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Subject: Senior Citizen Computer Class
Date Posted: 3/16/2009 10:16 AM ET
Member Since: 1/9/2009
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I am trying to come up with a basic curriculum for a small computer class for senior citizens who are interested in learning basic skills such as how to- log on and off, surf the internet, write a letter, and internet search engines.  Does anyone have any suggestions as to content or topics that I may not have thought about.  All suggestions are welcome.  My email is msnancyo@lycos.com  Thanks everybody!!

Date Posted: 3/16/2009 6:00 PM ET
Member Since: 10/13/2007
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Maybe how to set up a free email account 

How to view/send attachments.

How to print out web pages.

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Those are the most common (repeat) questions we get at the library from people over 65.

Date Posted: 3/16/2009 8:25 PM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2009
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Also - some basic security know how would probably be useful.  Basic key commands, maybe.  How to save documents to folders/creating folders.