Learn My Way

Learn My Way provides a wide range on introductory courses including Online Basics. Online Basics provides introductory courses for those who are new to internet and email. This interactive course takes about three hours to complete. You can dip in and out of studies, so you don't have to complete it all at once.

Welcome to Learn My Way! Below is  a list of some of the courses available . These are designed as quick introductory level training so you can dip your toe in the water of online learning.

 

Collection Course Title Description Duration
Using Your Computer or Device  Using a Keyboard In this course you will learn how to use a computer keyboard to type text and numbers. The course will also show you how to use a keyboard to find your way around your computer and perform other simple tasks.  1 Hour 
Using Your Computer or Device  Using a Mouse In this course you will learn how to use and click a computer mouse. It will also will teach you how to hold a mouse and how to use it to get around your computer. 1 Hour 
Using Your Computer or Device  Using a Touchscreen In this course you will learn about how to use a touchscreen on a mobile phone or tablet computer. The course will cover basic and more advanced touchscreen controls. You will also find out about getting the most out of your touchscreen smartphone or tablet. 1 Hour 
Using Your Computer or Device  Using a Computer  In this course you will learn about the basic functions of a computer and how to use one safely. You will learn how to turn a computer on and off, and how to change the settings so that it suits your needs. The course will also teach you about the different parts of a computer. 1 Hour 
       
Online Basics  Using the Internet In this course you will learn all about browsing the internet. The course covers using a web browser to view websites, creating bookmarks and what copyright means online. 1 Hour
Online Basics  Using Online Forms In this course you will learn what an online form is, how to fill in forms on a website and how to correct mistakes on them. The course will also show you the different ways to complete online forms, such as text boxes and multiple choice answers. 1 Hour
Online Basics  Using E-mail  In this course you will learn all about email accounts on the internet. The course covers how to set-up an email account, as well as how to open, read and send emails safely. 1 Hour
Online Basics  Using Search Engines  In this course you will learn how to search for things on the internet using search engines such as Google. The course covers how to search for websites, using bookmarks and saving images and other files. 1 Hour
       
Office Programs  Introduction to Office Programs  In this course you will learn about what office programs are and some of the common features they have. The course will also explain some of the differences between them, to help you choose which is best for you. 1 Hour 
Office Programs  Creating Documents In this course you will learn how to make, change and save a document, such as a CV or a poster. The course will also show you how to lay out a document, add pictures and how to print documents. 1 Hour 
Office Programs  Creating Spreadsheets In this course you will learn how to use a spreadsheet to make working with numbers easier. The course will show you how to enter text and numbers to record information and make a home budget. 1 Hour 
Office Programs  Creating Presentations In this course you will learn how to make, change and save a presentation. The course will also show you how to make a plan, add colour to your presentation and how to print it. There is also advice on how to deliver your presentation to other people. 1 Hour 
       
More Internet Skills  Online Shopping In this course, you will learn all about shopping online. The course covers how you can use the internet to compare prices, your rights when buying online and secure payment methods you can use when shopping online. 1 Hour 
More Internet Skills  Socialising Online In this course you will learn about different social networks such as Twitter, Pinterest and Google+. You will learn how to connect with people and share things online, what a social network can offer and what a social network looks like. This course will also show you how to stay in control of your information and stay safe. 30 Mintues 
More Internet Skills  Using Facebook In this course you will learn all about the social network Facebook. The course covers how to set-up a Facebook account, keep your account safe, create your Facebook profile, find your friends and family. The course will also show you how to post messages, pictures and updates. 30 Mintues 
More Internet Skills  Using a Digital Camera In this course you will learn about digital cameras and how they work. You will also learn how to download photos from your digital camera to your computer, so that you can share them with your friends and family. 1 Hour
More Internet Skills  Watching and Listening Online In this course you will learn how to watch TV online and access catch-up services like BBC iPlayer and 4 on Demand. The course will also teach you how to access the radio online and use music services to listen to your songs whenever you like. 30 Mintues 
More Internet Skills  Smart Internet In this course you will learn about the different ways to connect to the internet as well as how to save money on your internet connection. 1 Hour
More Internet Skills  How to Be a Digital Champion In this course, you will learn what it means to be a Digital Champion as a tutor or volunteer. The course covers how to inspire people in your community to use the internet, and help them to develop their digital skills. 30 Mintues 
       
Online Safety  Keeping your Device Safe In this course you will learn how to protect your device and the information on it. You’ll learn how to keep your device safe from possible threats like viruses and how to use screen locks to stop other people using it. You also find out how to save a backup of the information on your device to the cloud and how to reset your device if you need to. 1 Hour
Online Safety  Being Safe Online In this course you will learn how to use the internet safely. When you’re using the internet, there are lots of ways of doing the things that you need to, or that interest you. It’s important to do these things safely. You’ll also find out how to spot scams and keep safe on social media. 1 Hour
Online Safety  Keeping Your Personal Data Safe In this course you will learn how to keep your online information safe by making and remembering good passwords. You’ll also find out how you can control who sees your personal information when using public computers and social media. 1 Hour
       
Finding a Job Online  Job Hunting Online In this course you will learn how to search for jobs online. The course will cover how to find and apply for jobs online, using the Find a job website as an example. 1 Hour
Finding a Job Online  National Career Service Website In this course you will be introduced to the National Careers Service website and learn how to use it. You will find out how to use some of their great tools to help you improve your skills. 1 Hour
Finding a Job Online  Job and Interviews  In this course you will learn how you should prepare for a job interview and how the internet can help. It will give you advice for preparing for work and how to search for jobs online. The course will also show you how to use computers and the internet to find out about financial support for working families and find information on benefits. 1 Hour
       
Improving Your Health Online GP Services Online In this course you will learn how to find your local GP surgery online, how to register with a GP surgery online and how to find out more information about the GP surgeries around you. The course will also show you how to apply for repeat prescriptions online and how to look up your health records. 1 Hour
Improving Your Health Online The NHS Website  In this course you will learn how to make the most of the NHS website. The course will show you how to use the website to find health advice online and find your local health services like GPs and hospitals. 1 Hour
       
Managing Your Money Online  Online and Mobile Banking  In this course you will learn how to do banking on the internet, using either a computer, tablet or mobile phone. The course will show you how to keep track of your money, make payments and stay safe with online banking. 1 Hour
Managing Your Money Online  Make Money Work  This course will teach you about basic money management online and how to make the most of your money. You will learn how to take several simple steps right now to make a budget and manage your loans so that you can plan for the future. 1 Hour
       
Public Services Online  Using Public Services Online  In this course you will learn what public services are available online. You'll learn about how use the government website (GOV.UK) and how to find local council services. 1 Hour
Public Services Online  Universal Credit: A How to Guide  In this course you will learn about Universal Credit and how to work out if you can claim. The course will also show you how to make your first claim online and tell you what information you will need to do this. 1 Hour

To get started with Online Basics you’ll need to sign up to the learnmyway.com website. This means you’ll have your own personal account, and each time you visit it will remember exactly where you left off. Signing up is really easy. If you’re already familiar with the mouse and keyboard, you’re ready to go! 

 

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