Digital Literacy

Computer Basics (T) (DL 201T)


Description
How is using a smartphone different from having a laptop or desktop computer? Learn the basics of computer technology and what it means to be “ready” in a digital age. After understanding key hardware and software, you’ll practice using a mouse and keyboard to perform simple tasks. (Instructor Version)
Content
  • Overview
  • Background
  • Knowledge Check - Devices
  • Poll: Devices Used to Access the Internet
  • The R.E.E.L. - Page 8
  • Purchasing a Computer
  • Name This Disc
  • Activity #2 - Page 14
  • Marriott Teleports Couples to Hawaii and London
  • Activities #3 and #4 - Pages 15-16
  • Turning On the Computer
  • Using a Mouse
  • Using a Keyboard and Activity #6
  • How to Take a Screenshot
  • Selecting a Printer - Author Insights
  • Selecting a Printer
  • Printer Comparison Worksheet - Printable
  • The R.E.E.L. – Page 25
  • 3D Printing - Author Insights
  • 3D Printing
  • Lesson One Key Terms - Page 25
  • Lesson One Key Terms - Crossword Puzzle
  • Lesson One Key Terms - Crossword Puzzle Answers
  • Knowledge Check - Computer Basics
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed