Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to the Internet: Part 2

Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to the Internet: Part 2

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Tech Savvy Seniors – Introduction to the Internet: Part 2 - Sydney Course

So you have an internet connection, a computer with a web browser and know the very basics of hyperlinks and search. Now it’s time to make the most of what you’ve learned. There are literally millions of internet sites to explore, and Part 2 of our Introduction to the Internet Workshop will walk you through how to make the most of them.

Course Outline

  • A review of Part 1 topics
  • Scrolling and navigating
  • Downlaoding
  • Using tabs
  • Using "favourties"
  • Enlarging a web page
  • Watching movies and listening to music
  • Add-ons and players
  • Some of our favourite things, i.e. travel, maps, genealogy and news
  • Staying safe online
  • Summary of all topics

Course Outcome

At the end of the workshop, you will know:

  • How to navigate web pages using your browser’s scroll bar, back and forward buttons
  • How to download a file from the internet
  • How to use tabs, add favourites, set a Home page and zoom in on a web page
  • What add-ons and players are, and why you need them

What to Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • An internet-connected laptop or desktop computer is supplied by the workshop organisers. You may need to share a computer with others in the workshop.

Delivery Mode

  • Workshop is delivered in a computer room – involving a combination of teacher demonstration and practical work.

Prerequisite: Essential

  • Students need to have completed Introduction to the Internet – Part 1, or have a basic knowledge of using the internet.