Learn the skills and tools you need for staying safe on the internet
Learn general tips against scam and how to stay informed
This is a guided project that will equip you with the skills every user of the internet should have in order to be avoiding bad experiences and stories that touch. You don't want to lose your money and your privacy. Likewise, you don't want be misled, misinformed or waste your time without getting what brought you to a website. You will learn the skills for identifying the owner of a website and the creator(s) of its content along with their reputation, trustworthiness, expertise and authoritativeness on the topic of the website content. You will also learn general tips and facts from common sense that serve as tools against falling into any scam plot. This Guided Project was created by a Coursera community member.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Getting introduced to internet safety and researching the true owner of a website.
Finding the creators of the content of a website and locating customer service or contact information.
Researching the reputation of a website and the reputation of both its owner and content creator.
Learning general tips on internet safety.
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
What will I get if I purchase a Guided Project?
By purchasing a Guided Project, you'll get everything you need to complete the Guided Project including access to a cloud desktop workspace through your web browser that contains the files and software you need to get started, plus step-by-step video instruction from a subject matter expert.
Are Guided Projects available on desktop and mobile?
Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.
Who are the instructors for Guided Projects?
Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.
Can I download the work from my Guided Project after I complete it?
You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
What is the refund policy?
Is financial aid available?
Financial aid is not available for Guided Projects.
Can I audit a Guided Project and watch the video portion for free?
Auditing is not available for Guided Projects.
How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
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