Operating Systems

Operating Systems

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Operating Systems
Subjects
Subjects
Career & Technical Education
Grade Levels
Grade Levels
10
11
12
Duration (hours)
Duration (Approx hours)
31
Overview
In this unit students will learn how to install an operating system on a machine, including Linux, Windows, and Mac. They will also learn the differences between the operating systems as well as requirements for each.
Standards
220-1002 (Core 2) Objectives 1.1 - 1.9
Cyber Connections
Hardware and Software
Section Title
Lessons
Accordion Items
Title
1.1 - Compare and contrast common operating system types and their purposes
Content
  • 32-bit vs. 64-bit
  • Workstation Operating Systems
  • Cell Phone / Tablet Operating Systems
  • Vendor-Specific Limitations
  • Compatibility Concerns Between Operating Systems
Title
1.2 - Compare and contrast features of Microsoft Windows versions
Content
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Corporate vs. Personal Needs
  • Desktop Styles / User Interface
Title
1.3 - Summarize general OS installation considerations and upgrade methods
Content
  • Boot Methods
  • Type of Installations
  • Partitioning
  • File System
  • Load Alternate Third-Party Drivers When Necessary
  • Workgroup vs. Domain Setup
  • Time / Date / Region / Language Settings
  • Driver Installation, Software, and Windows Updates
  • Factory Recovery Partition
  • Properly Formatted Boot Drive with the Correct Partitions / Format
  • Prerequisites / Hardware Compatibility
  • Application Compatibility
  • OS Compatibility / Upgrade Path
Title
1.4 - Given a scenario, use appropriate Microsoft command line tools
Content
  • Navigation
  • ipconfig
  • Ping
  • Tracert
  • Netstat
  • nslookup
  • Shutdown
  • Dism
  • Sfc
  • Chkdsk
  • Diskpart
  • Takkill
  • Gpupdate
  • Gpresult
  • Format
  • Copy
  • Xcopy
  • Robocopy
  • Net Use
  • Net User
  • [command name] /?
  • Commands Available with Standard Privileges vs. Administrative Privileges
Title
1.5 - Given a scenario, use Microsoft operating system features and tools
Content
  • Administrative
  • MSConfig
  • Task Manager
  • Disk Management
  • System Utilities
Title
1.6 - Given a scenario, use Microsoft Windows Control Panel utilities
Content
  • Internet Options
  • Display / Display Settings
  • User Accounts
  • Folder Options
  • System Performance (Virtual Memory)
  • Windows Firewall
  • Power Options
  • Credential Manager
  • Programs and Features
  • HomeGroup
  • Devices and Printers
  • Sound
  • Troubleshooting
  • Network and Sharing Center
  • Device Manager
  • Citlocker
  • Sync Center
Title
1.7 - Summarize application installation and configuration concepts
Content
  • System Requirements
  • OS Requirements
  • Methods of Installation and Deployment
  • Local User Permissions
  • Security Considerations
Title
1.8 - Given a scenario, configure Microsoft Windows networking on a client/desktop
Content
  • HomeGroup vs. Workgroup
  • Domain Setup
  • Network Shares / Administrative Shares / Mapping Drives
  • Printer Sharing vs. Network Printer Mapping
  • Establish Networking Connections
Title
1.9 - Given a scenario, use features and tools of the Mac OS and Linux client/desktop operating systems
Content
  • Best Practices
  • Tools
  • Basic Linux Commands