What is the Internet: instructions for beginners

Step-by-step instructions for those who want to keep up with the times

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What you will get:

You will explore the device of browsers and sites
You will learn how to search the Internet
You will learn about the features of working with e-mail
You will learn explore the device because of Outlook
You will learn how social networks work, and how to properly design your profile

About this course

Today, most of the world's population depends on the Internet. However, in the era of constant changes and a large amount of information, not everyone knows how to use it. To solve this problem, we have created an online course that will help you master the basic skills of using the Internet on a computer and smartphone.

You will learn that with the help of the browser you can find any information. You will be able to listen to music, watch movies and videos, read books and much more. You will understand that the Internet can be used as a working platform, or to communicate with friends and relatives using instant messengers. You will learn how to communicate via video link with people who are hundreds of thousands of kilometers away from you. We will tell you how to protect yourself from cyber fraud, and what functions of the Internet can be useful to you in your work.

The acquired knowledge and skills will help you keep up with the times. You will make the Internet a part of your life and will get a lot of positive emotions from interacting with it.

Course structure

Lesson 1. Browser and sites

7:58 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
1 case

The first lesson is devoted to the device of browsers and sites. You'll learn what the browser's interface looks like and learn its additional features. We will tell you how to configure the browser for use. You will consider the structure of the sites and their main functions.

From the supplementary materials you will learn the purpose of the VPN mode and how to use it.

Lesson 2. Search on the Internet

4:52 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
1 case

In this lesson, you will learn how to search the Internet. You will be told how to use it to find text, video, music or picture, and how to copy the information found correctly. You will also learn how to correctly formulate search queries.

Additionally, you will learn the hotkeys when using the Google Chrome browser.

Lesson 3. E-mail

10:32 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
1 case

This lesson focuses on the specifics of working with e-mail. You will learn what it is for, and what its advantages are. We will also teach you how to create your email address and log in to your account. You'll understand the email interface and learn how to manage emails in your inbox.

From the supplementary materials you will learn how to create an email in Yandex.

Lesson 4. Outlook

5:51 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
1 case

In this lesson, you'll learn how to use the Outlook email app, learn how to set it up, and explore the interface and basic features. We'll tell you why Outlook is more convenient than regular mail.

In the supplementary materials you will find basic information on the etiquette of communication in e-mail.

Lesson 5. Social networks

10:06 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
1 case

In this lesson, you will learn about internet services such as social media. You will be told what they are used for, and how they work. You'll learn how to set up your Profiles on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

Additionally, you can understand how the privacy settings in social networks work. You will also receive tips on how to design a personal profile in social networks and study the device of such a social network as Vkontakte.

Lesson 6. Basic tools for working on a smartphone

7:37 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
1 case

This lesson is dedicated to the basics of using a smartphone. You will learn how to work with the keyboard of a smartphone, learn what applications are for, and how to download them.

We will tell you about unlocking your smartphone with fingerprints.

You will learn what widgets are, and how you can use your phone to distribute the Internet.

Lesson 7. Internet on a smartphone. Messengers

6:49 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
1 case

In this lesson, you will learn what messengers are, what they are, and what opportunities they can provide.

Lesson 8. Video call, part 1 of Skype and Google Meet

4:00 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
1 case

We will tell you that on the Internet you can communicate via video link. The three most popular programs are Skype, Google Meet, and Zoom. These services are used to create video conferencing, webinars, and mass chats. In this lesson, we'll take a closer look at Skype and Google Meet.

Lesson 9. Video Call, Part 2 Zoom

7:00 min
1 additional material
1 quiz

In this lesson, we'll continue the conversation about video conferencing services. Most large companies use the Zoom video service, which is very suitable for professional purposes. We will analyze in detail Zoom - convenient service for holding large conferences. With it, you can arrange video meetings for free, send invitations to participants, as well as make a schedule of meetings.

Additionally, you will study the etiquette of users of video services.

Lesson 10. Internet Safety

6:28 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
2 cases

In this lesson, you will understand that using the Internet is not always safe. There are scammers on the web who hunt down gullible users — this is called cyber fraud. We will tell you about types of cyber fraud, as well as how you can protect yourself.

In the supplementary materials, we have prepared for you a list of applications for storing passwords.

Lesson 11. Tools for working on the Internet

9:46 min
1 additional material
1 quiz
1 case

In the final lesson, you will learn how companies operate online. They use online services to keep a calendar, create shared documents, and store shared information. You will learn the various functions of the Internet that can be useful to you in your work.

From the supplementary materials, you will learn how to scan documents using your smartphone.

Reviews

BOKKA PRATHYUSHA

5.0

yudy.barrera

5.0

Me parece muy útil y práctico para el manejo de nuestro dispositivo,dando herramientas sencillas.

Daviannys Fernandez

5.0

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