IF STEM: 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, Tech-challenged adults and senior citizens looking to get started in the digital world.

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:

  • 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

ASSOCIATED CAREERS:

Computer Programmer/Engineer, Software Engineer/Developer, CyberSecurity, Data Analyst, Video Game Design

SYSTEM / EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS:

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