ICT for Intermediates

Ref: C2522974

The course will encourage group collaboration in a joint project that is to be agreed by the group. You will share your experiences, information, research, development skills and work as a team to present your findings

Course aim

The course aims to create a welcoming, safe, flexible and social learning environment by accessing and using applications (apps) via the internet. Using a community group page to help aid and support our learning.

Who is the course for?

What topics will this course cover

Using and showing skills relating to: computer, research, presentation skills, communication skills, work as part of a team and use own initiative when required: Computer Jargon relating to programs being used Introduction and use various software via the internet (including email) Accumulate and share Information, Present your information

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:

1.Recognise and use interface features (menus, icons, option buttons, links, windows, dialogue boxes, drag and drop, copy and paste, cut 2.Change simple software settings (set page orientation, set page layouts including margins and line spacing 3.Store information, (open and save files, know how to insert and remove media 4.Follow safety and security practices 5.Use simple searches to find information 6.Enter, edit and format information including text, graphics or other digital content to achieve the required outcome

How will I know I'm making progress?

Regular monitoring which includes, Completed activities/tasks, verbal feedback, ILP's (individual learning plans)

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

A reasonable sized note pad and pen, Memory Pen (no more than £5) Good sense of humor will help

Reading and information sources

N/A

What could the course lead to?

Greater understanding of how computers can be used in the wider world. Qualifications in ICT

Download full course outline

ICT for Intermediates Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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