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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

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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 1014 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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  • Magdalene Hamlet
    Magdalene Hamlet Trinidad and Tobago This course was very helpful 2016-09-01 03:09:06
  • Mutaz Mohamed Ibrahim Abdalla
    Mutaz Mohamed Ibrahim Abdalla Saudi Arabia The course is good but needs update of the new technology and interface. 2016-08-30 14:08:23
  • Allison Long
    Allison Long United States of America Learned so much from this course that will help me applying for jobs. 2016-07-15 05:07:44
  • Adora Tenorio
    Adora Tenorio United States of America The course is very easy to understand. Very helpful and definitely improve my knowledge about computer. 2016-07-06 06:07:09
  • Amos Bett
    Amos Bett Kenya With Microsoft digital Literacy,you learn a lot about basic IT information and also it help to recap the information you might have forgotten during your college course. 2016-06-29 17:06:08
  • Ekundayo Ehindero
    Ekundayo Ehindero Nigeria Through studying on ALISON, my skills have improved greatly. I’m really looking forward to putting all I’ve learnt into action when I finally achieve my goal of becoming a graphic designer. To others who are considering studying on ALISON, I would say, just take every chance that you can get. ALISON offers such a range of courses, all for free. I would also say, take your studies on ALISON seriously. 2016-06-20 21:06:18
  • Daniel Gillespie
    Daniel Gillespie United States of America Great refresher - some of the technology is outdated by now however. 2016-06-05 06:06:48
  • Try Kavhu
    Try Kavhu Zimbabwe The module are very educative, I recommend anyone who may need to study these course online to master them all before attempting to any assessment activities. 2016-05-28 18:05:39
  • Valencia Fox
    Valencia Fox United States of America Very hard to understand 2016-05-28 17:05:41
  • Ali W. Abdulameer
    Ali W. Abdulameer Iraq I have enjoyed so much with this course and learned very useful information 2016-05-18 14:05:17
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