Computers made easy

Ref: C2338950

The course consists of an introduction to basic vocabulary and terminology related to computer and word processing. Microsoft Word, the Internet, web search and email. Students will also use a range of different computer language software and programs. An attempt will be made to support all students’ individual needs.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to prepare students with basic computer skills and build up their confidence using a computer.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use the basic vocabulary and terminology related to computer and word processing.
  • Type a simple note or a letter using Microsoft Word.
  • Open, save and format a basic document.
  • To send and receive emails.
  • Build confidence and skills in using computer technology.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Computers made easy

Conditions

You can 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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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