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Introduction to Microcomputers and Ms-Dos, An

Synopsis
Introduces the beginner to computers and the language of the MS-DOS operating system. Discusses aspects of micros and their functions, including hard and floppy discs, files and directories. Describes many DOS commands. Shows how to format a floppy disc, create a directory structure and copy files into sub-directories, delete and rename files.
Series
Computing for Beginners, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Sale; 1992 sale: £15 (schools); £35 (higher education); £45 (commercial)
Notes
Reviewed by Alan Clements in TES, 13 Nov 92, p33.
Documentation
Supporting booklet and floppy disc containing exercises.
Subjects
Information technology
Keywords
computer operating systems; computers; microcomputers

Credits

Writer
Paul Foley; Richard Walker
Cast
Paul Foley 
Richard Walker 

Production Company

Name

Sheffield University Television

Notes
Now: University of Sheffield, Learning Media Unit (5/00)

Distributor

Name

University of Sheffield Learning & Teaching Services

Web
http://onlineshop.shef.ac.uk/browse/category.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=114 External site opens in new window
Phone
0114 22 20401
Address
New Spring House (Ground Floor)
231 Glossop Road
Sheffield
S10 2GW
United Kingdom
Notes
LeTS holds a back catalogue of high quality educational video programmes it has produced, all of which are available in DVD format. The 100+ titles cover most academic subject areas and contain valuable sequences in the form of animations and demonstrations. The DVDs are available to purchse from the university’s online store.

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