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Microsoft Digital Literacy - IT Basics, Internet & Productivity Programs


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

Improve your knowledge and understanding of computers


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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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Module Title
Computer Basics
Computer Basics Assessment
The Internet and the World Wide Web
The Internet and the World Wide Web Assessment
Productivity Programs
Productivity Programs Assessment
Computer Security and Privacy
Computer Security and Privacy Assessment
Digital Lifestyles
Digital Lifestyles Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 917 reviews
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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  • Lakshmi Prasanna S
    Lakshmi Prasanna S India Excellent course with effective information.. 2015-06-18 18:06:22
  • Nsubuga Yasin
    Nsubuga Yasin Uganda Real life move with the new technology like change from analog system to digital system and all this need computer concepts. Thanks to ALISON for this free change provided. 2015-05-03 17:05:50
  • Nsubuga Yasin
    Nsubuga Yasin Uganda Wonderful, educative, practical and real sense of computer use and skill in ward, presentation, spreadsheet and database. Thanks ALISON. 2015-04-29 16:04:29
  • Nsubuga Yasin
    Nsubuga Yasin Uganda Knowledge on computer use and application is very vital to the ongoing diversities in technology and work simplicity. Thanks to ALISON for this fruitful knowledge. 2015-04-13 05:04:28
  • Paul Ngoma
    Paul Ngoma Zambia Have enjoyed this course 2015-03-30 19:03:03
  • Daniel Dominguez
    Daniel Dominguez United States of America I really enjoyed this course. I now have a better idea of what profession i want to get in. 2015-02-08 08:02:32
  • Luke Asega Ombanya
    Luke Asega Ombanya Uganda The course has been good one and I really love it because it has upgraded me with more knowledge about what I did not study before. I thank you very much. May God bless you. 2015-01-31 06:01:27
  • Paul Ngoma
    Paul Ngoma Zambia Why cant you upgrade this to diploma level because one is able to understand much about a computer at this Level it is quite a good course. I am enjoying it. Thank you Alison. 2015-01-21 16:01:59
  • Jeetesh Belkar
    Jeetesh Belkar India It was cool... and very use full for learning........ 2015-01-20 06:01:44
  • Fatusi Olalekan
    Fatusi Olalekan Nigeria Microsoft Digital Literacy - IT Basics, Internet & Productivity Programs is a course that enlightened me much on how to handle and application Information and Communication Technology gadgets to my day to day activities both at home and in the office. It is a nice course that I will recommend for people around me. Thanks so much. 2015-01-13 19:01:17
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