We Are Digital- ICT basics for real life

Ref: C2344726

An introduction to using a tablet safely and correctly. Whether you're lacking confidence or picking things up by yourself, this course can help to guide you through learning in a friendly and supportive class. You will have the opportunity to explore a variety of ways tablets can safely help you in contacting others digitally via email, Facebook or communicating to others possibly regarding online shopping or a doctor's appointment.

Course aim

To learn to use a tablet safely, become more confident and build up your skills. You will have the opportunity to explore a variety of ways they can help you eg email, Facebook and searching online more securely.

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:

  • Recognise and describe at least two of the important functions/features of a tablet.
  • Contribute/recall the basics of staying safe online quiz.
  • Set up or know how to use personal Gmail.
  • Set up or know how to use a Facebook page.
  • Know the basic steps to shopping online and making online appointments.

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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
  • You will be encouraged to make notes and keep handouts of your progress.

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
  • Own notebook and pen.

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

We Are Digital- ICT basics for real life

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • 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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