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Course Outline

 

Description Avg. time to complete
0.        Get Started – Navigation Tutorial 3 minutes
1.        Use Computing Devices

1.1.      Use the Mouse

1.2.      Identify Computer Devices

1.3.      Operate a Computer and Printer

1.4.      Use Computing Devices Test

 

21 minutes

25 minutes

24 minutes

10 minutes

2.        Navigate an Operating System

2.1.      Examine the Windows Operating System

2.2.      Use Windows and the Windows 7 Operating System

2.3.      Use Personalization Features & Access Software Programs

2.4.      Navigate an Operating System Test

 

28 minutes

33 minutes

32 minutes

10 minutes

3.        Use a Keyboard Effectively

3.1.      Explore the Keyboard

3.2.      Practice Keyboarding Mechanics

3.3.      Use the Keyboard

3.4.      Use a Keyboard Effectively Test

 

27 minutes

28 minutes

32 minutes

15 minutes

4.        Create Documents Using Word Processing Software

4.1.      Explore Microsoft Word

4.2.      Manage Your Documents

4.3.      Edit Your Documents

4.4.      Create Documents Using Word Processing Software Test

 

26 minutes

22 minutes

27 minutes

15 minutes

5.        Demonstrate Basic Email functions

5.1.      Explore Email

5.2.      Create and Send Email

5.3.      Create Email Attachments

5.4.      Manage Your Email Account

5.5.      Examine Email Netiquette and Safety

5.6.      Demonstrate Basic Email Functions Test

 

29 minutes

29 minutes

17 minutes

25 minutes

18 minutes

16 minutes

6.        Perform Basic File Management Techniques

6.1.      Create and Organize Files

6.2.      Manage and Backup Files

6.3.      Search Files and Folders

6.4.      Perform Basic File Management Techniques Test

 

31 minutes

16 minutes

24 minutes

15 minutes

7.        Use the Internet

7.1    Access the Internet

7.2    Search the Internet

7.3    Use the Internet Test

 

14 minutes

21 minutes

10 minutes

8.        Explore Social Media

8.1    Explore Social Media

8.2    Create an Online Identity

8.3    Social Media Communication and Etiquette

8.4    Explore Social Media Test

 

15 minutes

15 minutes

20 minutes

10 minutes

9.        Manage Personal Data

9.1     Surf the Internet Securely

9.2     Identify Security Features and Threats

9.3     Use Security Software

9.4     Manage Personal Data Test

 

24 minutes

28 minutes

21 minutes

10 minutes

10.     Navigate a Learning Management System (College specific)
11.     Use College Info Systems (College specific)