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Starting off with Windows

For people with little or no experience of computers who would like an introduction to the basics of using a personal computer to write documents, accessing the Internet and using email.  We aim to keep jargon to a minimum and make the process as enjoyable as possible.

Course Objectives

The purpose of this course is to introduce the fundamentals of the Windows Operating System, to enable those new to computers to use the mouse & keyboard, to perform basic text editing and formatting text.  The aim is to banish any fear of the technology and equip students to benefit from the opportunities it offers.

You will learn how to:

A workbook is provided containing exercises to give hands-on experience and general information. This is yours to keep.

Course Structure

Five weeks x2 hours

Lesson 1   Switching on and shutting down

Lesson 2   The keyboard

Lesson 3   Introduction to the Internet

Lesson 4   Finding Images and Information

Lesson 5   Introduction to email

Starting off with Windows

Prerequisites

None!

Next Course

The Getting more from Windows course will give you more confidence in using the computer for the Internet and email, and will show you how to write a letter and control its appearance.