Tap into IT User Questionnaire.
Please tick the areas (by clicking in the box beside it) of particular interest to you. Feel free to skip areas that you are not really interested in (-or not at present).
Thank you. Mike Ellis.
Your name please.
Service/Club you use
Old Farm Court, Colinton
One to One at home
Reading and replying to email
Writing an email from scratch
Checking an email has been sent
Deleting old emails
Finding an email from ages ago
Saving photos from emails to your Photos folder/gallery/collection
Forwarding an email
Sending an email to more than one person
Writing a long email in stages (-save as a draft)
Attaching a number of photos/documents to an email
Getting around problems with viewing photos/documents sent by email
Adding people to your email address book
Organising emails by date, by sender or by subject
Automating emails tasks e.g. certain emails always go to a certain folder, automatic responses e.g. an email saying you are on holiday
Add a signature automatically to every new email you send
You may just want chance to practice with a helper on hand.
Looking something up online
Finding my way around a page/between pages
Making sense of 'search results'
What to watch out for online
BEYOND BASICS:INTERNET -finding out, arranging trips, shopping, entertainment, games ...
Make the most of google Maps
search more effectively with search “filters” ('All'/'Images'/'Videos'/'Shopping'..)
entertain yourself online:music, radio, TV,
copy and print and download content from websites
share links to favourites web pages
look up the library catalogue and renew books online
use other council services online
find out the best deals via the internet
follow your interests (-however obscure or common) online
get health help online
keep up with news and current affairs
manage your finances online
selling stuff or giving it away via the internet e.g. using Gumtree, eBay, Freegle..
fun and games! – card games, jigsaws, puzzles etc
signing up and setting your privacy options
finding your friends and choosing who to allow/ignore!
finding your way around Facebook
the “like” button
interacting with your friends on Facebook
sharing photos and other things on Facebook
Video chats with family and friends using Skype or Whatsapp or similar
The "video" is optional. A lot use it as a free alternative to long distance phone calls.
Setting up Skype/Whatsapp/other
receive a call, make a call,end a call
other things you can do with Skype e.g. “screen sharing”, group call, playing games together over the internet
Making use of the free Picasa photo software from Google and Serif Page Plus free edition.
Tranfer photos to computer
basic edits e.g remove red-eye,crop,rotate
share via email or web service,print at home or get printed online or at a store
adding photos to letters or documents
making cards using your photos
scanning old photos into your computer
showing your photos on your TV
format text(font, bold, underline, italics, bullets and numbers), edit, delete
create a template e.g. with your address on it
find your document later
MUSIC using iTunes and other services.
“Import” a CD into your music library on computer
view/organise/search your music collection
set up “playlists” (-lists of songs to suit particular occasions/moods/times..)
use with a portable music player like an iPod
download radio & other audio “podcasts”
use music “streaming” services e.g. Spotify
eBooks & eReaders
1000’s of books taking up less space than a single book!
How you get books onto an eReader/tablet
Using an eReader/app
Sources of free books
highlighting passages and 'sharing' them with others
Right-hand side button on mouse/touchpad
Managing content (-photos, documents etc) on your computer
Copy photos,documents etc to a USB drive (-“usb/memory stick”)
Keeping your computer up to date and secure
Understanding updates and responding to messages about them
Understanding about viruses, “malware” and scams and how to minimise risk
Backing up your photos, documents and other precious data
AWARENESS & USE OF ONLINE AND OTHER “SELF-HELP” RESOURCES.
Using google for "tech support"
Using the Help menu within programmes
Useful websites, podcasts
Useful magazines and books
How to text with your mobile phone
Upload a video to Youtube
I'd like share a story/poem/picture etc on the TAPit Facebook page/website
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