This course will give you the basic skills and open the door to thousands of on-line sources of information.
Finding information on the Net
(world wide web or www)
Google is the most common search engine
Most of their services are free but difficult to find
unless you know where to look.
You will learn:
WHAT IS THE INTERNET?
CONNECTING TO THE INTERNET
WHICH BROWSER TO USE?
CONNECTING TO A WEB SITE VIA ACCESS PANEL OR URL
WHAT TO DO ON LINE eg INTERNET BANKING, SHOPPING ONLINE, ON DEMAND ETC.
CREATING BOOKMARKS (FAVOURITES)
COMMON TERMS I.E. COOKIES, CACHE,ISP,HISTORY, DEFAULT
WHAT IS THE CLOUD
SAVING ARTICLES FROM A WEB PAGE
SOCIAL NETWORKING – FACEBOOK,SKYPE, MESSENGER, CHAT.
SELECTING GOOD PASSWORDS
Prerequisites: Introduction to computing; Files & Folders
Course consists of two consecutive classes.
Cost: $5 per class, total of $1o, paid at first attendance.