ATI FW: [VICUG-L] Low-Cost Computer Course
paltschul at centurytel.net
Mon Sep 7 22:42:42 CDT 2009
Great Low Cost Computer Course for the Blind
IT Essentials 1 is an introduction to computer repair and troubleshooting,
and is an excellent way to learn both computer maintenance skills and
Students who undertake this course are expected to have good internet and
adaptive technology use skills; we provide advice on how to navigate course
but do not teach accessibility skills as part of the course.
Lectures will be provided online using Ventrilo and will be on Thursday
morning at 1 universal each week.
to convert to your local time zone.
Students who can not attend lectures for one reason or another; are able to
download the recordings in mp3 format from the website.
Low Cost Computer Course for the Blind http://publicftp.com
Exams, labs and exercises are done online inside a browser and by editing
Students should be comfortable with accessing pdf files also. Due to
accessibility problems with voiceover on the Mac, Skype and Ventrilo have
limitations and flash content will not display. Students are recommended to
run Windows on either a separate box or virtually when doing the course.
At course completion students will receive a certificate outlining the
skills they have attained. This certificate is an excellent addition to your
Please forward this announcement to anyone you think might have an interest
in this course.
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