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Workshop - An Introduction To Website building and Publishing (60)

Course fee

$8.00


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Objectives

To learn how to produce a website, then publish it on the internet so as to be available for viewing on the internet.

Description

Learn about the following

  • Domain name
  • Web Host
  • Website design (and design pitfalls)
  • Coding and it's components
  • SEO (Search engine optimisation) for free
  • Uploading


Included with this workshop are

  • Kompozer open source web building software for Microsoft Windows
  • Filezilla open source FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software for Microsoft Windows
  • VLC media player for Microsoft Windows to allow playing of MP4 files
  • Tutorial files on Kompozer in MP4 format.


Prerequisites

A computer with a connection to the internet. Basic computer and word processing skills.
Attendees to bring a USB drive for workshop materials, with at least 250 mb of free space.

Duration

2 hours

Workshop - Android Tablets For Beginners (3)

Course Fee

$8.00


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Objectives

To assist less experienced to learn how to use an Android Tablet

Description

Learn about the following:

  • Turning on and off
  • Placing tablet in sleep mode
  • Setting inactivity sleep timer
  • Setting up
  • Settings Area
  • On Line with Wifi
  • Navigating
  • Google Account
  • Emails
  • Keyboard
  • Voice Input Search
  • Install and uninstall app
  • App permissions and Privacy
  • Camera app

Questions are welcome!

Prerequisites

An Android tablet. While the majority of tablets are Samsung tablets, there are a range of different brands available.

Duration

2 hours

Workshop - Android Tablets For Beyond Beginners (4)

Course Fee

$8.00


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Objectives

To assist more experienced to learn how to use your Android Tablet

Description

Learn about the following:

  • Maps app
    Photos App
    Photos to Google Drive
    Sharing Photos from Google Drive
    Managing files
    Apps to sd card
    Folders/files to sd card
    Skype
    Chromecast
    Printing
    Google keyboard
    On Line Banking
    Secure Browsing
    Buying and reading books and magazines
    Reading library books
    Reading library magazines

Questions are welcome

Prerequisites

An Android tablet. While the majority of tablets are Samsung tablets, there are a range of different brands available. Users should be proficient in the basic tasks covered in the Workshop - Android for Beginners

Duration

2 hours

Workshop - Apple Exploration - iMac or MacBook (11)

Course fee

$8.00


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Objective


To help those with little computer experience to explore the controls and capabilities of a newly purchased Apple iMac or MacBook computer.

Description

The workshop tutor will ascertain what problems people are encountering and attempt to solve them. Other than that the tutor will demonstrate how to accomplish various tasks, and generally aim to widen people’s experience and know-how in the use of these amazing electronic devices. Students are encouraged to make notes during the workshop. Since the workshop is not a course, a Manual is not provided. For many Mac users, it is a question of getting used to some differences from Microsoft, with which they may have been previously familiar. Past users of Microsoft Word and Excel would probably find “Office:mac” the best software to install if buying a new Apple computer, as it is very similar to their past experience.

Prerequisites

At least a basic familiarity with computer terminology and how to use a computer.

Duration

One session of two hours.


SeniorNet Hutt City Inc.
November 2012

Workshop - Computer Maintenance (44)

Course Fee

$8.00


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Objective


To show how CCleaner can clean up your computer by removing old, unused files and left-over bits and pieces.

Description

There are many things you can do to clean up your PC which you can do individually or you can use a program such as CCleaner which is designed to do this safely and easily. CCleaner is a freeware system optimisation, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans
traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner.

Prerequisites

Basic computer skills are required, including how to navigate a website.

Duration

One session of 2 hours.


SeniorNet Hutt City Inc.
August 2010