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Introduction to IT

Welcome to Technical Support Fundamentals, the first course of the IT Support Professional Certificate! By enrolling in this course, you are taking the first step to kickstarting your career in tech. In the first week of the course, we'll learn about how computers were invented, how they've evolved over time, and how they work today. We will also learn about what an "IT Support Specialist" is and what they do in their job. By the end of this module, you will know how to count like a computer using binary and understand why these calculations are so powerful for society. So let's get started!

14 vídeos ((Total 51 mín.)), 6 leituras, 3 testes
14 videos
What is IT?4min
What does an IT Support Specialist do?2min
Course Introduction2min
From Abacus to Analytical Engine5min
The Path to Modern Computers11min
Kevin Career1min
Computer Language3min
Character Encoding3min
How to Count in Binary3min
Computer Architecture Overview3min
Kevin Advice1min
6 leituras
Navigating Coursera10min
Program Surveys10min
How to Use Discussion Forums10min
Get to Know Your Classmates10min
Supplemental Reading on Logic Gates10min
About Graded Plugins10min
3 exercícios práticos
Computer Architecture30min
How to Count in Binary30min
3 horas para concluir


In the second week of this course, we'll learn about what's inside a computer. We'll learn all about the hardware components or different pieces inside a computer. We'll discover what each component does and how they work together to make a computer function. By the end of this module, you will also know how to build a computer from scratch!

13 vídeos ((Total 69 mín.)), 4 leituras, 3 testes
13 videos
Introduction to Computer Hardware4min
Programs and Hardware8min
Joe Diversity1min
Power Supplies4min
Ben's Advice1min
Putting it All Together21min
4 leituras
Supplemental Reading for CPUs10min
Supplemental Reading for CPU architecture10min
Supplemental Reading for Data Storage10min
Supplemental Reading for USB Peripherals10min
3 exercícios práticos
The Modern Computer30min
Starting It Up30min
1 horas para concluir

Hardware: Graded Assessment

1 leitura, 1 teste
1 leituras
About Graded Plugins10min
1 exercícios práticos
Assemble a Computer30min
6 horas para concluir

Operating System

In the third week of this course, we'll learn about operating systems. We'll discuss the common operating systems that are used today and understand how they work with the computer hardware. We'll learn about the "boot process" of an operating system and show you how to install Windows, Linux and Mac OSX operating systems from scratch. By the end of this module, you'll use the Qwiklabs environment to interact directly with the Windows and Linux operating systems.

20 vídeos ((Total 67 mín.)), 5 leituras, 5 testes
20 videos
Remote Connection and SSH5min
Remote Connections on Windows4min
Components of an Operating System6min
Files and File Systems3min
Process Management2min
Memory Management2min
I/O Management2min
Interacting with the OS: User Space3min
The Boot Process2min
Cindy Drive & Career Path1min
Choosing an Operating System3min
Virtual Machines2min
Installing Windows5min
Installing Linux6min
What is Chrome OS?3min
Installing Mac OS X3min
Tri Ngo Obstacles & How to be successful in IT1min
Introduction to Qwiklabs1min
5 leituras
Supplemental Reading for Chrome OS10min
Supplemental Reading for ReFS File System10min
Supplemental Reading for Choosing an OS10min
Supplemental Reading for Ubuntu10min
Instructions for Accessing Linux and Windows Qwiklabs10min
3 exercícios práticos
What is an Operating System?30min
Installing an Operating System30min
Accessing Qwiklabs30min
2 horas para concluir


In the fourth week of this course, we'll learn about computer networking. We'll explore the history of the Internet and what "The Web" actually is. We'll also discuss topics like Internet privacy, security, and what the future of the Internet may look like. You'll also understand why the Internet has limitations even today. By the end of this module, you will know how the Internet works and recognize both the positive and negative impacts the Internet has had on the world.

13 vídeos ((Total 43 mín.)), 1 leitura, 2 testes
13 videos
Basics of Networking7min
Networking Hardware3min
Language of the Internet2min
The Web3min
Victor First Job1min
History of the Internet4min
Limitations of the Internet3min
Internet of Things1min
Gian What he does in Android Security1min
Privacy and Security3min
Heather Adkins Keeping Hackers Out2min
1 leituras
Supplemental Reading for Internet of Things10min
2 exercícios práticos
Limitations of the Internet30min
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Principais avaliações do Technical Support Fundamentals

por FKMar 10th 2018

An excellent introductory course. The all around material was well presented, the instructors are doing a great job passing on their knowledge. The weekly assignments were interesting and fun to take.

por DPMar 6th 2018

Awesome course designed by google. Thank you very much. Knowledge gained in just introductery leactures started burning desire in me to complete whole syllabus. Every bit of program is worth the time.


Sobre Google

The IT Support Professional Certificate program is part of Grow with Google, an initiative that draws on Google's 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. Through programs like these, we aim to help everyone– those who make up the workforce of today and the students who will drive the workforce of tomorrow – access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers, and businesses....

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Certificado profissional de suporte de TI do Google

This five-course certificate, developed by Google, includes innovative curriculum designed to prepare you for an entry-level role in IT support. A job in IT can mean in-person or remote help desk work in a small business or at a global company like Google. If you’ve been tinkering with IT or are new to the field, you’re at the right place. The program is part of Grow with Google, a Google initiative to help create economic opportunities for all Americans. Check out this video to learn more. Upon completion of the certificate, you can share your information with top employers like Cognizant, GE Digital, H&R Block, Hulu, J.M. Smucker, Infosys, Intel, KForce, MCPc, PNC Bank, RICOH USA, Sprint, TEKSystems, UPMC, Veterans United Home Loans, Walmart and their subsidiaries, and of course, Google. Through a mix of video lectures, quizzes, and hand-on labs and widgets, the program will introduce you to troubleshooting and customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration and security. Along the way, you’ll hear from Googlers with unique backgrounds whose own foundation in IT support served as a jumping off point for their careers. By dedicating 8-10 hours a week, you can complete the certificate in about eight months. You can skip through content that you might already know and speed ahead to the graded assessments. The content in the Google IT Support Professional Certificate is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License....
Certificado profissional de suporte de TI do Google

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