Intro to Computers (BBO Project participants only)

Ref: C2342933

The course will assume no prior knowledge of computing and is intended for absolute beginners with little or no experience of using computers. While the course focuses on the use of Microsoft Windows computers, a range of subjects including mobile phones, tablets, broadband, WiFi etc will be discussed.

Course aim

The course aims to give students the opportunity to gain a basic introduction to using a computer and enable students to be able to transfer the skills learned to related work outside the classroom.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Explaining and understanding IT jargon-hardware, software etc.
  • Use a mouse and keyboard
  • Understanding and navigating Microsoft Windows
  • Accessing web sites carry out Google searches
  • Send and receive emails

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 be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • It would be helpful if students bring a notebook and folder for making notes and storing handouts.

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

Intro to Computers (BBO Project participants only)

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

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 2019
  • 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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