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Using Skype

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Using Skype
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Skype has revolutionized online communications. This free online course shows you in a step-by-step manner how to download the Skype application, create a Skype account, add contacts to your list, and communicate using instant messaging, voice calls using a microphone and speakers, and video calls using a Webcam. Learn how to use Skype and you can communicate with family and friends around the world.

  • After completing this course you will know how to set up Skype, add your contacts and make your first call. You will understand how to use emoticons and send comments. You will be able to create a group for conference calls and share your screen. This course will help you understand the extras included in Skype. You will know how to record calls using a software called 'Pamela'. Design your contact profile for effectiveness. Learn how to change your settings to private, block or unblock contacts, and view your history. This course will prepare you for dealing with troubleshooting issues when using Skype. In this course you will learn how to ring a telephone from your Skype account.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

Modules List( 2 )
  • Module
    Online Communications using Skype
    • Online Communications using SkypeThis free course is about online communications using Skype. You will learn how to download the Skype application, set up a Skype account, add contacts to your account, and communicate using instant messaging, voice communications, and video communications using a Webcam.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • How to use Skype
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