Get 'IT' Together - smart phones, tablets & laptops

Ref: C3675706

We will be exploring the capabilities of modern Information technology such as smart phones, tablets and PC's. We will be looking at email, Web browsing, applications for managing appointments, Internet security and the safe use of Social Media.

Additional information about this course

closed group

Course aim

An introduction to using basic IT skills on a variety of devices enabling participants to learn to use Modern Technology.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

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

  • Use a variety of IT equipment appropriate to the task.
  • Understand how to use email effectively and securely.
  • To be able to access Information from the World wide web and interact with web sites.
  • To understand the different types of social media.
  • To be able to understand the risks and benefits of modern 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
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • You may find it useful to bring your own device as the course can adapted to meet individuals needs.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Get 'IT' Together - smart phones, tablets & laptops

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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