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Description

In today’s world, literacy goes beyond just the basic ability to comprehend text - we need to master a new skill: digital literacy. Cornell University defines it as “the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet.”

Learn how to do all this, by taking the very first step on your way to a career in freelancing. Increase your opportunities by exploring ways to learn and earn online.

With this knowledge you’ll be able to:

  • Navigate your computer and the internet
  • Set up an email account
  • Use powerful tools like Word, Excel
  • Interact confidently with the digital world.

Prerequisites and requirements

  • Basic English skills (if you understood most of the content of this page, you are good to go!)

  • Computer with an internet connection

  • This course can be viewed on mobile, and most of the tasks can be done on mobile too, but it is not ideal. It is hard to be a freelancer from a phone, so read our tips on how to get a hold of a computer

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Curriculum

  • Chapter 0: Coderstrust

    0:48m
    • C0.01: Welcome to your learning journey!

      Resource
    • C0.02: What is Coderstrust?

      Video
    • C0.03: Coderstrust & You

      Resource
    • C0.04: Setting goals

      Resource
    • C0.05: Join our Community

      Resource
    • C0.06: How it works: Assignment example

      Resource
    • C0.07: How it works: Quiz

      Resource
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to the Course

    0:0m
    • Intro

      Resource
    • Course Structure

      Resource
  • Chapter 2: Computer Basics

    1:20m
    • How Computers Work

      Resource
    • Lesson 2 - How Computer work

      Video
  • Chapter 3: Operating a computer

    17:38m
    • How do you interact with a Computer

      Resource
    • How to use the mouse

      Resource
    • How to Right-Click

      Video
    • How to use the keyboard

      Resource
    • What is an Operating System

      Video
    • Operating Systems

      Resource
    • Windows 10

      Video
    • Different Windows

      Video
    • Folders

      Video
    • Operating a computer - Quiz

      Resource
  • Chapter 4: Introduction to the Tools

    1:21m
    • What are the Tools

      Resource
    • Intro to Microsoft Office

      Video
  • Chapter 5: Word Processing

    0:0m
    • What is Word Processing?

      Resource
    • Getting Started with Microsoft Word

      Resource
    • Document Formatting

      Resource
    • Copy and Paste

      Resource
    • Microsoft Word Advanced

      Resource
    • Word Processing - Quiz

      Resource
  • Chapter 6: Spreadsheets

    0:0m
    • What is a Spreadsheet?

      Resource
    • Getting started with Microsoft Excel

      Resource
    • More complex Spreadsheets

      Resource
    • Spreadsheets - Quiz

      Resource
    • Charts in Spreadsheets

      Resource
  • Chapter 7: Presentations

    0:0m
    • What is a Presentation?

      Resource
    • Getting to know Powerpoint

      Resource
    • Creating your first presentation

      Resource
    • Presentation - Quiz

      Resource
  • Chapter 8: How the Internet works

    0:0m
    • Introduction to the Internet

      Resource
    • How the Internet works?

      Resource
    • Why do we need the Internet?

      Resource
    • Internet Tools

      Resource
    • The G Suite

      Resource
  • Chapter 9: How to gather information

    5:12m
    • Search Engines

      Resource
    • How Search Engines Work

      Video
    • Evaluate

      Resource
    • Find

      Resource
  • Chapter 10: Email

    8:32m
    • Intro to Emails

      Video
    • E-Mail

      Resource
    • Creating an e-mail account

      Video
    • Replying to an email

      Video
    • Intro to Emails

      Resource
    • Email - Quiz

      Resource
  • Chapter 11: Social Media

    0:0m
    • Social Media

      Resource
  • Chapter 12: Instant Messaging

    0:0m
    • Instant Messaging

      Resource
  • Chapter 13: Staying safe on the internet

    0:0m
    • Why you need to stay safe?

      Resource
    • Protect your information

      Resource
    • Browsing safely

      Resource
    • Post Responsibly

      Resource
    • Staying safe on the internet - Quiz

      Resource
  • Chapter 14: Test your knowledge: Final Assignment and Exam

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    • Assignment Instructions

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    • Upload your assignment: fill in the form and click Submit.

      Resource
    • Good luck on the Exam

      Resource
    • One Last Step: Verification

      Resource

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