TABLE OF CONTENTS
HOW TO USE THIS WORKBOOK
UNIT 01: COMPUTER CONCEPTS
Computer Usage Considerations
UNIT 02: DESKTOP AND MANAGING FILES
Manage Basic Desktop Settings
Manage Files and Folders
UNIT 03: WORD PROCESSING
Create and Save Word Processing Documents
Edit Word Processing Documents
Format Word Processing Documents
Print Word Processing Documents
UNIT 04: SPREADSHEETS
Create and Save Spreadsheets
Work with Formulas
UNIT 05: COMMUNICATIONS
Search the Web
Manage Search Output
HOW TO USE THIS WORKBOOK
This workbook will be a record of what you will learn in Digital Citizen Plus.
This programme sets out essential concepts relating to effective computer use and basic desktop management, essential concepts relating to creating word processing documents and spreadsheets, and communicating via the Internet and e-mail. You will be assigned a facilitator to help you complete the programme and workbook. Completion of this programme will assist you to progress to ICDL Certification.
The workbook consists of:
◻ Progress sheet
◻ Unit 01: Computer Concepts
◻ Unit 02: Desktop and Managing Files
◻ Unit 03: Word Processing
◻ Unit 04: Spreadsheets
◻ Unit 05: Communications
◻ Record Page
You can use the progress sheet to record your learning as you go through the workbook. The progress sheet lists all the topics covered, with a checkbox for each one, which you can mark when you have completed and understood the topics.
There are five units in this workbook, and they cover what you will learn in this programme. Each unit is divided into topics. Each topic introduces concepts and task steps where applicable, and concludes with an exercise section. The exercises will allow you to practice and review what you’ve learned. You write the answers to the exercises in the workbook. The exercises are not tests and you can look through the workbook to the relevant sections for answers or ask your facilitator for help to complete them.
Talking to your facilitator about the workbook
When you have finished a unit, you should show your workbook to your facilitator. Your facilitator will review the exercises and discuss them with you.
When you have completed the entire workbook, the facilitator will complete the final sign off on the record page at the end of the workbook. The facilitator must be sure that you understand each unit and that it was you who carried out the exercises.
You must complete Digital Citizen Plus to receive a Digital Citizen Plus certification. The workbook covers, effective computer use and basic desktop management, essential concepts relating to creating word processing documents and spreadsheets, and communicating via the Internet and e-mail.
Use this progress sheet as a checklist to ensure that you have learned all of the skills in each unit. Download, print and put a tick beside each topic that you have completed and understood. Before moving on with each section online you will need to mark the section as complete.
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