This class is intended for middle and high school students interested in developing knowledge, skills, and abilities in Information Technology or Cyber Security. All students can benefit from this course regardless of their future education or career plans. Students interested in programming and coding can benefit from this class by learning how the computer systems work and how to manage those systems that their code runs on. Students interested in other career fields outside the information technology field can benefit form learning how the technology around them enhances their work and this course can enhance their ability to communicate their technology needs to the technology geeks that support them.
This course teaches students how computer systems work. They will learn how to troubleshoot computer systems using system administration skills on Microsoft, Apple, and Linux operating systems. The class will be delivered via instructional videos with additional assignments and quizzes. Students and parents will have access to grades using the Home School Support Network (HSSN) Online Academy Learning Management Software (LMS).
What are parents of previous students saying about this course?
"My son has been involved in this since last summer and has learned so much and has built friendships along the way. Hank Osborne is a godly man who has been a wonderful encouragement to my son and he has inspired to him learn more." Laura F. (Charleston, SC)
When: On Demand at your child's pace
Beginning Date: You choose...as soon as your registration process has been completed. (16 Sessions)
Tuition Cost: $240 (A Monthly Payment Option is Available)
Book: A fresh journal or notebook is highly recommended. (Example: Maker's Notebook) Reading assignment will come from various online sources.
Technical Requirements: Visit our technical requirements page
Perquisite: Students should have basic computer use skills. (i.e., how to use the keyboard, mouse, and Internet browser)
Bonus: Class participants residing in the Lowcountry of SC may be eligible for a HSSN Cyber Competition Team based on factors such as participation in coaching sessions (outside of class), class engagement, and availability for competition and practice dates. (An additional Cyber Team registration fee applies.)
What does this class teach:
Introduction to computers-terms, hardware, software, networks, & Internet
Introduction to routers, switches, firewalls, etc - troubleshooting problems and connectivity
Installing and updating software
Introduction to vulnerability assessment and patching
Identifying, adding, deleting, and modifying users
Threat assessment (understanding hacking techniques)
How to identify malicious content
How to protect personal data
Problem solving operating systems including Windows, Mac, & Linux
Introduction to programing languages
Introduction to how computer systems work in a business environment
HOW TO REGISTER!
- Click HERE to register!
- Follow email instructions after registration.
- Pay the registration fee.
The detailed course syllabus, videos, and assignments will be made accessible once all of the above steps are complete.
Please call me if you have any questions.
- Teacher: Hank Osborne