Click, Learn and Connect: Digital Literacy Training for over 50's

20 June - 12 September 2019

Education Free Library Seniors
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Are you, or someone you know, an older member of our community and want assistance to tackle the digital world? City of South Perth Libraries are offering a range of free sessions at both Manning and South Perth libraries.

Topics covered:

  • The absolute basics
  • Getting to know your device
  • Getting started online
  • Staying safe and online skills

Each of the nine sessions run for 60 minutes, with a limit of eight people per session, facilitated by an expert. Laptop computers are provided.

You don’t need to attend all sessions you can pick and choose the sessions relevant to you.

Bookings are essential.

Information sessions

Come and an enjoy morning tea and learn about the Be Connected learning portal:

Session One
Collier Park Village, 16 Morrison St, Como
10am, 20 June 2019 
RSVP: by 19 June 2019, 9474 0822 

Session Two
Manning Library, 2 Conochie Cres, Manning
10am, 26 June 2019
RSVP: by 25 June 2019, 9474 0822 

Learning sessions

Sessions start on Tuesday 16 July at Manning Library (9474 0822) and Thursday 18 July at South Perth Library (9474 0800).

Bookings can be made online or by phoning the Libraries.

SESSION 1 - The Absolute Basics
What is a computer?
What is a laptop?
What is the internet?

SESSION 2 - Getting to Know Your Device
Using a keyboard
Using a mouse
Using a touchscreen

SESSION 3 - Getting to Know Your Device cont. & Getting Started Online
Using a computer
Using the internet

SESSION 4 - Getting Started Online cont.
Using online forms
Using e-mail

SESSION 5 - Getting Started Online cont.
Using search engines
Introduction to internet safety

SESSION 6 - Staying Safe Online
Safe passwords
Downloading and saving documents

SESSION 7 - Staying Safe Online cont.
Paying safely online
Avoiding scams and tricks
Help and support

SESSION 8 - More Online Skills
Online shopping overview
Socialising online

SESSION 9 - More Online Skills cont. and Connecting to others
- Setting up and using Facebook
- Video Calling

 

 

Manning Library

2 Conochie Crescent, Manning