Digital Literacy is an essential computing skills course that builds basic knowledge and concepts about computing today. This course will teach you the basics of computer use. With a computer, you have access to information from around the world, can meet people you never could have before, and grow in ways you never otherwise could. Unfortunately, many still struggle with developing the computer skills required to operate one. This online course for beginners will start you on your journey to computer literacy.
A person is digitally literate when he or she is able to effectively, responsibly, and safely use a range of information and communications technologies to locate, access, retrieve, organize, integrate, synthesize, evaluate, and analyze data and information; create and construct new knowledge; and express one’s self creatively and communicate with others in ways that contribute both to their own and society’s social and economic development.
The goal of this course 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.
Whether you are entirely new to computing or have some experience, this curriculum will help you develop a fundamental understanding of computers. From using the Internet to sending e-mail or creating a résumé, the Digital Literacy course helps you develop the essential skills you need to begin computing with confidence.
What Will I Learn?
- Learners who complete the course will understand basic computing concepts and skills
- You will learn how to effectively use devices, software, & the internet to collaborate with others & discover, use, & create information.