Computing for grandparents

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Description

The course aims to build confidence using computers. Initially mouse control and typing & formatting in the Word Processor will be covered, then surfing the Internet and setting up & using your own web based email.

Entry requirements:

None

What you will need for your first session:

Pen &paper. Glasses if worn.

Overall course aims and objectives:

To develop learners' confidence with using computers & give them the skills necessary to be able to "surf the net" and send & receive emails.

On this course you will develop the following skills:

  • Develop confidence with using a computer
  • Use a mouse and keyboard
  • Be able to type a document in the Word Processor
  • Be able to edit text in the …

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The course aims to build confidence using computers. Initially mouse control and typing & formatting in the Word Processor will be covered, then surfing the Internet and setting up & using your own web based email.

Entry requirements:

None

What you will need for your first session:

Pen &paper. Glasses if worn.

Overall course aims and objectives:

To develop learners' confidence with using computers & give them the skills necessary to be able to "surf the net" and send & receive emails.

On this course you will develop the following skills:

  • Develop confidence with using a computer
  • Use a mouse and keyboard
  • Be able to type a document in the Word Processor
  • Be able to edit text in the Word Processor
  • Save and print documents
  • Use formatting to enhance document presentation
  • Be able to surf the Internet
  • Find information of interest to them on the Internet
  • Send and receive emails
  • Further subjects may be covered but this will be negotiable within the group and could include:

Letters and Posters and/or

Cut & Paste and/or

Attachments and/or

Understand basic spreadsheets

Assessment – (homework, on line tests, and/or exams)

No formal assessment, tests or exams but students are set, and would benefit from doing, a small amount of homework (not compulsory however). Informal assessment by observation & discussion, question & answer, completing class work, successfully sending & receiving emails, self evaluation.

Progression and qualifications available from this course

Further courses – Next Step Computer courses, CLAIT, Word Processing Improvers, File Management, Excel Beginners, Publisher, PowerPoint, Using the Internet Safely & Effectively

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