Pass ECDL4 Module 7

Pass ECDL4 Module 7

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The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is an internationally recognised qualification for IT skills. There are 7 modules in total. Written in a lively but straightforward and easy-to-follow style, this book will be an indispensable guide for all students studying for the ECDL qualification. Module 7:Information and Communication. The module is divided in two sections. The first section, Information, helps you to understand some of the concepts and terms associated with using the Internet, and to appreciate the security considerations. Internet Explorer software is used to browse the Internet. In the second section, Communication, you learn some of the concepts of electronic mail (e-mail) using Outlook Express and gain an appreciation of some of the security considerations associated with using e-mail. Step-by-step instructions, jargon-free text and lots of screenshots make this book ideal for either class teaching or individual study. Requires no previous knowledge; Uses Internet Explorer 6 and Outlook Express 6 software; Practical approach and sample exercises to build confidence; Modules are ECDL Approved
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Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 247 x 4mm | 169g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 1904467350
  • 9781904467359
  • 2,099,232

Table of contents

Chapter 7.1 Browsing; The Internet; Web Browser software; Entering an address; Navigating the Web; Returning to a previous page; Bookmarking a web page; The Web page address; Entering an address from the address bar; Returning to a bookmarked page; Refreshing a Web page; Using Help functions; Stopping a page downloading; Missing page; Ending an Internet session; Exercises; Chapter 7.2 Search Engines; Using a search engine; Searching by keyword; Including and excluding pages; Searching by directories; Other search engines; Duplicating text; Duplicating graphics; Saving a web page; Printing a web page; Exercises; Chapter 7.3 Bookmarks and Settings; Bookmarking web pages; Creating a bookmark folder; Adding web pages to a bookmark folder; The History list; Deleting the browse history; Changing your start page; Loading pages without images; Address box autocomplete; Displaying and hiding built-in toolbars; Exercises; Chapter 7.4 Downloading Files; Looking for pictures; Using a downloaded graphic; Downloading sounds; Downloading video clips; Downloading text files; Downloading software; Executable files; Reading .pdf files; Viruses; Exercises; Chapter 7.5 Shopping and Security; Completing a web based form; Security on the Web; Cookies; Firewall; Exercises; Chapter 7.6 Sending E-mail; E-mail addresses; Using Outlook Express; Composing an e-mail; The Outbox; Help; The Address Book; Entering a new address; Using the Address Book; Selecting recipients; Formatting a message; Attaching a file; Mailing to a distribution list; Exercises; Chapter 7.7 Messaging; Sending messages from the Outbox; Viewing sent messages; Receiving messages; Receiving an attachment; Saving an attachment; Replying to a message; Forwarding a message; Signatures; Exercises; Chapter 7.8 Mail Management; Sorting messages; Searching for messages; Selecting from a list; Deleting messages; Organising messages; Printing a message; Closing Outlook Express; That's it!; Exercises; Index.
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Author information

Oliver Heathcote has worked as a programmer and technical author and is now a full-time publisher.
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