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Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Basics Course


Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Basics
Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Basics

Learn about the main components of a computer


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Course Description

Computing is an important part of everyday life in the twenty-first century. From music and photos to banking and communicating, computers have changed the way we work and live. The first module of the Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum, available for free online, introduces you to the fundamentals of computing, explains the components of a computer, explores operating system basics, and shows you how to use a mouse and a keyboard.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course you will have a working knowledge of the different parts of a computer, such as the hardware, operating system and network. You will understand the different types of computers available, memory, computer performance and programs. You will learn about Windows Vista GUI and menu options. This couse will help you to manage files and folders on your computer more efficiently.

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Computer Basics

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 269 votes
Course Title: Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Basics
Course #: 97
Course Publisher: Microsoft
Course Category: 1
Content Origin: Microsoft
Course Description: Computing is an important part of everyday life in the twenty-first century. From music and photos to banking and communicating, computers have changed the way we work and live. The first module of the Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum, available for free online, introduces you to the fundamentals of computing, explains the components of a computer, explores operating system basics, and shows you how to use a mouse and a keyboard.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 05 April 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio: Low
Audio Only: Medium
Animation: Medium
Assessments: No
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: No
Parchment: No
Framed Certification: No

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  • India In the fast changing scenario, one should be thorough with the basics of computer literacy, without which it is difficult to cope up in day to-day life. 2016-08-24 06:08:38
  • India I am of the opinion that On-line Microsoft digital Literacy - Computer Basics Course is very important. One should know the ins and outs of Computer Basics for his/her day to-day life. It has become a part and parcel of daily life and to grow with. 2016-08-24 06:08:44
  • Thabile Maseko
    Thabile Maseko South Africa It is a good course. 2016-07-27 09:07:26
  • Kamalini Govender
    Kamalini Govender South Africa Good for a basic introduction to computers. 2016-07-14 21:07:41
  • asha choudhary
    asha choudhary India It's the best as well as very time saving I like this course 2016-05-13 11:05:34
  • Cheryl Scaplen
    Cheryl Scaplen United States of America Very Informative 2016-04-11 13:04:05
  • Elijah Solomon
    Elijah Solomon Tanzania Awesome courses for grass-root learners 2016-02-01 09:02:21
  • Rohan kumar Jain
    Rohan kumar Jain India Thnaks It is very helpful and good for me thanks again 2016-01-15 20:01:56
  • Marie James
    Marie James United Kingdom Good interesting 2015-12-28 17:12:01
  • Athieng Kariom
    Athieng Kariom United Kingdom Microsoft Digital Literacy is a good system 2015-12-07 20:12:17
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