Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to Social Media: Part 1

Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to Social Media: Part 1

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Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to Social Media: Part 1 - Sydney Course

This session walks you through the internet's most popular social media applications. You will have heard about Facebook, Skype, Twitter and Flickr, but might not be sure about what they do or how to get set up to use them. This sessions demonstrates how they work, so you can decide if you want to create your own accounts.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

Topics include:

  • What is social media
  • Keeping track of loved ones (and letting them keep track of you)
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Sharing media
  • YouTube
  • Flickr
  • Communicating

Course Outcome

You will learn:

  • What social networking is
  • How Facebook works
  • What a tweet is and how to send one
  • Good places to find and share videos and pictures
  • How you can communicate directly with voice, video or text chats.

What to Bring

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

Prerequisite: Desirable

  • No prior knowledge of Social Media is assumed

Delivery Mode

Classroom based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Classroom based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students
  • Workshop is delivered in a computer room

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!