Posts tagged ‘seniors’

Basic Computer Training – What Is The Internet

Connected to the internet

Connected to the internet

Basic computer training

Our basic computer training course for seniors, beginners and computer novices continues with a short online tutorial asking what is the internet and explaining about the elements of the internet. The computer lesson is suitable for any beginner and for those looking to learn online and qualify in The European Computer Driving License (ECDL), the computer tutorial will cover element 6, the internet.

Understanding the internet is an important part of basic computer training and an essential part of  improving computer skills, during the lesson we try to answer what is the internet and explain how email, file sharing and particularly the world wide web fit within the internet.

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Basic Computer Training – Web Browsers the Basics

The basics about web browsers

The basics about web browsers

Online computer lesson

Following on in our basic computer training for seniors and beginners we have an online computer lesson pointing out the basic elements of web browsers, using the most common browsers, internet explorer and mozilla firefox. The lesson explains the what the home page is, what is meant by the term URL and goes on to explain about browsing history, bookmarking and favourites. Important for anyone learning new computer skills.

The computer tutorial is suitable for any beginner and those beginners looking to qualify in the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) the lesson covers elements 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 and 7.5 of the computer basics course.

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Internet – World Wide Web – What Are Hyperlinks Lesson

What are hyperlinks lesson

Basic computer training

Continuing our basic computer training for beginners and seniors we have a short online lesson explaining what are hyperlinks and how to recognise a link or hyperlink. The world wide web is navigated by clicking on hyperlinks to take the user from webpage to webpage. The seniors and beginners computer lesson goes on to cover how webpages can be opened in a new window, so as not to leave the webpage being viewed.

This online tutorial demonstrates how the world wide web is navigated which is essential for beginners starting out on the internet and by understanding how hyperlinks or links work anyone can understand how the world wide web is bound together. Read the rest of this entry »

Basic Computer Training – Filling Forms and Logging In

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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 »

Basic Computer Training – What is e-mail

What is e-mail

What is e-mail?

Basic computer training

What is e-mail? We continue our basic computer training course for seniors and beginners with an online tutorial answering the question, what is e-mail? The short computer lesson starts by explaining about email before going on to show how an email address is obtained using an internet service provider and a webmail provider. The tutorial is an easy to follow computer lesson for seniors or beginners and is the first of our basic email lessons.

 

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Basic Computer Training – Using My Email

Using my email - Email sign & envelope

Using my email

Basic computer training for seniors and beginners

Our basic computer training for beginners and seniors continues with an online computer tutorial, using my email. The tutorial takes a look at a basic Gmail account and talks through the email folders including my email inbox, sent mail and how to organise your email received mail.

The beginners computer training then shows how to compose email or create e-mail showing where to add email recipients and those mail recipients intended for information. The seniors online tutorial talks about adding file attachments to your emails and the limitations to consider.

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