Computer Workshop ~ Autumn Term 2015

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Acquire new skills and develop your own computer needs at home or at work.Overcome initial fears and help to boost your confidence to explore the versatility of the computer.

Tutor: Harminderjeet Johal
Venue: The Atrium, 99 Hucknall Road, Nottingham, NG5 1QZ
TEL: 01159 691364
Date: Monday 7th Sept 2015  – 4th July 2016
Time
: 1pm -3.30pm
Duration30 Sessions
Fee: £265.65  Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income, Evidence must be provided.

Course aim
To enhance confidence, explore the versatility of the computer. Develop learners IT skills to further their knowledge for their enjoyment, and to gain confidence, and meet new friends.
Course description
The class is for students who want a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with no pressure and to work on their own to fulfil their individual needs.  So promoting self confidence and self esteem. Small class for individual need.
What topics will this course cover and how will they relate to the theme(s) for this course?
Word processing

Microsoft Excel – Spreadsheet

Internet

Microsoft Publisher

E-Mails

CD Burner
Who is the course for?

This course is designed for elder learners.
What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.
How will this course support any social or community purpose as well as my personal learning?

To contact family and friends in England and abroad.

News bulletins in around the globe
How will I know I’m making progress?

Discussions on individual basis

Little tests

Quizzes
By the end of the course I should be able to:
1.     To open and navigate word processing
2.     To open and navigate Excel
3.     To set up and use e-mails
4.     To navigate the internet
5.     To burn CD’s

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Small notebook and pen

Laminating sheets

Reading and information sources

None
What could the course lead to?

Gain self-confidence, satisfaction, education, and to contact people around the world

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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