TeacherScott Ford,M.Ed., has been an educator for over 16 years. He has had the honor of teaching and developing courses for high schools, colleges, the FBI, DEA and CIA. He has spoken to groups around the United States about technology, educational... View Profile
- Total Time 24 min
- Lessons 4
- Attachments 6
- Exercises 10
4 Lessons in This Course
5 minFREEComputer Science lesson 1Free3 CQ
Scott breaks down what makes a database management system from its smallest part (the data) to its largest (the database), along with practical examples.
6 minComputer Science lesson 24 CQ
Learn how a database management system functions, why custom and special databases are awesome, and Scott’s thoughts on available database software.
4 minComputer Science lesson 33 CQ
In this lesson, you'll learn about database models, including hierarchical, network, relational, object-oriented, and object-relational structures.
7 minComputer Science lesson 44 CQ
Scott explains the basics of how data warehouses work, and the ins and outs of data mining, including the ethical implications of mining data.
14138 min14-part Basic Computing course75 CQ
In this intro to computers course, gain insight into how computers work, what tricks to use to become an informed electronics consumer, and how to optimize your computing devices in everyday life.
13126 min13-part Hardware course68 CQ
This course provides an overview of how networks and the internet work, a history of the Web, the basics of telecommunications, wireless technology, cloud computing, and tips for buying smart!
881 min8-part Online Savvy course44 CQ
In this course with computer expert Mr. Ford, learn all about information security, including how to protect your electronics, sensitive information, and network from hackers, crackers, and thieves.
558 min5-part Basic Computing course33 CQ
In this course, learn how digital text, audio, and video come to life on your smartphone, tablet, and computer, and how to create amazing photos and videos using image and video editing software.
4 minMicrosoft Office lesson3 CQ
PowerPoint presentations can be—to be frank—boring. Spice up your online presentation with an embedded video! This lesson shows how to add video to PowerPoint.
858 min8-part Basic Computing course35 CQ
In this course, pick up expert advice about setting up a computer safely and quickly, creating a network drive, replacing a laptop screen, installing a CPU, overclocking your computer, and more!
1066 min10-part Basic Computing course40 CQ
Google offers a full suite of free apps to help manage your personal and professional lives, organize files, and increase productivity. Learn how to use Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Gmail, and more.
318 min3-part Basic Computing course12 CQ
In this course, an expert from Computer Care Clinic introduces the basic features you need to know to navigate Windows 10. Learn how to customize the Start menu, find your favorite programs, and more.
8106 min8-part Basic Computing course57 CQ
Need detailed guidance on how to make the best of the Windows 10 operating system? This course familiarizes beginner students with the Windows 10 user interface and its basic capabilities.
10120 min10-part Basic Computing course65 CQ
If you're a Mac or Windows user looking for more control over your operating system, switch to open source Ubuntu Linux! Install and customize the latest Ubuntu build in this course.