Living Online (IC3 GS5 Exam 3)

(IC3-GS5-Exam-3) / ISBN : 978-1-61691-878-1
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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.

Skills You’ll Get

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.

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7+ Lessons | 30+ Exercises | 34+ Quizzes | 93+ Flashcards | 93+ Glossary of terms


35+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 50+ Post Assessment Questions | 100+ Practice Test Questions


Using the Internet

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

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
  • Summary

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
  • Summary

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
  • Summary

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
  • Summary

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

Appendix A: Objective Mapping

Using the Internet

  • Identifying your computer's IP address
  • Browsing web using functionalities in IE
  • Browsing web using functionalities in Firefox
  • Deleting the browsing history
  • Viewing cookies and temporary files in IE
  • Saving a web page as a favorite in IE
  • Searching for a text on a web page using the menu bar
  • Adding google hangouts plugin
  • Setting the homepage in IE
  • Accessing the browsing history in IE

Understanding Networking and Its Most Important Concepts

  • Configuring IPv4 address
  • Understanding ipconfig commands
  • Configuring SSID
  • Configuring Windows firewall settings
  • Creating a dial-up connection
  • Creating a remote access VPN connection
  • Diagnosing Networking Issues
  • Testing the existence of other hosts
  • Analyzing network paths with tracert
  • Releasing and renewing an IP address
  • Understanding the arp command
  • Using the netsh command

Communicating Online with Others

  • Creating a Gmail account
  • Forwarding an email message in MS Outlook
  • Setting up automatic replies
  • Archiving Outlook items
  • Testing sound service on Skype

Maintaining Your Health and Safety While Using Computers

  • Cleaning system using the CCleaner application
  • Running the MBSA tool

Searching the World Wide Web

  • Searching the web using Bing
  • Opening the online MS Word help file

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The exam contains 50 questions.

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