Computing Concepts online training courses
Total Courses: 9    Estimated Training Time: 23 Hour(s)


1 Year Unlimited access to all 9 courses listed below, includes over 23 hours of online courseware.

This series examines several basic computing concepts. Security issues are discussed, including administrative, physical, logical, and network security, and how to plan for security risks. The basic concepts of database functionality and selection are also discussed. Data processing and management is examined in detail, including teleprocessing, data transmission, and messages.

Current Price: $29.95 | List Price: $99.95

This Computing Concepts online training series provides 23 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 1 year of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:

  1. Types of Security
  2. Security Risks
  3. Database Basics
  4. Selecting Databases
  5. Data Processing
  6. Managing Data
  7. Teleprocessing
  8. Transmitting Data
  9. Messages

Lesson Detail:

  • Computing Concepts: Types of Security
    This course provides an advanced look at computer security features.

    • Choices in Security
    • Administrative Security
    • Physical Security
    • Environmental Threats
    • Logical Security
    • Network Security
    • Microcomputer Security

  • Computing Concepts: Security Risks
    This course explains contingency planning and precautions against computer crime using the framework of administrative, physical and logical security.

    • Contingency Planning
    • Planning Example
    • Computer Crimes
    • The Effect of Computer Laws
    • EDP Auditing

  • Computing Concepts: Database Basics
    This course provides an introduction to the basics of databases.

    • Data Management Systems
    • Paper-Based File System
    • File-Oriented Computer System
    • Database Models
    • The Hierarchical Model
    • The Network Model
    • The Relational Model

  • Computing Concepts: Selecting Databases
    This course introduces the principles of database management systems (DBMSs).

    • Evalutating the Three Models
    • Evaluating The Hierarchical Model
    • Evaluating The Network Model
    • Evaluating The Relational Model
    • Evaluation Summary
    • Selecting The Appropriate Model

  • Computing Concepts: Data Processing
    This course provides an introduction to the concepts related to data processing.

    • The Computer System
    • Data Structures
    • Datasets and Files
    • Writing Programs

  • Computing Concepts: Managing Data
    This course provides an overview of managing data.

    • JCL Overview
    • JCL Statements
    • Libraries
    • Job Processing

  • Computing Concepts: Teleprocessing
    This course provides an overview of various computing concepts related to teleprocessing.

    • Teleprocessing Systems
    • Communications Systems
    • Data Communications Systems
    • Terminals
    • Networks

  • Computing Concepts: Transmitting Data
    This course covers the functions performed by a teleprocessing network.

    • The Teleprocessing Network
    • Assembling Data
    • Editing Software
    • Modems
    • Lines
    • Information Flow
    • Errors

  • Computing Concepts: Messages
    This course explains the fourth element of telecommunications, the message.

    • Coding Systems
    • Data Transmission Structures
    • Message Protocols
    • Using the INW
    • Communications History


Computing Concepts


This series is for anyone who is interested in learning about computer security.


  • Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
  • Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
  • A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
  • Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
  • Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
  • Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
  • A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
  • A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
  • Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.

Technical Requirements

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

What You Get

You will receive Unlimited Access to all of the Computing Concepts training tutorials listed above. Your online training courses will be available from anywhere you have internet access.This e-learning series includes all of the online training tutorials listed and is provided in an interactive, self-paced format. Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 1 year unlimited access (1 user), include a variety of features and qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

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