iConnect Handouts for Beginners
Many of us have an easier time remembering information if it's written down and something we can take with us. The following materials provide written references to use with Internet beginners.These handouts can also be provided as stand alone documents, for example at public access computers.
Basics Manual – For use in the training and when working with Internet beginners, this manual illustrates basic computer concepts for the people who are describing them and the people who are learning them.
Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms - For people who use computers on a daily basis, there's a familiar vocabulary of Internet terms that doesn't always reflect actual meanings. A browser isn't defined as "Firefox" and "Google it" isn't really a verb. This reference helps beginners decipher terms and instructors improve their accuracy.
Handout on Recommended Online Tutorials – The tutorials listed on this handout are selected for their ease of use. Internet beginners can use this reference to find the recommended pages or to have someone else help them reach the websites. (See also Internet Basics for Beginners)
Handout on How to Reach a Website - This one page handout shows a step by step for reaching a website, organizations can replace the sample site with their own address in the Word version of this handout.
Handout on Internet Safety & Security - This handout gives starting tips on security online along with resources for learning more.
See also Internet Basics for Beginners
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