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EDS: Using devices

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This module looks at the basic components of personal computing through the use of the various devices, the systems that run on them, setting them up as preferred and keeping them in good order.

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Aim

To develop your understanding, skills and confidence to teach competencies in Using devices from the Using devices and handling information skills area of the National standards for essential digital skills (2019).

Objective

At the end of the module you will be able to:

- Explain the key knowledge components required to teach Using devices
- Apply the technical skills identified in the module
- Facilitate effective learning of this area of the standards at the relevant level (Entry or Level 1)

Essental Digital Skills

This module covers the EDS component - 1.1 : Using devices
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6th February 2020
Julie Francis

Very interesting and taught me things I didn't think I really knew, but had some idea about.

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5th February 2020
Nikki Boyce

Some useful reminders have been included. I especially like the short learning objectives which get straight to the point although I suspect that users with limited ICT understanding might like further clarification.

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18th February 2020
Matthew Gordon

Teaching exemplars are useful, solid info in the module as a whole too.

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17th February 2020
annette o'connor

Gained insight into the device components and operating systems.

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11th February 2020
Liz Wallis

The module was really clear and well phrased with good learning activities.

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26th March 2020
Emily Stevens

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26th March 2020
Mirna de Ru

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26th March 2020
talat shuttari

Our Response: Glad this module met your expectations!
25th March 2020
Kelly Royle

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25th March 2020
Rebecca Stockton

Makes you think! I'm so used to just switching a device on I've never given consideration to the names of the different components

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23rd March 2020
Graeme Edwards

Good quiz at the end.

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26th February 2020
Maryam Bano

Our Response: Cool!
24th February 2020
Audrey Rycroft

A good module, lots of information and useful links,

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18th February 2020
Jane Tomlinson

Our Response: Great thanks!
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