INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND COMPUTERS
CREDIT HOURS: 10
This lesson was designed to provide soldiers in the Quartermaster Advanced Noncommissioned
Officer Course (ANCOC) with a lesson on information management and computers.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE
Students will become familiar with Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint
by using this guide to navigate through the applications.
In a self-study environment.
To 70 percent accuracy.
1. This lesson is designed to familiarize you with MS Word and MS Power Point. We will begin
by looking at some basic aspects about computers.
a. Computer Basics. Turn on your computer. Some basics about the computer interface
(1) The Cursor: The cursor is the movable arrow on the screen. Point the cursor
to an area you want to work with and either single-click or double-click the left mouse button.
The cursor is in the hourglass shape when the computer is in a working mode.
(2) The Mouse: The mouse lets you move your cursor and open icons by single-
or double-clicking with the left mouse button. (We will not be using the right mouse button
during this lesson.)
(3) Icons: Icons are small pictures on your screen representing programs and