How To Use Facebook

Course Fee R99.00

What is this course about?

Facebook is an online social media platform that has been allowing people to connect, share and interact with friends and family from anywhere in the world. This course provides a step by step introduction, featuring the installation, settings and user processes to get the user started with their own Facebook account.

Who should be doing this course?

Anyone who wants to make use of one of the most popular and fast growing social media platforms to communicate in a more cost effective and versatile way.

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Download and install the Facebook application
  • Create a Facebook account and sign up
  • Explain the Facebook interface
  • Describe navigating, commenting and sharing
  • Discuss connecting with family and friends
  • Explain privacy and security 

How is your course mark calculated?

Your course mark is calculated using the average mark obtained in each of the Chapter tests. In order to pass this course, you must obtain a final course mark of at least 50%. This means that even if you fail a few of the chapter tests, if your test marks in the other chapter tests are high enough you will still be able to pass the course. Good Luck! 

Study at your own pace!

We’ve created our courses to suit your busy life! The duration of this course is based on a student guide where one 300 – 500 word article is read per day, and the assessment is done on a separate day after the relevant articles have been reviewed. But you can do the course in your own time and at your own pace. If you choose to do two readings per day, it will take you half of the estimated time, four readings per day means doing the course in a quarter of the time etc. We leave that decision up to you! 

In the 1 chapters of this course you'll be covering the following areas:

CHAPTER 1 Facebook: Beginners Tutorial

Luigi McLeod


Luigi has been extensively involved the the technologies industry for 20 years. His specialisation areas include sales, training, desktop support and network management. His work as a senior technician in the Commerce faculty at one of South Africa’s top universities cements his qualifications as an experts in practical IT matters.

Dr Rabelani Dagada


Professor Rabelani Dagada has a PhD in Information Systems and teaches Knowledge & Information Systems Management at the Wits Business School, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is also an Associate Professor of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT). He is the Past President of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA). He is the holder of the 2008 ICT Visionary Award from IITPSA in association with the ITWEB, as well as the holder of the 2015 IITPSA Fellowship Award. Prof. Dagada has extensive experience in the South African corporate environment and has managed multi-million rand ICT projects. He has authored and co-authored books in the fields of eLearning, technopreneurship, and information systems. Prof. Dagada has published dozens of articles in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings.

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