Digital Literacy

Computer Basics (DL 201)


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. Note: Please complete Lesson One of the Computers: One Click at a Time workbook before taking this course. (Student Version)
Content
  • Getting Started
  • Digital Literacy Profile
  • Pre-Course Digital Literacy Profile
  • Quick Poll - Computer Use Confidence
  • Computer Basics Curriculum
  • Knowledge Check - Devices
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Purchasing a Computer
  • Name This Disc
  • Activity #2 - Page 14 - Wearables
  • Marriott Teleports Couples to Hawaii and London
  • Using a Mouse
  • Using a Keyboard
  • How to Take a Screenshot
  • Selecting a Printer - Author Insights
  • Printer Comparison Worksheet Assignment
  • 3D Printing - Author Insights
  • 3D Printing
  • Lesson One Key Terms - Crossword Puzzle
  • Knowledge Check - Computer Basics
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed