Using Computers for Beginners
This course will take you from avery first step in learning about how to use a computer to being confident in using the computers.
Introduction to basic computing skills. Providing the skills to be able to use the internet safely for job or personal searches, holidays, shopping etc.
Who is the course for?
What topics will this course cover
Learning to switch on and off the computer, finding your way around the computer and using the internet to support your learning while gaining confidences in your new skills.
What will it be like?
WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.
By the end of the course I should be able to:
You will be able to: Switch on/off the computer safely Use the keyboards and mouse Use the internet safely Use search engines Send and receive emails
How will I know I'm making progress?
You will see your progress at each session on the computer and through reflecting on your Individual learning plans
What else do I need to know, do or bring?
Note book and Pen Memory pen (no more than £5)
Reading and information sources
What could the course lead to?
increase your computer skills and confidence by practicing your skills continue your learning at a higher level and adding to your skills. When you are ready to progress, we can offer our Intermediate class followed by the more Advanced class
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This course is not available for online enrolment.
Please call 0191 212 6100 to enquire about enrolling on this course.