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By answering a few short questions about your interests in being online and using digital devices, we can recommend some topics from our library that might be suited to you.

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What would you like to look at today?

The first thing we need to do is find out what you're interested in.

From these three options, click on the one that best describes you.

I would like to refresh my computer skills.

I would like to connect with my family and friends.

I would like to learn something new today.

Your interests

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Learning how to use my device

Using the internet

Being safe online

Your interests

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How my device works

Video calling

Social networks

Your interests

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Being safe online

Video calling

Doing more with the internet

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Which device would you like to learn about today?

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A desktop computer

A touchscreen

A smartphone

A tablet

A laptop

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What would you like to learn about the internet today?

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An overview of using the internet

Using email

Using search engines

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Which topic related to being safe online would you like to learn about today?

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Help and support

Avoiding tricks and scams

Safe passwords

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In order to connect with your family and friends, you first neeed to know the basics of how your device works.

Please click on one of these options to learn more about it today.

Using a mouse

Using a computer

Using a touchscreen

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There are a few different ways you can make video calls.

A quick note on FaceTime: you can only use FaceTime on Apple devices, for example iPhones or iPads. if you don't have an Apple product, try Skype or WhatsApp instead.

What you need to video call

Skype

Facetime

WhatsApp

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Socialising online overview

An overview of Facebook

Using a digital camera

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In order to help you be safer online, please choose one of these options to learn about today.

Paying safely online

Avoiding tricks and scams

Safe passwords

Downloading and saving documents

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There are a few different ways you can make free video calls.

If you have an Apple phone, laptop or computer, you can choose any of these options.

If you have a phone or computer that is not an Apple product, you can’t use “FaceTime” as this only works on Apple devices. But you can choose any of the other options.

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Getting set up

Skype

WhatsApp

FaceTime

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Choose which one you’d like to learn about today.

Shopping online

Socialising online

Online TV and Radio

Digital cameras

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From your answers, we suggest you look at the Using a computer course that has been specifically designed for your level of confidence and experience.

Using a computer

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Your recommended course is Using a touchscreen. This is an introductory level course that has been specifically designed for you.

Using a touchscreen

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Now that we have some more information about you, we recommend the What is a smartphone? course. This is a specially designed entry level course showing you the basic workings of a smartphone.

What is a smartphone?

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Thank you. Now that we understand a little more about you, we recommend the What is a tablet? course that will introduce you to a tablet and how it works. This course has been especially designed to go at the right pace for you.

What is a tablet?

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Thank you. For someone with your interests and skills we would recommend the What is a laptop? course. This is an introductory level course that has been specifically designed for you.

What is a laptop?

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We recommend the special introductory course Using the internet. This course will walk you through how to start using the internet.

Using the internet

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Great! Now that we have some more information about you, we recommend the Using email course. In this course you can learn about what email is and how to get set up.

Using email

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Thank you. For someone with your interests and skills we would recommend the Using search engines course. It is a specially designed introductory course to using search engines and websites.

Using search engines

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Thank you. Now that we understand a little more about you, we recommend the Help and Support course that will help you get started with using the internet safely.

Help and Support

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Now that we understand a little more about you, we recommend the Avoiding scams and tricks course. In this specially designed introductory course, you’ll learn the some essential tips to avoid online scams.

Avoiding scams and tricks

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We recommend the special introductory course called Safe passwords. This course has been especially designed to get you started with secure passwords so you can feel safer online.

Safe passwords

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This course will help you learn some tips and ticks to using your mouse effectively.

Using a mouse

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Computers can be difficult to know how to use effectively. This course will help you learn the essentials of using your computer.

Using a computer

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Tablets and smartphones are so popular these days but they can be tricky to use. This course will help you learn the essentials of using your computer.

Using a touchscreen

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Thank you. Now that we understand a little bit more about you, we recommend the Getting set up for video calling course that will help you learn a little more about sending and replying to emails as well as email safety and security.

Getting set up for video calling

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Well done, you're all finished. Your recommended course is Skype. There are other courses on different methods to video call, but this is a good place to start.

Skype

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Thank you. The Facetime course is useful if you own an Apple device, as you can only use Facetime to call from one Apple device to another Apple device. Click to get started.

Facetime

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Thank you. We would recommend the WhatsApp course to help you get started with video calling on your phone, tablet or laptop.

WhatsApp

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This course will show you how to connect with people and share things online, what a social network can offer and what a social network looks like.

Socialising online overview

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Facebook is something we have all heard of, but not all of us know what it is or how to use it. This course wil help you with the basics of what Facebook is and how it works.

An overview of Facebook

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Taking and sharing photos can be a great way to connect with your family and friends online. Have a look at our Using digital camera course to get started.

Using a digital camera

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Your recommended course is Paying safely online, which has been especially designed to develop your skills and knowledge around making online payments.

Paying safely online

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From your answers, we suggest you look at the Avoiding tricks and scams course to help you know what to look out for.

Avoiding tricks and scams

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Thank you. Now that we understand a little more about you, we recommend the Safe passwords course that will develop your skills and understanding around online passwords.

Safe passwords

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From your answers, we suggest you look at the Downloading and saving documents course to develop your skills

Downloading and saving documents

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From your answers, we suggest you look at the Get set up for video calling course to help you locate and use the right tools for making and receiving video calls.

Get set up for video calling

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Now that we understand a little more about you, we recommend the Skype course that will help you get started with using Skype to make and receive video calls.

Skype

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Thank you. You have chosen to look at the WhatsApp course. This is a great way to get started with video calling using WhatsApp.

WhatsApp

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Thank you. You have chosen to look at the FaceTime course. This is a great way to get started with video calling using FaceTime on your Apple device.

FaceTime

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From your answers, we suggest you look at the Online shopping overview course to help you expand your skills and knowledge around shopping onlne.

Online shopping

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Thank you. You have chosen to look at the Socialising online course. This is a great way to get started with connecting and socialising online.

Socialising online

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Thank you. You have chosen to look at the Watching and listening online course. This is a great way to find out how to start watching and listening online legally and safely.

Watching and listening online

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Thank you. You have chosen to look at the Using a digital camera course to help you know more about digital cameras, what they are and how to use them.

Using a digital camera

Last modified: Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 12:02 PM