Tame Your Computer (Laptop Or Pc)
For students who wish to learn how to control their PC or laptop and make it do the things they want it to do. Previous experience of using any particular software is not required (apart from Windows) and you can bring your own laptop and questions. Topics covered include knowing what to look for when buying a computer, using a memory stick to backup files, burning data to a CD/DVD, copying from CD to MP3, sending pictures by email, understanding files, setting up and connecting to a router and more.
Who is this course for
For those who wish to learn how to control their PC or laptop and make it do the things you want it to do. You need have no previous experience of using any particular software apart from Windows, and can bring your own laptop and questions.+
What does this course cover
Topics covered include: knowing what to look for when buying a computer, using a memory stick to backup files, burning data to a CD/DVD, copying from CD to MP3, sending pictures by email, understanding the files, and more.+ Knowing what to look for when buying a computer, using a memory stick to backup files, burning data to a CD/DVD, copying from CD to MP3, sending pictures by email, understanding the files, and more
What will it be like
Demonstration using Smartboard through computer-linked projectors, exposition and discussion. One-to-one and Group work. Through tutor-guidance and hands-on experience, the completion of the course objectives.+ Ongoing monitoring of students' work including questions, observation and tasks. Start and End of class student self-assessment/achievement tick sheet.
What else do you need to buy or do
Materials are supplied free of charge by the Centre.+ As much practice as possible to reinforce learning. This may be at home or elsewhere or from homework given by the tutor. Students may also wish to attend the daily Open Access computer sessions at the Centre which are free and have a tutor present to assist students
What this course could lead to
Internet and E-mail course. Courses covering the Office suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Also Photoshop and Dreamweaver.
Or gain a qualification by enrolling on Level 1 or ECDL/ITQ level 2.
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact The Departmental Administrator.
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’