Computer Fundamentals

  • Instructor: Silvia Alegre
  • Lectures: 24
  • Students: 1081
  • Duration: 10 weeks

Computer is an advanced electronic device that takes raw data as an input from the user and processes it under the control of a set of instructions (called program), produces a result (output), and saves it for future use. This course by Academy Europe explains the foundational concepts of computer hardware, software, operating systems, peripherals, etc. along with how to get the most value and impact from computer technology.

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Academy Europe presents high-quality formal diplomas, certificates and e-certificates which are formal proof and recognition of accredited online courses. It shows all student’s abilities to learn and achieve high results and is very useful to promote personal career including with CVs, job applications and self improvements.

How can you get your certificate at Academy Europe?

  • You must click “complete” link at the end of every lesson of your course after you finish them.
  • When you finish all lessons of course, the “finish course” link is going to be active at the end of last lesson.
  • When you click the “finish course” link, you will finish your course on Academy Europe officially. Then, “certificate” page of you completed course will be automatically active.
  • You can see and download your certificate online after you click on your “certificate” link.


This course has been prepared for beginners as well as advanced learners who want to deal with computers. The course is also very useful for undergraduate students of computer science, engineering, business administration, management, science, commerce and arts, where an introductory course on computers is a part of curriculum.

After completing this course, you will find yourself at a moderate level of expertise in the knowledge of computer basics from where you can take yourself to the next level.


Knowledge of computers is not a prerequisite to follow the contents of this course. This course assumes no background in Computers or Computer programming.

  • Computer - Overview 0/1

  • Computer - Applications 0/1

  • Computer - Generations 0/1

  • Computer - Types 0/1

  • Computer - Components 0/1

  • Computer - CPU(Central Processing Unit) 0/1

  • Computer - Input Devices 0/1

  • Computer - Output Devices 0/1

  • Computer - Memory 0/1

  • Random Access Memory 0/1

  • Computer - Read Only Memory 0/1

  • Computer - Motherboard 0/1

  • Computer - Memory Units 0/1

  • Computer - Ports 0/1

  • Computer - Hardware 0/1

  • Computer - Software 0/1

  • Computer - Number System 0/1

  • Computer - Number Conversion 0/1

  • Computer - Data and Information 0/1

  • Computer - Networking 0/1

  • Computer - Operating System 0/1

  • Computer - Internet and Intranet 0/1

  • How to Buy a Computer? 0/1

  • Computer - Academic 0/1

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Silvia Alegre is an artificial intelligence instructor and digital trainer character. She is an expert in instructional design and teaching. She supplements her knowledge in E-learning and Educational Technology by using AI and TTS elements.