• Microsoft Digital Literacy

    • Learn essential skills with the Digital Literacy Curriculum.

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Whether you are new to computing or have some experience, Digital Literacy will help you develop a fundamental understanding of computers. The courses help you learn the essential skills to begin computing with confidence, be more productive at home and at work, stay safe online, use technology to complement your lifestyle, and consider careers where you can put your skills to work.

The Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum has three levels

Basic Curriculum

The Basic curriculum features a course called A First Course Toward Digital Literacy. This course teaches the value of computers in society and introduces you to using a mouse and the keyboard.

Standard Curriculum

Features five courses that cover computer basics; using the internet and productivity programs; security and privacy; and digital lifestyles. These five courses are available in four versions that use examples and screenshots from different versions of Windows and Microsoft Office. Please read the details below.

Version 4 uses examples and simulations from Windows 8 and Microsoft Office 2013.

Version 3 uses examples and simulations from Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010.

Version 2 uses examples and simulations from Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007.

Advanced Curriculum

The Advanced curriculum features five courses that cover building your first app, creating an e-mail account, creating a great resume, searching for content on the World Wide Web and social networking.