Digital Literacy

A 21st-Century Education Course

$349.00 for 1 year

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Digital Literacy

This course is designed to equip students with many of the needed computer skills to excel in a digital world. Students will be exposed to a broad range of technology concepts from basic computer hardware/software to computer systems, the Internet, and safe online habits. Students will also learn the basics of programming, algorithms, cybersecurity, and cryptography.

After taking this course you will have the foundational skills needed to troubleshoot basic computer problems, use Google Apps, and write your own computer code! This class is perfect for young beginners looking to get started in the digital world.

What You’ll Learn

Associated Careers

  • How to use the internet safely
  • The basics of Cyber Security
  • Computer hardware parts and what they do
  • How to program a simple video game
  • Computer Programmer/Engineer
  • Software Engineer/Developer
  • CyberSecurity
  • Data Analyst
  • Video Game Designer
  • And many more…

What You’ll Create

Associated 21st-Century Skills

  • Computer algorithms to be used in your own programs
  • Your own video game
  • Your own online blog posts and surveys
  • A personal budget and presentations
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Perseverance & Resiliency
  • Independence & Self-Discipline
  • And much more…

 

System/Equipment Requirements

  • PC, Mac, Chromebook, or Netbook: Capable of running Google Chrome browser
  • Gmail Account (with parent supervision)