Fundamental ICT Skills ~ Autumn Term 2013

C2332270
Develop your skills in using the Internet, including using the online safety interactive learning materials, setup email accounts with attachments and shopping online
Tutor: Natasha Johnson-Richards
Venue: Go Digital- Bridgeway, 20 Bridgeway Centre, Nottingham, NG2 2JD
Date: Thursday 12th September 2013
Time:  9.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Duration: 6 Thursdays
Fee: £126.00(£113.40 Concessions) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income

Course aims:

Develop skills in using the Internet, including using the online safety interactive learning materials, setup email accounts with attachments and shopping online.

Performing tasks using Microsoft Office software including looking at applications for word processing, spreadsheets, posters and presentations. Work towards an Entry level Award in ICT

Managing digital photos, including, transferring photos to a computer, managing your photos on the computer.

Course description:

This is an ideal hands-on course for learners to improve their skills in using ICT and the Internet. The learners will be using the internet and Microsoft Office software e.g. Word.

 

Any prior knowledge or entry requirements?

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

 

Course content: what topics will the course cover?

• Searching using the Internet, email online and shopping online.

• Using office software, word processing, spreadsheets, posters and presentations.

• Digital photo management: transferring photos to a computer, managing your photos on the computer, backing up your work, sharing and enhancing photos.

Teaching, learning and assessment methods: tick those to be used 

Discussion 
Group work 
Question and answer 
Observation 
Practical work 

 

How will I receive feedback on my learning progress and achievement?

Learning outcomes: these are the intended outcomes and may be revised in discussion with the class. Students are encouraged to think about and identify their own individual outcomes.

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

1. List 3 benefits of using the internet.

2. Describe how to access online services e.g ebay, jobsearch and shop online.

3. Perform tasks in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

 

Reading and information sources:

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.

• Functional Skills ICT Student Book for Levels 1 & 2 (Microsoft Windows 7 & Office 2010) by CiA Training Ltd

 

Suggestions for progression to further study or for using the skills and knowledge gained:

The learners may progress to other courses such as ‘Repairing and upgrading your computer’, or ‘ICT for Business Start Ups’. Or seek college courses offer an accredited program.
Sound interesting?
Please contact Caroline on 0115 985 8203 or email
ckeep@wea.org.uk

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