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Microsoft Digital Literacy - IT Basics, Internet & Productivity Programs Course


Microsoft Digital Literacy - IT Basics, Internet & Productivity Programs
Microsoft Digital Literacy - IT Basics, Internet & Productivity Programs

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Course Description

The goal of Digital Literacy is to teach and assess basic computer concepts and skills so that people can use computer technology in everyday life to develop new social and economic opportunities for themselves, their families and their communities. This course combines the 5 Microsoft modules to offer a comprehensive course on computer basics, the internet, productivity programmes and computer security.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course you will understand the main parts and functions of a computer. You will become more familiar with using the mouse and keyboard. You will gain a knowledge of the hardware, operating system, programs, data, networks and the World Wide Web. You will be able to easily manage your files and folders. You will be more aware of the different types of internet connection available, how to search for information, email and publish on the web. You will gain a good knowledge of advanced keyboard techniques, word processors, spreadsheets, presentations and databases. This course will help you understand the importance of computer security and privacy. You will be able to protect yourself from computer threats and secure your email and exchanges on the web. You will learn about web video technologies, digital photography, speech recognition and many more interesting digital technologies.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 942 votes
Course Title: Microsoft Digital Literacy - IT Basics, Internet & Productivity Programs
Course #: 114
Course Publisher: Microsoft
Course Category: 1
Content Origin: Microsoft Commercial Software Development
Course Description: The goal of Digital Literacy is to teach and assess basic computer concepts and skills so that people can use computer technology in everyday life to develop new social and economic opportunities for themselves, their families and their communities. This course combines the 5 Microsoft modules to offer a comprehensive course on computer basics, the internet, productivity programmes and computer security.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 20 January 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 15-20 Hours
Video/Audio: Low
Audio Only: Medium
Animation: Medium
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation:
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: No
Framed Certification: No

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  • Phyo Thandar
    Phyo Thandar Myanmar I believe that this course is very useful for IT beginner. I think everyone should start step by step. This course is step one for IT. I like it. 2016-02-04 06:02:40
  • Goolam Farouk Thebus
    Goolam Farouk Thebus South Africa I loved doing this course. I really learnt a lot. I'll definitely recommend to anyone. 2015-12-11 17:12:30
  • rachel anim
    rachel anim Ghana This program has really helped me 2015-11-25 22:11:25
  • Silas Gyimah Boateng
    Silas Gyimah Boateng Ghana I have learn a lot of IT basics, internet and productivity programs 2015-11-22 14:11:57
  • Joseph Addo
    Joseph Addo Ghana The experience was great and I rate the course 85% 2015-11-19 21:11:09
  • Rexford Owusu-Ansah
    Rexford Owusu-Ansah Ghana This has been very helpful. It served as a revision for me on a course Im reading in the university 2015-11-18 13:11:51
  • Thomas Sam
    Thomas Sam Ghana ALISON is a great opportunity for me to learn at my own convenience online and best of all its free. I found the course I studied to be very comprehensive and well structured. Thank-you ALISON. 2015-11-17 00:11:52
  • Gideon Bonsu
    Gideon Bonsu Ghana Fantastic IT training centre... my computer literacy has really improved ever since I started my course with Alison. Thank you a lot 2015-11-10 20:11:34
  • Emmanuel Kwesi Arthur
    Emmanuel Kwesi Arthur Ghana It's been great studying this course and I really enjoyed every bit of this course. thanks Alison 2015-11-10 18:11:02
  • LETICIA AMISSAH
    LETICIA AMISSAH Ghana The course was interesting in terms of how explanation is given about the basics of internet. 2015-11-09 13:11:10
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