NCF Workshops 2018
Upcoming NCF Workshops
Past NCF Workshops
Windows 10 — the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Windows 10 represents a considerable change from Windows 7 and an evolutionary refinement from Windows 8.1. Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Usersâ€™ Group, will talk about some of the important changes both visible and â€œunder the hoodâ€. If you find Windows 10 confusing, or just want to know more about whatâ€™s hidden, this session is for you.
Computer Basics: This workshop includes content on the basics of your computer, from connecting your mouse and keyboard, to types of memory, installing a new program, creating short-cuts, to how to turn on your wi-fi, use a USB port and more!
Office suites/word processing: This workshop includes the basics on different office suites (MS Office vs. LibreOffice), how to start a document, save it, and retrieve it. As well as different file types, and how to change font size, page alignment, numbering, margins etc.
Basic internet/web browsing: This workshop includes an overview of different browsers, bookmarking, how to optimize your search results, and some basics on safe web-surfing.
Basics of computer and internet security: This workshop digs into malware, how to create strong passwords, how to set-up secure wi-fi, and anti-virus programs.
Email: This workshop covers browser-based email vs using a mail client, IMAP vs POP, attaching documents and images, and a detailed exploration of spam/spoofing/phishing and how to avoid them.
Communications: This workshop includes an overview of Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) telephone services, as well as Skype and similar programs.