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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 Email Part 1

<p>Email is one of the fundamental internet technologies,<br/>a tool used by nearly every person with an internet<br/>connection. It allows you to –at no cost – send a letter<br/>of unlimited length

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Sharing Photos and other attachments online

In this workshop we’ll cover using email and Facebook to share your photos and files. First up, we’ll look at how to attach files to your emails. Second, we’ll look at how you can use your Facebook account (if you have one) to upload individual photos and entire photo albums to the web, for viewing by anybody on your friends list – or in the world, if you choose. What you’ll need: An email account; either the Gmail account set up in our Introduction to Email Part 1 workshop, or... [More]
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Sharing Photos and other attachments online

<p>In this workshop we’ll cover using email and Facebook to share your photos and files. First up, we’ll look at how to attach files to your emails.<br />

Second, we’ll look at how you can use your

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Introduction to cyber safety: how to stay safe online

You want to get onto the internet, but are worried that it’s not safe. You want to understand and recognise the threats the internet might present, the measures you can take to avoid them, and the tools available to protect you and your computer. What you'll need: An internet-connected laptop or desktop computer What you'll learn: This workshop covers the basics of internet security: the things that can potentially go wrong and the simple steps you can take to avoid them. Note:... [More]
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Introduction to cyber safety: how to stay safe online

<p>You want to get onto the internet, but are worried that it’s not safe. You want to understand and recognise the threats the internet might present, the measures you can take to avoid them, and the

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Managing Digital Assets

WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR? You will almost certainly have important digital assets, including online accounts or memberships and files stored on a smartphone, computer, tablet or other digital device, as well as in the cloud. So, it’s very likely that this workshop is for you. Indeed, it’s for very nearly everyone. WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR THIS WORKSHOP A laptop, smartphone or tablet with internet access. Your passwords and other logon information for your online activities, such as... [More]

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Introduction to NSW Seniors Card Website

OVERVIEW If you’re a NSW resident over the age of 60, you may already be well aware of the benefits of the Seniors Card/Senior Savers Card. Having a Seniors Card gives you access to major discounts with thousands of stores and government services, from transport, to insurance, to groceries, to plumbing and other services. The introduction of the Senior Savers Card is available for those who are working more than 20 hours of work per week and not yet eligible for the Seniors Card.... [More]

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Introduction to Email - Part 2

You may be looking to follow-up what you learned in the Introduction to Email Part 1 workshop or wanting to improve upon your existing understanding of email. Either way, this session completes the course and equips you to use all of email’s most important features.   WHAT YOU’LL NEED • An email account; either the Gmail account set up in the Introduction to Email Part 1 workshop, or another existing email account.  • Ideally, you will also have some emails in your Inbox, and a... [More]

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Introduction to Smartphones - Android

In his workshop, you will learn the basics of how to navigate your way around a smartphone with a touchscreen. You will learn how to turn the phone on and off, make and receive calls, add a contact and look up a contact, and change the volume on the phone. You will also learn briefly about apps, what they are, how to download them, and the costs associated with them. What you’ll need: An internet-connected smartphone An existing Google account (or Google ID), for downloading apps... [More]

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Introduction to Smartphones - iPhone

In his workshop, you will learn the basics of how to navigate your way around a smartphone with a touchscreen. You will learn how to turn the phone on and off, make and receive calls, add a contact and look up a contact, and change the volume on the phone. You will also learn briefly about apps, what they are, how to download them, and the costs associated with them. What you’ll need: An internet-connected smartphone An existing Apple account (or Apple ID), for downloading apps to... [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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Computer Beginners

Hardly touched a computer and want to learn? Our patient, caring teachers are very experienced at making ‘computer phobic’ learners comfortable with using a computer. This course will take you from how to use a mouse, explain how things work, learn how to open and shut down computers and programs. HKCC has received funding to run low-fee courses for Seniors 60+ under the Tech Savvy Seniors Program – a NSW Government initiative in partnership with Telstra. Pre-requisite None Outcome... [More]

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