IC3-EXAM-3 - IC3 GS4 Living Online

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IC3-EXAM-3 - IC3 GS4 Living Online

ISBN : 978-1-61691-279-6


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Exercise Questions
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Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Using the Internet

  • Understanding the Terminology about the Internet and the WWW
  • Understanding the World Wide Web
  • Browsing the Web with a Web Browser
  • Using Multiple Tabs While Browsing the Web
  • Downloading and Uploading Files on the Web
  • Setting a Homepage in Your Web Browser
  • Using and Clearing Your Browsing History
  • Using Favorites or Bookmarks in Your Web Browser
  • Searching for Text in a Web Page from Your Web Browser
  • Using Plug-ins, Add-ons, and Extensions in Your Web Browser
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 2: Understanding Networking and Its Most Important Concepts

  • Understanding Networks: LAN vs. WAN
  • 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
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 3: 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
  • Communicating through Text Messages
  • Communicating through Multimedia
  • Using Social Media and Social Networks
  • Increasing the Privacy of Your Social Networking Activity
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 4: 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
  • Intellectual Property, Copyright, Licensing, and Piracy
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 5: Maintaining Your Health and Safety While Using Computers

  • 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
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 6: 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
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 7: Appendix A

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Exam Information

Living Online covers aspects of working in an Internet or networked environment, including basic knowledge of networks and the Internet, skills in specific applications such as email software and web browsers, skills required to find and evaluate information, and an understanding of issues related to computing and the Internet being used at work, home, and school (ergonomics, security, ethics, Internet ""netiquette,"" and the like).

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Career Prospects
  • Computer Operator
  • Office Analyst
  • Office Assistant
  • Desktop Support Technician
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
There are no official prerequisites for this certification.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 36

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
The IC3 Exam 3 is administered by Certiport at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
  • Multiple choice
  • Match the following
  • Performance-based
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 45 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
50 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the IC3_GS4_LO, Certiport's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 2 days (48 hours) before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A two-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • There is no annual limit on the number of attempts on the same exam. If a candidate achieves a passing score on an IC3 exam, the candidate may take it again.

For additional information click here.

What is the validity of the certification?
The IC3 GS4 Internet and Computing Core Certification does not expire. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the IC3-EXAM-3, click here.

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