Digital Literacy
Year / Semester: 
Six Months Course

To enable students to enter higher education stream who wish to do Bachelor’s degree but do not have the essential qualification of having passed 10+2.


Introduction and Word Processor

Introduction to Computer Desktop and its Terminology Features of a Word Processor, Editing and Formatting, Working with Tables, All about Graphics.

Spreadsheets and Computer Accessories

Spreadsheets, Introduction to Formulae and their Application, Sorting and Filtering Data, Computer Accessories.

Presentation and File Management

Introduction to MS Power Point, Planning a Presentation, Creating a Presentation, Displaying a Presentation, Managing Files and Folders.

Internet and Computer Ethics

Introduction to Networking, E-mail, Internet, Computer Ethics.

Suggested Readings: 
  1. Digital literacy, Paul Gilster.
  2. Digital literacies: concepts, policies and practices, Colin Lankshear, Michele Knobel.
  3. E-literature for children: enhancing digital literacy learning , Len Unsworth.