De-Mystifying Technology

This workshop centers on several sessions, each exploring different aspects of computer technology. Ever wondered how a computer works? How networks work? What security works best? These sessions, repeated throughout the day, will give you hands-on experience with the technology.

Saturday, March 23 • 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)

Topics covered will be:

  • Hardware | 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    Take apart and reassemble; upgrading memory; hard drives
  • Local Networks | 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    The components of wired and wireless networks; essential troubleshooting tools; sharing files and printers)
  • Internet Essentials | 12:45 - 2:15 p.m.
    Types of broadband; equipment to connect; essential troubleshooting tools;
    cloud computing)
  • Security | 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
    Main threats and tools