Kick start your prep for the IC3 GS5 Exam 3 with the IC3 GS5 Living Online course and lab. The lab provides a hands-on learning experience in a safe, online environment. The IC3 Living Online course and lab completely cover IC3 GS5 Living Online exam objectives and include topics such as using the Internet, understanding networking, communicating online, searching the world wide web, and so on.


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Learning Objectives

IC3 Global Standard 5 (GS5) is the newest addition to the IC3 Digital Literacy program. The IC3 certification is comprised of three exams: Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, and Key Applications. The IC3 Living Online exam covers the topics of the Internet or a networked environment and maximizes your education, collaboration, communication, and social interaction safely and morally.

  • Using the Internet

  • Understanding the Terminology About the Internet and the WWW
    Understanding the World Wide Web
    Browsing the Web with a Web Browser

  • Understanding Networking and Its Most Important Concepts

  • Understanding Networks
    Understanding Network Addressing
    Using and Securing Wireless Networks
    Security Networks with Firewalls and Gateways
    Measuring the Speed of Your Internet Connection
    Understanding the Different Types of Internet Connections
    Virtual Private Networks
    Principles for Troubleshooting Networking Problems
    Troubleshooting Network Problems with the Help of Windows Troubleshooting Tools
    Troubleshooting Network Problems from the Command Prompt

  • Communicating Online with Others

  • Creating and Securing Email Accounts
    Sending Email Messages
    Replying to and Forwarding Email Messages
    Automating Your Email Account
    Organizing and Archiving Your Inbox
    Managing Your Calendar
    Communicating through Text Messages
    Communicating through Multimedia
    Using Social Media and Social Networks
    Increasing the Privacy of Your Social Networking Activity

  • Being a Responsible Digital Citizen

  • Personal vs. Professional Communication
    Verbal vs. Written Communication
    Inappropriate Ways of Communicating Online
    Censorship and Filters in the Digital World
    Legal and Responsible Use of Computers

  • Maintaining Your Health and Safety While Using Computers

  • Internet Security Concerns
    Protecting Your Identity and Your Data
    Removing Data from Your Computer
    Keeping Your Computer Safe from Threats and Malware
    The Ergonomics of Using the Computer in a Healthy Way
    Common Problems That Are Generated by Incorrect Computer Use and Posture

  • Searching the World Wide Web

  • Using Search Engines to Find Information Online
    Performing Advanced Searches Using Symbols and Search Operators
    Searching for Files Online
    Dealing with Online Advertisements
    Finding Valuable Information on Internet Forums and Knowledge Bases
    Evaluating the Information That You Find on the Web

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  • Objective Mapping


Anyone will benefit from this course.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.

Length: 365.0 days ( hours)


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