Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to the Internet: Part 3

Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to the Internet: Part 3

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Tech Savvy Seniors – Introduction to the Internet: Part 3 – Sydney Course

For many people, CDs , DVDs, books, tapes and other physical media are becoming a thing of the past. Today you can download movies, music, television shows and books from the internet without leaving your home. You can also get new programs and games for your computer very easily, without ever having to step into a store. This workshop walks you through how to join that revolution.

You may want to build on what you’ve learned in the first two Introduction to Internet workshops by completing the series with this session – or maybe you’ve heard that you can find music, books and movies online, but aren’t sure where to look or what you need to access entertainment content and save it to your computer. This workshop shows you how.

Course Outline

Topics include:

  • Introduction and review
  • Downloading and installing iTunes
  • Choosing and downloading your media
  • How to play the media you’ve downloaded
  • How to download new programs on your computer

Course Outcome

At the end of the workshop, you will know:

  • How to use iTunes to download music, movies, television and books from the internet
  • How you can get new games and other programs for your PC
  • And – Explore much more of what the internet has to offer with respect to downloads

What to Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • An internet-connected laptop/notebook or desktop computer is supplied by the workshop organisers. You may need to share a computer with others in the workshop.
  • An email address; either the Gmail account created in the Introduction to Email Part 1 workshop, or another email account.
  • A credit card for setting up an iTunes account. (If you already have an iTunes account, you won’t need this.)

Prerequisite: Essential

Students need to have attended Introduction to Internet – Part 1 and Part 2 – or have a good knowledge of the internet.

Delivery Mode

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