Can You Teach Computer 101?
Jul 25, 2011, 20:01 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]
"While we were teaching a 101 class down at the Bruno Knaapen
Technology Learning Center, we covered keyboard shortcuts. You and
I know how much time they can save, but the computer novice has no
"Many older adults finally get tired of not being able to
receive emails from the grand kids and family so they grudgingly
decide to at least try to learn the basics. Just teaching them to
grasp the difference between left and right mouse clicks can test
one's patience and compassion.
"As I ran through the different shortcuts, I demonstrated the
F11 full screen feature. Most everyone met the discovery with
assorted "meh" attitudes but one older lady sat with her face in
her hands and was visibly affected. She asked me...."