Tech Savvy Seniors – Introduction to Blogging: Part 1

Course Overview

Welcome to the world of Blogging! A blog is a website that you create yourself, or your own personal journal. Or maybe you have something you would like to share with people.

Whether you are curious about the concept of blogging or eager to share your thoughts with the world, this workshop is perfect for you. Explore the art of online self expression and learn the essentials needed to navigate the blogosphere.

Join now and explore the exciting possibilities of blogging!

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of blogging:

  • You will learn what blogging is
  • You will create a simple blog and publish a blog entry.

Course outcome

After this workshop, you will understand the benefits of blogging. You will learn:

  • What is a blog
  • How blogging is different to Facebook or other online publishing
  • What software is needed in blogging
  • How to create a simple blog and publish blog entries
  • How to notify people that a new blog entry is available for reading
  • We will review some good blog sites and consider what made them good
  • We will also consider the privacy and security considerations of blogging

What you need to know

Entry requirements

No previous knowledge required.

Prerequisite: Essential

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.

What you need to provide

An internet-connected computer, either your own or supplied by the workshop organisers. You may need to share a computer with others in the workshop.

Coming soon

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.

Please check back later as classes are added regularly or get in touch for more information.

Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


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How to Enrol

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  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

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  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.