Duration: 2 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Internet Usage and Utility

Course Duration: 2 Months (part-time)

Course Overview: This course is designed to provide learners with essential computer skills and knowledge of the internet and its applications. The course will cover topics such as basic computer concepts, computer organization, operating systems, productivity software, multimedia, graphic design, basic networking concepts, and internet usage.

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide learners with a fundamental understanding of computer organization and basic computer concepts.
  2. To introduce learners to Windows operating systems and productivity software.
  3. To provide learners with skills in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for document creation, data management, and presentation development.
  4. To introduce learners to the internet and its applications, including email, social media, and online research.
  5. To provide learners with an understanding of multimedia and graphic design applications such as Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, and Adobe InDesign.
  6. To provide learners with basic networking concepts and skills.
  7. To provide learners with knowledge and skills in PC assembly and maintenance.

Course Teaching Methodology: The course will use a combination of lectures, practical exercises, group discussions, and case studies. Practical exercises will be used extensively to provide learners with hands-on experience using productivity software, multimedia, and graphic design applications. Learners will be provided with assignments to complete outside the classroom to reinforce their learning.

Course Content:

  1. Introduction to Basic Computer Concept
    • Types of computers
    • Components of a computer system
    • Computer organization
  2. Windows OS: Windows XP Vs Windows 7
    • Windows operating system
    • Differences between Windows XP and Windows 7
    • Navigation in Windows OS
  3. Microsoft Office 2007
    • Overview of Microsoft Office
    • Word processing using MS Word
    • Spreadsheet development using MS Excel
    • Presentation development using MS PowerPoint
  4. Internet & its usage
    • Introduction to the internet
    • Internet applications: Email, social media, online research
    • Internet security and privacy
  5. Multimedia
    • Introduction to multimedia
    • Audio and video file formats
    • Video editing using Adobe Premiere
    • Image editing using Photoshop
  6. Adobe InDesign
    • Overview of Adobe InDesign
    • Basic page layout and design
  7. PC Assembly & Maintenance
    • Basic hardware components
    • Assembling a personal computer
    • Troubleshooting common problems
  8. Basic networking Concept
    • Introduction to networking
    • Network components
    • Basic network setup and configuration

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment: In today's digital world, computer skills are essential for career growth and self-employment. This course provides learners with a solid foundation in computer skills and internet applications that are critical in most jobs. The course also provides learners with graphic design and multimedia skills that are essential in the digital marketing industry. Additionally, the course provides learners with networking and PC assembly and maintenance skills that are valuable in the IT industry. The course will equip learners with the necessary skills to pursue various career paths in the digital age.

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