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    • Digital Saheli Digital Saheli- An Elementary Computer Education course for Women - offered By Rajasthan Knowledge Corporation LimitedDigital Saheli Page 1
    • Digital Saheli- An Elementary Computer Education course for Women -offered By Rajasthan Knowledge Corporation Limited Under the Financial Assistance by the Women and Child Development Department, Government of RajasthanContents1 COURSE INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................. 32 ADMISSION PROCESS .................................................................................................................................. 63 COURSE DURATION .................................................................................................................................... 74 ACADEMIC DELIVERY MODEL ....................................................................................................................... 75 COURSE CURRICULUM .............................................................................................................................. 106 MEDIUM OF STUDY .................................................................................................................................. 177 COURSE ELIGIBILITY .................................................................................................................................. 178 FEE STRUCTURE........................................................................................................................................ 179 CENTER SETUP ......................................................................................................................................... 1810 FINAL CERTIFICATE ................................................................................................................................... 19 10.1 SPECIMEN COPY OF FINAL CERTIFICATE .............................................................................................................. 20“Digital Saheli” Page 2
    • 1. Course IntroductionThe “Digital Saheli” , an Elementary Computer Education course for Women a 50 hour part-timeCourse offered by RKCL, is an elementary course on use of Information Technology in day-to-day lifefor the women of Rajasthan aimed their empowerment in the emerging digital era of the 21stcentury. This course shall help women in the state bridge the Digital Divide and the resultantKnowledge Divide and Opportunity Divide. It will help them improve their efficiency and enhancetheir effectiveness in their variety of roles in their personal, professional and social life in a fastglobalizing knowledge based society and knowledge based economy. This course will offer thewomen a confidence for upward mobility in the society and also improve their employability.The Academic Approach of the course will focus on the “work centric” education rather than “bookor information centric cognitive overload”. It will focus more on practical application and skilldevelopment rather than theoretical jargon. It will be follow a “Perform” type learning approach asagainst the traditional “Inform” only type teaching approach so as to build the capacity andcapability of the women as smart and intelligent users of Information Technology to make a visibledifference in their day-to-day life.The academic approach is thus based on Learning for life, learning through life and learningthroughout life.Rich multimedia based, inform and perform type of eContent will be offered which will help thewomen to actually produce hundreds of Socially Useful and Productive Work related Outputs usingcomputers, Internet and mobile phones.The Technology enabled Assessment methodology will have the prime focus of seeking convergenceof Learning and Assessment.The activities will involve hundreds of activities for women to perform varies life activities such as  Creating email Account  Using Personal Information Manager for storing the Address Book , Telephone Numbers , Birthday , Anniversary and other event reminders  Pay electricity bill online , On line weather information, On line recipes, cookery shows  On line krishi / mandi prices , Working knowledge of home appliances and gadgets  Pay property Tax / Insurance Premium Online , Plan your Picnic / trip with online Train reservations  Send greeting card and flowers , Online health awareness  Visit Various etemple Websites and Take Live Darshan, etc.“Digital Saheli” Page 3
    • Pay bills Online Search for Life Partner“Digital Saheli” Page 4
    • Online Cooking Recipes Searching for Jobs“Digital Saheli” Page 5
    • Using Personal Information Manager2. Admission Process 2.1. The female applicant shall approach to the RKCLs IT-GK ( IT -Gyan Kendra) 2.2. She shall fill in an application form available at the RKCL IT-GK and attach the self attested relevant documents such as Xerox copy of ID proof with photo , 2 copies of passport size photograph (color or black & White) , Minimum 5th Pass Mark sheet /Certificate and Age Proof document. 2.3. IT-GK coordinator shall submit the form along with relevant documents to District Lead Center of RKCL or any authorized person of RKCL 2.4. These forms will come to Nodal Officer of WCD Dept who shall verify the documents and confirm the admissions, within the sanctioned quota of that District, as allocated by WCD Department. 2.5. Final list of confirmed admissions shall be handed over to the respective ITGKs by the DLC 2.6. IT-GK shall fill the details of confirmed admissions in the RKCL’s Admission software (Biz Client) , shall upload the learner data on RKCL server and generate learner codes for accessing the e-contents of course curriculum. 2.7. The ITGK Coordinator will hand over the LIVR (Learner Information Verification Report) to the learner.“Digital Saheli” Page 6
    • 2.8. The LIVR document contains information like: Personal information, Photo and Sign specimens of the Learner, Centre Details and Course Details. 2.9. Applicant women are expected to verify the details given in the LIVR document and submit a signed copy back to the IT-GK coordinator 2.10. IT-GK coordinator will hand over the study material in the form of a ““Digital Saheli”” Tutor CD and a booklet at no extra cost to the learner. 2.11. After the learner receives the LIVR document and the study material, the learner is eligible to start learning instantly.3. Course DurationTotal 50 Hours of Learning-cum-Assessment hours and can be completed in one month (2hrs/day)Course Duration 1 MonthTotal Hours 50 hours (2 hour per day; Monday to Saturday )4. Academic Delivery Model ““Digital Saheli”” course of RKCL offers excellent study material in the form of learning Contentbased on socially Useful and Productive Work (SUPW) Outputs with interactive multimedia and richvoice over in Hindi and English.Content has both inform and perform types of content delivered through MKCL’s ERA that can bequickly used at home PC also.“Digital Saheli” Page 7
    • Tutor CD of “Digital Saheli”The academic Sessions will get conducted at RKCL IT-GK’s, it will comprise ofSelf Study and Revision Learning from Session by the Faculty Hands on Activities eContent15 Minutes 15 Minutes 15 Minutes 15 MinutesThe RKCL certified Learning Facilitator (Faculty) will conduct the academic sessions.The learner can also carry out additional practice at home with the help of Tutor CD, if she has anaccess to computer.“Digital Saheli” Page 8
    • Learning Center“Digital Saheli” Page 9
    • 5. Course Curriculum The various topics covered under the course include - basics of computers, Windows operating system & Internet Applications. The brief outline of the course, the course structure, various skills and competencies covered under the course are given below. 5.1. ““Digital Saheli”” Curriculum and Academic Sessions Proposed Structure of Each Hour of the Academic Sessions will be structured as (1 hour daily) the session will involve o Revision of last days session o New activity –Per day 3 New Activities o Practice Sessions involving, take-a-challenge, Try It, etc. o Activity for practice involving actual use of internet The table below covers the curriculum and day wise break up. Academic Sessions Day Topic eContent and Hands on 15 min 15 min 15 min 15 minDay 1 Basics of Switching On The Computer Hands on : Log In and Log Hand on : Windows Out Shut down Log off your computer computer and and then log in again. then start your computerDay 2 Basics of Revision of Day 1 Practice of Pointing, Click, Double Click, Computers Drag & Drop techniques Mouse Activity GamesDay 3 Basics of Keyboard Activity Games Use of Enter, Space Bar, Caps Lock, Shift, Computers Window, Backspace, Delete keyDay 4 Basics of Using Task bar Hands on : Windows Change the date and time of your computer “Digital Saheli” Page 10
    • Day 5 Basics of Revision of Day 4 Use of Components of Computer Computers Computer Introduction To Computer (Day 6 Basics of Revision of Day 5 Hands on : Concept of files Using Paint Windows and folders. Using Start button Start recently opened programs using Start button.Day 7 Basics of Revision of Day 6 What is Software? Computers What is Hardware?Day 8 Basics of Revision of Day 7 Hands on : Personalize the Hands on : Windows desktop Using Paint Create picture Apply paint picture as of Diya / wallpaper for your Rangoli using desktop and paint. Change screen saver of your computer.Day 9 Basics of Revision of Day 8 Output devices Storage Devices How to scan your Computers photograph. Input devicesDay 10 Basics of Revision of Day 9 Hands on : Using Recycle Hands on : Windows Bin, Icons, Using Notepad Type tour Creating Send file to recycle bin personal shortcuts, and then restore the details and same. save the notepad file.Day 11 Basics of Revision of Day 10 Cut – Copy & Paste the files and folders Windows Organizing files and foldersDay 12 Internet Introduction to Internet Using Internet Explorer ActivitiesDay 13 Internet Hands on : Activities “Digital Saheli” Page 11
    • Explorer various web sites such as  www.jodhpurfolkfestival.org  www.rajasthancityguide.com  www.rajasthan4u.com and much more.Day 14 Internet Create Gmail account Create Yahoo Create Hotmail Create Rediffmail Activities account Account accountDay 15 Internet Open “Inbox” folder and Compose & Chat or online Hands on : Activities read Received Email send a message discussion Send mail to your in Gmail friend or relative.Day 16 Internet Import other emails to your Download, Install and talk Chat with your friends Activities Gmail account through Google Talk or relativesDay 17 Internet Type message in Hindi Send Free SMS Send or receive Buy Books online Activities From Internet text messages to Mobile using a cell phoneDay 18 Internet Practice of last session Buy Photo Buy Electronic Subscribe Magazine - Activities Album, Photo House Hold Readers Digest Print, Photo Items Online Mugs etc OnlineDay 19 Internet Practice of last session Get Financial Rate a product, Share Trading - Activities Info Online, service, or Operate DMAT Such as Stock person using an Account Quotes or online rating Mortgage system Interest RatesDay 20 Internet Practice of last session Read eBooks Learn foreign Online Application for Activities online through language online Admission GoogleDay 21 Internet Practice of last session Get info online Pay to access or Take a class online just Activities about a college, download for personal enjoyment university, or digital content or enrichment other school online you or a family member might “Digital Saheli” Page 12
    • attendDay 22 Internet Practice of last session Take a class Give Subject Download other files Activities online for credit Test Online such as games, videos, toward a or pictures degree of some kindDay 23 Internet Practice of last session Download Download and Download music files Activities screensavers Play 3D Games to your computer from the InternetDay 24 Internet Practice of last session Play 3D games Watch a Video Download video file Activities online Clip or Listen to an Audio ClipDay 25 Internet Practice of last session Book Movie Listen Songs on Watch TV Channels on Activities tickets online FM Radio PCDay 26 Internet Practice of last session Surf the Web Create an Chatting through Activities for fun avatar or online mobile representation of yourselfDay 27 Internet Practice of last session Use Check your Use Google Maps on Activities Applications on Mobile Utilities Mobile Mobile - backup, copy, update software etc.Day 28 Internet Practice of last session Understand Visit a local, Online Health Activities Indian Cyber state, or Awareness Law federal government websiteDay 29 Internet Practice of last session Look for Participate in Recharge your Mobile, Activities Health/Medical an online Dish TV, Internet Info discussion, a Online listserv, or other online “Digital Saheli” Page 13
    • group that helps people with personal issues or health problemsDay 30 Internet Practice of last session Register for bill Pay telephone Pay Mobile Bills online Activities junction bill online and operate accountDay 31 Internet Practice of last session Pay electricity Pay Property Activities bill online tax onlineDay 32 Internet Practice of last session Pay your Book Gas Operate Bank Account Activities Income tax Cylinder online through Internet online -eFiling, eReturnDay 33 Internet Practice of last session Use of Credit Maintain your Find website related Activities Card and its Assets and to your city and find Payment Investment services - Hospitals, details online Police stations, Doctors, Government Offices, eGovernance ServicesDay 34 Internet Practice of last session See your Online Look for "how-to," Activities Municipal application for "do-it-yourself," or corporation Birth - death repair information services CertificateDay 35 Internet Practice of last session Send or receive Download Use Net banking Activities an invitation to Income Tax Account : View a meeting or Saral Form Statement party using an online invitation service “Digital Saheli” Page 14
    • Day 36 Internet Practice of last session Use a search Search New Activity : Activities engine to find Information Pay Insurance Premium information About Search for home Online Education in remedies for common India and ailments like cold, Abroad cough etcDay 37 Internet Practice of last session Search for a Look for info on Use Online Telephone Activities map or driving a hobby or Directory directions interestDay 38 Internet Practice of last session Get sports Look for info Look for information Activities scores and info about a place on Wikipedia online to liveDay 39 Internet Practice of last session Search Personality New Activity : Activities Educational Profiling Search for info about Institution on Search for baby names someone you know or online Map might meetDay 40 Internet Practice of last session Use online See New Activity : Activities classified ads or matrimonial Search Jobs Online sites like Craigs site online Search for a recipe online listDay 41 Internet Practice of last session Register to Read Local New Activity : Activities Matrimonial News Paper Go to a dating website or Create account on Website Online other site where you can sites which helps you meet people online maintain the Birthdays/Anniversary calendarDay 42 Internet Practice of last session Tips and Get Internet New Activity : Guidelines for Connection At “Digital Saheli” Page 15
    • Activities Listen to a live or recorded Using Internet Home Use Google radio broadcast online, such Transliterate as a newscast, sporting event, or radio showDay 43 Internet Practice of last session Apply for PAN Register for Registration for Digital Activities card Voter ID Card Signature Apply for Driving LicenseDay 44 Internet Practice of last session Maintain your Store your View photos online Activities address book photo online Application for Passport and online using Visa GoogleDay 45 Internet Practice of last session Research for Read someone Use an Online Social Activities school or elses online Networking Sites like Research a product or training journal, web MySpace, Twitter, service before buying Facebook, or log, or blog FriendsterDay 46 Internet Practice of last session Create your Visit various Visit various eTemple Activities own online Blog eTemple websites and book Upload photos to a website websites and your pooja online so you can share them with take live others online darshan and aratiDay 47 Internet Practice of last session Register to Book Indian Book Flight Ticket Activities IRCTC Railway Ticket Online, Book Hotel Get travel info Online OnlineDay 48 Internet Practice of last session Use Google Download & Use Google Earth Activities Maps Install Google EarthDay 49 Internet Practice of last session Create Greeting Remember New Activity : Activities Card Using Birthday and Summo Paint send eGreeting Buy Dresses/Sarees card online onlineDay 50 Internet Practice of last session Buy and send Send Flowers Send Gifts in India Activities Musical physically Greeting card anywhere in “Digital Saheli” Page 16
    • online India6. Medium of StudyContent will be presented in Hindi and English Languages as the medium of Learning.Final exam will be bilingual (English and Hindi)7. Course Eligibility  5th pass Female Learner  Age –: 11-50 Years8. Fee Structure and payment modalities. The Course Fee is Rs. 1100/- (Inclusive of Service Tax) and also including course material & first attempt examination fees , which will be paid by WCD Dept to RKCL , as under  50% on confirmation of admission by WCD and RKCL ( as per para 2.6. )  Balance 50% on passing of the examination in by Learners based on submission of report by RKCL about successful completion of course.  Re-examination fees of Rs.100/-(Inclusive of Service Tax) to be paid by the learner per extra attempt , if applicable .“Digital Saheli” Page 17
    • Center SetupThis section covers the center setup at IT-GK for conducting the ““Digital Saheli”” CourseEach centre will have Facilities like o Lecture Room o Ventilation with the help of fans to keep the surrounding cool o Comfortable seating arrangements o Writing board o Suitable furniture for installing computers o Ergonomically designed chairs to enable users to work comfortably o Computer Laboratory with following Computing Resources o Option 1 (Without Xtenda Setup) o Server Configuration o 2.0 GHz Processor (with 512Kb L2 Cache) or above o 2GB RAM o 80 GB Ultra SCSI-3 / SATA hard disk o 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Card o DVDROM Drive o Windows 2003 Standard Server with Service Pack 2 and CAL Licenses o Trend Micro Anti Virus o Quantity required per centre (for ALC): 1  Client Configuration o 1.3 GHz Processor (with 512Kb L2 Cache) or above o 40 GB IDE / EIDE Hard disk o 1GB RAM o 10/100 BaseT PCI Ethernet o Sound Card o Keyboard and Mouse (Recommended Brand: Logitech, Microsoft etc.) o Two Headphones per desktop o 14inch SVGA Monitor or above (Recommended Brand: LG, Samsung etc.) o Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 o Trend Micro Anti Virus o Quantity required per centre (for ALC): 5 o Quantity required per centre (for RIC-ALC): 2Common RequirementsLAN10/100 Mbps Network Switch (Server and all Desktops should be connected to thisNetwork Switch) (Recommended Brand: D-Link, Linksys etc.)Electrical and LAN wiring should run perpendicular to each other. If they are parallel toeach other, then a distance of 2 feet should be maintained between them to avoidinterference“Digital Saheli” Page 18
    • Internet56Kbps Dialup Connection (Server and all Desktops should be able to connect to theInternet by using Internet Connection Sharing or Proxy Server)PeripheralsHeadphone with Mic (Recommended Brand: Phillips, Intex, I-Ball etc.)Webcam (Recommended Brand: Logitech, Intex etc.)Printer - minimum 600 dpi resolution (Recommended Brand: HP, Canon, Epson etc.)Scanner - minimum 600 dpi resolution (Recommended Brand: HP, Kodak etc.)Quantity required per centre: 1Power Backup for all Computers1. UPS (Recommended Brand: APC, Microtek, iBall etc.) and2. Inverter with Battery backup (Recommended Brand: APC, Microtek etc.) or Generator(Recommended Brand: Honda, Champ, Kirloskar make etc.)9. Final Certificate““Digital Saheli”” Certificate will comprise of marks obtained in the Final Online Examination whichwill be conducted at the Learning Center (ITGK). 9.1. Specimen copy of Final Certificate“Digital Saheli” Page 19
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