IT Taster with Driver Theory ~ Spring Term 2013

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This is an ideal hands-on course for learners to improve their skills in using IT and the Internet. The learners will be using the internet and Microsoft Office software e.g.
Word. There will also be the opportunity to learn use the  how to pass your theory using the official CD-ROM

Tutor
:
Natasha Johnson-Richards
Venue:
Go Digital 20 Bridgeway Centre, Nottingham, NG2 2JD
Date: 24th & 31st January 2013
Time
:9.30am -4.30pm
Duration: 2 Sessions
Fee
: £35.00 (£31.50 Concessions) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income

Course aims
Develop skills in using the Internet, including using online interactive learning materials Use the CD-ROM Pass your driver theory

Topics to be covered
• Searching using the Internet, email online and shopping online.
• Using office software, word processing, spreadsheets, posters and presentations.
• Create a profile using CD-ROM pass your driver theory

Learning outcomes
As a result of this course it may be possible for you to:
• List 3 search engines on the Internet.
• Create and setup a profile using driver theory CD-ROM
• Perform tasks using driver theory CD-ROM

Teaching/learning methods
The course will be mainly presentations of demonstrations and hands on practice also the use of worksheets and a small element of group work.

Assessment methods Questions and answers
Discussions
Peer review
Observation
Group work
Practical work

Previous learning required
Skills/experience needed such as the course ‘IT for Beginners’. Knowledge about computer, keyboard and mouse and basic internet skills.

Recommended books, materials or equipment
Learners may also find it helpful to have a wallet folder to store handouts and own notes, as well as to store writing and materials. At the same time, they also may need a USB pen drive to save digital documents and resources.

Progression
The learners may progress to other courses such as ‘Repairing and upgrading your computer’, or ‘IT for Business Start Ups’.

The tutor can provide you with information about what you can do next with the WEA and other local providers. A Giving Information and Advice County Leaflet is available with useful local information. What Next? leaflets are available from your tutor or Programme Organiser to help you with your choices. If you would like to discuss what options are available or how to obtain guidance, please contact your Programme Organiser.

Financial help
If you need help with paying for registration fees or childcare, you may be entitled to financial support. Ask your tutor for more information. We will treat all requests confidentially and with respect in accordance with our Learner Support Policy. (See Services for Learners leaflet.)

Help with learning
If you have a disability or learning difficulty, let us know as early as possible so that we can make arrangements to provide you with support. We will treat requests for help confidentially and with respect. Ask your tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about learning support. (See Services for Learners leaflet.)

Help with English, Maths or Study Skills
You are also entitled to extra help and support with English, Maths or Study Skills. Ask you tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about help with English, Maths or Study Skills.

Sound interesting?
Please contact Caroline on 0115 985 8203 or email ckeep@wea.org.uk

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