Digital Literacy
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GETTING READY FOR IC3: THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE

3 Modules 16 Lessons Easy

Course Description

Certiport’s Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®) is an ideal certification for anyone who wants to demonstrate critical computer and Internet skills valued in today’s academic and professional environments. This course will fully prepare you for the IC3 certification exams.

CONTENT

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6 Lessons

MODULE 1: COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS

The Computing Fundamentals exam covers subjects needed for a foundational understanding of computing, including knowledge and use of computer hardware, software, and operating systems.

Operating Systems

In In this lesson, you will learn how to start a computer and access the operating system.

Files and Folders

In this lesson, you will look at the different ways files or folders display and explore how to manipulate them.

Hardware

In this lesson, you will look at the different types of computers available, and learn basic hardware terminology.

Control Panel

In this lesson, you will learn how to customize your computer using the Control Panel in Windows.

Software

In this lesson, you will be introduced to software, and how it is created, and look at different application programs and explore the typical ways software can be used.

Troubleshooting

In this lesson, you will look at what troubleshooting means and what steps you can take to ensure the maximum performance of the hardware and software set up on the computer.
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5 Lessons

MODULE 2: KEY APPLICATIONS

The Key Applications exam includes questions covering four applications (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software) and includes questions on common features of all applications.

Common Features

In this lesson, you will examine the common features shared between the applications in Microsoft Office 2010 and explore basic techniques for working in an Office application.

Word 2010

In this lesson, you will learn some of the basic skills required to create simple documents using Word, including letters, reports, and a brochure.

Excel 2010

In this lesson, you will be introduced to the basic skills for working with a spreadsheet application, including how to enter and format text and formulas, navigate and manage worksheets, filter and sort data, create and modify charts and set printing options.

PowerPoint 2010

In this lesson, you will learn basic skills for working with an application designed to manage presentations, set up presentations, and create and edit slides that include text, images, charts, tables, or multimedia.

Access 2010

In this lesson, you will be introduced to a relational database management tool you can use to organize and retrieve large amounts of information.
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5 Lessons

MODULE 3: LIVING ONLINE

The Living Online exam covers aspects of working in an Internet or networked environment, including basic knowledge of networks and the Internet, skills in specific applications such as electronic mail software and Web browsers, skills required to find and evaluate information, and an understanding of issues related to computing and the Internet being used at work, home and school.

World Wide Web

In this lesson, you will prepare to browse the Internet by reviewing how web sites are organized, and identify common web page elements, and then learn how to perform basic tasks using a web browser.

Getting Connected

In this lesson, you will examine the hardware, media and configuration settings that are required to connect to an organization's network or to the Internet.

Digital Communications

In this lesson, you will be introduced to different communication methods and means of sharing information, with an emphasis on using electronic mail.

Digital Citizenship

In this lesson, you will examine the practices of good digital citizenship and online safety.

Finding Information

In this lesson, you will conduct research and evaluate the information you find on the Internet.
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