Course Title: Computer Basics for JLBC Cadets
Course Code: CSE101-JLBC
Explicitly designed for cadets at the Junior Leader's Battalion Course (JLBC), Computer Basics is a comprehensive course covering computer literacy and information technology fundamentals. This course will prepare cadets to become competent and confident users of computer technology, which is increasingly vital in the modern military environment.
Cadets will learn a wide range of skills throughout the course, including operating computer hardware and software, internet literacy, fundamental cybersecurity practices, and an introduction to military-specific software applications. These core competencies will enable cadets to use computer technology effectively in their academic work and future military careers.
Upon completion of the course, cadets will be able to:
Understand the essential components of a computer system, including hardware, software, and peripherals.
Operate a computer system effectively, including file management, software applications, and troubleshooting fundamental technical issues.
Navigate the internet proficiently, including using search engines, email, cloud services, and online collaboration tools.
Understand and apply fundamental cybersecurity practices to safeguard sensitive information.
Familiarize themselves with military-specific software applications, including command and control systems, logistics management, and communications software.
Utilize digital technology to enhance communication, teamwork, and leadership skills in a military context.
Prerequisites: None. This course assumes no prior knowledge of computer systems or information technology.
The course will employ a blend of lectures, hands-on practical sessions, and group projects. Real-world military scenarios will be incorporated to demonstrate the applicability of computer technology in various military contexts.
Cadets will be assessed based on practical assignments, group projects, a mid-term examination, and a final examination.
Each cadet will be provided with a computer for the duration of the course. All necessary software will be installed on these computers.
Note: As the technology world is continually evolving, the course content might be updated regularly to incorporate the latest trends and developments in computer technology.
This course lays the foundation for future advanced studies and applications of computer technology within the military context, thus offering the cadets a valuable skill set applicable in today's technology-driven world.