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European Computer Driving Licence

Module 7

Module 7 - Information and Communication
The following is the Syllabus for Module 7, which is the basis for the practice-based test on Information and Communication. The module consists of two sections, the first covering the use of the Internet and information searching, the second covering the use of electronic mail.
Module Goals Module 7 - Information and Communication , is divided in two sections. The first section, Information, requires the candidate to accomplish basic Web search tasks using a Web browser application and available search engine tools, to bookmark search results and to print Web pages and search reports. The second section, Communication, requires the candidate to demonstrate their ability to use electronic mail software to send and receive messages, to attach documents or files to a message and to organize and manage message folders or directories within electronic mail software.
Category Skill Set Ref. Task Item
7.1 Getting Started 7.1.1 First Steps with the Internet Open a Web browsing application. Understand the make-up and structure of a Web address. Display a given Web page. Change the Web browser Home Page/Startpage. Save a web page as a file Use application Help functions. Close the web browsing application 
7.1.2 Adjust Basic Settings Change view/display modes. Modify toolbar display. Display images on Web page. Do not load image files onto Web page.
7.2 Web Navigation 7.2.1 Accessing a Web Address Open a URL (Uniform Resource Locator) and collect data. Open a hyperlink or an image link and return to original page. Browse a specified site and collect data.
7.3 Web Searching 7.3.1 Using a Search Engine Define search requirements. Use a key word in a search. Use common logical operators in a search.
7.3.2 Printing Modify page setup options. Print a Web page using basic print options. Present a search report as a printed document.
7.4 Bookmarks 7.4.1 Create a Bookmark Open a bookmarked Web page. Bookmark a Web page. Add Web pages to bookmark folder.
7.5 Getting Started 7.5.1 First Steps with Electronic mail Open an electronic mail application. Open a mail inbox for a specified user. Open a mail message. Close the electronic mail application. Use application Help functions.
7.5.2 Adjust Basic Settings Change display modes. Modify toolbar display.
7.6 Messaging 7.6.1 Send a Message Create a new message. Insert a mail address in the 'mailto' field. Insert a title in the subject field. Add an auto-signature to a message. Use a spell checking tool if available. Attach a file to a message. Send a message with high/low priority.
7.6.2 Copy, Move, Delete Use Copy and Paste tools to duplicate text within a message or to another active message. Use Cut and Paste tools to move text within a message or to another active message. Use Cut and Paste tools to insert text from another source into a message. Delete text in a message. Delete a file attachment from a message.
7.6.3 Read a Message Collect or open mail. Mark/highlight a message in a mail folder. Use the mail bin. Open and save a file attachment.
7.6.4 Reply to a Message Use reply to sender function. Use reply to all function. Reply with original message insertion. Reply without original message insertion. Forward a message.
7.7 Addressing 7.7.1 Using Address Books Add a mail address to an address list. Delete a mail address from an address list. Create a new address list/distribution list. Update an address book from incoming mail.
7.7.2 Messages to Several Addresses Reply to a message using a distribution list. Copy a message to another address. Use blind copy tool.
7.8 Message Management 7.8.1 Organizing Messages Search for a message. Create a new mail folder. Delete a message. Move messages to a new mail folder. Sort messages by name, by subject, by date etc.

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