Course Description

IN PERSON: Do you wonder what the cloud really is and how it works? Do you get frustrated by the pop-up windows in your browser that ask if you are willing to accept cookies? Are you curious why some sites prompt you to provide both an email address and a phone number when you create an account? You are not alone. Everyone experiences challenges using the internet at some point. This course is designed to help you improve your digital life by giving you a deeper understanding of basic digital technology concepts. We will explore how the internet and cloud technology work through a series of lectures and instructor-led exercises using a browser. You will become more familiar with common browser features and learn how to better use them to your advantage. You will gain a clearer understanding of what happens when you log in to a site, and how using a password manager can make it easy to create and use strong passwords. This course will increase your confidence when surfing the internet. | Lecture + Q&A, Active Skill Learning.

Max enrollment: 15.

Location: Judea Reform Congregation, 1933 W. Cornwallis Rd, Durham NC 27705

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Section Title
Mastering the Internet
Classroom - In Person
9:00AM to 11:00AM
May 01, 2024 to Jun 05, 2024
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Delivery Options
Classroom - In Person  
Course Fees
Section Notes

Students will need to bring a laptop to class to participate in hands-on exercises. Students will also need to download and install Google's (free) Chrome browser and have a Google account to complete exercises. Instructions on how to download and install Chrome and create a Google account will be shared with students via email prior to the first session.

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