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Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Basics


Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Basics

Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Basics

Learn about the main components of a computer


Students: 16,612
Course Description

Computing is an important part of everyday life in the twenty-first century. From music and photos to banking and communicating, computers have changed the way we work and live.
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The first module of the Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum, available for free online, introduces you to the fundamentals of computing, explains the components of a computer, explores operating system basics, and shows you how to use a mouse and a keyboard.
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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will have a working knowledge of the different parts of a computer, such as the hardware, operating system and network. You will understand the different types of computers available, memory, computer performance and programs.
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You will learn about Windows Vista GUI and menu options. This couse will help you to manage files and folders on your computer more efficiently.
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Module Title
Computer Basics

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Course Title Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Basics
Course # 97
Course Publisher Microsoft
Course Category 1
Content Origin Microsoft
Course Description  Computing is an important part of everyday life in the twenty-first century. From music and photos to banking and communicating, computers have changed the way we work and live. The first module of the Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum, available for free online, introduces you to the fundamentals of computing, explains the components of a computer, explores operating system basics, and shows you how to use a mouse and a keyboard.
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Release Date 05 April 2012
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio Low
Audio Only Medium
Animation Medium
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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    Sarah M. Ahmed United States of America It is a good course for basic computer knowledge 2015-04-24 05:04:11
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    Sharon Weimer United States of America I have been using a computer for years now, and am just learning so much I didn't know, it is amazing. Kudos for this course! I hope there is a course for Windows 8.1 somewhere, but I will surely finish these two courses first! 2015-03-03 23:03:24
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    utenwule utenwule Nigeria Microsoft Digital Literacy is an interesting course that anyone who is interested in it programe must study 2015-01-19 08:01:53
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    Seshu Choudary United Kingdom very useful course for beginners in computers. 2014-12-23 17:12:13
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    Charles Lowmaster United States of America Overall not a bad introductory course. Could use an update on the operating system section of the course. 2014-11-05 17:11:47
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    Edward Dengler United Arab Emirates enjoyed it 2014-07-29 17:07:44
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    Samson Mahimer United States of America Comprehensive and helpful 2014-07-17 22:07:58
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    Sarah Khalil Qeshta Saudi Arabia Very useful 2014-06-10 04:06:31
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    Margaret Suttle United States of America i have had several computer training courses, but i am going back to basics to see how skilled i am with digital literacy 2014-03-31 07:03:43
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    Margaret Suttle United States of America i think it is awesome that the classes are free to familiarize yourself with the computer or see just how much you know or dont know about it 2014-03-31 07:03:54
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