computer literacy

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computer literacy

1. The ability to acquire and apply a basic understanding of computer hardware and software to solve problems or access information.
2. Educational programs designed to help students gain mastery in computer applications.
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If we can get people computer-literate, using laptops and blackberries, they will also be using our gear and making us money.
Now police are investigating the latest nightmare for parents with computer-literate kids.
Eventually, the company hopes to replace keyboards, mice and joysticks, presumably with a generation of computer-literate mimes.
The company finds it particularly strange that such a computer-literate sector should be eschewing such applications.
Many of the clinical, administrative, and employee departments are led by young, computer-literate managers.
Because company managers were looking for a computer-literate chief financial officer and executive vice-president, they offered Cangemi the job.
The head of the Department of Justice's Computer Crime Section predicted a marked increase in the number of computer-literate criminals.
A computer-literate individual is a necessity for running the individual security consoles;
But then again, they would look sort of silly being outsmarted by your generic computer-literate 23-year-old.
Environment minister Martin Cullen, right, unveiled the scheme, hailing it as a great development for Ireland's computer-literate population.
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