Welcome to Tech Savvy Beginners!
Tech Savvy Beginners can drop in to this website to access resources related to becoming more 'Tech Savvy'. Teachers and mentors can also draw upon and add to the resources on this website to help others develop digital literacy.
Semester II 2017
Tech Savvy Beginners Jenny Sawyer and mentors
1st and 3rd Wednesday 1.30 - 3.00 pm U3A Meeting Room
Have you been given an iPad, other tablet or mobile phone and don’t know where to start? Would you like to learn about tablets on one of our iPad or Samsung tablets? A fortnightly ‘hands on’ session for beginners keen to develop skills and confidence in using the internet, sending emails, attaching photographs and more. Tech Savvy mentors will help to provide one to one assistance and small group tuition. All welcome!
How do I pay bills online? How does PayPal work? How do I make hotel reservations?What is a travel blog? We may be able to help with and answer these questions and more......... Topics include
August 2nd, 16th; September 6th, 20th
October 4th, 18th; November 1st, 15th.
U3A Meeting Room, Benalla Seniors Community Centre, Fawckner Drive, Benalla.
Small address book for app passwords etc - very important to bring to class!
Exercise book for notes
Plastic folders for handouts
When you enrol in Tech Savvy courses you will be on a journey. Reflect on the following
Orientation sessions handouts for beginners include:
Treasure Hunt - U3A website
Treasure Hunt - Tech Savvy Drop In Website
U3A Benalla and District's website and this 'Tech Savvy Drop In' website will play an important role in communicating with you during the course. If you don't feel confident using the internet, you can first work with a mentor/s on a 'Treasure Hunt' designed to help you develop skills and confidence in using the U3a website on the internet. A shorter 'Treasure Hunt' has also been developed for this 'Tech Savvy Drop In' website (see handouts above).
Beginning iPad Users
Highly Recommended: one or more of
Beginners' Guide to iPad $17.99 BDM's Ultimate Series
Complete iPad for Seniors $17.99 BDM’s Senior Centre
Senior's Edition iPad app $20 The Imagine Smarttouch series
Teach Yourself Visually iPad–Vol 10 Lonzell Watson Visual Read Less-Learn More Wiley