24 October 2017

Books

Przemysław Kopacz
Daniel Paweł Mierzejewski
Anna Rodak
Kamil Wawrzeńczyk

Digital Competences DigComp
Foundation level (A)
Intermediate level (B)

© Copyright by ECCC Foundation 2019 (3rd edition)

ISBN 978-83-944339-5-6

AREA 1. INFORMATION
Table of content.

Introduction.
Information about the handbook.

Search engines.

Types of the search engines.
Websites’ catalogues.
Online search engines.
Google search engine.
Bing search engine.
Other search engines.
Using the search engines – Google.
Searching for images and videos in the Google search engine.
Searching for maps – Google Maps.
Using the search engines – Bing.
Google v. Bing – differences.
Summary.

Sources of information in the internet.
Forums.
Blogs.
Information portals.
Private websites.
Commercial websites.
Other sources of information.
Databases.
Theme catalogues.
Digital libraries.
Magazines and science books platforms.
Digital Archives.
Technical platforms.
Credibility of information in the Internet.
Summary.

Types of files.
Types of files – text files.
Types of files – image files.
Types of files – sound files.
Types of files – video files.
Types of files – compressed files.
Naming and organising the files.
Searching for files in the operating system.

Ways of storing digital data.
Summary.

Chrome web browser.
Saving data from WWW sites.
Coping text data from WWW sites.
Working with tabs in a web browser.
Summary.

Bibliography.

Netography.

AREA 2. COMMUNICATION
Table of content.

Introduction.
Information about the handbook.

Communication with digital tools and applications.
Different ways of digital communication.
Establishing communication with e-mail, SMS, VoIP, chat.
Creating, sending and receiving e-mails with attachment based on the example of Gmail.
Establishing VoIP connection on the example of Skype.
Summary.

Sharing information and resources.
Different types of information resources and their safety.
Definition of cloud.
Co work in cloud on the example of Google application.
Summary.

Civic participation on-line.
Undertaking of different forms of civic activities in the Internet.
Digital information sources.
Civic and digital participation.
Summary.

Netiquette.
Rules of proper conduct in the Internet.
Using e-mail in accordance with the netiquette on the example ofGmail.
Summary.

Dangers from the Internet and ways of protection.
Dangers.
Social engineering.
Viruses.
Protection.
Summary.

Digital identity management.
Creating identity in an online world.
Awareness in creating digital identity on the example of Facebook.
Summary.

Bibliography.

Table of illustrations.

AREA 3. CONTENT CREATION
Table of content.

Introduction.
Information about the handbook.

Creating text content.
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010.
Basic settings of application view.
Zoom.
Ruler.
Text in the file.
Inserting text to the file.
Editing of the existing text in the file.
Tables in the Microsoft Word.
Creating of the tables.
Inserting text to the table.
Editing table.
Saving the file.
Default file format.
Other file formats in Microsoft Word 2010.
Opening of the existing file.
Advanced settings of Microsoft Word 2010.
Language of viewing.
Default file format.
Example exercises.
Summary.

Creating of the images.
Introduction to Paint.
Basic setting of the application view.
Zoom.
The status bar.
Ruler.
Presentation of the basic tools.
Drawing a line.
Drawing figures.
Inserting a text.
Filling with colour.
Erasing parts of the image.
Change of the image size.
Turning the image.
Saving the image.
Default file format.
Other file formats in the Paint.
Opening of the existing image.
Example exercises.
Summary.

Creating of audio recordings.
Introduction to the Voice Recorder.
Recording a voice.
Saving of the recording.
Default file format.
Continuation of the recording.
Exemple exercises.
Summary.

Creating of the video recording.
Introduction to the Movie Maker.
Selecting of the recording in the Movie Maker.
Exemple exercises.
Summary.

Advanced programme settings.
Introduction to the Adobe Reader.
Update settings.
Example exercises.
Summary.

Digital contect formats.
The notion of file format.
The most common file formats.

Text file formats.
Image file formats.
Audio file formats.
Video file formats.
PDF.
Summary.

Legal issues.
The notions of copyright and intellectual property.
Intellectual property.
Copyright.
The notion of license.
Selected examples of licences.
Summary.

Bibliography.

Table of illustrations.

AREA 4. SAFETY
Table of content.

Information about the handbook.

Introduction.

Impact of ICT on the natural environment.
How to safe energy?
Electronic waste – impact on the environment and recycling.
Summary.

Health risks related with the use of ICT.
Safe use of the electronic devices. Basic health and safety.
Diagnosis of ICT addiction.
Netiquette, rules of conduct online.
Cyber crime. Prints left by the users online.
Summary.
Exercise.

Risks from the use of electronic devices and possible protection.
Access to the devices by unauthorized persons.
Risks from the use of public devices.
Protection of the access to devices.
Rules for creating a safe password.
Computer viruses.
Choice of antivirus programme. Types of software licenes.
Installation and configuration of the antivirus programme.
Scanning with the antivirus programme.
Analysis of the report.
Actions in case of the threat detection.
Websites and electronic messages with dangerous code.
Search engine in private mode.
Installation and configuration of additional components to search engines and e-mail programmes.
Checking of the owner of the website/domain.
Digital signature and TLS/SSL certifications confirming identity and encryption of data transmission.
Analysis of the TLS/SSL certificates.
Working with websites that use encrypted connection.
Public networks – threats.
VPN networks.
Installation and configuration of the VPN software (client-server).
Use of the VPN connections.
Summary.
Exercises.

Personal data protection.
Ways of stealing of the personal data.
Sharing and processing of personal data.
Summary.
Exercises.

Table of illustrations.

Bibliography.

AREA 5. PROBLEM SOLVING
Table of content.

Introduction.
Information about the handbook.

Devices used in the ICT.
Computer.
Tablet.
Smartphone.
Laptop/notebook.
Netbook.
Ultrabook.
Summary.

Basic usege of the ICT devices.
Use of a personal computer with Windows 7 operating system.
Use of Tablet.
Use of tablet with Android system.
Use of tablet with Windows 8 operating system.
Summary.

Basic ICT programmes and their usage.
Web browser.
E-mail.
Web communicator.
Summary.

Main problems and causes oferrors and distortions of the ICT devices and programmes.
ICT devices.
Computers.
Tablets, Smartphones.
ICT programmes.
Web browser.
E-mail.
Web communicator.
When, where and who to ask for help in case of a failure of the ICT devices and programmes?
Summary.

Exercises with the ICT devices.
Digital camera.
Printer.
Scanner.
Summary.

Problem and solution analysis in the ICT decives and programms – exercises.
Getting a computer office ready for work.
Diagnosing problems with the ICT programmes operation.
Internet network.
ICT device.
Plugging in media devices to the ICT device.
Configuration of the multimedia devices to the ICT programmes.
Other examples.
Summary.

Searching for a thema group and starting a thema discussion.
Online forums.
Chat.
Creating a group discussion with the Skype communicator.
Summary.

Examples of the ICT tools and devices use in different education fields.
Summary.

ICT and your own ideas.
Examples of tools used to share your ideas with others.
Use of the mobile tools to share your creations – exercise.
Problem solving during the creative process.
Correct choice of the ICT tools to an existing problem.
Summary.

ICT training and courses.
Summary.

Analysis of the gained knowledge and skills.
Summary.

Bibliography.

Online sources.

Table of illustrations.