m
Motherboards3m
Storage4m
Power Supplies4m
Mobile Devices3m
Batteries and Charging Systems4m
Peripherals4m
BIOS4m
Ben's Advice1m
Putting it All Together21m
Mobile Device Repair2m
7 readings
Supplemental Reading for CPUs10m
Supplemental Reading for CPU architecture10m
Supplemental Reading for Data Storage10m
Supplemental Readings for Batteries and Charging Systems10m
Supplemental Reading for USB Peripherals10m
Supplemental Reading for Projectors10m
About Graded Plugins10m
4 practice exercises
The Modern Computer30m
Components30m
Starting It Up30m
Assemble a Computer30m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Operating System

6 hours to complete
21 videos (Total 69 min), 6 readings, 5 quizzes
21 videos
Remote Connection and SSH5m
Remote Connections on Windows4m
Components of an Operating System6m
Files and File Systems3m
Process Management2m
Memory Management2m
I/O Management2m
Interacting with the OS: User Space3m
Logs2m
The Boot Process2m
Mobile Operating Systems1m
Cindy Drive & Career Path1m
Choosing an Operating System3m
Virtual Machines2m
Installing Windows5m
Installing Linux6m
What is Chrome OS?3m
Installing Mac OS X3m
Tri Ngo Obstacles & How to be successful in IT1m
Introduction to Qwiklabs1m
6 readings
Supplemental reading for Remote Connections in Windows10m
Supplemental Reading for Chrome OS10m
Supplemental Reading for ReFS File System10m
Supplemental Reading for Choosing an OS10m
Supplemental Reading for Ubuntu10m
Instructions for Accessing Linux and Windows Qwiklabs10m
3 practice exercises
What is an Operating System?30m
Installing an Operating System30m
Accessing Qwiklabs30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Networking

2 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
14 videos
Basics of Networking7m
Networking Hardware3m
Language of the Internet2m
The Web3m
Victor First Job1m
History of the Internet4m
Limitations of the Internet3m
Impact3m
Internet of Things1m
Gian What he does in Android Security1m
Privacy and Security3m
Heather Adkins Keeping Hackers Out2m
Learner Story: Melinda40s
1 reading
Supplemental Reading for Internet of Things10m
2 practice exercises
Limitations of the Internet30m
Networking50m

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