Learning how to be safe on the internet

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In this Guided Project, you will:

L​earn the skills and tools you need for staying safe on the internet

L​earn general tips against scam and how to stay informed

Clock30 minutes
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

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.

Skills you will develop

Internet Safetyanti-scam

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Getting introduced to internet safety and researching the true owner of a website.

  2. Finding the creators of the content of a website and locating customer service or contact information.

  3. Researching the reputation of a website and the reputation of both its owner and content creator.

  4. Learning general tips on internet safety.

How Guided Projects work

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

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