A Comprehensive Guide to Navigating the Internet Course


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Introduction

The internet has transformed the way we live, work, communicate, and access information. It has become an integral part of modern life, shaping the way we connect with others, conduct business, and stay informed. Being proficient in internet usage is not just a convenience; it's a necessity.

This course is your gateway to the vast digital landscape, where you'll discover the Internet's potential as a tool for education, communication, research, entertainment, and much more. From browsing the web and communicating with others to safeguarding your online presence and exploring cutting-edge technologies, this course covers a wide range of topics to help you become a savvy internet user.

Duration

5 days

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who wants to learn how to use the internet


Course Level:

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the Internet
  • Navigate the Web
  • Conduct Efficient Web Searches and Communicate Online.
  • Identify potential online threats, protect personal information, recognize scams, and follow best practices for online security.
  • Manage Online Accounts Effectively
  • Develop Information Literacy
  • Troubleshoot Internet Issues
  • Explore Future Internet Trends
  • Apply the skills and concepts learned throughout the course to real-life scenarios and challenges.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to the Internet

  • Understanding what the internet is and how it works.
  • A brief history of the internet.
  • Internet infrastructure and how data travels.
  • Internet terminology and jargon.

Module 2: Setting Up Your Internet Connection

  • What to consider when choosing an internet service provider (ISP).
  • Types of internet connections (DSL, cable, fiber, wireless).
  • Setting up your Wi-Fi network.
  • Troubleshooting common connection issues.

Module 3: Web Browsing Basics

  • Introduction to web browsers.
  • Navigating websites and URLs.
  • Using search engines effectively.
  • Browser settings and Extensions.

Module 4: Effective Web Searching

  • Advanced search techniques for efficient research.
  • Evaluating the credibility of online sources.
  • Saving and organizing web content (bookmarks, tabs).
  • Finding online communities and forums.

Module 5: Online Communication

  • Setting up and using an email account.
  • Understanding email etiquette.
  • Instant messaging and video conferencing.
  • Social media platforms and their uses.

Module 6: Online Safety and Privacy

  • Identifying online threats (viruses, malware, phishing).
  • Creating strong passwords and managing them securely.
  • Protecting your personal information online.
  • Two-Factor Authentication (2FA).

Module 7: Social Media and Online Reputation

  • Managing your digital footprint.
  • Privacy settings on social media.
  • Building a positive online presence.
  • Dealing with online harassment and cyberbullying.

Module 8: Online Services and Productivity Tools

  • Backing up data and file sharing.
  • Collaborative online tools.
  • Online learning platforms and resources.
  • Streaming services and entertainment options.

Module 9: Online Entertainment and Digital Culture

  • Internet memes and trends.
  • Understanding digital rights and copyright.
  • Ethical considerations in the digital age.

Module 10: Future of the Internet

  • Emerging technologies.
  • E-commerce, E-banking and E-payment.
  • Emerging Internet Ethics.

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Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

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PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]


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