[Noisebridge-discuss] Interest check: class on computer basics

Snail snailtsunami at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 23:34:00 UTC 2014


It's not the same as running a formal class, but SF library system always
seems to need computer lab volunteers to help people who are
beginner/intermediate computer users.
http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000565501 It might give you a lot of ideas
for what you should cover in a true beginner course, at least.


On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 3:07 PM, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>
wrote:

> As part of the proposed Class-A-Thon week of August 10, I've been
> considering teaching an extra class on computer basics.
>
> I was thinking I'd cover topics such as what an operating system is, what
> a browser is, how to use files and folders, how to use context menus, what
> different computer components do, etc. I'm also open to topic suggestions.
>
> I've been thinking of doing a one-off class like this because my claim
> that my web development class is open to "absolute beginners" is not
> completely true. Also, I want to try to apply my teaching style to even
> more beginner-level topics.
>
> Asking this question via email is a bit silly given the audience, but
> please tell me if this interests you or if you know of anyone who would
> appreciate taking this class one evening in August.
>
> Jeffrey
>
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