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1.3.2.5 Understand some of the characteristics of broadband: always on, typically a flat fee, high speed, higher risk of intruder attack. 1.4 ICT in Everyday Life 1.4.1 Electronic World 1.4.1.1 Understand the term Information and Communication Technology (ICT). 1.4.1.2 Know about different Internet services for consumers like: e-commerce, ebanking, e- government. 1.4.1.3 Understand the term e-learning. Know some of its features like: flexible learning time, flexible learning location, multimedia learning experience, cost effectiveness. 1.4.1.4 Understand the term teleworking. Know some of the advantages of teleworking like: reduced or no commuting time, greater ability to focus on one task, flexible schedules, reduced company space requirements. Know some disadvantages of teleworking like: lack of human contact, less emphasis on teamwork. 1.4.2 Communication 1.4.2.1 Understand the term electronic mail (email). 1.4.2.2 Understand the term instant messaging (IM). 1.4.2.3 Understand the term Voice overInternet Protocol (VoIP). 1.4.2.4 Understand the term Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feed. 1.4.2.5 Understand the term web log (blog). 1.4.2.6 Understand the term podcast. 1.4.3 Virtual Communities 1.4.3.1 Understand the concept of an online (virtual) community. Recognize examples like: social networking websites, Internet forums, chat rooms,online computer games. 1.4.3.2 Know ways that users can publish and share content online: web log (blog), podcast, photos, video and audio clips. 1.4.3.3 Know the importance of taking precautions when using online communities: make your profile private, limit the amount of personal information you post, be aware that posted information is publicly available, be wary of strangers.
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Appendix A - Basic Computer Competencies 20 TIGER Informatics Competencies Recommendations - Basic Computer Competencies 1.4.4 Health 1.4.4.1 Understand the term ergonomics. 1.4.4.2 Recognize that lighting is a health factor in computer use. Be aware that use of artificial light, amount of light, direction of light are all important considerations. 1.4.4.3 Understand that correct positioning of the computer, desk and seat can help maintain a good posture. 1.4.4.4 Recognize ways to help ensure a user’s wellbeing while using a computer like: take regular stretches,have breaks, use eye relaxation techniques. 1.4.5 Environment 1.4.5.1 Know about the option of recycling computer components, printer cartridges and paper 1.4.5.2 Know about computer energy saving options: applying settings to automatically turn off the screen/monitor, to automatically put the computer to sleep, switching off the computer. 1.5 Security 1.5.1 Identity/Authentication 1.5.1.1 Understand that for security reasons a user name (ID) and password are needed for users to identify themselves when logging on to a computer. 1.5.1.2 Know about good password policies like: not sharing passwords, changing them regularly, adequate password length, adequate letter and number mix.
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