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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 960 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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  • Ayman Ghazy
    Ayman Ghazy Egypt It's wonderful. 2016-04-16 13:04:46
  • Christopher Kemba
    Christopher Kemba Papua New Guinea I am impressed with its materials, the organization of the modules which is much more simpler even for a computer illiterate to completely understand this training. Thank you so much for this training package and keep up the superbly good job in training the untrained. Cheers, Christos. 2016-04-15 11:04:17
  • Sarah Sheikh
    Sarah Sheikh Pakistan Loved it, nice information 2016-04-05 06:04:08
  • Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz Barcena
    Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz Barcena Philippines Wonderful! I'm 100% reminded of the all things! :) 2016-04-04 13:04:53
  • Philip Asiedu
    Philip Asiedu Ghana Helps one to be computer literate. 2016-03-03 18:03:23
  • 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
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