This unit (ICTWEB201) describes the skills and knowledge required to establish a social networking presence, using social media tools and applications. It includes the requirement to review, compare, and use different types of social networking tools and applications. It applies to information and communications technology (ICT) personnel who need to develop a social networking web presence for a small or large office environment, using social media tools and applications.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - identify different types of social media tools and applications, and the issues associated with their use; - access the internet, set up a social networking presence and upload and link a wide variety of files, and; - use and evaluate social media tools and applications.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - list basic technical terminology in relation to social networking, social media applications, and tools; - outline basic methods of uploading images, text files, portable document format (PDF) files, audio files, video files, and link the associated files; - state the features, and functions, of social media applications; - list import and export software functions; - explain how to link documents; - explain the process of tagging, in order to facilitate collaborative folksonomy; - list social media applications and procedures, for connecting to social networking sites; - identify and describe, input and output devices, and; - describe, and use, really simple syndication (RSS) feeds to connect a social network.

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