Garrick steps through the fundamentals of working online, including how to connect to the internet, make purchases, guard against phishing and online scams, and assess the authenticity of the information you find online. Plus, he shows how to use tools for connecting with others, explaining how to work with email, collaborate on documents, use instant messaging, and make video and audio calls. Tune in to get the skills you need to confidently navigate the online world.
Note: This course and Working with Computers and Devices are part of the Microsoft Philanthropies Digital Literacy curriculum.
Skill Level Beginner
- Computers keep us in touch with family and friends, and help us do our jobs. The connectedness of our devices allows us to achieve more. And the internet allows you to tap into people and great ideas around the world to collaborate with anyone and bring your ambitions to life. This series of lessons is designed to help you improve your current skills and also learn new skills to help you succeed in the online world. This course introduces you to the skills needed to collaborate online and pursue your ambitions. You might be new to working online, or you may have a lot of experience online with smartphones, but you're learning how to accomplish tasks on laptops or desktop computers. If the thought of working online seems intimidating to you, or if you have felt frustrated with previous attempts to learn these skills, consider this insight from a talented digital literacy coach in Kenya, Grace Nshimiyumukiza. She noted that the roots of getting to knowledge are always hard and tough, but the fruits of it are always enjoyable and sweet. So practice these skills and over time you will succeed. This course is dedicated to getting things done online. We'll see how to connect your network, use email, video chat, and search the internet, as well as how to stay safe while doing so. I'm Garrick Chow and welcome to this course on working and collaborating online. Let's get started.
1. Access Information Online
2. Participate Safely and Responsibly Online
3. Collaborating with Outlook
4. Collaborate Online in Word
5. Sharing Content with OneDrive
6. Using Chat, Video Calls, and Group Video Meetings
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