Learn the basics of digital technologies: being able to use a browser, connect to the internet, and keep passwords secure.
Our module includes these units:
Unit 1.1: ABC of Internet
Section 1.1.1. Introduction: how to connect to the Internet
Section 1.1.2. Via WI-FI
Section 1.1.3. Via Ethernet cable
Unit 1.2 Browser and Browsing tools. Some examples
Section 1.2.1. Introduction
Section 1.2.2. Browser applications
Section 1.2.3. Url of a web page
Section 1.2.4. What is a browser?
Section 1.2.5. The back, forward and refresh tools
Section 1.2.6. Useful websites: Youtube, and DailyMotion
Section 1.2.7. Useful websites: Imgur
Section 1.2.8. Useful websites: Wikipedia
Unit 1.3: Safe Internet Surfing. A brief explanation of social networks
Section 1.3.1 Introduction
Section 1.3.2. Popular Social Networks
Section 1.3.3. Username
Section 1.3.4. Username and Password
This course is targeted at adult people, who are learning the basics of the Internet. How to use a browser, how to connect to the internet, and in particular how to keep passwords secure. A particular focus will be on social media and how to build and preserve online reputation and security.
Contents in bullet points
- The most common browsers that computers have are Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, or Safari. Open the browser and you will find the search bar at the top.
- We don’t know the URLs of all the pages existing on the Internet. This is the moment when search engines come in
- The password should be a key that only you should know and never share