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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 923 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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  • Itumeleng Sedisho
    Itumeleng Sedisho South Africa The course taught me how to perform special task using a computer and how it efficient to work with it. Microsoft Digital Literacy - IT Basics, Internet & Productivity Programs Course it was a good one and i enjoyed it. 2015-08-28 12:08:22
  • Ana Roman
    Ana Roman Australia It is very interactive and engaging. 2015-08-27 12:08:59
  • Amalka Iroshani
    Amalka Iroshani United Arab Emirates This course is very important for beginners and I learnt so many areas with this course. I want to thank developers of this course. 2015-08-09 06:08:59
  • Eric Muendo
    Eric Muendo Kenya Fantastic course..I have learned a lot fully knowledgeable as far as basic trouble shooting is concerned.awesome Course outline. 2015-08-02 15:08:53
  • Sajedul Islam
    Sajedul Islam Bangladesh It's really a awesome course ! A must taking course for everybody in every sector is Microsoft Digital Literacy . Thanks a lot ! 2015-07-30 12:07:55
  • Matthew Ebebhoahon
    Matthew Ebebhoahon Nigeria This course is comprehensive and easy to understand. 2015-07-20 21:07:17
  • Sylvester Derchie-Asamoah
    Sylvester Derchie-Asamoah Ghana Indeed the course is very nice and well structured. 2015-07-16 14:07:24
  • LaShawnda Quintanilla
    LaShawnda Quintanilla United States of America I enjoyed this class it really got me up to date with this windows vista program. It was very helpful to me. 2015-07-07 17:07:44
  • 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
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