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A Taste of the Internet

A Taste of the Internet

An introductory course which will familiarise you with what the Internet is and how to take advantage of the benefits it offers.

Course Objectives

You will understand better what ‘Surfing the web’ means, and introduce you to some of the possibilities it opens up. You will understand what the different types of tablets and computers can do to help you decide what to do.

We will introduce you to:

o   Keep in touch with Family and Friends

o   Check prices of goods and buy them cheaper, including Gas and Electricity

o   Helping you with Hobbies and Pastimes – recipes, gardening, reading, playing games 

Course Structure

Two weeks x 2 hours

Sessions can be for one or two people

We will choose the topics with the students which may include the following:

The Benefits of the Internet

Different types of computers

What is Software and Hardware

Broadband and Wireless Connection

Keeping you and your computer safe

Saving Personal Information and Photographs

Notes

We will let you get the look and feel of a Windows laptop, an Apple iPad and an Android Tablet to help you decide what will work best for you. We will provide you with some guidance on what to look for in buying a tablet or computer.  


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.