Use Digital Literacy Skills to Access the Internet - Microsoft Edge

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The skills and knowledge acquired in ICTICT108 Use Digital Literacy Skills to Access the Internet are sufficient to be able to safely and securely use the internet to undertake basic interactive communication. It applies to individuals who locate, organise, understand, evaluate and analyse information using digital technology in a range of different areas.

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • work safely with your computer, consider your impact on the environment and manage files and folders efficiently
  • explain the various hardware components of the computer
  • understand some of the theoretical aspects of the internet
  • connect to the internet
  • use Microsoft Edge to access the internet, search for and locate information
  • navigate web pages
  • understand and conduct effective searches of the internet
  • create and use favourites and the Favourites bar
  • use the internet with a good awareness of security issues
  • download and use information from the internet
  • use Gmail to send and receive emails and understand how to use Skype
  • understand and locate consumer information on the web
  • conduct an online transaction
  • upload photos into Flickr and videos into YouTube

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