Online Essentials

This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail


Syllabus

The syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this module, developed with input from subject matter experts from a wide range of computer societies and organisations.

 


On completion of this module you will be able to:

  • Understand web browsing and online security concepts
  • Use the web browser and manage browser settings, bookmarks, and web outputs
  • Search effectively for online information and critically evaluate web content
  • Understand key copyright and data protection issues
  • Understand concepts of online communities, communications, and e-mail
  • Send, receive e-mails and manage e-mail settings
  • Organise and search e-mails and use calendars

What are the benefits of this module?

  • Covers the key skills needed to understand the main concepts relating to web browsing and online security
  • Certifies best practice in effective computer use
  • Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practising computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content

Syllabus Overview

CATEGORY SKILLSET
Web Browsing Concepts
  • Key Concepts
  • Security and Safety
Web Browsing
  • Using the Web Browser
  • Tools and Settings
  • Bookmarks
  • Web Outputs
Web-Based Information
  • Search
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Copyright, Data Protection
Communication Concepts
  • Online Communities
  • Communication Tools
  • E-mail Concepts
Using E-mail
  • Sending E-mail
  • Receiving E-mail
  • Tools and Settings
  • Organising E-mails
  • Using Calendars