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Digital Mentoring - over 50s

Fee-Free one-on-one mentoring sessions are now available under the Australian Government’s Be Connected Program, for learners over 50 years of age who fulfill the residency requirements. Choose the topic you are interested in from a wide range of options, including: The Absolute Basics: • What is a computer? • What is a laptop? • What is a tablet? • what is a smartphone? • What is the internet? Getting to know your device: • Using a keyboard • Using a mouse • Using a touchscreen, •... [More]
Digital Mentoring - over 50s

<p>Fee-Free one-on-one mentoring sessions are now available under the Australian Government’s Be Connected Program, for learners over 50 years of age who fulfill the residency requirements. Choose the

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Self paced
Approximately 1.5 hours
2023-02-03 2023-02-03
Online Learning

ONLINE ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING

Please register your interest for an online one-on-one mentoring session.

Digital Mentoring - over 50s

<p>Fee-Free one-on-one mentoring sessions are now available under the Australian Government’s Be Connected Program, for learners over 50 years of age who fulfill the residency requirements. Choose the

...
Self paced
Approximately 1.5 hours
2023-02-03 2023-02-03
Venue TBA

FACE-TO-FACE ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING in Hornsby

Please register your interest for a face-to-face digital mentoring session in Hornsby.

Digital Mentoring - over 50s

<p>Fee-Free one-on-one mentoring sessions are now available under the Australian Government’s Be Connected Program, for learners over 50 years of age who fulfill the residency requirements. Choose the

...
Self paced
Approximately 1.5 hours
2023-02-03 2023-02-03
Venue TBA

FACE-TO-FACE ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING in St Ives

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Introduction to the Internet - Part 1

WELCOME TO THE INTERNET! INTRODUCTION THE INTERNET - PART 1 For people who didn’t grow up with computers, the internet can seem like a scary place. There is a world of unfamiliar jargon and new ways of communicating to contend with, and sometimes it can seem overwhelming. The truth is, however, that the internet has become quite user-friendly in recent years, and anybody is capable of accessing millions of websites, sending emails, shopping and banking online, and much more. WHO IS... [More]
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Introduction to the Internet - Part 1

<p><strong>WELCOME TO THE INTERNET!</strong></p>

<p><strong>INTRODUCTION THE INTERNET - PART 1</strong></p>

<p>For people who didn’t grow up with computers,

the internet can seem like a scary place.

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Introduction to Email - Part 2

In this workshop you’ll learn how to add email addresses to your address book and how to send group emails, as well as some handy hints and tips to help you manage your email address book. You’ll also get your first guide to the weird and wonderful world of email etiquette. SUBJECTS: Introduction and review Creating and managing your address book Sending emails to multiple people Using CC and BCC (and what they mean) Email etiquette What you will need: An email account; either the... [More]
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Introduction to Email - Part 2

<p>In this workshop you’ll learn how to add email addresses to your address book and how to send group emails, as well as some handy hints and tips to help you manage your email address book. You’ll

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Introduction to Video Calling

Video calling (using Zoom and Skype) **OVERVIEW ** Video calling is an additional way to connect with friends and family as well as participate in activities, events and appointments from a distance. The aim of this workshop is to teach people how to use common video calling applications in safe and appropriate ways. WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR? Seniors who would like to learn how to use video calling and test it out in a safe environment. HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE This training guide... [More]
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Introduction to Video Calling

<p><strong>Video calling (using Zoom and Skype)</strong></p>

<p>**OVERVIEW **

Video calling is an additional way to connect with friends and family as well as

participate in activities, events and

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Introduction to Social Media - Part 1

WHAT TO USE AND WHEN The internet helps you stay in touch with friends and loved ones. Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter let you see what’s happening in the lives of friends, and allows you to let them know what’s going on in yours. Other tools like YouTube and Flickr allow you to share videos and photos with them (and the world). Finally, there are tools like Skype that let you know when people are online and talk to them in an instant – and for free. WHO IS THIS... [More]
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Introduction to Social Media - Part 1

<p><strong>WHAT TO USE AND WHEN</strong>

The internet helps you stay in touch with friends and

loved ones. Social media sites like Facebook and

Twitter let you see what’s happening in the lives of

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Introduction to Email Part 1

Email is one of the fundamental internet technologies, a tool used by nearly every person with an internet connection. It allows you to –at no cost – send a letter of unlimited length to one person, or many people at once. It arrives almost instantly, and they can reply straight away. Setting up your own email account will allow you to communicate with people you know in ways you never thought possible. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN This workshop covers the basic steps you need to help keep in... [More]

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Introduction to online Shopping and Banking - Part 2

BANKING AND BIDDING ONLINE The internet provides tremendous tools for managing your finances. All those financial tasks that you had to grind through previously – lining up at the bank, paying bills, filling out forms – can now be done online, at your own convenience, at a time of your choosing. Online banks let you pay bills, transfer money and check accounts at the click of a mouse button. There are other conveniences offered by the internet as well, including the ability to... [More]

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Introduction to the Internet - Part 2

WELCOME TO THE INTERNET! INTRODUCTION THE INTERNET - PART 2 So you have an internet connection, a computer with a web browser and know the very basics of hyperlinks and search. Now it’s time to make the most of what you’ve learned. There are literally millions of internet sites to explore, and Part 2 of our Introduction to the Internet workshop will walk you through how to make the most of them. WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR? You may be looking to extend what you learned in the... [More]

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Introduction to Social Media - Part 3

In this session you’ll find out how to upload both individual photos and entire photo albums to Facebook. We’ll also look at adding photos and web addresses to tweets, as well as creating your own YouTube channel and uploading videos to it to share with the world. You will be looking for ways to quickly and easily share photos, videos and message with others using existing Facebook, Google (Gmail) and/or Twitter accounts. You may have set these while attending the Introduction to... [More]

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Introduction to Tablets - Android

WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR? Tablets are a revolutionary new way of accessing the internet, playing games and communicating. They can do a lot of the things your computer can do, and they can be used or carried pretty much anywhere. This workshop is for people who have never used a tablet but are interested in finding out what they can do. You don’t need to have a lot of PC or mobile smartphone experience. WHAT YOU’LL NEED Each workshop attendee will need an iPad, or be able to share... [More]

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