Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to Kindle

Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to Kindle

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Tech Savvy Seniors – Introduction to Kindle - Sydney Course

Books are a thing of the past. Join the future. Learn to read using Kindle where many books are free. If you read but don’t know anything about Kindles, then this course is for you:

  • Kindle has many advantages over traditional books
  • You can carry an unlimited number of books with you
  • Many of the old classics are free
  • You can obtain a book in a matter of minutes wherever you are
  • If you have a smartphone, or better yet a tablet, then you can get started straight away

Becoming familiar with Kindle and how to acquire new books can take a little bit of practice. But when you are ready, you’ll find the Kindle very rewarding.

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

Course Outline

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • The basics of electronic books using Kindle
  • How to acquire and read Kindle books

Course Outcome

After this workshop, you should be able to:

  • Read a Kindle book
  • Understand the similarities and differences between traditional books and how these map to the Kindle
  • Set up an Amazon account
  • Search for and acquire Kindle books
  • Install the Kindle application on a tablet or smartphone
  • Learn why you might want a Kindle e-reader

What to Bring

You will need:

  • An internet-connected PC or laptop and a tablet or smartphone. Until you have your own, you may need to share with others in the workshop
  • An existing Apple account (or Apple ID) if you want to download the Kindle app to your iPad or iPhone smartphone

Prerequisite: Desirable

  • No previous knowledge required

Delivery Mode

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