Living Online (Using Microsoft Windows 7) - IC³ Global Standard 3

Internet & Computing Core Certification Guide ------ Module Description This course is designed to introduce you to considerations for living online. You will look at what the Internet is and how e-mail has made a huge impact for communicating with others, as well as look at how to find information on the Internet, and how to protect yourself while online. --- Module Objectives By the end of this course you will be able to: • understand what a network is and advantages and disadvantages of being on a network • understand what the Internet is and how to connect to the Internet • understand the different ways of sharing communications in addition to e-mail • understand what e-mail is and how it works internally versus the Internet • understand how an e-mail address is setup and how it works for sending messages • recognize how to use e-mail appropriately when online • understand what spam is, as well as common problems with e-mail • use Microsoft Outlook to send and receive messages • understand what a web browser is and how it works • use Microsoft Internet Explorer to search and find information on the Internet • use different search tools to narrow the search for information on the Internet • qualify information you find on the Internet • understand some of the risks of being online • protect yourself and access the Internet in a legal and safe manner --- Evaluation Your performance in the course is evaluated on your performance in Assessment Exercises with the following skills: • Getting Connected: 40% • Using the Internet: 60% --- A final exam will be given on _____________.