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Computing Foundations @ DOAC

BusinessJoanne Eisemann

LEARNING ABOUT computers can be a daunting task for those who have grown up using people and books as their primary method of gathering information.

“A few years ago I was telling people that it was okay if they didn’t want to learn about computers, but I don’t tell them that anymore.”, says Computing Foundations tutor Joanne Eisemann.

“To stay empowered in our society I think it is vital for everyone to learn something about the new technologies. This is a big learning curve that we are all on. “At Deloraine Online, our focus is on helping each other out with that,” adds Joanne.

Computing Foundations is a 12 week course, 2 hours per week (with some homework). The course covers computer operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, internet and email. It is suitable for those who know a little bit about computers but don’t yet feel confident, as well as people who feel confident with what they know but would like to learn a bit more.

The aim of the course is to improve participants’ confidence in using their computer and will be paced according to the students’ (usually 3 or 4 in a class) skill level. The next course starts at the Deloraine Online Centre in early February.

Please call Joanne at Deloraine Online 6362 3537 on Tuesdays or Wednesdays to book your place.