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  • 1. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training End-User Training for Novice ICT Users eSkwela team APEC Training Program for Preventive Education on ICT Misuse
  • 2. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of ICT Proper Handling of Computers Keyboard and Mouse Operation Linux Desktop Environment File Management
  • 3. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION ANDCONCEPTS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGYCOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
  • 4. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology 3. Online opinion What is Data?What is Data?  Refers to the facts and figures relating to events that take place  refers to things “known”  a collection of independent raw facts, numbers, letters, symbols
  • 5. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology 3. Online opinion What is Information?What is Information? • Information is data that is made meaningful based on the needs of the user through manipulation. • A computer can only process data and create new data. The data have to be interpreted to yield the information 1+1 = 2
  • 6. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology 3. Online opinion Desirable Qualities of InformationDesirable Qualities of Information  Relevance  Completeness  Timeliness  Accuracy  Cost Effective R ELEV A N C E COMPLETENESS TIMELINESS ACCURACY COST EFFECTIVE
  • 7. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology 3. Online opinion Data Processing ConceptsData Processing Concepts Input-Process-Output Model  Refers to a conceptual framework wherein input in the form of data is processed which would result in the generation of an output in the form of information. PROCESS DATA INFORMATION INPUT OUTPUT
  • 8. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology Data Processing CyclesData Processing Cycles Flow of data from the moment it is recorded until the time it becomes a usable piece of information Origination Input Preparation Processing Output Preparation Storage Feedback
  • 9. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology 3. Online opinion What is Information Technology?What is Information Technology? • Information Technology (IT) is the totality of means employed to systematically collect, process, store, present, and share information, in support of human intellectual activities. • Information Technology is also known as Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • 10. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology What is CommunicationWhat is Communication Technology?Technology?  The electronic transfer of information from one location to another • DATA COMMUNICATIONS or DATACOM refers to digital transmission. • TELECOMMUNICATIONS or TELECOM refers to a mix of voice and data, both analog and digital • NETWORKING refers specifically to LANs and WANs. Transmission of information over the network WANWAN
  • 11. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology What is Computer?What is Computer? Computer is an electronic data processing machine capable of performing mathematical and logical operations and processing large volumes of data at high speed
  • 12. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology Capabilities of ComputerCapabilities of Computer • Ability to perform arithmetic and logical operations • Ability to store and retrieve information • Ability to handle large volumes of repetitive tasks accurately • Can communicate with its operators and other machines. • Capable of remote processing
  • 13. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology Limitations of ComputerLimitations of Computer • Information is provided by a human being • Can detect but cannot correct an inaccurate entry by itself • Subject to occasional breakdown
  • 14. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology Computer System ComponentsComputer System Components • Dataware The systematic and organized collection of data and procedures relevant to the organization • Peopleware The personnel who manage the EDP system, who design applications, who write and encode the programs • Hardware The computer and all of its physical components such as disk drives, printer, input terminals • Software The non-physical components such as computer programs, computer language and operating system
  • 15. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology The DatawareThe Dataware  Specifies the manner in which data will be obtained and prepared
  • 16. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology The PeoplewareThe Peopleware  Personnel involved in the design, development, installation and maintenance of computer
  • 17. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology The HardwareThe Hardware  Refers to the equipment/devices that make the computer system perform one or more functions  Computer and all of its other physical components Functional Components  Input Devices  Output Devices  Central Processing Unit  Secondary Storage Unit Data Communication Devices
  • 18. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology Input DevicesInput Devices  Handle the entering in of programs and data through the keyboard or other input devices Keyboard Mouse Joystick and wheel Touch Screen Stylus and Digital Pen Digital Camera and Web Camera Scanner Bar Code Reader Image source: Discovering Computers 2008
  • 19. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology Output DevicesOutput Devices  Translate the result of computer processing into human readable form through the monitor or printer Image source: Discovering Computers 2008
  • 20. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology Central Processing UnitCentral Processing Unit  Heart of the computer which handles the entire operation of the system  Also known as the central processor and sometimes the brain of the computer system
  • 21. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology StorageStorage  Also known as the secondary memory which serves as the storage area of the computer system Image source: Discovering Computers 2008
  • 22. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology The Parts of the ComputerThe Parts of the Computer image from http://www.pcguide.com/intro/over.htm
  • 23. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training The Parts of the ComputerThe Parts of the Computer Concepts of Information and Communication Technology
  • 24. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training The Parts of the ComputerThe Parts of the Computer ((Internal Parts of System UnitInternal Parts of System Unit)) Concepts of Information and Communication Technology
  • 25. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology The SoftwareThe Software  Refers to the non-physical components, such as the operating system and the machine coded instructions that direct and control the different hardware facilities Types of Software  System Software  Application Software
  • 26. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology System SoftwareSystem Software • Provides an interface between the programmers and operators and between the hardware system and the application software  Operating Systems Supervises the overall operation of the computer, controls the flow of programs in and out of the system, switches input/output machines and calls program from storage
  • 27. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Concepts of Information and Communication Technology Application SoftwareApplication Software  Refers to programs designed to perform specific data processing tasks for a particular application  Usually written by the vendor or user that contains the logic to update and maintain a company’s records or files to ease the burden of day-to-day operation of the company
  • 28. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of ComputersProper Use of Computers
  • 29. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers VDT SyndromeVDT Syndrome • VDT Syndrome Is health problem caused by wrong use of the computer and once VDT's (Visual Display Terminals) place a significant level  of strain on our eyes. Anyone who uses one often can  attest to this fact. In some studies, up to 80% of VDT  users report 'Computer Vision Syndrome' symptoms of  eyestrain. The reason for this prevalence comes from  both ergonomic and physiologic factors. -http://www.visionarts.ca/vdtuse.htm
  • 30. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers VDT SyndromesVDT Syndromes VDT Syndromes are as follows. ① Carpal tunnel syndrome: Pain at the hand and the wrist and fingers become numbed. ② Myofascial pain syndrome: Stiffness or sharp pain at the back of neck, shoulder or waist. ③ Turtle neck syndrome: Forms a bent back pose with head forward. ④ Visual system indisposition syndrome: Loss of sights or develop eye diseases like keratitis or conjunctivitis. .
  • 31. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Preventing VDTPreventing VDT • Ergonomics is the science of designing equipment of a safe and comfortable working environment. Computer Ergonomics is about things that you can do to make working on a computer more comfortable and safer for your body. • Ergonomic factors are now fairly well understood by most VDT users: have a comfortable chair, good lighting (free of glare), quality monitor with high refresh rate, etc. Proper Use of Computers http://www.visionarts.ca/vdtuse.htm
  • 32. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers Preventing VDTPreventing VDT • Lower the monitor and increase room humidity. • Place the computer 10~20 degrees below the eye level. • Wear protective glasses. • Take 15mins break for every hour. • Distance from user to monitor should be more than 50cm, your fingertips touching the monitor when stretched out. • Choose monitor or computer models that produce less electromagnetic waves.
  • 33. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers Preventing VDTPreventing VDT Preventing VDT • Clean the monitors to prevent reflection from stains or dusts. • Use blinds or curtains to prevent from monitor to reflect lights. • Lower the brightness of the monitor. • Avoid colors that provokes the eyes. • Sit properly at the chair with your back straight and body close to the desk. • Feet should be placed on the floor and relaxed. Do not cross your legs..
  • 34. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers VDT Prevention Daily ExerciseVDT Prevention Daily Exercise Arm Exercise Wrist Exercise Shoulder Exercise Neck Exercise Whole Body Exercise
  • 35. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers Proper Workstation DesignProper Workstation Design 1. Position in a well-ventilated room. 2. Use an adjustable workstation: ergonomic computer chairs. 3. Place the monitor 16 to 24 inches away, at eye level or slightly at a lower angle. Tilt the monitor or adjust the light source. Adjust the brightness and contrast settings. 4. Use extendable/retractable legs of the keyboard. 5. Mouse must be easily accessible by your dominant hand. 6. Use a document holder to minimize vertical head movements.
  • 36. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers Proper Workstation DesignProper Workstation Design http://www.funonthenet.in/images/stories/forwards/correct%20postures/posture1.jpg • Position in a well-ventilated room • Use a document holder to minimize vertical head movements •Use an adjustable workstation: ergonomic computer chairs.
  • 37. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers Good PostureGood Posture http://www.funonthenet.in/images/stories/forwards/correct%20postures/posture1.jpg
  • 38. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers Good PostureGood Posture http://www.funonthenet.in/images/stories/forwards/correct%20postures/posture1.jpg
  • 39. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers Good PostureGood Posture http://www.funonthenet.in/images/stories/forwards/correct%20postures/posture1.jpg
  • 40. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Proper Use of Computers Good Working HabitsGood Working Habits • Tap on the keys/mouse buttons gently. • Avoid long, uninterrupted periods of typing. – Take short stretch breaks, ideally every 20 minutes, to prevent fatigue. – Avoid staring at the monitor for long periods. – Take vision breaks: Focus on objects at least 20 feet away. – Do eye exercises.
  • 41. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training MOUSE AND KEYBOARDMOUSE AND KEYBOARD OPERATIONSOPERATIONS
  • 42. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Mouse and Keyboard Operations Mouse OperationsMouse Operations • A mouse is a handheld pointing device for computers. It is fitted with one or more buttons and shaped to fit naturally under the hand, and is used to select and move objects on the screen. • Mouse Pointer: Often in the form of an arrow, represents the movement of the mouse or any pointing device on the screen. Used to point to selected areas, icons, applications, text, objects, etc.
  • 43. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Mouse and Keyboard Operations Mouse OperationsMouse Operations • Point. Moving the mouse to the desired location and pointing to the object. • Click. Pressing the left mouse button • Double Click. Pressing the left mouse button twice. Used to start or open an application • Drag. Holding down the left mouse button while moving the mouse • Click and Drag. Action for highlighting a selection. Point the mouse button at the start of the selection, and then click and drag the mouse to the end of the selection. • Drag and Drop. Action for moving an object or selection. Click on the object and hold down the mouse button, drag the object to desired location, and drop to the new destination by releasing the mouse button.
  • 44. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Mouse and Keyboard Operations PointersPointers Different pointers you will encounter: • Mouse pointer (Normal Arrow): Appears if you have a mouse installed and it is used to point or to select a command or objects. • Resizing Arrow: Two-headed arrow that appears at the window borders to resize a window. • Insertion Arrow/Cursor: The I-beam that you usually see when you are working on a document, showing the exact location/position where you can type or insert text or graphic.
  • 45. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Mouse and Keyboard Operations KeyboardKeyboard
  • 46. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training LINUX DESKTOP ENVIRONMENTLINUX DESKTOP ENVIRONMENT
  • 47. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Linux Operating SystemLinux Operating System • Linux is an operating system that is used today to run a variety of applications on a variety of different hardware. It is a multitasking and a multi-user operating system that has the ability to manage thousands of tasks at the same time, including allowing several users to access the system simultaneously.
  • 48. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Edubuntu LinuxEdubuntu Linux • Edubuntu is a complete Linux-based operating system, freely available with community- based support. • Some highlights of Edubuntu – most of the KDE Edutainment Suite: a collection of fun educational software (for science, Math, language) – Gcomprise: huge collection of activities for the kindergarten. It gently introduces kids to basic computer use, then it builds on that by expanding to basic maths, reading activities, and more. – Tux4Kids: includes TuxPaint, TuxMaths, and TuxTyping – Schooltool – OpenOffice suite – Scribus desktop publishing: alternative to Pagemaker
  • 49. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Log in to EdubuntuLog in to Edubuntu • Log in to the system to begin a session. To login (also log in, log on, sign on) is the to access a computer system by entering your user name so that you get credentials that will let the system give you access. It is an integral part of computer security procedure. • The use of a computer login procedure provides an audit trail for use of the system. • Username: Used in preference to the full name of the user, although that also is allowed. • Password: Another sequence of characters, kept secret from others, that provides the user with a key to get into the system
  • 50. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Operating System Edubuntu Login ScreenEdubuntu Login Screen
  • 51. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Overview of GNOMEOverview of GNOME • GNOME is the GNU graphical desktop, the default desktop environment on Ubuntu, as well as Edubuntu. It provides you with file managers, network browsers, menus, and system tools.
  • 52. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Desktop EnvironmentDesktop Environment
  • 53. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Desktop EnvironmentDesktop Environment • Desktop: Where icons or symbolic representations of frequently used files and folders may be placed. GNOME provides multiple desktops, each of which has its own windows. • Panel: Located at the top of the screen, used to start applications and administer your system; contains the pulldown menus for Applications, Places, System, and other icons which help you start an application when clicked (e.g. Mozilla Firefox, Mail, and Help) • Taskbar: Located at the bottom of the desktop, used to switch between and manage currently running applications.
  • 54. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Parts of Application WindowParts of Application Window
  • 55. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Parts of Application WindowParts of Application Window • Title Bar: Shows the name of the application or document. If more than one window is open, the title bar for the active window has a different color compared to the title bars of inactive windows. • Standard buttons on their title bar – Minimize button: Reduces the window to a button on the task bar. Window is still open, just inactive. – Maximize button: To make your window occupy the entire desktop. – Restore button: To bring back the size of the window to its previous size (click the Restore button if the window is maximized or click the window button from the taskbar if the window is minimized). – Close button: To close the current window or exit the application.
  • 56. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Parts of Application WindowParts of Application Window • Menu Bar: A menu contains a list of commands, or actions you can carry out with windows. Most applications have a File menu, an Edit menu, and a Help menu. • Toolbar : A row, column, or block of onscreen buttons or icons that activate certain functions of the program – serving as shortcuts to commands. • Status Bar: A horizontal line of information displayed at the bottom or top of an application window that reports information about the current state of the program or the data contents in the window.
  • 57. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Parts of Application WindowParts of Application Window • Scroll Bars: A horizontal or vertical bar that contains a box that looks like an elevator in a shaft. • Two types of Scroll Bars: 1. Horizontal Scroll Bar: located at the bottom of a window or application. 2. Vertical Scroll Bar: located at the right side of a window or application.
  • 58. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Working with Application WindowsWorking with Application Windows • Opening a window Double-click any icon from the Desktop or choose the application from the Panel.
  • 59. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Working with Application WindowsWorking with Application Windows Moving a window to a different location a. Drag the Title bar of the window to the new location. As you move the mouse pointer, an outline of the window moves with it. b. Release the mouse button. c. To cancel the move, press ESC before releasing the mouse.
  • 60. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Working with Application WindowsWorking with Application Windows Resizing a window Use the Resizing Arrow to resize a window to the desired size. The minimum size for all windows is about 2 inches by 1 inch. Some windows, like the dialogue boxes, cannot be resized.
  • 61. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Working with Application WindowsWorking with Application Windows Switching Between Windows Using the Taskbar – Click with the left mouse button on the appropriate taskbar button. This will bring you to the selected application immediately.
  • 62. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Getting HelpGetting Help Help is available basically everywhere: • On the desktop, just use the right mouse button and choose Help On Desktop. • On the panel, click the Question Mark button. • All help is HTML–based, so using the help system is as easy as using your favorite web browser.
  • 63. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Changing the DesktopChanging the Desktop BackgroundBackground GNOME allows you to choose what image or pattern you have as your desktop's background. 1. From the Panel, choose Preferences. 2. Click on the Desktop Background (the Desktop Background dialogue box will appear) 3. Check the Fill Screen button to configure the wallpaper on the desktop. 4. You can also choose the Desktop color by clicking the Desktop Colors button. 5. Click the Close button if you are done setting up the Desktop Background.
  • 64. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Setting Up Screen SaverSetting Up Screen Saver • A screensaver is a moving pattern or bitmap that appears on your monitor after you have not used your computer for a specified amount to time. Screensavers can reduce the wear of your screen and provide security for your system.
  • 65. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Configuring Desktop Setting Up Screen SaverSetting Up Screen Saver Selecting a Screensaver 1. From the Panel, choose System. 2. Select Preferences and click Screensaver. 3. The Screensaver dialog box will appear. 4. Select a screensaver from the list. 5. To configure the selected Screensaver, click the Settings button and a Dialog box will appear.
  • 66. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Configuring Desktop Setting Up Screen SaverSetting Up Screen Saver Testing a Screensaver • From the Screensaver dialog box, choose Preview and the selected Screensaver will appear. Stopping a Screensaver • To return to the application window (i.e. your returning to your “work”) when the Screensaver is on your screen, move the mouse or click any key from the keyboard to reactivate the monitor.
  • 67. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training Linux Desktop Environment Terminating a Linux SessionTerminating a Linux Session Logging Out 1. From the Panel, choose System. 2. Click Logout and a dialog box will appear. 3. Choose an option below on how you want your system to behave: – Logout – Shutdown – Restart the computer – Hibernate the computer
  • 68. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training FILE MANAGEMENTFILE MANAGEMENT
  • 69. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Managing FilesManaging Files • The File Browser is a powerful tool that can help organize your files and directories. • You use File Browser to manage your files and directories like moving, copying, starting an application, and many others. • To start the File Browser application, click on Computer from the Places menu on the Panel. • A common metaphor for graphical desktops is the use of folders to represent directories on your hard disk. Folders contain files and other folders.
  • 70. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Managing FilesManaging Files
  • 71. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Identifying files and directoriesIdentifying files and directories • You can use File Browser to work with files and directories individually or in groups. • To the left of each filename or directory name in the Contents list is an icon to help you identify its type. • In File Browser, each filename or directory name has an icon next to it, indicating what kind of file it is. This is called loon.
  • 72. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Creating Files or DirectoriesCreating Files or Directories To create a directory: 1. From the Panel, click the Places menu. 2. Choose the Computer command from the Menu and the Computer File Browser dialogue box will appear. 3. Choose the destination of the folder/directory. 4. Right-click on the right pane and choose Create Folder. 5. Type the folder/directory name.
  • 73. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Creating Files or DirectoriesCreating Files or Directories To create an empty file: 1.From the Computer File Browser, choose the destination of the file. 2.Right-click on the right pane and choose Create Document > Empty File. 3.Type the filename.
  • 74. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Copying Files or DirectoriesCopying Files or Directories To copy a file: 1. From the File Browser, choose the file you want to copy. 2. Right-click the file and choose the Copy command. 3. Select the destination of the file you want to copy. 4. Right-click the selected destination and choose the Paste command.
  • 75. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Copying Files or DirectoriesCopying Files or Directories To copy a folder or directory: 1. From the File Browser, right-click the folder or directory you want to copy and then choose the Copy command. 2. Right-click on the selected destination and then choose Paste.
  • 76. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Moving Files or DirectoriesMoving Files or Directories To move a file: 1. From the File Browser, choose the file you want to move. 2. Right-click the file and click the Cut command. 3. Select the destination of the file you want to copy. 4. Right-click the selected destination and choose the Paste command or Paste in 5. Folder if you want to put the file inside a folder.
  • 77. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Moving Files or DirectoriesMoving Files or Directories To move a folder or directory: 1. From the File Browser, choose the directory you want to move. 2. Right-click the file and click the Cut command. 3. Select the destination of the file you want to copy. 4. Right-click the selected destination and click the Paste command.
  • 78. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Renaming Files or DirectoriesRenaming Files or Directories To rename a file: 1. From the File Browser, choose the file you want to rename. 2. Right-click the file and click the Rename command. 3. Type the new filename and then press the Enter key.
  • 79. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Renaming Files or DirectoriesRenaming Files or Directories To rename a folder or directory: 1. From the File Browser, choose the directory you want to rename. 2. Right-click the file and click the Rename command. 3. Type the new folder or directory name and then press the Enter key.
  • 80. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Deleting Files or DirectoriesDeleting Files or Directories • File deletion, or removing a file from a computer's file system, is done for the following reasons: – To free up the disk space – To remove duplicate or unnecessary data to avoid confusion – To make sensitive information unavailable to others
  • 81. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Deleting Files or DirectoriesDeleting Files or Directories To delete a file: 1. From the File Browser, choose the file you want to delete. 2. Press the Delete button from the keyboard.
  • 82. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Deleting Files or DirectoriesDeleting Files or Directories To delete a folder or directory: 1. From the File Browser, choose the folder or directory you want to delete. 2. Press the Delete button from the keyboard.
  • 83. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Deleting Files or DirectoriesDeleting Files or Directories • The common problem with deleting files is accidental removal of information that later proves to be important. • Precautionary measures: – back up your files regularly – move them the trash, temporary place where they are kept until one is really low on free space – mark important files as read-only
  • 84. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Deleting Files or DirectoriesDeleting Files or Directories • The common problem with deleting files is accidental removal of information that later proves to be important. • Precautionary measures: – back up your files regularly – move them the trash, temporary place where they are kept until one is really low on free space – mark important files as read-only
  • 85. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Viewing Contents of Drives orViewing Contents of Drives or DirectoriesDirectories Changing Folders or Directories: • You can display the content of a resource available on your system by clicking the resource from the Side Pane. 1. Click a resource on the Side Pane and the content of the resource will be displayed on the right half of the File Browser. 2. To change the folder or directory being viewed, double-click on the Folder or Directory you want to view.
  • 86. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training File Management Displaying Subfolders andDisplaying Subfolders and subdirectoriessubdirectories • If the folder or directory you want is not displayed, expand that particular folder or directory by clicking the arrow beside the resource. 1. Click the folder or directory whose contents you want to view. 2. To go back, click the Back button from the Toolbar.
  • 87. Responsible Use of ICT – End User Training End of presentation

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