Get confident with digital skills - for deaf people (Entry 2)

Course Dates: 21/01/21 - 01/04/21
Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location: Online

This course will help you to get more confident, knowledgeable and skilful with Digital Skills. By the end of this course you will be able to use your device, Internet and emails confidently.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

You will learn how to understand and use jargon and terminology when using the device, Internet and emails. You will learn how to search on the internet more efficiently and securely, and use emails safely, securely and confidently in both formal and informal situations.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

understanding jargon and terminology when using the device, Internet and email
using different search engines
how to organise your searches, using bookmarks, tabs and the navigation bar
accessing popular and useful webpages and sites
emailing including sending and receiving messages, using attachments and managing your emails
using the internet and email safely.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

understand and use jargon and terminology when using the device, Internet and email
use different search engines
how to organise your searches, using bookmarks, tabs and the navigation bar
access popular and useful webpages and sites
email including sending and receiving messages, using attachments and managing your emails
use the internet and email safely.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is aimed for those who have little confidence in Digital Skills. To find out your level of skills, you will need to complete the initial assessment & the interview before enrolling. To book the assessment & the interview, please contact: e-mail: universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk; phone (sms): 07307 810118; phone (voice): 02074922511.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Each student has their own computer. Presentations will be made using computers, interactive whiteboard, overhead screen and printed notes. Step-by-step instruction, with demonstrations where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts. Classes are taught in British Sign Language, and written English.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please bring a folder, pens and paper.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Your attendance and punctuality is expected to be at 85% or above. At the end of this course, your course tutor will review your learning progress including your attendance/punctuality and will advise accordingly.

Reviews

This course has now started

Course Code: YC005

Started Thu, day, 21 Jan - 01 Apr '21

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £0.00
Senior fee: £0.00
Concession: £0.00

Before booking on this course, we'll need you to log in or register with us if you're new. Please then contact us for a chat with our team to check that this course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

Any questions? skills@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2511

Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.