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Term 2: Digital Literacy: ICT Essentials

All the basics you need to know to get the most out of your computer! 8 weeks.

  • Started 18 Apr
  • 230 Australian dollars
  • Darwin Adult Short Courses

Course Outline

If you have a little experience using a computer, and want to develop digital skills, gain confidence working with office applications, surfing online news, sending and receiving emails, or just be in touch in social networks with your family and friends, this essential ICT (Information and Communications Technology) course is perfect for you. You will start the journey to the modern universe of computer technology and digital data, and will learn step by step the basics of computer literacy with our experienced and passionate tutor, Sergei. He offers you comfortable rhythm of exploring actual topics, focusing on your personal learning needs and proficiency level, a lot of practical activities, getting answers for your questions, working in groups and individual consultations, and much more for mastering your skills as a member of a computer curious community. The first part of the course consists of eight lessons about common computer scope and using experience: 1. Computers: how they work, and how to work with them 2. Operational systems and computer software 3. File types and operations 4. Introduction to Microsoft Office 5. Using Internet resources and services 6. Basics of multimedia making and editing 7. Digital everyday services and entertainments 8. Mobile devices and smart home environment About your tutor: Sergei has been working as an information technology professional, project manager, tutor, and consultant in educational innovation since the 2000s. He has university degrees in Educational Studies, Economics and in Computer Science. He is passionate about modern computing with a particular focus on how to deliver ICT to improve educational and creative practices. Currently, he works with the Department of Education, providing technical and methodological assistance, project support to STEM education teachers and students at Darwin High School. For a seniors discount of 10% use coupon code SENIOR at check out. ID will be checked at class register. Have you missed out on enrolling in this course? Just send us an email and we might be able to help you!


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Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS Please choose carefully as course fees will not be refunded to participants who are unable to attend the course due to changes in personal circumstances or work commitments. Course fees will not be refunded once confirmation and/or commencement of the course has occurred. ​In the event of a serious illness, you may request to transfer to the following term. A full refund of course fees will be paid if the advertised course does not proceed. Participants will be advised if a class does not have the minimum number of students to commence.


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