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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.


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.

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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Course Curriculum

Estimated time of completion: 1 week

  • 1

    Chapter 0: Coderstrust

    • C0.01: Welcome to your learning journey!

    • C0.02: What is Coderstrust?

    • C0.03: Coderstrust & You

    • C0.04: Setting goals

    • C0.05: Join our Community

    • C0.06: How it works: Assignment example

    • C0.07: How it works: Quiz

  • 2

    Chapter 1: Introduction to the Course

    • Intro

    • Course Structure

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Computer Basics

    • How Computers Work

    • Lesson 2 - How Computer work

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Operating a computer

    • How do you interact with a Computer

    • How to use the mouse

    • How to Right-Click

    • How to use the keyboard

    • What is an Operating System

    • Operating Systems

    • Windows 10

    • Different Windows

    • Folders

    • Operating a computer - Quiz

  • 5

    Chapter 4: Introduction to the Tools

    • What are the Tools

    • Intro to Microsoft Office

  • 6

    Chapter 5: Word Processing

    • What is Word Processing?

    • Getting Started with Microsoft Word

    • Document Formatting

    • Copy and Paste

    • Microsoft Word Advanced

    • Word Processing - Quiz

  • 7

    Chapter 6: Spreadsheets

    • What is a Spreadsheet?

    • Getting started with Microsoft Excel

    • More complex Spreadsheets

    • Spreadsheets - Quiz

    • Charts in Spreadsheets

  • 8

    Chapter 7: Presentations

    • What is a Presentation?

    • Getting to know Powerpoint

    • Creating your first presentation

    • Presentation - Quiz

  • 9

    Chapter 8: How the Internet works

    • Introduction to the Internet

    • How the Internet works?

    • Why do we need the Internet?

    • Internet Tools

    • The G Suite

  • 10

    Chapter 9: How to gather information

    • Search Engines

    • How Search Engines Work

    • Evaluate

    • Find

  • 11

    Chapter 10: Email

    • Intro to Emails

    • E-Mail

    • Creating an e-mail account

    • Replying to an email

    • Intro to Emails

    • Email - Quiz

  • 12

    Chapter 11: Social Media

    • Social Media

  • 13

    Chapter 12: Instant Messaging

    • Instant Messaging

  • 14

    Chapter 13: Staying safe on the internet

    • Why you need to stay safe?

    • Protect your information

    • Browsing safely

    • Post Responsibly

    • Staying safe on the internet - Quiz

  • 15

    Chapter 14: Test your knowledge: Final Assignment and Exam

    • Assignment Instructions

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

    • Good luck on the Exam

    • One Last Step: Verification

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