CE/CPE Course Information

Information Technology: Hardware, Software, and Networks

CPE Credits: 4
Subject Area: Consulting Services
Field of Study: Information Technology
Program Level: Overview
Lesson Version: 12-1
Publication/Revision Date: January 27, 2019
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

After completing this course, you will be able to
  • Classify types and aspects of computer hardware
  • Define types and aspects of computer software
  • Identify features of communication networks by extent and function
  • Identify features of communication networks by equipment and protocol
  • Identify aspects of the Internet and intranets
  • Identify aspects of computer security
Course Topics
  1. Hardware
  2. Software
  3. Networks – Classified by Extent and Function
  4. Networks – Classified by Equipment and Protocol
  5. Internet and Intranet
  6. Systems Controls
  7. Security Measures

This self-study course consists of an Audiovisual presentation or a 20-question True/False Introductory quiz, a Knowledge Transfer Outline with multiple-choice questions for study and review, and a Qualified Assessment of 20 questions.

This course is designed for your convenience. You may log out at any time during the course; your current position and all work will be saved. The next time you log in, you can resume right where you logged off.

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