Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum

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Help your students live and thrive in the 21st century digital world with Microsoft's Digital Literacy Curriculum. These e-learning materials help you teach and assess computer concepts and skills so your students can use technology to develop new social and economic opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Teach students how to use computers in both school and everyday life

The Digital Literacy Curriculum offers three levels of coursework: Basic, Standard, and Advanced. The Basic Curriculum offers beginners an introduction to computers, while the Standard Curriculum goes one step further with five e-learning modules: computer basics, the internet, productivity tools, digital lifestyles, and computer security. The Advanced Curriculum goes even deeper and focuses on the use of digital information to effectively find, use, summarize, evaluate, create, and communicate information. All modules are available for both online and offline use; the Standard Curriculum is also available in over 30 languages.

Use the curriculum to help students become digitally literate in a variety of ways:

  • Assess student knowledge and proficiency with computers
  • Select modules to meet individual student needs
  • Let students learn at their own pace with online or offline learning

System requirements:

  • Operating System: -Windows® XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or later, with the latest hotfixes and software updates
  • Processor: 233-MHz or higher
  • Hard disk space: 2GB available
  • Network adapter: Non-ISA, 10/100 megabits per second (Mbps)
  • Video adapter: 4MB
  • Monitor: SVGA, 17-inch
  • Keyboard and pointing device (such as a mouse)
  • Sound card with amplified speakers or headphones
  • Internet connection (continuous connection required for online e-learning; reliable 56k or better dial-up connection required for downloading offline e-learning, assessments, and certificates)

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