the Internet Work for You and Your Clients: Basic Technology
Skills for Human Service Practitioners
1 - Making Effective Oral Presentations with PowerPoint
Participants will create PowerPoint
slide presentation from template. Participants will identify
follow-up project(s) and necessary hardware/software.
2 - Communicating with Others: E-mail, Listservs, Newsgroups
Participants will learn to read, write and
file e-mail messages, search newsgroups, find listservs
of interest, join and quit listservs, understand the basics
3 - Finding What You Need: Data Location, Retrieval, Telneting,
Participants will use different search engines, understand
the strengths and weaknesses of each, perform a metasearch
on topic of own choosing, learn to bookmark favorite sites,
practice printing and saving information to disk, practice
telneting and learn best sites for downloading software
resources: freeware, shareware, Internet shopping.
4 - Real-time Communication: Chats, Video-conferencing (if
Participants will participate in on-line chat group, understand
advantages and disadvantages of real-time communication
on the Internet, and learn how to set up and conduct a videoconference.