Tech Savvy Seniors - Computer Basics

Tech Savvy Seniors - Computer Basics

$10 Limited inc GST
Tech Savvy Seniors - Computer Basics

<p><h3> Tech Savvy Seniors – Computer Basics – Sydney Course </h3></p><p><strong>Online learning options now available</strong></p><p>Learn all about computer basics, and how your computer works! The

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Participants must be over 60 years old. Tech Savvy Seniors is an initiative of the NSW Ageing Strategy and is funded in partnership between the NSW Government and Telstra
$10 Limited inc GST
Tech Savvy Seniors - Computer Basics

<p><h3> Tech Savvy Seniors – Computer Basics – Sydney Course </h3></p><p><strong>Online learning options now available</strong></p><p>Learn all about computer basics, and how your computer works! The

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Participants must be over 60 years old. Tech Savvy Seniors is an initiative of the NSW Ageing Strategy and is funded in partnership between the NSW Government and Telstra

Online learning option now available – join our online classes with livestream video classes over Zoom.

You will need to sign up for a Zoom account prior to your first class. A link to join the class via Zoom will be sent 24-48 hours before the first class and will include a link to a Zoom “How To” document.

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Tech Savvy Seniors – Computer Basics – Sydney Course

Online learning options now available

Learn all about computer basics, and how your computer works! The Internet, online security, using social media sites (e.g. Facebook) and discussion on new devices available in the market.

Online learning for this course is at scheduled class times and sessions. It could include:

  • Livestream video classes online;
  • Interaction with your tutor and other students during livestream video sessions;
  • Group exercises, group discussion, reading dialogue, written exercises, and games to practice new learned skills in an enjoyable way.

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Chatswood, Mount Druitt, Richmond and many more. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

  • Exploring the Web
  • Internet Explorer
  • Search engines
  • Storing favourite websites
  • E-Books
  • Online information e.g. entertainment, leisure activities
  • Online stores e.g eBay
  • Protecting yourself on the Web
  • Online security
  • Save navigation of the web
  • Privacy
  • Anti-virus applications
  • Online shopping
  • Connecting to the World: Online communication tools e.g. Skype, Emails, Forums, Audio and visual applications
  • New Technologies: iPad, Smart Phones, E-Book devices, Digital cameras

Course Outcome

By the end of the course, you will feel more confident in using the computer and its functions. You will become more familiar with exploring the internet and using it for shopping, browsing, and have more understanding about cyber safety. You will also be introduced to other technologies such as tablets, digital cameras, e-books and smart phones.

What to Bring

  • Notepad
  • Pen
  • USB
  • A course manual which can be taken home.

On campus students will be provided with a computer during the class.

Important Information

Please note: For the Online Class, you will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Delivery Mode

This course is delivered in the following modes:

  • Face to face class: delivered in a computer room involving a combination of teacher demonstration and practical work.
  • Online class: delivered over Zoom’s video conferencing platform.

Online learning for this course is at scheduled class times and sessions. It could include:

  • Livestream video classes online;
  • Interaction with your tutor and other students during livestream video sessions;
  • Group exercises, group discussion, reading dialogue, written exercises, and games to practice new learned skills in an enjoyable way.

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Course testimonials:

  • Sandy said: Class was run at a level I could understand for my basic understanding