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Community Connections and Participation for Seniors

Digital Literacy Popup Support Prog #3

LOCATION: Thomastown Neighbourhood House, 52 Main St, Thomastown. This is part of Thomastown Library Complex
DESCRIPTION: Are you a senior in our community? Do you want to improve your digital skills to access services? Join us at Thomastown Library to learn how to access telehealth appointments, use online portals like MyGov, Medicare & QR codes REQUIREMENT: Your own device such as phone, tablet or laptop

Digital Literacy Popup Support Prog #2.

LOCATION: Growling Frog Golf Course 1910 Donnybrook Road Yan Yean
DESCRIPTION: Are you a senior in our community? Do you want to improve your digital skills to access services? Join us at DPV Health to learn how to access telehealth appointments, use online portals like MyGov, Medicare & QR codes
REQUIREMENT: Your own device such as phone, tablet or laptop

Digital Literacy Popup Support Prog.

LOCATION: 1st Floor, DPV Health 20 Civic Drive, Mill Park

DESCRIPTION: Are you a senior in our community? Do you want to improve your digital skills to access services? Join us at DPV Health to learn how to access telehealth appointments, use online portals like MyGov, Medicare & QR codes

REQUIREMENT: Your own device such as phone, tablet or laptop

Android Devices – Learn how to use

LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus 34 Robert Street Lalor, opp. Ryder Street LALOR 3075

DESCRIPTION: Learn how to use your Android phone (Samsung etc) and Android tablet. This class covers the basic apps on these devices. There will be a different focus every week and lots of time to ask questions and have your problems solved. If you enrol in this class please ensure you attend weekly.

REQUIREMENTS: Android smartphone and/or Android tablet.

Digital Learning – using your technology

LOCATION: French Street Community Centre, Computer Room, 47A French Street Lalor
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DESCRIPTION: come and learn how to use your iPad, smartphone, laptop etc. Have your questions answered and problems solved. Session to include safe internet use; how to maneuver through the MyGov app etc.; how to download apps, etc.

REQUIREMENTS: Some equipment available. Can bring your own laptop or iPad.

Laptop Trouble shooting

LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus 34 Robert Street Lalor, opp. Ryder Street LALOR 3075

DESCRIPTION: Get assistance with your laptop. Have a problem then make an appointment with the tutor and in a one to one environment get assistance to solve it.

REQUIREMENTS: PC Laptop

Specialist EXCEL – ONLINE

LOCATION: ONLINE
DESCRIPTION: THIS IS NOT A BEGINNERS CLASS. The purpose of this class is to share skills and experiences among students with a love of and having advanced knowledge of EXCEL, have macro writing experience or would like to move on from just having advanced knowledge of EXCEL to writing macro code to enhance the created EXCEL file. It is a self-motivated class environment where we can share, help, or simply expand our EXCEL knowledge with one other.

The class will be structured where students will be encouraged to create, participate, and at times lead in class projects, with the TUTOR being there for guidance and assistance with the more complex issues.

Computers for Advanced Beginners

LOCATION: Thomastown Library Computer Room 2/52 Main Street Thomastown DAY:
DESCRIPTION: This is an advanced computer class where the tutor will discuss all aspects of computer use including Office
PREREQUISITE: Good understanding of computer use with a desire to increase your skills

Technology and Computers for Seniors

LOCATION: ONLINE OBJECTIVES: * To increase the awareness of available technology and how to use it * To support access to information on line * To connect to others with common interests * To keep up to date on the upgrades in Windows based applications and facilities. DESCRIPTION: Participants in the class are encouraged to become involved in discussions about different computer topics such as: * Research on security issues * Developments in software and operating systems * Upgrades of different computer systems * Use of cloud storage systems * Developments of technological progress

Digital Literacy Training ONLINE

LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus, 34 Robert St opp. Ryder Street Lalor DESCRIPTION: General digital literacy training focuses on topics like social media, applications, online interactivity and safety, communication, assistance, device daily management and help, with a focus on ‘day-to-day’ learning. This course will be available as a hybrid class – both ZOOM and face-to-face.