The CompuScholar Digital Savvy course is perfect for students seeking to improve their computer skills or prepare for later Information Technology courses.
This course covers fundamental computing topics and skills such as:
- Hardware, software, and operating systems
- Managing files and folders
- Basic networking
- Online safety and computer security
- Using Word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation programs
- Creating simple databases
- Image editing
- Using social media and email communications
- Introductory website design
- Simple computer programming concepts
- Exploration of computing careers
Click on the Course Syllabus tab to see a complete list of topics.
Students will complete hands-on projects in every chapter. Scroll through the images below to see a few examples of student work.
Digital Savvy meets standards for introductory Information Technology or Computer Skills courses in a number of states. Click on the name of the state course to view alignments.
If you don't see your state listed, please contact us to discuss your requirements!
Course 399040 - Computer Technology: Introduction
Course 399010 - Information Technology Fundamentals
Course 8207310 - Digital Information Technology
Course 145005 - 145005 Information Technology
Course 5270 - Information Technology Foundations
Course 5891 - Computer Applications
Course 6095 - Information Technology Foundations
Course 130.302 - Principles of Information Technology
Course 32-02-00-00-170 - Digital Literacy
This course requires a computer with the Windows or Mac operating systems.
Our course material and interactive online system can be accessed from any HTML5-compliant web browser on standard computers, laptops, or tablets with an Internet connection.
In order to complete hands-on projects, students will use a computer with one of the following operating systems:
- Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
- Mac OS version 10.7 or higher