Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to Computers, Smartphones & Tablets II

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This Tech Savvy Seniors course in Sydney is a structured, short and friendly series of courses designed for people 60 years and older that will help open the door to the world of digital technology. 

If you or someone you know has been left behind by the digital revolution, with minimal ability or is lacking confidence with computers or mobile devices (smart phones and tablets), or even if you are a complete beginner, this course is for you!

Introduction to Computers, Smart Phones & Tablets course is presented in two parts. In an easy to follow way that helps make sense of the technology and what it offers, you’ll learn the basics of
digital technology and the many things a computer or device can do for you, for work and for play.

Part two of this introduction computers course in Sydney will be practical demonstrations and exercises of common useful functions such as using multiple windows, creating a document and saving it to a folder, converting it to PDF, sharing files, system settings for saving power or using other languages etc, common commands such as Undo, Copy, Paste, Print etc. Your specific needs can be addressed here, time permitting. Don’t worry. The experienced tutor uses simple relatable language and you will do simple exercises that will build your confidence. This and other courses in the series are designed to assist you with 'everyday' tasks such as communication, social media, online safety awareness, entertainment and simply keeping your documents and correspondence organised.

Learning outcomes

Using a personal computer and smart devices

By the end of this session, participants should be able to understand & apply:
Using your mouse or touch screen for basic functions;

  • sizing different “windows”
  • find and adjust basic settings
  • open an application
  • create, save, share a file or document
  • copy and paste, find, select, rename files
  • cloud computing & synchronising your computer, tablet or smart phones with each other or with another person

Who is this Introduction to Computers course for?

The Tech Seniors program is for seniors aged 60 years and above whom:

  • have little or no experience in using technologies
  • require additional skills and confidence to use and adapt to new technologies

What to bring to class

Our computer room has both Apple Mac and Windows desktop computers. You are welcome to bring your own laptop, tablet or smart phone to use. You can connect to the internet through the College Wi-Fi. If you don’t know how, we will show you!

  • notepad and pen
  • details of passwords for your devices, email address and other login passwords, etc
  • a list of any specific questions you may have

Telstra modules covered

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Introduction to Tablets: Android
  • Introduction to Tablets: iPhone
  • Introduction to Smartphones

This free training is funded by the NSW Government and Telstra.

NSW Government
Telstra

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