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Objectives

Digital Literacy Standard Curriculum Version 4 teaches generic ICT skills and concepts. Free access to Microsoft Digital Literacy Course Version 4.0 is available under Resources Tab on Home Page of www.compudonjunior.in.

The objectives are given below:

Computer Basics

  1. Understanding computers and their importance in today’s world
  2. Starting a computer and turning it off
  3. Understanding the keyboard
  4. Understanding the mouse
  5. Computing devices
  6. Computer components
    1. Hardware
    2. Software
  7. Networks
    1. Components of a network
    2. Types of networks
  8. Memory
    1. Volatile vs. non-volatile memory
    2. Primary and secondary memory
    3. Use of memory
    4. Importance of memory
  9. Computer performance
  10. Windows 8
  11. Careers
  1. Cloud services
  2. Internet Connection
    1. Types of Internet connections
    2. Bandwidth of Internet connection
    3. Symmetrical and asymmetrical bandwidth
  3. World Wide Web
  4. Search engine
  5. Performing transactions online
  6. Online communication programs
    1. Sending and receiving E-mail
    2. Parts of an e-mail
    3. Managing E-mails
    4. Email etiquette
    5. Instant messaging
    6. Social media
  7. Creating blogs or web pages
  1. Common features and commands
    1. Quick Access Toolbar
    2. Title bar
    3. Ribbon
    4. Pointer and cursor in Office 2013
    5. Mini toolbar
    6. Regular & shortcut keys

  2. Word 2013
    1. Working with templates
    2. Finding and replacing text and formatting
    3. Working with bookmarks
    4. Views
    5. Splitting window
    6. Protecting documents with password
    7. Indentation & Spacing
    8. Adding and managing Styles
    9. Applying and managing WordArt
    10. Inserting a page break
    11. Creating a bulleted or numbered list
    12. Inserting and managing Tables
    13. Adjusting page layout & Applying Themes
    14. Using Style Sets
    15. Inserting and managing a Watermark
    16. Using Headers and Footers
    17. Inserting and formatting images & Arranging objects
    18. Adding hyperlinks

  3. Excel 2013
    1. Creating a blank workbook
    2. Creating a new workbook using template
    3. Saving a workbook
    4. Workbooks and worksheets
    5. Finding and replacing text and numbers on a worksheet
    6. Document views & Freezing and splitting windows
    7. Hiding or showing columns and rows
    8. Formatting worksheets and workbooks
    9. Changing themes
    10. Working with Cells & Cell formatting
    11. Setting up the page
    12. Using Formulas in Excel 2013 & Functions

  4. PowerPoint 2013
    1. Creating a new, blank presentation
    2. Saving a presentation
    3. Applying slide size and orientation settings
    4. Add and manage slides
    5. Using themes
    6. Inserting a picture & Formatting pictures
    7. Inserting and managing videos
    8. Inserting and managing audio
    9. Working with tables and charts
    10. Using animations and transitions
    11. Printing
  1. Natural threats
  2. Protection from natural threats
  3. Threats from human actions
  4. Measures for protection against threats from human actions
  5. Protecting your content
  6. Measures for securing email and instant messaging
    1. Spam or junk mail
    2. Phishing
  7. Online communication
    1. Online predators
    2. Avoiding online predators
  8. Securing a computer
  9. Copyright violation and other legal concerns with information exchange
  1. Digital audio
    1. Copying digital audio
    2. Converting digital audio
    3. Editing digital audio
    4. Digital audio file formats
  2. Digital Video
    1. Features of today’s digital video
    2. Editing digital video
    3. Digital streaming
    4. Digital downloading
  3. Web conferencing
  4. Digital photography
    1. Digital camera
    2. Editing and managing digital images
    3. Printing digital images
  5. Digital TV
    1. Organizing digital media on your computer
    2. Online entertainment services
    3. DVD
    4. Digital copies