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Computers and computer systems

Computers and computer systems

This intermediate module focuses on how computers work. It covers processors, memory, computer systems, representing data, binary code, examples of computers (personal computers, kitchen scales, digital cameras), computer programs and using flowcharts to describe tasks. The module is expected to take twenty hours to complete and is provided by the UK Open University as part of its LearningSpace, a collection of over 800 free online courses (as...

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