SOS Fundamentals of Computer Systems

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Learn to configure computer settings, install programs, and troubleshoot errors while studying operating systems and computer security with SOS Fundamentals of Computer Systems. This six unit CTE course livens up lessons and clarifies concepts with vivid graphics, videos clips, audio files, animation, and learning games for students in grades 9-12.

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Give your homeschool student a basic understanding of how computers operate and how to manage and maintain computers and computer systems with this CTE elective for grades 9-12. Using numerous multimedia elements, this six-unit course teaches students to configure computers and solve computer problems, identify hardware devices and their functions, and install and customize the Windows® operating system. Students also learn about networking and the Internet, data-protecting security issues, current software applications, maintaining and troubleshooting computers, and working as a support technician.

Available on CD-ROM, Switched-On Schoolhouse is a Christian homeschool curriculum provided by Alpha Omega Publications. SOS Fundamentals of Computer Systems uses vivid graphics, videos clips, audio files, animation, and learning games to liven up lessons and clarify concepts. SOS also offers automatic grading and recordkeeping, as well as a customizable school calendar.
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Scope & Sequence

Electives Scope and Sequence
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Lesson Objectives

Electives Lesson Objectives
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On-Demand Presentations

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System Requirements

Switched-On Schoolhouse Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements
Optimal Performance

Windows ® XP Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8 or higher
  • 1 GHz or higher processor
  • 512 MB Memory (RAM)
  • 3 GB hard drive space
  • 1024x768 or higher resolution monitor
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Adobe® Reader®*
  • Printer recommended
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8 or higher
  • 2 GHz or higher processor
  • 2 GB Memory (RAM)
  • 10 GB hard drive space
  • 1024x768 or higher resolution monitor
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Adobe® Reader®*
  • Printer recommended

Windows Vista® Service Pack 2

  • 1.4 GHz or higher processor
  • 1 GB Memory (RAM) (2 GB for 64-bit)
  • 3 GB hard drive space
  • 1024x768 or higher resolution monitor
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Adobe® Reader®*
  • Printer recommended
  • 2 GHz or higher processor
  • 4 GB Memory (RAM)
  • 10 GB hard drive space
  • 1024x768 or higher resolution monitor
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Adobe® Reader®*
  • Printer recommended

Windows ® 7, 8, & 8.1

  • 1.4 GHz or higher processor
  • 2 GB Memory (RAM)
  • 3 GB hard drive space
  • 1024x768 or higher resolution monitor
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Adobe® Reader®*
  • Printer recommended
  • Dual core processor
  • 4 GB Memory (RAM) (2 GB for 32-bit)
  • 10 GB hard drive space
  • 1024x768 or higher resolution monitor
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Adobe® Reader®*
  • Printer recommended
 
Attention XP users: You must have Service Pack 3 installed prior to installing Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition. XP will not be supported after SOS 2014.

Attention Vista users: You must have Service Pack 2 installed prior to installing Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition.

Note: These requirements are minimal. Depending on the configuration of your computer, you may find that you need to run SOS on a computer that exceeds these requirements, giving you more memory and a faster processing speed. Windows® Vista® and Windows® 7 Aero users are strongly recommended to use a computer meeting the requirements for optimal performance.

Only English language versions of Microsoft® Windows® are supported.

Microsoft® Windows ® RT is NOT supported.


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