Written August 5th, 2011
Form filling and logging in
We move on in our basic computer training for seniors and beginners with an online learning tutorial about filling forms and logging in to websites. As you move on and gain more confidence and better computer skills you will want to register on websites, whether for social networking, reading media or shopping, whatever the reason at some point you will need to fill out an online form. This computer lesson for beginners takes a look at two well known websites and just runs through the information you need to provide, in order to log in, along with talking about providing computer passwords.
The lesson is suitable for any beginners or seniors learning online and for those looking to qualify in the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL), this lesson covers elements 7.7 and 7.10. Read the rest of this entry »
Written January 29th, 2012
Computer courses for beginners – Hoax emails and email scams
Continuing our computer courses for beginners and seniors we have the final computer lesson in our basic computer training, a lesson on hoax emails and email scams. This is a general computer lesson and talks about the broad threat and types of hoax emails that maybe encountered without looking at individual scam emails as these types of computer threats are always changing.
The first thing the computer lesson points out is the need to have good Internet Home Security software, with our preferred provider being McAfee. Having good internet protection will greatly reduce the risk of receiving hoax emails, but unfortunately some may well slip through. The computer lesson then takes you to the website of The London Metropolitan Police and shows their advice on fraud.
The computer lesson is suitable for anyone worldwide, as the risks are international, it is easy to follow and we have provided a link to the Metropolitan Police Fraud page for your own reading should you wish. Read the rest of this entry »
Written February 5th, 2011
Computer lessons for seniors – online security
In this computer lesson for seniors we explain a couple of rules seniors and beginners should bear in mind when making online payments and how paypal works as a respected online payment processing agent.
Level: Beginner Read the rest of this entry »