INTRODUCTION: GST 106 is the practical continuation of GST 105. Both courses are compulsory for all 100 level students.

Course Requirement: Laptop Computer with Microsoft Office 2013 installed.

Attendance: 90% of class attendance is expected from students

Assignment and Submission: students are expected to answer each lesson review questions and submit to onlinelearning@gouni.edu.ng using their university email address.

Office Location:  GOUNI ICT DATA CENTRE BESIDE THE LANGUAGE LAB  – Office Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday – Friday.

Course Content: 


Module 1 – Use of Computer

Module 2 – Microsoft Word

Module 3 – Microsoft Excel/Microsoft PowerPoint

Module 4 – Use of the Internet

Lecture Notes/Materials: Scroll Down to Download Lecture Notes and Materials 


Learning outcomes 

  1. Use of Computer

This module point out an essential concept and skills relating to the use of a computer system.

At the end of the module Students will be able to achieve the following

  • Start up and shut down a computer.
  • Work effectively on the computer desktop using icons, windows.
  • Adjust the main operating system settings and use built-in help features.
  • Know about the main concepts of file management and be able to efficiently organize files and folders.
  • Understand key storage concepts and use utility software to compress and extract large files.
  • Understand network concepts and connection options and be able to connect to a network.
  • Understand the importance of protecting data and devices from malware and of backing up data.


  1. Microsoft Word 2013

This module point out an essential concept and skills relating to the ability to use Microsoft word application for the creation or development of documents for everyday use.

At the end of the module students will be able to carry out the following

  • Starting Microsoft word application and understanding the Microsoft User Interface.
  • Work with documents and save them in different file formats.
  • Choose built-in options such as the Help function to enhance productivity.
  • Create and edit small-sized word processing documents that will be ready to share and distribute.
  • Apply different formats to documents to enhance them before distribution and recognize good practice in choosing the appropriate formatting options.
  • Insert tables, images and drawn objects into documents.
  • Adjust document page settings and check and correct spelling before finally printing documents.


  1. Microsoft Excel/Microsoft Power Point:

This module point out the essential skills to the use of Microsoft Excel and Basic of Microsoft Power Point

At the end of this module students will be able to do the following

  • Starting the Microsoft Excel application and understanding it’s User Interface.
  • Work with spreadsheets and save them in different file formats.
  • Enter data into cells and use good practice in creating lists.
  • Select, sort and copy, move and delete data.
  • Edit rows and columns in a worksheet.
  • Excel alignment and merging of cells in Excel
  • Copy, move, delete and appropriately rename worksheets.
  • Create mathematical and logical formulas using standard spreadsheet functions.
  • Use good practice in formula creation and recognize error values in formulas.
  • Choose, Create and format a Chart and Printing an excel sheet and excel workbook
  • Starting the Microsoft Power Point.
  • Creating of Slide and adding new slide to an existing presentation.
  • Entering text to the slides.
  • Transitions, Animations and Themes of a Microsoft Power Point.


  1. Internet and E-mail

This module set out the essential skills relating to the effective use of the internet, using the web browser to search the internet and E-mail

At the end of this module student are expected to know the following

  • Understand web browsing and online security concepts.
  • Use the web browser, manage browser settings and search engine.
  • Search effectively for online information (journals) and to evaluate web content.
  • Understand key copyright (Plagiarism) and data protection issues.
  • Send, receive, compressed and attached file to an e-mails.
  • Understanding the Bcc and Cc in sending E-mail.

Lecture Notes/Assignments 

Introduction to Computer ApplicationDOWNLOAD
1aLesson one Exercise ReviewDOWNLOAD
2Lesson two Exercise ReviewDOWNLOAD
3Lesson four Exercise ReviewDOWNLOAD
4Lesson four WorkbookDOWNLOAD
5Lesson six Exercise Review ADOWNLOAD
6Lesson six Exercise Review BDOWNLOAD
7Lesson seven Exercise Review ADOWNLOAD
8Lesson seven Exercise Review BDOWNLOAD
9Lesson eight Exercise Review ADOWNLOAD
10Lesson eight Exercise Review BDOWNLOAD
11Lesson Nine Exercise Review ADOWNLOAD
12Lesson Ten Exercise Review ADOWNLOAD
13Lesson Ten Work Book  BDOWNLOAD
14Lesson Ten (Pictures)DOWNLOAD
15Lesson Eleven Exercise Review ADOWNLOAD
16Lesson Eleven Exercise Review BDOWNLOAD