This 7:35 video is part of a serious of videos intended to help students understand the information needed for the A+ Certification exam. This specific video discusses the tools needed by all computer repair technicians. The video discusses hardware and software tools, as well as provides a suggestion of books to help build a collection of reference material.
Type of Material:
This resource is a useful tool for any educator, professional or student who wants to be a computer technician. The "breathmints" suggestion, while humorous, is a useful one.
Good discussion of software and hardware toolkits
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Identify Major Learning Goals:
The student should be able to identify tools, both hardware and software that comprise a computer technicians toolkit as well as have a basic understanding of the use or function of each tool.
Target Student Population:
The targeted population consists of: High School, College General Ed, and College Lower Division.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
A comprehensive knowledge of the internet, PC, and an understanding of the English language.
The YouTube video gives the viewer a good review on the tools needed for the computer technician. The sound is clear and the instruction has been expressed clearly and concisely. The author uses personal examples in the tutorial. The Presenter is easy to understand. The tools and advice are very practical.
As with all technical information, may become outdated quickly.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
This is an effective video and a good resource for understanding the tools needed to for the competent repair technician. It is an effective resource to help the IT student or professional who is interested in having the Computer Technician tools of the trade. The presenter also gives recommendation on where to find the hardware and software
More in-depth exploration of specific software tools might be helpful.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The video is easy to understand for the IT student or professional
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