An introduction for new users. Learn how personal computers operate and be introduced to hardware and the basic concepts of word processing, Internet and Email. No prior computer experience required. Keyboard skills an advantage. Uses Windows 10, Office 2016
A supportive and stress-free introduction to IBM compatible personal computers. Jargon free language is used, pace of presentation is not rushed. Be introduced to hardware and the basic concepts of word processing, internet and email. No prior computer experience required. Keyboard skills an advantage. For those over 60 years - Senior's Card or other evidence of age required. Uses Windows 10 and Office 2016
This jargon-free course covers using, customising and maintaining Windows. Basic computer knowledge is assumed. A useful course to complement the other WEA courses on Microsoft Office programs. Keyboard skills are an advantage. Note: this is not a word processing course and does not cover networking. Course is run in Windows 10.
Using the Typequick package and other keyboard techniques, learn to touch type in two days. An intensive course for those who want the basics quickly. Emphasis placed on posture and correct techniques.
Learn what is needed to connect with friends and colleagues using Internet social networking websites. Learn how to create an account and navigate the web sites of Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr and Pinterest. Basic computer skills required and bringing an existing Email Address (with known password) to the course. This course is only an overview of the mentioned web sites.
There are many methods available to create a webpage. Even if you will be using a web authoring program which generates HTML code for you, HTML is the foundation upon which web pages are based. A knowledge of HTML will enable you to fully utilise these programs and edit code to fix problems that may occur. Or you can fully create a webpage without the need for additional software. Familiarity with using a PC and basic word skills required.
Learn how to create a Facebook account, check some of your Settings - General, Security, Privacy, Timeline and Tagging, Blocking, Notifications, Followers, change Profile Picture, add a cover, send and accept Friend Requests, remove Friends, upload photos from the computer, 'tag' in a photo or a Post, create a Post (Status). Familiarity with computers needed. It is essential to bring to course an existing email address which will be used to create the Facebook Profile. Also bring to the course the password for this email address. If you already have a Facebook Profile bring the email address and password used to access this Facebook Profile. Facebook Profile is for private use ONLY.
A Facebook Page is linked to a Facebook Profile. Learn how to create a Facebook Page to enable Facebook users to connect with your Fundraiser, Business, Club - which ever type of Page you need to create. Check your Page Settings, Manage Permissions and Basic Information, look at Page Roles add a Cover, upload photos from the computer, manage Posts and add Milestones. Familiarity with computers and Facebook Profile vital. It is essential to have an existing Facebook Profile. Bring to the course the email address and password used to access this Facebook Profile as well as the password for the email address. These will be used to create the Facebook Page and you need to bring this information with you to the course.
WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved into a full content management system, used by almost 1/4 of all websites. While you can still use WordPress to create a simple blog, it also allows you to create fully functional websites. The best part about WordPress is that it's easy to use and flexible, with thousands of free templates. Introductory course students should be familiar with using a PC and the Internet..
Whether you need to do a simple Paypal donation button or to set up a multi-product shopping site adding eCommerce facilities to your self-hosted Wordpress site is easier than ever. We will look at setting up the shopping site, adding products and accepting payments. SEO is Search Engine Optimization and is about boosting the chances of your website appearing higher in search engine results and therefore getting more people to your site. We will look at how pages are ranked and how we can make our sites more likely to achieve results using popular plugins. This course relates to self-hosted Wordpress websites. You will be working with a training website and while the majority of instruction will be hands-on, some parts will be demonstration only. Knowledge equivalent to Create a Website with Wordpress required.
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