Digital Fluency – NEP Syllabus – Bangalore City UniversityFebruary 20, 2022
Digital Fluency – NEP Syllabus
Operating Systems, types of operating systems, major functions of the operating systems, types of user interface, examples of operating systems: MS-DOS, Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Solaris, Android. Office automation tools: word processor, power point, and spread sheet.
Introduction to Computer Networks, Evolution of Networking, types of networks, Network devices -Modem, ethernet card, RJ45, Repeater, Hub, Switch, Router, and Gateways, Identification of Nodes in a Networked Communication, Internet, Web and the Internet of Things, Domain Name Systems. Security Aspects -Threats and Prevention, Malware -virus, Worms, Ransomware, Trojan, spyware, adware, key loggers, Modes of Malware distribution, Antivirus, HTTP vs HTTPS, Firewall, Cookies, Hackers and Crackers.
Database Management Systems, Relational Data Model. Introduction to e-learning platforms such as Swayam, and MOOC. Virtual Meet: Technical Requirements, Scheduling a meeting, joining virtual meet, recording the meeting, Online Forms: Creating questionnaire, Publishing Questionnaire, conducting online responses, analyzing the responses, copying graphics into PowerPoint, downloading the response to spreadsheet. Introduction to societal impacts, Digital Foot prints, Digital Society and Netizen, Data Protection, E-waste, Impact on Health.
Laboratory Activities: Identifying the configuration of a computer system, laptop, and a mobile phone, Identifying the version and the configuration of the operating system of a computer, laptop, and a mobile phone, Identifying the network components like patch cord, switch, RJ 45 Jack, Socket, and wireless router, creating a hotspot from a mobile phone, and allowing others to use the hotspot, creating a Google form, and send it to five users, scheduling a virtual meet and invite three people to join the Google meet, record the virtual Meet, Creating an account in the railway reservation website, IRCTC, and finding trains from Tumkur to Hubli, creating a one minute video of your choice in your native tongue, and upload the video to YouTube, composing word document, creating tables, creating charts, preparing power point slides, simple computation using spread sheet.