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What's a Computer

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									What’s a Computer

What do Senior’s do with a Computer?

1. Find a Grandkid to make it work 2. Swear at it 3. Get Frustrated 4. Threaten to throw it out the window (according to Dot) 5. Worry that they are going to mess it up.

How to Really Mess up a Computer: 1. Drop it or throw it out the Window 2. Let it sit in a hot car Window 3. Take it with you in the bath tub 4. Plug it into a European 240 volt outlet 5. The very worst thing is: 6. Spill a can of coke in the laptop keyboard

How to Mess up a Computer (recoverable):

Things that Frustrate the Computer Learning Process

The First PC’s were for Experimenters Technology has evolved Rapidly New Hardware has fostered new Programs (Software) Software is not always User Friendly There is more than one way to accomplish a task On means on, but also means off – Start really doesn’t mean start and lots of terms like desktop, folders, files, tree, JPEG, Megabyte…

Suggestions:
We all Learn from our Mistakes so the more Mistakes you make the more you will learn. Don’t be Timid Attend Classes Sit Down a work with others

If you get lost “Press and Hold the On Switch

for Two Seconds”

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) 1. Writing Letters or other documents:

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) 1. Writing Letters or other documents:

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Managing your Finances (Quicken)

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Managing your Finances (Quicken)

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Creating and Managing a Mail List.

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Creating Greeting Cards, Calendars, Business Cards– All kinds of Printing:

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Music and other sounds (Audio)

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Music and other sounds (Audio) “Rip” Music CD to the Computer

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Music and other sounds (Audio) “Rip” Music CD to the Computer

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Music and other sounds (Audio) “Rip” Music CD to the Computer

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Music and other sounds (Audio) “Rip” Music CD to the Computer

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Music and other sounds (Audio) Other Music & Audio 1. Learn to Play Piano 2. Edit Music and Audio with Sound Editor 3. Compose Music 4. Sing Along 5. Learn a Foreign Language 6. Download Music to your IPOD

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Editing Photo’s

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Editing Photo’s

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Editing Photo’s

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Editing Photo’s

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Downloading Pictures to Computer

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Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Downloading Pictures to Computer

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Downloading Pictures to Computer

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Downloading Pictures to Computer

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Downloading Pictures to Computer

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Downloading Pictures to Computer
Put the Pictures in a Slide Show Lots of Programs including Windows Movie Maker

This Presentation was developed using Microsoft Power Point

Examples of Computer Use (not on the Internet) Pictures ,Video and Sound

The Video played here

Summary Items covered today were “off net” “on-net” and Club Website will be Wed.
The Computer is a fantastic Tool

The Possibilities are limited only by your interests and Courage Mush on and make those mistakes so you can learn


								
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